Athletics Press Releases

  • Clark and Dodson Earn Google Cloud Academic All-District Honors
    November 15, 2018
    The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2018 Google Cloud Division III Academic All-District Football squad on Thursday afternoon and Washington and Lee had two players selected to the 26-member District 5 team.
  • Spalding Named ODAC Men's Cross Country Coach of the Year
    November 15, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its special awards for men’s cross country on Thursday, and Washington and Lee Head Coach Brandon Spalding was named the Coach of the Year.
  • Courtney Berry Garners Google Cloud Academic All-District Honor
    November 15, 2018
    The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District Volleyball teams on Thursday, and Washington and Lee sophomore middle blocker Courtney Berry (Charlottesville, Va./Western Albemarle) was selected to the seven-member District 5 team in the Division III category.
  • W&L Women's Cross Country's Hollen & Dager Earn Major ODAC Honors
    November 15, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its special awards for women’s cross country on Thursday, and Washington and Lee first-year Sarah Hollen (Palmyra, Pa./Palmyra Area) garnered the Rookie of the Year award, and Head Coach Michael Dager was named the Coach of the Year.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Caroline Baber (11-13)
    November 13, 2018
    First-year women's swimmer Caroline Baber won three individual races and was a part of one winning relay at 11th-ranked Carnegie Mellon on Saturday to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • Allison Webb Earns AVCA All-America Accolade
    November 13, 2018
    The American Volleyball Coaches Association announced its 2018 AVCA Division III All-America teams on Tuesday, and Washington and Lee junior outside hitter Allison Webb (Thousand Oaks, Calif./Westlake) earned honorable mention recognition for the first time in her career.
  • Baber selected as ODAC Women’s Swimmer of the Week
    November 12, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its athletes of the week for the week ending November 11, and Washington and Lee first-year Caroline Baber (Richmond, Va./Collegiate School) was selected as the Women’s Swimmer of the Week.
  • Ritch, Runge secure Academic All-District laurels
    November 08, 2018
    The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2018 Google Cloud Division III Academic All-District men’s soccer teams on Thursday, and Washington and Lee seniors Dylan Ritch (Mint Hill, N.C./Independence) and Tyler Runge (Manassas, Va./Forest Park) were named to the 11-member District 5 team.
  • Webb & Cosgrove Garner AVCA All-Region Laurels
    November 08, 2018
    The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its 2018 Division III All-Regions teams on Thursday, and Washington and Lee junior outside hitter Allison Webb (Thousand Oaks, Calif./Westlake) and senior libero Elly Cosgrove (Wilmington, N.C./John T. Hoggard) both earned honors in the South Region.
  • Ritch, Singleton, Rawlins claim major ODAC awards; record eight Generals honored
    November 07, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2018 men’s soccer all-conference teams on Thursday and senior midfielder Dylan Ritch (Mint Hill, N.C./Independence), fifth-year head coach Mike Singleton and first-year defender Jack Rawlins (Springfield, Va./Lake Braddock Secondary) garnered major awards to headline eight Generals named to the All-ODAC teams.
  • Engeland, Hoeh garner First-Team All-ODAC; six Generals recognized
    November 07, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2018 women’s soccer all-conference teams on Wednesday, and Washington and Lee had six players honored, led by senior midfielder Megan Engeland (Yardley, Pa./Pennsbury) and sophomore midfielder Erin Hoeh (Chesterland, Ohio/West Geauga) on the first team.
  • Four W&L Field Hockey Players Garner All-ODAC Laurels
    November 06, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its field hockey All-ODAC recipients on Tuesday, and Washington and Lee had four players garner accolades.
  • 2018-19 W&L Men's Basketball Season Preview
    November 06, 2018
    The Washington and Lee men's basketball team opens the 2018-19 season on Sunday, November 11 at William Peace. Recently, Head Coach Chris McHugh, along with senior guards Devin Kearns and Alex Starr and senior forward Roy McMillan previewed the upcoming season.
  • Men's Soccer checks in at No. 23 in final United Soccer Coaches poll
    November 06, 2018
    The United Soccer Coaches released its final NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer National Coaches’ Poll on Tuesday, and the Washington and Lee men’s soccer team was ranked No. 23.
