2014-15 Washington and Lee Women's Swimming News Releases

November 24, 2014
Two W&L Athletes Earn ODAC Honors
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week for the week ending November 23 and Washington and Lee had two athletes honored.

November 23, 2014
W&L Women's Swimming Places Second at F&M Invitational
The Washington and Lee women’s swim team completed competition at the Franklin & Marshall Invitational on Sunday evening. W&L earned 712 points to finish in second-place behind Stevens Institute of Technology (728).

November 22, 2014
W&L Women's Swimming Sits In Second at F&M Invitational
Sophomore Elisabeth Holmes (Raleigh, N.C. / Needham B. Broughton) set a new school record on Saturday afternoon at the Franklin & Marshall Invitational in the 200 yard freestyle with a time of 1:53.37. The Washington and Lee women’s swim team currently sits in second with 424 points behind Stevens Institute of Technology (443).

November 21, 2014
W&L Women's Swimming Completes Day One of F&M Invitational
The Washington and Lee women’s swim team picked up 126 points on day one of the Franklin & Marshall Invitational to sit in second behind Mount Saint Mary’s (132).

November 19, 2014
Thanksgiving Break is Fast Approaching
Hi Everyone! The end of the semester is rapidly approaching and our team has been putting in great work in practice and it has definitely shown up in our meets. The team is on their way to the Franklin & Marshall Invite this weekend where we are expecting even more great swims.

November 17, 2014
Three W&L Athletes Garner ODAC Honors
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week for the week ending November 16 and Washington and Lee had three athletes honored.

November 15, 2014
W&L Women's Swimming Competes at the CMU Tri
Sophomore Elisabeth Holmes (Raleigh, N.C. / Needham B. Broughton) won three individual events and first-year Kira Tomenchok (Richmond, Va. / Trinity Episcopal School) won two as the Washington and Lee women’s swimming team went 1-1 in a tri-meet at Carnegie Mellon on Saturday.

November 12, 2014
The W&L Swimming Family
This weekend our men’s team competed against Hampden-Sydney and our women’s team against Sweet Briar. While both teams won their meets, for me this weekend was less about our swimming and more about our team.

November 7, 2014
W&L Women's Swimming Defeats Sweet Briar, 137-63
The 200 meter medley relay set a new Prothro Natatorium pool record, as the Washington and Lee women’s swimming team defeated Sweet Briar, 137-63, on Friday evening.

November 5, 2014
W&L's Off Weekend
As the two social chairs of the Washington and Lee Swim Team, we were excited when were asked to write this blog. In the heart of the season it was a luxury to have a full weekend off to socialize, catch up on work, support fellow generals, and clear our heads before big upcoming meets.

October 31, 2014
W&L Swimming's Halloween Practice
Each year, the W&L swimming team holds a fun Halloween practice. We hope that you enjoy this video produced by the team about this year’s Halloween practice!

October 25, 2014
W&L Women's Swimming Picks Up a 154-99 Win Over Randolph-Macon
The Washington and Lee women’s swimming team claimed 10 event wins on its way to defeating Randolph-Macon, 154-99, on Saturday afternoon at Cy Twombly Pool.

October 23, 2014
Team Recruiting Visits
By definition, to “recruit” someone is to attempt to garner that person’s specific abilities or skills.

October 20, 2014
Holmes and Womack Garner ODAC Honors
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week for the week ending October 19 and Washington and Lee had two swimmers honored.

October 18, 2014
W&L Women's Swimming Wins the ODAC Relays
The Washington and Lee women’s swimming team hosted the ODAC Relays on Saturday and easily finished first out of nine teams at the event.

October 17, 2014
W&L Women's Swimming Tops Mary Washington, 154-105
The 200-yard freestyle relay set a new Cy Twombly Pool record, as the Washington and Lee women’s swimming team defeated Mary Washington, 154-105, on Friday. The Generals claimed nine event wins on the way to the victory.

October 15, 2014
Road Trippin' to Louisville
“What do you mean there are no power outlets!” was the cry I heard in the girls locker room after I dropped my backpack off on the bus.

October 11, 2014
W&L Women's Swimming Opens 2014-15 Season
The Washington and Lee women’s swim team opened its 2014-15 campaign by finishing first out of four teams in a meet with Centre, Sewanee and Birmingham Southern at the Ralph Wright Natatorium in Louisville, Ky. on Saturday afternoon.

October 9, 2014
W&L Women's Swimming Picked to Finish First in ODAC Preseason Poll
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2014-15 preseason women’s swimming poll on Thursday afternoon and Washington and Lee was picked to finish atop the standings.

October 8, 2014
2014-15 Washington and Lee Swimming Preview
Washington and Lee Head Swimming Coach Kami Gardner and Captains Caroline Hamp, Mary Gabe, Hannah Melkun, Alex Cram and Harris Prichard talk about the upcoming season in this season preview video.

September 29, 2014
W&L Introduces 2014-15 Swimming "The Season"
The Washington and Lee athletics department has announced that it will profile the 2014-15 swimming season through a blog entitled "The Season" much like it produced for volleyball, men's basketball and men's lacrosse last year.

August 11, 2014
W&L Announces Additional Assistant Coaching Hires
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Logan LaBerge and Reba Miller as staff members within the athletic department.

July 14, 2014
W&L Men's and Women's Swimming Honored by CSCAA
The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) recently announced its 2014 Spring CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams for the 2013-14 school year and both Washington and Lee swimming squads were recognized.

July 14, 2014
Three W&L Swimmers Earn CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors
The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) recently announced its 2014 Individual Scholar All-Americans for the 2013-14 school year and the Washington and Lee women’s swimming team had three student-athletes recognized.