2016 Washington and Lee Volleyball News Releases

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    February 17, 2017
    24 Holds "Be the Match" Registration Drive 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.
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    January 12, 2017
    Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards 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.
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    December 09, 2016
    Shand & Guignon Receive VaSID All-State Laurels The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) released its 2016 College Division All-State Volleyball Teams on Friday, and two Washington and Lee players were honored.
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    November 15, 2016
    Senior Mackenzie Shand Earns AVCA All-America Honor The American Volleyball Coaches Association released its 2016 AVCA Division III All-America teams on Tuesday, and Washington and Lee senior middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) earned honorable mention accolades for the third straight season.
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    November 10, 2016
    Shand & Guignon Garner AVCA All-Region Recognition The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) released its 2016 Division III All-Region teams on Thursday, and senior middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) and sophomore outside hitter Meg Guignon (St. Louis, Mo./Visitation Academy) were both honored.
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    November 05, 2016
    W&L Volleyball Falls in ODAC Championship to R-MC, 3-0 The second-seeded Washington and Lee volleyball team fell at top-seeded Randolph-Macon on Saturday, 3-0, in the ODAC Championship match at Crenshaw Gymnasium.
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    November 05, 2016
    Shand Highlights W&L Volleyball's All-ODAC Honorees The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its all-conference awards on Saturday, and the Washington and Lee volleyball team had three players honored.
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    November 04, 2016
    W&L Volleyball Tops Lynchburg, 3-0, in ODAC Semifinals The second-seeded Washington and Lee volleyball team held third-seeded Lynchburg to a .042 hitting percentage en route to a 3-0 victory on Friday in the semifinals of the ODAC Tournament at Crenshaw Gymnasium.
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    November 03, 2016
    Shand & Volk Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2016 Academic All-District Volleyball teams on Thursday, and Washington and Lee senior middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) and junior defensive specialist Katie Volk (Lancaster, Calif./Quartz Hill) were selected to the eight-member District 5 team in the Division III category.
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    November 03, 2016
    W&L Volleyball 2016 ODAC Championship Preview The Washington and Lee volleyball team competes in the ODAC Tournament semifinals on Friday against Lynchburg. Recently head coach Bryan Snyder, along with senior defensive specialist Maddy Cutler and junior setter Elena West, previewed this weekend's championship.
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    November 02, 2016
    Meade Propels W&L Volleyball to 3-1 Victory Over VWC First-year outside hitter Ashleigh Meade (Bristow, Va./Patriot) registered a collegiate-high 17 kills to lead the second-seeded Washington and Lee volleyball team to a 3-1 victory over seventh-seeded Virginia Wesleyan in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament at the Warner Center.
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    October 31, 2016
    Schedule Released for ODAC Tournament Contests The Washington and Lee men’s and women’s soccer teams, the field hockey team and the volleyball team will all be hosting Old Dominion Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinal contests this week.
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    October 29, 2016
    W&L Volleyball Rallies Past Clarkson, 3-2 The Washington and Lee volleyball team came back from a 2-1 deficit to defeat Clarkson, 3-2, on Saturday at the Emory National Invitational.
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    October 29, 2016
    W&L Volleyball Stymied by No. 8 Emory, 3-0 The Washington and Lee volleyball team fell at eighth-ranked Emory, 3-0, on Saturday at the Emory National Invitational, as the Eagles registered a .337 hitting percentage.
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    October 28, 2016
    W&L Volleyball Stumbles Against Berry, 3-1 Despite 17 kills from sophomore outside hitter Meg Guignon (St. Louis, Mo./Visitation Academy), the Washington and Lee volleyball team fell to Berry, 3-1, on Friday at the Emory National Invitational.
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    October 28, 2016
    W&L Volleyball Edged by Susquehanna, 3-2 Susquehanna tallied the final four points in the fifth set to defeat the Washington and Lee volleyball team, 3-2, at the Emory National Invitational on Friday.
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    October 25, 2016
    W&L Volleyball Sweeps Hollins, 3-0 The Washington and Lee volleyball team registered 15 service aces on its way to a 3-0 victory over Hollins at the Warner Center on Tuesday.
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    October 24, 2016
    W&L's Shand and Ritch Earn Weekly ODAC Honors The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its weekly awards on Monday for the week ending October 23, and Washington and Lee senior middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich. / Saline) was named the Volleyball Player of the Week, while sophomore midfielder Dylan Ritch (Mint Hill, N.C. / Independence) earned the Men’s Soccer Player of the Week accolade.
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    October 22, 2016
    W&L Volleyball Falls to No. 20 Christopher Newport, 3-0 The Washington and Lee volleyball team was held to a .113 hitting percentage, as 20th-ranked Christopher Newport defeated the Generals, 3-0, on Saturday at the Freeman Center.
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    October 22, 2016
    Shand Sets W&L Career Blocks Mark & Snyder Records 500th Win Senior middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) set a new W&L career blocks record, and Head Coach Bryan Snyder recorded his 500th victory, as the Washington and Lee volleyball team defeated Penn State-Harrisburg, 3-0, on Saturday in a neutral-site match at Christopher Newport.
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    October 18, 2016
    Shand Records 1,000th Career Kill in 3-0 Victory Over E&H Senior middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) recorded her 1,000th career kill to lead the Washington and Lee volleyball team to a 3-0 sweep over Emory & Henry on Tuesday at the J.R. King Center.
