2010 Washington and Lee Volleyball News Releases

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.

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.

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.

January 3, 2011
W&L Places Three Players on VaSID All-State Volleyball Teams
Washington and Lee first-year volleyball player M.A. Boles (Houston, Texas/St. John’s) was among three Generals honored by the Virginia Sports Information Directors recently.

December 1, 2010
Seven Generals Named to the ODAC Fall Sportsmanship Teams
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced on Wednesday that 58 student-athletes have been selected to the ODAC Sportsmanship teams for the fall season.

November 13, 2010
W&L Volleyball Falls, 3-1, to Emory in NCAA Second Round
The fourth-seeded Washington and Lee volleyball team fell, 3-1, to No. 1 seed Emory University in the second round of the NCAA Division III Volleyball Tournament on Saturday evening at the Woodruff PE Center.

November 12, 2010
W&L's Boles Named South Region Freshman of the Year by AVCA
The American Volleyball Coaches Association announced its 2010 All-Region teams on Thursday evening and Washington and Lee first-year outside hitter M.A. Boles (Houston, Texas/St. John’s) was named the South Region Freshman of the Year in addition being named to the All-South Honorable Mention squad.

November 12, 2010
W&L Volleyball Advances In NCAAs, 3-1, Over Mt. St. Joseph
The Washington and Lee volleyball team defeated Mt. St. Joseph, 3-1, on Friday evening in the first round of the NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Championships hosted by Emory University.

November 8, 2010
W&L Volleyball Earns At-Large Bid to NCAA Tournament
The Washington and Lee volleyball was granted an at-large bid to the 2010 NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Championship on Monday afternoon.

November 6, 2010
Generals Advance to ODAC Volleyball Finals 3-0 Over Lynchburg
The Washington and Lee volleyball team advanced to the ODAC Finals with a 3-0 win over Lynchburg College on Saturday afternoon at Hollins University.

November 6, 2010
W&L Volleyball Falls to RMC, 3-2, in ODAC Finals
Second-seeded Randolph-Macon upset the top-seeded Washington and Lee volleyball team, 3-2, in the championship match of the ODAC Tournament on Saturday afternoon at Taylor Gymnasium on the campus of Hollins University.

November 5, 2010
W&L Volleyball Rolls Into ODAC Semis With 3-0 Win Over EHC
The Washington and Lee volleyball team advanced to the semifinal round of the ODAC Tournament with a 3-0 win over Emory & Henry on Friday night at Hollins University.

November 5, 2010
ODAC Announces Volleyball All-ODAC Teams
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2010 volleyball postseason awards on Friday afternoon and Washington and Lee had four players honored in addition to capturing a pair of individual awards.

October 30, 2010
Generals' Volleyball Extends Win Streak to 11, 3-2 Over Birmingham So.
Washington and Lee's volleyball team extended its season-high win streak to 11 matches with a 3-2 win over Birmingham Southern on Saturday afternoon at the Emory National Invitational.

October 30, 2010
W&L Volleyball Falls to No. 2 Emory, 3-0
The Washington and Lee volleyball team saw its 11-match winning streak come to an end with a 3-0 loss to No. 2 Emory University on Saturday afternoon.

October 29, 2010
W&L Volleyball Wins 10th Straight, 3-1 Over Maryville
The Washington and Lee volleyball upped its current win streak to 10 matches with a 3-1 victory over Maryville (Tenn.) on Friday afternoon at the Emory National Invitational.

October 29, 2010
Generals' Volleyball Rallies Past Berry College, 3-2
The Washington and Lee volleyball team opened play at the Emory National Invitational with a 3-2 victory over Berry College on Friday afternoon.

October 26, 2010
W&L Volleyball Cruises Past Eastern Mennonite, 3-0
The Washington and Lee volleyball team registered its eighth-straight win with a 3-0 shutout of Eastern Mennonite on Tuesday evening at the Warner Center.

