2014 Washington and Lee Women's Cross Country News Releases

  • W&L Claims the 2015 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Cup
    May 13, 2015
    W&L Claims the 2015 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Cup For the 13th-consecutive year, Washington and Lee University has claimed the Dan Wooldridge Overall Sports Champion Cup, as announced by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference on Wednesday. The Generals also claimed Women’s Commissioner’s Cup on their way to the overall title for the 2014-15 school year.
  • W&L Announces 2015 Athletic Department Awards
    May 12, 2015
    W&L Announces 2015 Athletic Department Awards The Washington and Lee Department of Athletics held its annual athletics award ceremony at Lee Chapel on Tuesday evening. The event, made possible by the generosity of the Brookby Family, honors student-athletes and administrators who have made the 2014-15 school year a tremendous success.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards
    April 23, 2015
    Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 216 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.
  • W&L Women's Track & Field to Host "Run Like a Girl"
    February 12, 2015
    W&L Women's Track & Field to Host "Run Like a Girl" The Washington and Lee women’s track and field program will be hosting its annual “Run Like a Girl” community event on Sunday, March 8 from 1:15-3:00 pm at Wilson Field.
  • W&L Women's Cross Country Team Garners All-Academic Honors
    February 11, 2015
    W&L Women's Cross Country Team Garners All-Academic Honors The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its All-Academic Teams and individual All-Academic honorees on Wednesday and Washington and Lee was well represented.
  • Five Student-Athletes to be Inducted into ODK
    January 15, 2015
    Five Student-Athletes to be Inducted into ODK Several student-athletes will be among those inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa at Washington and Lee University's Founders Day-Omicron Delta Kappa Convocation on Jan. 19 at 5:00 pm at the Wilson Concert Hall in the Lenfest Center for the Arts.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards
    January 13, 2015
    Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that a record 224 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 total contains 34 more athletes than any previous fall term and is 14 more than in any previous winter term.
  • Seven Generals Earn ODAC Sportsmanship Team Laurels
    January 08, 2015
    Seven Generals Earn ODAC Sportsmanship Team Laurels The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its fall sportsmanship teams for the 2014-15 school year on Thursday afternoon.
  • W&L Women's Cross Country Places 11th at NCAA Regional
    November 15, 2014
    W&L Women's Cross Country Places 11th at NCAA Regional The Washington and Lee women’s cross country took 11th of 29 teams at the NCAA South/Southeast Region Championship hosted by Berry on Saturday. Emory claimed the team title with 62 points, while Christopher Newport and Centre tied for second (121). The Generals finished with 291 points.
  • W&L Women's Cross Country Claims Third at ODAC Championship
    November 01, 2014
    W&L Women's Cross Country Claims Third at ODAC Championship Led by three Second Team All-ODAC runners, the Washington and Lee women’s cross country team took third at the ODAC Championship hosted by Guilford on Saturday.
  • W&L Women's Cross Country 2014 ODAC Championship Preview
    October 29, 2014
    W&L Women's Cross Country 2014 ODAC Championship Preview The Washington and Lee women's cross country team travels to Guilford on Saturday to compete at the ODAC Championship. Here is head coach Michael Dager, junior Rachel Solomon, sophomore Kate McCreary and first-year Rachel Steffen previewing the upcoming championship.
  • W&L Women's Cross Country Finishes 17th at Gettysburg Invite
    October 18, 2014
    W&L Women's Cross Country Finishes 17th at Gettysburg Invite Led by first-year Rachel Steffen (Coronado, Calif./Coronado), the Washington and Lee women’s cross country team finished 17th out of 35 teams at the Gettysburg Invitational on Saturday.
  • W&L Women's XC Takes Sixth at Don Cathcart Invite
    September 27, 2014
    W&L Women's XC Takes Sixth at Don Cathcart Invite The Washington and Lee women’s cross country team had two Top 10 finishers on its way to placing sixth out of 15 teams at the Don Cathcart Invitational hosted by Salisbury on Saturday.
  • Babington Garners ODAC Athlete of the Week Honor
    September 15, 2014
    Babington Garners ODAC Athlete of the Week Honor The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week on Monday for the week ending September 14, and Washington and Lee sophomore Alana Babington (Mobile, Ala./St. Paul's Episcopal) was named the Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week for the second consecutive week.
  • W&L Women's XC Claims Second at John Tucker Invitational
    September 13, 2014
    W&L Women's XC Claims Second at John Tucker Invitational Sophomore Alana Babington (Mobile, Ala./St. Paul's Episcopal) won her first collegiate race to pace the Washington and Lee women’s cross country team to a second-place finish at the first annual John Tucker Invitational on Saturday.
  • Strehler and Babington Earn ODAC Runner of the Week Honors
    September 08, 2014
    Strehler and Babington Earn ODAC Runner of the Week Honors The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its Runners of the Week on Monday and sophomore Mac Strehler (Moseley, Va./Trinity Episcopal School) garnered the honor on the men’s side and sophomore Alana Babington (Mobile, Ala./St. Paul's Episcopal) earned the recognition on the women’s side for the week ending September 7.
  • W&L Women's Cross Country Finishes Fourth at the Sewanee Invitational
    September 06, 2014
    W&L Women's Cross Country Finishes Fourth at the Sewanee Invitational The Washington and Lee women’s cross country team opened its 2014 season on Saturday at the 6K Sewanee Invitational. The Generals placed fourth out of the seven teams at the meet with 87 points.
  • W&L Women's Cross Country 2014 Season Preview
    September 04, 2014
    W&L Women's Cross Country 2014 Season Preview The Washington and Lee women’s cross country program starts a new era this weekend when it opens the 2014 season at the Sewanee Invitational. The Generals are now under the direction of Head Coach Michael Dager. He begins his first season with the squad this fall, after serving as the head men’s and women’s cross country coach at Gwynedd Mercy the last five years.
  • W&L Women's XC Tabbed Third in ODAC Preseason Poll
    August 22, 2014
    W&L Women's XC Tabbed Third in ODAC Preseason Poll The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2014 women’s cross country preseason coaches’ poll on Friday, and Washington and Lee took third with 70 points.
  • W&L Announces 2014 Athletic Department Awards
    May 13, 2014
    W&L Announces 2014 Athletic Department Awards The Washington and Lee Department of Athletics held its annual athletics award ceremony at Lee Chapel on Tuesday evening. The event, made possible by the generosity of the Brookby Family, honors student-athletes and administrators who have made the 2013-14 school year a tremendous success.