The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) announced its 2017 all-state wrestling teams on Friday and Washington and Lee sophomore Zach Bylykbashi (Southington, Conn. / Southington) was among those honored.
The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) released its 2017 Scholar All-America individuals and All-Academic teams at the NCAA Division III Championships and Washington and Lee was among the schools recognized.
Washington and Lee sophomore Zach Bylykbashi (Southington, Conn. / Southington) and first-year Joe Scott (Efland, N.C. / Orange) competed in the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championship on Friday in LaCrosse, Wis.
First-year Joe Scott (Efland, N.C. / Orange) won the 165-pound weight class to lead the Washington and Lee wrestling team to a 10th-place finish out of 19 teams at the NCAA East Regional hosted by Ferrum College at Franklin County High School on Saturday.
On Saturday, February 4, the Washington and Lee University student organization 24 held a “Be The Match” bone marrow registration drive in the Warner Center and had over 87 people register during the event.
The Washington and Lee wrestling team claimed three runner-up finishes and one third-place finish en route to placing fourth out of eight teams at the Centennial Conference Championships held at Stevens Institute of Technology on Saturday.
The Washington and Lee wrestling team evened its record at 6-6 overall and improved to 3-2 in the Centennial Conference with a pair of wins in three matches held at McDaniel College on Saturday afternoon.
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that a record 242 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 3.50. The prior record for scholar-athletes in the fall or winter term was 224 set during the fall of 2014.
The Washington and Lee wrestling team posted wins over King’s (26-19) and Trine (22-18), and fell to Ohio Northern (27-12) to finish with a 2-1 overall record in the W&L Duals on Monday at the Warner Center.
Washington and Lee Assistant Wrestling Coach Alex Radsky will be competing in the Bill Farrell Memorial International Open, the first opportunity for wrestlers to qualify to the World Team Trials this summer.