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    October 15, 2016
    Meade & Cosgrove Serve W&L Volleyball to 3-0 Win Over Randolph First-year outside hitter Ashleigh Meade (Bristow, Va./Patriot) and sophomore outside hitter Elly Cosgrove (Wilmington, N.C./John T. Hoggard) each recorded five service aces to propel the Washington and Lee volleyball team to a 3-0 victory over Randolph on Saturday at the Warner Center.
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    October 15, 2016
    W&L Volleyball Sweeps Dallas, 3-0 First-year outside hitter Allison Webb (Thousand Oaks, Calif./Westlake) registered 12 kills to lead the Washington and Lee volleyball team to a 3-0 victory over the University of Dallas on Saturday at the Warner Center.
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    October 14, 2016
    W&L Volleyball Edged by Lynchburg, 3-2 The Washington and Lee volleyball team’s comeback from a 2-0 deficit fell short on Friday, as the Generals lost to Lynchburg, 3-2, at the Warner Center.
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    October 12, 2016
    R-MC Rallies Past W&L Volleyball, 3-1 Randolph-Macon junior outside hitter Rebecca McGilvery totaled a match-high 18 kills to lead the Yellow Jackets past the Washington and Lee volleyball team, 3-1, on Wednesday at Crenshaw Gymnasium.
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    October 08, 2016
    W&L Volleyball Sweeps Guilford, 3-0 First-year outside hitter Allison Webb (Thousand Oaks, Calif./Westlake) and sophomore outside hitter Meg Guignon (St. Louis, Mo./Visitation Academy) each notched double-digit kills to lead the Washington and Lee volleyball team past Guilford, 3-0, on Saturday at the Warner Center.
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    October 08, 2016
    W&L Volleyball Dispatches Frostburg State, 3-0 The Washington and Lee volleyball team recorded a team hitting percentage of .330 en route to a 3-0 sweep of Frostburg State on Saturday at the Warner Center.
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    October 05, 2016
    W&L Volleyball Upended by No. 16 Mary Washington, 3-0 The Washington and Lee volleyball team was held to a .134 hitting percentage, as 16th-ranked Mary Washington came into the Warner Center on Wednesday evening and earned a 3-0 victory.
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    October 01, 2016
    Guignon & Cosgrove Pace W&L Volleyball to 3-1 Win over VWC Sophomore outside hitters Meg Guignon (St. Louis, Mo./Visitation Academy) and Elly Cosgrove (Wilmington, N.C. / John T. Hoggard) each recorded double-doubles to pace the Washington and Lee volleyball team to a 3-1 victory over Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday at the Warner Center.
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    October 01, 2016
    W&L Volleyball Stumbles against Marymount, 3-1 Marymount had three players notch at least 10 kills to defeat the Washington and Lee volleyball team, 3-1, on Saturday at the Warner Center.
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    September 27, 2016
    W&L Volleyball Takes Down Roanoke, 3-0 Sophomore outside hitter Elly Cosgrove (Wilmington, N.C./John T. Hoggard) recorded a double-double with 13 kills and 13 digs to pace the Washington and Lee volleyball team to a 3-0 victory over Roanoke on Tuesday at the Cregger Center.
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    September 21, 2016
    W&L Volleyball Downs Shenandoah, 3-0 Sophomore outside hitter Elly Cosgrove (Wilmington, N.C./John T. Hoggard) recorded a match-high 13 kills to lead the Washington and Lee volleyball team to a 3-0 ODAC victory over Shenandoah on Wednesday at the Warner Center.
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    September 20, 2016
    Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Meg Guignon (9-20) Sophomore outside hitter Meg Guignon notched a career-best 22 kills in a 3-1 win over Bridgewater on Saturday, and led the volleyball team to a 4-0 week to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
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    September 19, 2016
    Guignon and Peters named ODAC Players of the Week FOREST. Va. – The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week on Monday for the week ending September 18, and Washington and Lee sophomore outside hitter Meg Guignon (St. Louis, Mo. / Visitation Academy) was named Volleyball Player of the Week, while sophomore forward Caroline Peters (Charlotte, N.C. / Charlotte Latin School) earned the women’s soccer Player of the Week honor.
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    September 17, 2016
    Guignon Leads W&L Volleyball to 3-1 Win Over Bridgewater Sophomore outside hitter Meg Guignon (St. Louis, Mo./Visitation Academy) notched a career-high 22 kills to lead the Washington and Lee volleyball team to a 3-1 ODAC win at Bridgewater on Saturday.
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    September 17, 2016
    W&L Volleyball Defeats Meredith, 3-0 The Washington and Lee volleyball team notched a .333 hitting percentage to top Meredith, 3-0, in a neutral-site contest at Bridgewater on Saturday.
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    September 16, 2016
    W&L Volleyball Sweeps Eastern Mennonite, 3-0 The Washington and Lee volleyball team recorded a .351 hitting percentage to earn a 3-0 sweep at Eastern Mennonite on Friday at Yoder Arena.
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    September 15, 2016
    W&L Athletics to Broadcast Athletics Hall of Fame Inductions Washington and Lee University will induct its 29th class to the Athletic Hall of Fame on campus Friday, September 16.
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    September 14, 2016
    W&L Volleyball Stymies Averett, 3-1 Sophomore outside hitter Meg Guignon (St. Louis, Mo./Visitation Academy) tied a career-high with 16 kills, and senior middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) added 13 kills and seven blocks to lead the Washington and Lee volleyball team to a 3-1 victory at Averett on Wednesday at the Grant Center.
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    September 12, 2016
    Three Generals Named ODAC Athlete of the Week The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week on Monday for the week ending September 11, and Washington and Lee had three athletes honored.
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