October 23, 2010
W&L Volleyball Records Seventh-Straight Shutout; Defeats HU, 3-0
The Washington and Lee volleyball ran its winning streak to seven matches with a 3-0 defeat of Hollins on Saturday afternoon at the Warner Center.

October 23, 2010
W&L Volleyball Earns 3-0 Sweep Over Randolph College
The Washington and Lee volleyball team won its sixth-straight match with a 3-0 sweep of Randolph College on Saturday morning at the Warner Center.

October 19, 2010
Generals Sting Wasps, 3-0, in ODAC Volleyball Action
The Washington and Lee volleyball team swept Emory & Henry, 3-0, in ODAC volleyball action on Tuesday night at the Warner Center.

October 18, 2010
W&L's Boles Garners Weekly ODAC Award
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Player of the Week honorees on Monday afternoon and for the second time in as many weeks, Washington and Lee first-year outside hitter M.A. Boles (Houston, Texas/St. John’s) took home the volleyball award.

October 16, 2010
Washington and Lee Volleyball Sweeps Mary Baldwin, 3-0
The Washington and Lee volleyball team improved t o17-4 on the season with a 3-0 win over Mary Baldwin on Saturday afternoon at the Homer C. Bast Center on the campus of Roanoke College.

October 16, 2010
W&L Volleyball Tames Cougars, 3-0
The Washington and Lee volleyball team avenged an early-season loss to Averett University with a 3-0 sweep over the Cougars on Saturday afternoon at the Homer C. Bast Center at Roanoke College.

October 13, 2010
W&L Volleyball Hands Roanoke First ODAC Defeat, 3-0
First-year outside hitter M.A. Boles (Houston, Texas/St. John’s) totaled a career-high 20 kills and the Washington and Lee volleyball team swept Roanoke College, 3-0, in ODAC volleyball action on Wednesday night at the C. Homer Bast Center.

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.”

October 11, 2010
Two Generals Earn Weekly ODAC Laurels
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Players of the Week for the week ending Oct. 10 on Monday afternoon and Washington and Lee had two athletes selected.

October 9, 2010
W&L Volleyball Downs VWC, 3-0, as Snyder Earns 300th Win
Head Volleyball Coach Bryan Snyder earned his 300th win at Washington and Lee as W&L defeated Virginia Wesleyan 3-0 on Saturday afternoon at the CNU Invitational.

October 9, 2010
W&L Volleyball Falls to No. 10 Wis.-Oshkosh, 3-2
The Washington and Lee volleyball team saw a rally come up just short in falling, 3-2, to No. 10 Wis.-Oshkosh on Saturday afternoon at the CNU Invitational.

October 8, 2010
W&L Downs Haverford, 3-1, in Volleyball
The Washington and Lee volleyball team closed out play on day one of the CNU Invitational with a 3-1 victory over Haverford on Friday evening.

October 8, 2010
Sixth-Ranked Captains Sink W&L, 3-0, in Volleyball
The Washington and Lee volleyball team fell, 3-0, to No. 6 Christopher Newport on Friday afternoon on day one of the CNU Invitational.

October 6, 2010
W&L Volleyball Sweeps Sweet Briar, 3-0
Washington and Lee hit a robust .409 as a team and pounded out 16 service aces in defeating Sweet Briar, 3-0, in volleyball action on Wednesday evening at the Warner Center.

October 2, 2010
Generals Sweep Marlins, 3-0, in Volleyball
In its first action since seeing a 10-match winning streak come to an end, the Washington and Lee volleyball team rebounded with a 3-0 sweep of Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon at the Jane P. Batten Student Center.

September 29, 2010
W&L Volleyball Tripped Up by Lynchburg College, 3-2
The Washington and Lee volleyball saw its 10-match winning streak snapped with a 3-2 loss at Lynchburg College on Wednesday evening at Turner Gymnasium.

