Washington and Lee Field Hockey News Releases

  • NFHCA Selects 12 W&L Field Hockey Players for National Academic Squad
    March 16, 2017
    The National Field Hockey Coaches Associate announced its 2016 ZAG Field Hockey/NFHCA Division III National Academic Squad on Thursday and 12 players from the Washington and Lee team earned the recognition.
  • W&L Field Hockey Receives NFHCA Academic Team Award
    March 09, 2017
    The National Field Hockey Coaches Association announced its 2016 ZAG Field Hockey/NFHCA Division III National Academic Team Award recipients on Thursday, and Washington and Lee was one of 124 selected.
  • 24 Holds "Be the Match" Registration Drive
    February 17, 2017
    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.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards
    January 12, 2017
    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.
  • W&L's Waxter Named VaSID Co-Player of the Year
    December 13, 2016
    The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) has announced its 2016 All-State Field Hockey Team and Washington and Lee senior forward Maggie Waxter (Baltimore, Md. / Roland Park Country School) was named the Co-Player of the Year.
  • W&L's Maggie Waxter Garners NFHCA All-America Accolade
    December 06, 2016
    The National Field Hockey Coaches Association announced its 2016 Longstreth/NFHCA Division III All-America teams on Tuesday, and Washington and Lee senior forward Maggie Waxter (Baltimore, Md./Roland Park Country School) garnered a spot on the third team.
  • Waxter & Peterson Earn NFHCA All-Region Honors
    November 28, 2016
    The National Field Hockey Coaches Association released its 2016 Longstreth/NFHCA Division III All-Region teams on Monday, and Washington and Lee had two players honored.
  • Waxter & Peterson Headline W&L Field Hockey's All-ODAC Award Winners
    November 08, 2016
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2016 Field Hockey All-Conference teams on Tuesday, and Washington and Lee senior forward Maggie Waxter (Baltimore, Md./Roland Park Country School) was named the Player of the Year, while senior midfielder Kendall Peterson (Towson, Md./Notre Dame Prep) garnered the ODAC/Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete award.
  • W&L Field Hockey Loses in ODAC Championship to Shenandoah, 2-0
    November 05, 2016
    The third-seeded Washington and Lee field hockey team was shut out by fourth-seeded Shenandoah, 2-0, in the ODAC Championship game on Saturday at Shellenberger Field.
  • W&L Field Hockey Downs Bridgewater, 2-1, to Advance to ODAC Final
    November 04, 2016
    Senior forward Maggie Waxter (Baltimore, Md. / Roland Park Country School) scored a pair of second-half goals to lead the third-seeded Washington and Lee field hockey team to a 2-1 victory over second-seeded Bridgewater in the ODAC Tournament Semifinals on Friday evening at Lynchburg College.
  • W&L Field Hockey 2016 ODAC Championship Preview
    November 03, 2016
    The Washington and Lee field hockey team competes in the ODAC Tournament semifinals this Friday against Bridgewater. Recently, head coach Gina Wills, along with senior defender Noelani Schulmeyer, senior midifielder Kendall Peterson and senior forward Maggie Waxter, previewed this weekend's championship.
  • Waxter Chosen to Play in NFHCA Senior Game; Peterson Selected as Alternate
    November 02, 2016
    The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) released its participants for the 2016 Victory Sports Tours/NFHCA Division III Senior Game on Wednesday, and Washington and Lee senior forward Maggie Waxter (Baltimore, Md./Roland Park Country School) was selected to participate. Senior midfielder Kendall Peterson (Towson, Md./Notre Dame Prep) was chosen as an alternate.
  • Waxter Lifts W&L Field Hockey to 3-0 Win Over Roanoke
    November 01, 2016
    Senior forward Maggie Waxter (Baltimore, Md./Roland Park Country School) set the Washington and Lee field hockey single-season points record, as the third-seeded Generals defeated sixth-seeded Roanoke, 3-0, on Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament at the W&L Turf Field.
  • Schedule Released for ODAC Tournament Contests
    October 31, 2016
    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.
  • W&L Field Hockey Falls at Bridgewater, 3-2
    October 29, 2016
    Bridgewater senior midfielder Shannon Strosser made a defensive save on the final play of the game to give the Eagles a 3-2 victory over the Washington and Lee field hockey team on Saturday at the Jopson Athletic Complex.
