2016-17 Washington and Lee Women's Basketball News Releases

  • W&L's Perszyk Earns Women's Basketball All-State Honors
    April 20, 2017
    The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) announced its 2016-17 College Division All-State Women’s Basketball Teams on Thursday afternoon, and junior guard Emily Perszyk (Greendale, Wis. / Greendale) earned Second Team All-State accolades.
  • W&L Announces 2017 Athletics Hall of Fame Class
    March 10, 2017
    Washington and Lee University has announced the 30th class to be inducted into its Athletic Hall of Fame in a ceremony the weekend of October 13-14, 2017.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Falls to Guilford in ODAC Quarters, 72-55
    February 24, 2017
    Seventh-seeded Washington and Lee shot just 28.3 percent (17-60) from the floor, as second-seeded Guilford claimed a 72-55 victory in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Women’s Basketball Tournament on Friday evening at the Salem Civic Center.
  • W&L's Perszyk Garners All-ODAC Honors
    February 23, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2017 women’s basketball awards on Thursday evening at the annual league banquet at the Salem Civic Center, and junior guard Emily Perszyk (Greendale, Wis. / Greendale) was among those honored, earning First Team All-ODAC recognition
  • 2017 W&L Women's Basketball ODAC Tournament Preview
    February 23, 2017
    Head Coach Christine Clancy, along with senior guard Jackie Clifford, junior forward Emma Redding and junior guard Emily Perszyk, preview the ODAC Tournament.
  • Casey leads W&L Women's Basketball to an 88-79 win over Roanoke
    February 21, 2017
    First-year guard Taylor Casey (Brentwood, Tenn. / Franklin Road Academy) scored a career-high 32 points to lead the seventh-seeded Washington and Lee women’s basketball team to an 88-79 win over 10th-seeded Roanoke in the first round of the ODAC Tournament on Tuesday at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Men's & Women's Basketball Teams Host ODAC Tournament Games
    February 19, 2017
    The Washington and Lee men’s and women’s basketball teams will host ODAC Tournament First Round games this week.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Comes Up Just Short Against Guilford, Falling 66-62
    February 18, 2017
    Guilford used a 20-5 run in the second quarter to produce a 66-62 win over Washington and Lee in ODAC women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at the Warner Center.
  • 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.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Drops a Nail-Biter to Emory & Henry, 63-61
    February 15, 2017
    Sophomore guard Taylor Blevins hit a layup with four seconds remaining to lead Emory & Henry to a 63-61 victory over Washington and Lee in ODAC women’s basketball action on Wednesday night at the John Rutledge King Center.
  • Clifford Scores Her 1,000th Point as W&L Women's Hoops Downs Hollins, 60-55
    February 11, 2017
    Washington and Lee used a 12-0 run midway through the second period to pull away for a 60-55 victory over Hollins in ODAC women’s basketball action on Saturday at the Warner Center.
  • W&L's Perszyk Selected for Academic All-District Honors
    February 09, 2017
    The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2016-17 Division III Academic All-District women’s basketball team on Thursday afternoon, and Washington and Lee junior guard Emily Perszyk (Greendale, Wis. / Greendale) was named to the seven-member District 5 team.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Edges Shenandoah, 48-44
    February 08, 2017
    First-year guard Taylor Casey (Brentwood, Tenn. / Franklin Road Academy) tallied a game-high 19 points to help lead Washington and Lee to a 48-44 victory over Shenandoah in ODAC women’s basketball action on Wednesday night at Shingleton Gymnasium.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Falls to Virginia Wesleyan 74-62, in OT
    February 04, 2017
    Virginia Wesleyan recovered from a six-point deficit (57-51) with 46 seconds remaining to produce a 72-64 overtime victory over Washington and Lee in ODAC women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at the Batten Center.