September 27, 2010
W&L's Brooks Tabbed as ODAC Player of the Week for Volleyball
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Player of the Week awards on Monday afternoon and for the third-consecutive week Washington and Lee had at least one athlete honored.

September 25, 2010
W&L Volleyball Defeats Marietta, 3-1
The Washington and Lee volleyball team continued play in the Pioneer Classic by defeating host Marietta, 3-1, on Saturday afternoon at Ban Johnson Arena.

September 25, 2010
W&L Volleyball Wins 10th-straight Match, 3-1 over John Carroll
The Washington and Lee volleyball team ran its win streak to 10 matches with a 3-1 victory over John Carroll on Saturday afternoon at the Pioneer Classic.

September 24, 2010
Generals Sweep Thiel, 3-0, in Volleyball Action
The Washington and Lee volleyball team opened the Pioneer Volleyball Classic hosted by Marietta College with a 3-0 win over Thiel on Friday night.

September 21, 2010
W&L Volleyball Fells Randolph-Macon, 3-2
The Washington and Lee volleyball team improved to 8-1 on the season and 3-0 in the ODAC by outlasting Randolph-Macon, 3-2, on Tuesday night at the Warner Center.

September 18, 2010
W&L Volleyball Rallies Past Frostburg St., 3-2
Led by junior outside hitter Megan Daily’s (Birmingham, Ala./Mountain Brook) 19 kills, the Washington and Lee volleyball team erased a 2-0 deficit and defeated Frostburg State, 3-2, to secure the championship at the Bridgewater Invitational on Saturday afternoon at Nininger Hall.

September 18, 2010
W&L Volleyball Team Breezes Past Philadelphia Biblical, 3-0
The Washington and Lee volleyball continued play at the Bridgewater Invitational with a 3-0 sweep of Philadelphia Biblical on Saturday afternoon at Nininger Hall.

September 17, 2010
W&L Volleyball Grounds Bridgewater, 3-0
The Washington and Lee volleyball team won its fourth-straight match with a 3-0 sweep of Bridgewater College on day one of the Bridgewater Invitational Friday night at Nininger Hall.

September 14, 2010
Generals' Volleyball 3-1 Victors Over Guilford College
The Washington and Lee volleyball team overcame a 1-0 deficit to record a 3-1 victory over Guilford College in both teams’ ODAC-openers on Tuesday evening at the Ragan-Brown Fieldhouse.

September 11, 2010
Generals Sweep Southern Virginia, 3-0, in Volleyball
The Washington and Lee volleyball team opened day two of the W&L Invitational with a 3-0 victory over Southern Virginia on Saturday morning at the Warner Center.

September 11, 2010
W&L Volleyball Defeats Transylvania, 3-0
The Washington and Lee volleyball team won the W&L Invitational for the seventh time with a 3-0 sweep of Transylvania on Saturday afternoon at the Warner Center.

September 10, 2010
W&L Volleyball Opens Season with 3-0 Sweep of McDaniel
The Washington and Lee volleyball team opened its 2010 season with a 3-0 victory over McDaniel on Friday evening at the Warner Center.

September 10, 2010
W&L Volleyball Tripped up by Averett, 3-2
The Washington and Lee volleyball team dropped a 3-2 decision to Averett University in the final match of the opening day of the W&L Invitational on Friday evening at the Warner Center.

September 8, 2010
2010 Washington and Lee Volleyball Preview
A year removed from being upset in the quarterfinal round the ODAC Tournament, the first time the Generals had not reached at least the semifinal round since 1996, Washington and Lee Head Volleyball Coach Bryan Snyder feels as though he has a team that can reclaim the conference crown.

August 26, 2010
W&L Volleyball Picked Second in ODAC Preseason Poll
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2010 Volleyball Preseason Poll and Washington and Lee was picked to finish second in the annual coach’s survey.

August 12, 2010
W&L Places 219 Athletes on the ODAC All-Academic Team
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference recently released its 2009-2010 All-Academic Team and Washington and Lee once again led the league in number of athletes honored.