The Washington and Lee wrestling team's matches against Muhlenberg and Ursinus slated to take place on Saturday in Allentown, Pa., have been cancelled due to the threat of inclement weather this weekend.
The 22nd-ranked Washington and Lee wrestling team produced 12 placewinners and two champions en route to a second-place finish out of eight teams at the Jim Crytzer Memorial Invitational held at Southern Virginia on Saturday.
Washington and Lee first-year 133-pounder Charlie Cunningham (Pequannock, N.J. / Seton Hall Prep) has been named the Centennial Conference Wrestler of the Week for the period ending January 2. Due to the holiday break, Cunningham’s selection covers any matches wrestled in between December 10 and January 1.
The Washington and Lee wrestling team has received its first-ever national ranking as a Division III squad, ranking 22nd in the latest edition of the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division III Top 25.
The Centennial Conference has announced that Washington and Lee first-year 157-pounder Ryan Luth (Milford, Conn. / Joseph A. Foran) has been named the conference Wrestler of the Week for the week ending November 18.
The Washington and Lee wrestling team boasted two individual champions and eight place-winners en route to a fourth-place finish out of 13 teams at the U.S. Marine Corps Star City Tournament held at the Salem Civic Center on Sunday.
Washington and Lee first-year 285-pounder Clay Chadwick (Arlington, Va. / Yorktown) secured a 6-4 overtime win to give the Generals a 19-15 road victory over 11th-ranked Ferrum in wrestling on Saturday.
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.
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the hiring of Hayli Yetter as director of the fitness center and head coach of strength and conditioning. She will also serve as assistant professor of physical education. Yetter began her new appointment on September 4.