  • W&L Women's Basketball 2018-19 season preview
    November 06, 2018
    Head Coach Christine Clancy is joined by senior guard Andi Carrandi and junior forward Andy Smithey to preview the upcoming 2018-19 season.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Meg Guignon (11-6)
    November 06, 2018
    Senior outside hitter Meg Guignon of the volleyball team totaled 19 kills and 14 digs in the ODAC Championship match, as W&L claimed the conference title. With her performance, Guignon earned Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • Men's Soccer draws No. 13 Johns Hopkins for NCAA First Round
    November 05, 2018
    For the fifth time in program history, the Washington and Lee men’s soccer team will be competing in the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament. The Generals will face-off with No. 13 Johns Hopkins in the opening round on Saturday, November 10, at Grantham, Pa. Messiah College will serve as the host of the four-team pod. The match time will be set later and updated on the W&L men’s soccer schedule.
  • W&L Volleyball to Play No. 4 Colorado College at NCAA Regional
    November 05, 2018
    For the 14th time in program history, the Washington and Lee volleyball team is competing at the NCAA Division III Tournament. The Generals will take on fourth-ranked Colorado College in the opening round on Friday, November 9 at Mount Berry, Ga. Berry College will serve as the host of the eight-team region. The match time will be set later and updated on the W&L volleyball schedule.
  • Cosgrove & Webb Highlight W&L Volleyball's All-ODAC Honorees
    November 03, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2018 all-conference honorees on Saturday evening, and Washington and Lee had five players recognized, including senior libero Elly Cosgrove (Wilmington, N.C./John T. Hoggard) and junior outside hitter Allison Webb (Thousand Oaks, Calif./Westlake) making the first team.
  • 2018 W&L Field Hockey ODAC Championship Preview
    November 01, 2018
    The third-seeded Washington and Lee field hockey team takes on second-seeded Shenandoah in the semifinals of the conference tournament on Friday. Recently, Head Coach Gina Wills, along with senior goalkeeper Ariyel Yavalar and senior forward Haley Tucker, previewed this weekend's championship.
  • W&L Men's Basketball Picked Sixth in ODAC Preseason Poll
    November 01, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2018-19 men’s basketball preseason coaches’ poll on Thursday, and Washington and Lee was selected to finish sixth out of 13 schools with 94 points.
  • ODAC Men's Soccer Championship preview
    November 01, 2018
    Fifth-year head coach Mike Singleton and seniors Jack Miller and Dylan Ritch preview the upcoming ODAC Men's Soccer semifinal and championship rounds.
  • 2018 W&L Volleyball ODAC Championship Preview
    November 01, 2018
    The second-seeded Washington and Lee volleyball team faces third-seeded Bridgewater on Friday at 7:30 pm in the ODAC tournament semifinals at Randolph-Macon. Recently, Head Coach Bryan Snyder, along with senior outside hitter Elly Cosgrove, junior setter Mollie Ray and sophomore middle blocker Courtney Berry, previewed the upcoming championship.
  • W&L Women's Cross Country Ranked 34th in USTFCCCA National Poll
    November 01, 2018
    The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released its NCAA Division III Women’s Cross Country National Coaches’ Poll on Wednesday, and the Washington and Lee women’s cross country team was ranked in a tie for 34th.
  • 2018-19 W&L Wrestling Season Preview
    October 31, 2018
    Head Coach Nathan Shearer, seniors Zach Bylykbashi and Ethan Hartman, and juniors Shane Conners and Rexx Hallyburton recently met with the W&L Sports Information Staff to discuss the outlook for the 2018-19 Washington and Lee wrestling campaign.
  • Men's Soccer to host ODAC Semifinals and Finals
    October 30, 2018
    The top-seeded Washington and Lee men’s soccer team will host the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Tournament semifinal and championship rounds on Saturday and Sunday after a 2-0 quarterfinal win over No. 8 Virginia Wesleyan last weekend.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Dylan Ritch (10-30)
    October 30, 2018
    Senior midfielder Dylan Ritch scored three goals and broke the W&L career assists record last week to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • Ritch, Sullivan lauded ODAC Athletes of the Week
    October 29, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that Washington and Lee senior midfielder Dylan Ritch (Mint Hill, N.C./Independence) and sophomore Patrick Sullivan (Pawleys Island, S.C./Waccamaw) have been honored as the ODAC Players of the Week in the respective sports for the week ending Oct. 28.
  • 2018 W&L Men's Cross Country ODAC Championship Preview
    October 26, 2018
    The Washington and Lee men's cross country team competes at the ODAC Championship on Saturday. Recently, head coach Brandon Spalding, along with senior Cooper Baird, junior Austin Kinne and sophomore Freddie Marx, previewed the upcoming meet.
  • Women’s Basketball places eighth in ODAC preseason coaches’ poll
    October 25, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2018-19 women's basketball preseason coaches' poll on Thursday, and Washington and Lee finished eighth out of 13 teams with 64 points.
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