2011-12 Washington and Lee Volleyball News Releases

May 15, 2012
Lawson and Westfal Highlight Major Award Winners at W&L
Washington and Lee University held its annual Athletic Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 15 at Lee Chapel. Headlining the award winners were senior soccer player Kat Lawson (White Post, Va./Clarke County) and senior football player Charlie Westfal (New Canaan, Conn./New Canaan), 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 9, 2012
W&L Claims the 2012 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Cup
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that Washington and Lee University has claimed the Dan Wooldridge Overall Sports Champion Cup for the ninth-straight year.

April 24, 2012
Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 185 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.

March 30, 2012
W&L Announces its 25th Athletic Hall of Fame Class
Washington and Lee University will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its Athletic Hall of Fame in ceremonies on campus the weekend of September 14-15. W&L has announced that five new members will join the 112 former athletes, coaches, administrators and support staff, who have already been honored as the University’s best.

March 19, 2012
W&L Takes Home Three ODAC Player of the Week Awards
Washington and Lee claimed three ODAC Players of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.

January 11, 2012
Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 166 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.

December 16, 2011
W&L Volleyball Places Three on VaSID All-State Team
The Virginia Sports Information Directors recently announced the 2011 VaSID College Division All-State Volleyball teams and Washington and Lee had three players honored.

December 6, 2011
Seven Generals Named to ODAC Sportsmanship Team
Seven Washington and Lee student-athletes have been selected to the 2011 ODAC/StellarOne Bank Sportsmanship Teams, with one athlete chosen from each fall sport to represent their respective school.

November 10, 2011
AVCA Honors W&L's M.A. Boles for Second Time
The American Volleyball Coaches Association announced its annual all-region teams and for the second year in a row Washington and Lee sophomore M.A. Boles (Houston, Texas/St. John’s) was an Honorable Mention All-South Region selection.

November 7, 2011
W&L's Boles Named ODAC Volleyball Player of the Year
The Washington and Lee volleyball team claimed two of the four major awards handed out by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference as the league announced its 2011 All-Conference Teams on Monday afternoon.

November 5, 2011
W&L Volleyball Falls, 3-1, to Randolph-Macon in ODAC Championship
The top-seeded Washington and Lee volleyball team fell, 3-1, second-seeded Randolph-Macon in the ODAC Championship match on Saturday evening in the Warner Center.

November 5, 2011
W&L Volleyball Fends Off Virginia Wesleyan, 3-2, in ODAC Semis
The top-seeded Washington and Lee volleyball team received a career-high 25 kills from sophomore outside hitter M.A. Boles (Houston, Texas/St. John’s) en route to a 3-2 vin over fourth-seeded Virginia Wesleyan in the semifinal round of the ODAC Championship at the Warner Center on Saturday afternoon.

November 2, 2011
Top-Seeded Generals Dispatch No. 8 Hollins, 3-0, in ODAC Quarterfinals
The top-seeded Washington and Lee volleyball team used a dominant offensive performance to sweep No. 8 Hollins, 3-0, in the quarterfinal round of the ODAC Tournament on Wednesday evening at the Warner Center.

October 29, 2011
W&L Volleyball Tripped Up by Juniata, 3-1
The Washington and Lee volleyball team completed play at the Emory National Invitational with a 3-1 loss to 12th-ranked Juniata on Saturday afternoon.

October 28, 2011
Eagles Down Generals, 3-0, in Volleyball
Second-ranked Emory University swept the Washington and Lee volleyball team, 3-0, in W&L’s second match of the Emory National Invitational on Friday evening at the Woodruff P.E. Center.

October 28, 2011
W&L Volleyball Tripped up by No. 5 Heidelberg, 3-1
The Washington and Lee volleyball team opened the Emory National Invitational Volleyball Tournament with a 3-1 loss at the hands of No. 5 Heidelberg on Friday evening at the Woodruff P.E. Center.

October 22, 2011
W&L Volleyball Falls, 3-0, at No. 8 Christopher Newport
The Washington and Lee volleyball team saw 12-match winning streak come to an end with a 3-0 loss at No. 8 Christopher Newport in the Freeman Center on Saturday afternoon.

October 17, 2011
Three W&L Athletes Earn ODAC Player of the Week Honors
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its players of the week for the week ending on October 16, and Washington and Lee had three athletes honored.

