June 9, 2011
W&L's Campbell and Washnock Named Academic All-Americans
The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) recently announced its Capital One Academic All-America men’s at-large teams, and Washington and Lee juniors Sam Campbell (Winnetka, Ill./New Trier) and Chris Washnock (Greer, S.C./Greenville) were both honored.
May 19, 2011
Three Generals Named CoSIDA Academic All-District
Three Washington and Lee student-athletes have been selected to the 2010-11 Capital One Academic All-America All-District At-Large teams as chosen by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Thursday.
May 17, 2011
Mathews and Kurkis Highlight Major Award Winners at W&L
Washington and Lee University held its annual Athletic Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 17 at Lee Chapel. Headlining the award winners were senior field hockey/lacrosse player Emmy Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) and senior football player Greg Kurkis (Roswell, Ga./Westminster), who were selected as the “Pres” Brown Outstanding Senior Female and Male Athletes of the Year as voted on by members of the department.
May 17, 2011
W&L Claims the 2011 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Cup
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that Washington and Lee University has claimed the 2011 Dan Wooldridge Overall Sports Champion Cup for the eighth-straight year.
May 17, 2011
W&L Tabs Nathan Shearer as Head Wrestling Coach
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Nathan Shearer as head wrestling coach and assistant professor of physical education effective July 1. Shearer will take over for Gary Franke, who stepped down after 38 seasons as the Generals’ head coach.
April 25, 2011
Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 173 students earned Scholar-Athlete awards during the recently completed winter term. The students are all members of W&L athletic teams and achieved a grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.500.
April 19, 2011
W&L's Franke To Enter Wrestling Hall of Fame
The National Wrestling Hall of Fame has announced that it will be inducting Washington and Lee Head Coach Gary Franke into its Virginia Chapter for lifetime service to the sport.
February 26, 2011
W&L Wrestling Finishes Eighth at Centennial Championships
The Washington and Lee wrestling team finished eighth overall out of eight teams at the Centennial Conference Wrestling Championships hosted by the Generals at the Warner Center on Saturday.
February 12, 2011
W&L Wrestling Knocked Off by Builders, 36-9
The Washington and Lee wrestling team could not overcome four losses by forfeit in falling to the Apprentice School by a score of 36-9 on Saturday afternoon.
February 5, 2011
W&L Wrestling Splits Centennial Matches at Muhlenberg
The Washington and Lee wrestling team split a pair of Centennial Conference matches on Saturday morning at the Muhlenberg duals. The Generals knocked off the home-standing Mules, 24-21, for their first conference win of the team, before falling to Ursinus, 43-6.
January 29, 2011
W&L Wrestling Falls to Hopkins, 45-3
The Washington and Lee wrestling team dropped a 45-3 decision to Centennial Conference-foe Johns Hopkins on Saturday afternoon.
January 22, 2011
W&L Wrestling Drops Three Matches at McDaniel Quad
The Washington and Lee wrestling team fell to 1-6 overall and 0-4 in the Centennial Conference with losses to Stevens (49-3), 14th-ranked Merchant Marines (51-0) and host McDaniel (39-9) on Saturday afternoon.
January 20, 2011
Wrestling Match at Southern Virginia Cancelled
The Washington and Lee wrestling team's match against Southern Virginia slated to take place on January 26 in Buena Vista has been cancelled due to a lack of participants for the Knights.
January 15, 2011
W&L Wrestling Finishes Fifth at W&L Invitational
The Washington and Lee wrestling team finished fifth out of seven teams as it hosted the W&L Invitational on Saturday afternoon at the Warner Center. Senior 157-pounder Keith Jaworski (Clarksville, Md./River Hill) was named the tournament’s most outstanding wrestler.
January 8, 2011
W&L Wrestling Drops a Trio of Matches at W&J
The Washington and Lee wrestling team dropped a trio of matches on Saturday afternoon at the Washington & Jefferson Quad. The Generals were defeated by Muskingum, 25-24, before dropping a 34-6 decision to the host Presidents. The day concluded with a 27-15 Centennial Conference loss to Gettysburg College.
January 4, 2011
Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 170 students earned Scholar-Athlete awards during the recently completed fall term. The students are all members of W&L athletic teams and achieved a grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.500.
December 8, 2010
W&L Wrestling Downs Southern Virginia, 45-0
The Washington and Lee wrestling team recorded a 45-0 victory over Southern Virginia on Wednesday evening at Doremus Gymnasium.
December 4, 2010
W&L Wrestling Completes Action at the Messiah Petrofes
The Washington and Lee wrestling team finished 12th of 13 teams at the Petrofes Invitational hosted by Messiah College on Friday and Saturday.
December 3, 2010
Dennis Advances to Championship Semifinals at Petrofes Invite
Junior David Dennis (Sherman, W.Va./Ravenswood) has advanced to the championship semifinals of the 165-pound bracket at the Messiah Petrofes Wrestling Invitational held at Messiah College on Friday evening.
November 20, 2010
W&L Wrestling In Action at W&L Fall Classic
The Washington and Lee wrestling team took on East Tennessee State and VMI on Saturday afternoon and posted a 16-1 combined record at the W&L Fall Classic.
November 13, 2010
W&L Wrestling Opens 2010-11 Season at Ursinus Fall Brawl
The Washington and Lee wrestling team opened its 2010-11 campaign on Saturday morning at the Ursinus College Fall Brawl, with only individuals placing.
October 29, 2010
2010-11 Washington and Lee Wrestling Season Preview
The Washington and Lee wrestling program approaches the 2010-11 season with plenty of excitement. The Generals are poised to make a leap forward but the goals remain modest – continue to get better one step at a time.
October 12, 2010
W&L Announces Creation of "23" Student-Athlete Group
Washington and Lee Athletic Director Jan Hathorn has announced the rededication of the school’s Student-Athlete Mentor (SAMS) group as an organization known simply “23”. The organization’s motto is “Many sports, one team.”