2018 Washington and Lee Women's Cross Country News Releases

  • 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.
  • No. 34 W&L Women's Cross Country Places Third at the NCAA South/Southeast Regional
    November 10, 2018
    Led by a 10th-place finish from senior Samantha Yates (Birmingham, Ala./St. Paul's School), the 33rd-ranked Washington and Lee women’s cross country team claimed third out of 32 teams at the South/Southeast Regional on Saturday at Berry College.
  • 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.
  • W&L Women's Cross Country Claims Fourth Consecutive ODAC Title
    October 27, 2018
    The Washington and Lee women’s cross country team had nine of the Top 20 runners at the 2018 ODAC Championship at the Kernstown Battlefield on Saturday en route to claiming its fourth straight conference title.
  • 2018 W&L Women's Cross Country ODAC Championship Preview
    October 26, 2018
    The Washington and Lee women's cross country team competes at the ODAC Championship on Saturday. Recently, head coach Mike Dager, along with seniors Samantha Yates and Maggie Seybold and junior Katie Bearup, previewed the upcoming meet.
  • W&L Women's Cross Country Finishes in Top 10 at Two Meets
    October 13, 2018
    The Washington and Lee women’s cross country team split the team on Saturday, competing in two meets. The Generals finished eighth out of 25 teams at the Connecticut College Invitational, which featured six ranked teams in the Top 35, and the Blue and White took ninth out of 30 teams at the Gettysburg Invitational and were the second-best Division III team at the meet.
  • Trio of Generals claim ODAC Athlete of the Week accolades
    October 08, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that Washington and Lee student-athletes Megan Engeland (Yardley, Pa./Pennsbury), Samantha Yates (Birmingham, Ala./St. Paul's School) and Patrick Ryan (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) have been honored as the ODAC Player of the Week in their respective sports for the week ending October 7.
  • W&L Women's Cross Country Takes Second at CNU Invite
    October 06, 2018
    Finishing neck-and-neck with Division I William and Mary, the Washington and Lee women’s cross country team took second out of four schools at the Christopher Newport Cross Country Invitational on Saturday.
  • W&L's Yates and Peccie Earn ODAC Player of the Week Laurels
    September 24, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that Washington and Lee student-athletes Samantha Yates (Birmingham, Ala. / St. Paul's School) and Brian Peccie (Norfolk, Va. / Norfolk Academy) have been honored as the ODAC Player of the Week in their respective sports for the week ending September 23.
  • Bearup & Yates Pace Generals to Two Wins at Hornet Harrier/Commonweath Challenge
    September 22, 2018
    The Washington and Lee women’s cross country team had two individual winners, won two team races and were named the overall champions at the Hornet Harrier/Commonwealth Challenge on Saturday hosted by Shenandoah at the Kernstown Battlefield.
  • W&L Women's Cross Country Announces Schedule Changes
    September 13, 2018
    The Washington and Lee women’s cross country team has announced schedule changes for the upcoming weeks. The Generals will no longer compete at the Virginia Tech Alumni Invitational this Friday, and have added the Mary Washington Invitational on October 6 to their schedule.
  • W&L Hires Hayli Yetter as Director of the Fitness Center and Head Coach of Strength and Conditioning
    September 06, 2018
    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.
  • Yates & Yavalar Earn ODAC Athlete of the Week Honors
    September 04, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its Athletes of the Week on Tuesday for the week ending September 2, and Washington and Lee senior Samantha Yates (Birmingham, Ala./St. Paul's School) was named the Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week, while senior goalkeeper Ariyel Yavalar (Baltimore, Md./Garrison Forest School) garnered the Field Hockey Athlete of the Week accolade.
  • Yates Paces W&L Women's Cross Country to Third at Hokie Invite
    August 31, 2018
    Competing against mostly Division I schools, the Washington and Lee women’s cross country team finished third out of nine teams at the Virginia Tech Invitational on Friday.
  • 2018 W&L Women's Cross Country Season Preview
    August 29, 2018
    The Washington and Lee women's cross country team opens the 2018 season on Friday at the Hokie Invite. Recently, head coach Mike Dager, along with senior Maggie Seybold, junior Ellie Bradach and sophomore Didi Pace, previewed the upcoming year.
  • W&L Women's Cross Country Picked First in ODAC Preseason Poll
    August 16, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2018 women’s cross country preseason coaches’ poll on Thursday, and three-time defending conference champion Washington and Lee took the top spot out of 13 schools with 141 points and 10 first-place votes.
  • W&L places numerous student-athletes on ODAC Sportsmanship Teams
    August 10, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has released its 2017-18 season sportsmanship teams and several Washington and Lee student-athletes were among those honored.
  • ODAC Announces 2017-18 All-Academic Team
    July 26, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2017-18 All-Academic Team on Thursday and Washington and Lee once again led the league in number of athletes honored.
  • Chris Schall Resigns as Fitness Center Director/Strength & Conditioning Coach
    July 12, 2018
    Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that Chris Schall has resigned his position of fitness center director and strength and conditioning coach effective July 27.