  • Perszyk Propels W&L Women's Basketball to a 74-68 victory over Randolph-Macon
    January 31, 2017
    Junior guard Emily Perszyk (Greendale, Wis. / Greendale) scored a career-high 37 points on 9-of-15 shooting to help lead the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team to a 74-68 victory over Randolph-Macon in ODAC action on Tuesday night at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Stymied by Roanoke, 74-60
    January 28, 2017
    Roanoke College used a pair of significant runs in the first half to post a 74-60 victory over Washington and Lee in ODAC women’s basketball action on Saturday at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Dropped by Randolph, 66-56
    January 25, 2017
    Randolph held Washington and Lee to just 25.9 percent (7-27) shooting from the field in the second half en route to claiming a 66-56 victory over the Generals in ODAC women’s basketball action on Wednesday night at the RAD Center.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Taylor Casey (1-24)
    January 24, 2017
    The Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week is first-year Tayor Casey of the women's basketball team. She made a team-record eight triples on Saturday in a win at Bridgewater.
  • Casey Leads W&L Women's Hoops Past Bridgewater, 84-75
    January 21, 2017
    First-year guard Taylor Casey (Brentwood, Tenn. / Franklin Road Academy) hit a school-record eight three-pointers and scored a career-high 29 points as the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team snapped a three-game losing streak with an 84-75 win over Bridgewater on Saturday at Nininger Hall.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Stumbles to Virginia Wesleyan, 63-47
    January 18, 2017
    Virginia Wesleyan forced Washington and Lee into 22 turnovers en route to claiming a 63-47 victory over the Generals in ODAC women’s basketball action on Wednesday evening at the Warner Center.
  • Hornets Sting W&L Women's Basketball, 70-46
    January 14, 2017
    Lynchburg College outscored Washington and Lee 18-4 in the first period en route to a 70-46 victory in ODAC women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at the Warner Center.
  • 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 Women's Basketball Falls to Eastern Mennonite, 71-54
    January 10, 2017
    Eastern Mennonite held Washington and Lee to just 28.1 percent (9-32) shooting from the field in the second half en route to posting a 71-54 victory over the Generals in ODAC women’s basketball play on Tuesday night at Yoder Arena.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Downs Roanoke, 93-75
    January 07, 2017
    The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team shot 48.0 percent (12-25) from the three-point line to claim a 93-75 victory at Roanoke in ODAC women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at the Cregger Center.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Wins Fourth Straight, Defeats Randolph, 65-62
    January 04, 2017
    Washington and Lee rode a 30-point third period to a 65-62 victory over Randolph in ODAC women’s basketball action on Wednesday afternoon at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Women's Hoops Downs Rhodes to Finish 2-0 at the Sewanee Holiday Classic
    December 29, 2016
    Washington and Lee limited Rhodes to just 32.8 percent (20-61) shooting and rode a strong second quarter to a 76-53 victory over the Lynx in the final day of the Sewanee Holiday Classic on Thursday afternoon.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Knocks Off Sewanee, 85-76
    December 28, 2016
    Junior guard Emily Perszyk (Greendale, Wis. / Greendale) tallied 24 points on 8-of-14 shooting to lift the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team to an 85-76 victory over Sewanee in the opening day of the Sewanee Holiday Classic on Wednesday evening.
  • W&L's Perszyk Earns Women's Basketball ODAC Player of the Week Honors
    December 19, 2016
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its weekly awards on Monday for the week ending December 18, and Washington and Lee junior guard Emily Perszyk (Greendale, Wis. / Greendale) was named the Women’s Basketball Player of the Week.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Downs Maine-Presque Isle, 71-41
    December 18, 2016
    Junior guard Emily Perszyk (Greendale, Wis. / Greendale) posted a game-high 17 points to help lead the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team to a 71-41 win over Maine-Presque Isle on Sunday afternoon in the consolation game of the Hilton Scranton Poinsettia Classic.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Falls to No. 3 Scranton, 69-54
    December 17, 2016
    Sophomore guard Bridgette Mann scored a game-high 22 points to help lead third-ranked Scranton to a 69-54 victory over the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team on Saturday night in the first day of the Hilton Scranton Poinsettia Classic.
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