October 15, 2011
W&L Volleyball Escapes With 3-2 Win Over Lynchburg
The Washington and Lee volleyball team rallied from an 0-2 deficit to pull out a 3-2 win over Lynchburg College on Saturday afternoon at Turner Gym.

October 14, 2011
Generals Stuff Randolph College, 3-0, in Volleyball
The Washington and Lee volleyball team won its 11th-straight match and remained unbeaten in the ODAC with a 3-0 win over Randolph College on Friday night at the RAD Center.

October 13, 2011
Generals Best Yellow Jackets, 3-1, in Volleyball Action
Playing in front of a raucous home crowd, the Washington and Lee volleyball team prevailed, 3-1, over Randolph-Macon on Thursday evening in the Warner Center.

October 10, 2011
W&L's Leary and Boles Recognized by ODAC
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Players of the Week for the week ending on October 9 and Washington and Lee senior keeper player Emily Leary (Cincinnati, Ohio/Kings) and sophomore outside hitter hitter M.A. Boles (Houston, Texas/St. John’s) were named the women’s soccer and volleyball players of the week, respectively.

October 8, 2011
Generals Best Knights, 3-0, in Volleyball
The Washington and Lee volleyball team defeated Southern Virginia 3-0 in its first match on day two of the Maroon Classic hosted by Roanoke College on Saturday afternoon.

October 8, 2011
W&L Volleyball Sweeps Ferrum 3-0
The Washington and Lee volleyball team finished a 4-0 run through the two-day Maroon Classic hosted by Roanoke College with a dominant 3-0 win over Ferrum on Saturday afternoon at the Bast Center.

October 7, 2011
W&L Volleyball Breezes Past Methodist, 3-1
The Washington and Lee volleyball team wrapped up day one of the Maroon Classic hosted by Roanoke College with a 3-1 win over Methodist at the Bast Center on Friday evening.

October 5, 2011
W&L Volleyball Takes 3-0 Decision From Emory & Henry
The Washington and Lee volleyball team continued its winning ways with a 3-0 sweep of Emory & Henry at the King Center on Wednesday evening.

October 3, 2011
Heinsohn and Dee Named ODAC Athletes of the Week
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced its Athletes of the Week for the week ending October 2 and Washington and Lee had two players honored.

October 1, 2011
W&L Volleyball Blanks Marlins, 3-0
The Washington and Lee volleyball team remained unbeaten in ODAC play with a 3-0 win over Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon at the Batten Center.

October 1, 2011
Generals Sweep UMW, 3-0, in Volleyball Action
The Washington and Lee volleyball team won its fourth match in a row with a 3-0 win over Mary Washington on Saturday afternoon in a match played at the Jane P. Batten Center on the campus of Virginia Wesleyan.

September 27, 2011
Generals Cruise by Eastern Mennonite, 3-0, in Volleyball
The Washington and Lee volleyball team improved to 15-2 on the season with a 3-0 win over Eastern Mennonite on Tuesday evening at the Warner Center.

September 24, 2011
W&L Volleyball Falls to Marietta, 3-0
The Washington and Lee volleyball team dropped a 25-16, 25-21, 25-16 decision to home-standing Marietta in the Pioneer Classic on Saturday morning.

September 24, 2011
W&L Volleyball Defeats John Carroll, 3-2
Washington and Lee wrapped up play in the Pioneer Classic at Marietta on Saturday with a 25-16, 25-9, 23-25, 22-25, 15-11 win over John Carroll on Saturday afternoon.

September 23, 2011
W&L Volleyball Falls, 3-1, to Geneva (Pa.)
The Washington and Lee volleyball team saw its 13-match winning streak come to an end with a 3-1 loss to Geneva (Pa.) on day one of the Pioneer Classic hosted by Marietta College.

September 20, 2011
W&L Volleyball Soars Past Eagles, 3-0, to Improve to 13-0
The Washington and Lee volleyball disproved 13 being an unlucky number as the Generals swept Bridgewater College, 3-0, on Tuesday evening in the Warner Center to move to 13-0 on the season.

September 17, 2011
W&L Volleyball Wins 12th Straight, 3-0, Over Maryville
The Washington and Lee volleyball remained unbeaten in 2011 with a 3-0 win over Maryville on Saturday afternoon in the Warner Center.