  • Eight Players Tally Goals in Generals' 11-0 Win Over Sweet Briar
    October 27, 2016
    First-year forward Lauren Paolano (Huntington, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) registered a hat trick in the first half, and eight W&L players scored a goal en route to an 11-0 victory for the Washington and Lee field hockey team over Sweet Briar on Thursday at the W&L Turf Field.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Maggie Waxter (10-25)
    October 25, 2016
    Senior forward Maggie Waxter registered a hat trick on Saturday against EMU and had an assist against Roanoke to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • Waxter Records Hat Trick in 6-1 Win Over EMU
    October 22, 2016
    Senior forward Maggie Waxter (Baltimore, Md./Roland Park Country School) registered her sixth career hat trick to lead the Washington and Lee field hockey team past Eastern Mennonite, 6-1, on Saturday at the W&L Turf Field.
  • W&L Field Hockey Tops Roanoke, 3-1
    October 19, 2016
    The Washington and Lee field hockey team scored two goals in the second half on its way to a 3-1 victory at Roanoke on Wednesday.
  • W&L Field Hockey Knocked Off By Lynchburg, 3-1
    October 15, 2016
    Sophomore midfielder Nicole Simpao scored a pair of first-half goals to lead the Lynchburg field hockey team to a 3-1 victory over Washington and Lee on Saturday at Shellenberger Field.
  • Yates & Peterson Garner ODAC Athlete of the Week Honors
    October 10, 2016
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its Athletes of the Week on Monday for the week ending October 9, and Washington and Lee senior midfielder Kendall Peterson (Towson, Md./Notre Dame Prep) was named the Field Hockey Player of the Week, while sophomore Samantha Yates (Birmingham, Ala./St. Paul's School) earned the Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week honor.
  • Waxter Leads W&L Field Hockey Past McDaniel, 5-2
    October 08, 2016
    Senior forward Maggie Waxter (Baltimore, Md. / Roland Park Country School) scored two goals and assisted on two more in leading the Washington and Lee field hockey team to a 5-2 victory over McDaniel on Saturday afternoon at Gill Stadium.
  • W&L Field Hockey Tops Randolph-Macon, 2-0
    October 05, 2016
    Senior midfielder Kendall Peterson (Towson, Md./Notre Dame Prep) recorded a goal and an assist to lead the Washington and Lee field hockey team to a 2-0 victory at Randolph-Macon on Wednesday evening. Sophomore goalkeeper Ariyel Yavalar (Baltimore, Md./Garrison Forest School) also notched her third shutout of the season.
  • W&L Field Hockey Edged by Christopher Newport, 2-1
    October 02, 2016
    Sophomore midfielder Rachael Allshouse scored two goals to lead Christopher Newport past the Washington and Lee field hockey team, 2-1, on Sunday at the W&L Turf Field.
  • W&L Field Hockey Cruises to a 9-1 Win Over Virginia Wesleyan
    October 01, 2016
    Senior forward Maggie Waxter (Baltimore, Md. / Roland Park Country School) tied a school record with eight points in leading the Washington and Lee field hockey team to a 9-1 victory over Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon at the W&L Turf Field.
  • DiPietro's Hat Trick Lifts Generals to 9-0 Win Over Shenandoah
    September 24, 2016
    Sophomore forward Allie DiPietro (Owings Mills, Md./Garrison Forest School) notched her first collegiate hat trick, as the Washington and Lee field hockey team shut out Shenandoah, 9-0, on Saturday at the W&L Turf Field.
  • W&L Field Hockey Falls to No. 18 Mary Washington, 4-1
    September 21, 2016
    The Washington and Lee field hockey team fell at 18th-ranked Mary Washington on Wednesday, 4-1, as the Eagles scored four unanswered goals.
  • W&L Field Hockey Blanks Washington College, 2-0
    September 18, 2016
    Sophomore goalkeeper Ariyel Yavalar (Baltimore, Md./Garrison Forest School) made six saves, as the Washington and Lee field hockey team shut out Washington College on Sunday, 2-0, at the W&L Turf Field.
  • Paolano Records Hat Trick in 7-1 Win Over Sewanee
    September 17, 2016
    First-year forward Lauren Paolano (Huntington, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) registered a hat trick to lead the Washington and Lee field hockey team to a 7-1 victory over Sewanee on Saturday at the W&L Turf Field.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Haley Tucker (9-13)
    September 13, 2016
    W&L sophomore forward Haley Tucker of the field hockey team scored three goals and had an assist in two games this past weekend to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
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