September 17, 2011
Generals Cruise Past Roanoke, 3-0, in Volleyball
The Washington and Lee volleyball team continued its winning ways with a 3-0 win over Roanoke on Saturday morning at the Warner Center.

September 16, 2011
W&L Volleyball Extends Win Streak to 10 with 3-0 Win Over Hollins
The Washington and Lee volleyball team extended it season-opening win streak to 10 games with a 3-0 win over Hollins University on Friday evening at the Warner Center.

September 13, 2011
W&L Volleyball Moves to 9-0 With 3-0 Sweep of Guilford
The Washington and Lee volleyball team extended its winning streak to nine straight with a 3-0 win over Guilford College on Tuesday evening at Ragan Brown Fieldhouse.

September 12, 2011
Boles Grabs ODAC Volleyball Player of the Week Honors
Washington and Lee sophomore outside hitter M.A. Boles (Houston, Texas/St. John’s) has been named the ODAC Volleyball Player of the Week as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon.

September 10, 2011
Generals Stuff Southern Virginia, 3-1, in Volleyball
The Washington and Lee volleyball team began day two of the W&L Invitational with a 3-1 win over Southern Virginia on Saturday morning in the Warner Center.

September 10, 2011
W&L Volleyball "Boles" Over Gettysburg, 3-0
Behind a strong showing from sophomore outside hitter M.A. Boles (Houston, Texas/St. John's), the Washington and Lee volleyball team won its own tournament for the eighth time overall, and the third time in the last four years, with a 3-0 victory over Gettysburg on Saturday afternoon in the final match of the W&L Invitational.

September 9, 2011
Generals Cage Blue Jays, 3-0, in Volleyball
The Washington and Lee volleyball defeated Elizabethtown, 3-0, on Friday evening as both teams wrapped up the first day of play in the W&L Invitational.

September 9, 2011
W&L Volleyball Fends Off Cougars, 3-0
The Washington and Lee continued its strong 2011 campaign, improving to 5-0 on the season with a 3-0 win over Averett on Friday evening on day one of the W&L Invitational.

September 6, 2011
ODAC Releases 2010-11 Academic All-Conference Team
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference recently released its 2010-11 All-Academic Team and Washington and Lee once again led the league in number of athletes honored.

September 3, 2011
W&L Volleyball Downs Averett, 3-1
The Washington and Lee volleyball team concluded play at the Cougar Classic hosted by Averett University by knocking off the host Cougars, 3-1, on Saturday afternoon.

September 3, 2011
W&L Volleyball Blanks Greensboro, 3-0
The Washington and Lee volleyball team improved to 3-0 on the season with a 3-0 win over Greensboro on Saturday afternoon on day two of the Cougar Classic hosted by Averett University.

September 2, 2011
Boles Leads W&L Volleyball to 3-0 Win Over Guilford
Sophomore outside hitter M.A. Boles (Houston, Texas/St. John’s) recorded 18 kills and eight digs as the Washington and Lee volleyball team swept Guilford College, 3-0, on day one of the Cougar Classic hosted by Averett University.

September 2, 2011
W&L Volleyball Triumphs Over Peace, 3-0, in Season Opener
The Washington and Lee volleyball team opened its 2011 season with a 3-0 shutout of Peace College on day one of the Cougar Classic hosted by Averett University.

August 30, 2011
2011 Washington and Lee Volleyball Season Preview
Following two seasons in which the Washington and Lee volleyball team fell short of capturing the ODAC Championship, one may think that the goal for a team that had won eight straight conference titles dating back to 2001 would be to once again attain that conference hardware. But Head Coach Bryan Snyder and his team have their sights set even higher.

August 25, 2011
Washington and Lee University Partners With Special Olympics
Washington and Lee University, in unison with like-minded initiatives set forth by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III, is announcing a partnership with the Special Olympics.

August 22, 2011
W&L Volleyball Team Tied With R-MC Atop ODAC Preseason Poll
The Washington and Lee volleyball team tied Randolph-Macon College for the top spot in the annual ODAC Volleyball Preseason coaches poll the league announced Monday afternoon.

August 11, 2011
W&L Announces Partnership with First Team Broadcasting
Washington and Lee will be partnering with First Team Broadcasting to provide live streaming of selected University events during the 2011-12 school year.