Athletics Press Releases

  • W&L Field Hockey Selected First in ODAC Preseason Poll
    August 21, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2017 field hockey preseason coaches’ poll on Monday, and Washington and Lee secured the top spot out of eight schools. The Generals totaled three first-place votes and 43 points.
  • W&L Women's Soccer Tied For First in ODAC Preseason Coaches Poll
    August 18, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2017 women’s soccer preseason coaches’ poll on Friday, and Washington and Lee and Lynchburg both totaled 138 points to tie for the top spot in the poll. However, the Generals received seven first-place votes, while the Hornets earned six first-place nods.
  • W&L Names Brandon Cohen Assistant Baseball Coach
    August 17, 2017
    Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Brandon Cohen as assistant baseball coach.
  • W&L Men's Soccer Picked First in ODAC Preseason Coaches Poll
    August 17, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2017 men’s soccer preseason coaches’ poll on Thursday, and Washington and Lee claimed the top spot. The Generals received 115 points and eight first-place votes.
  • W&L Men's Cross Country Takes Top Spot in ODAC Preseason Poll
    August 16, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2017 men’s cross country preseason coaches’ poll on Wednesday, and two-time defending league champion Washington and Lee took the top spot out of 11 teams. The Generals garnered 10 of the 11 available first-place votes and 100 total points.
  • W&L Women's Cross Country Picked First in ODAC Preseason Poll
    August 16, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2017 women’s cross country preseason coaches’ poll on Wednesday, and two-time defending league champion Washington and Lee took first out of 12 teams. The Generals received 10 first-place votes and 120 total points.
  • W&L Football Picked Third in the ODAC Preseason Coaches Poll
    August 15, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2017 football preseason coaches poll on Tuesday afternoon and Washington and Lee is picked to finish third among the league's seven football playing institutions.
  • W&L Volleyball Selected Second in ODAC Preseason Poll
    August 13, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2017 volleyball preseason coaches’ poll on Monday, and Washington and Lee was picked second out of 12 schools with one first-place vote and 109 points.
  • W&L Men's Soccer Resides in 24th in Preseason Coaches Rankings
    August 07, 2017
    The Washington and Lee men’s soccer program recently received a preseason ranking in the United Soccer Coaches (Formerly the National Soccer Coaches Association of America) 2017 NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Rankings.
  • W&L Women's Soccer Sits 22nd in Preseason Coaches Rankings
    August 07, 2017
    The United Soccer Coaches (Formerly the National Soccer Coaches Association of America) recently announced its 2017 NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Preseason Ranking and Washington and Lee sits in the Top 25.
  • W&L Names Chris McHugh '09 Head Men's Basketball Coach
    August 01, 2017
    Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Chris McHugh ’09 as head men’s basketball coach and associate professor of physical education effective August 9.
  • Dick Szlasa to be Inducted Into the IMLCA Hall of Fame
    July 31, 2017
    – The Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA) has announced that former Washington and Lee men’s lacrosse coach Dick Szlasa is among seven individuals selected to be inducted into the 2017 class of the IMLCA Hall of Fame.
  • W&L Men's Track & Field Garners All-Academic Honors from USTFCCCA
    July 28, 2017
    The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released the Division III Men's Scholar Athletes of the Year, the All-Academic individuals and the All-Academic Teams on Thursday and Friday, and six Washington and Lee athletes received All-Academic recognition. W&L also garnered 2017 All-Academic Team honors.
  • W&L Women's Track & Field Earns All-Academic Laurels from USTFCCCA
    July 28, 2017
    The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the Division III Women’s Scholar Athletes of the Year and the All-Academic honorees on Friday, and six Washington and Lee athletes earned All-Academic laurels. The Generals were also named a USTFCCCA 2017 All-Academic Team.
  • Several Generals Named to ODAC Sportsmanship Teams
    July 26, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has released its 2016-17 season sportsmanship teams and numerous Washington and Lee student-athletes were among those honored.
  • McDonald and Farley Added to GCAA All-America Scholar Teams
    July 26, 2017
    The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) has announced that 46 additional honorees have been added to the previously released Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars for Division III. Among the additions are recent W&L graduate Todd Alan McDonald (Little Rock, Ark. / Little Rock Christian) and rising senior Luke Farley (Durham, N.C. / Trinity School).
  • IWLCA Announces Honor Roll and Team Academic Honors
    July 26, 2017
    The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) announced its 2017 IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Honor teams and Honor Roll on Wednesday, and Washington and Lee was one of the teams honored, while seven Generals earned a spot on the honor roll.
  • W&L Men's & Women's Tennis Teams Earn ITA All-Academic Honors
    July 25, 2017
    The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its 2017 All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes on Tuesday, and Washington and Lee saw both the men’s and women’s teams honored, along with numerous individuals.
  • W&L Volleyball Garners AVCA Team Academic Award
    July 24, 2017
    The America Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced on Monday that 822 teams have earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2016-17 season, and Washington and Lee was one of the 150 Division III teams honored.
  • W&L Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn to be Inducted into Cortland Hall of Fame
    July 20, 2017
    SUNY-Cortland recently announced that Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn is among the seven individuals that will be inducted into its 2017 class of the Cortland C-Club Hall of Fame.
  • W&L's Hurst Receives an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
    July 20, 2017
    The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) released its spring 2017 postgraduate scholarship winners, and recent Washington and Lee graduate Conley Hurst (Little Rock, Ark. / Episcopal) of the men’s golf team was among the 29 Division I, II and III men that were recognized.
  • W&L Men's Golf Earns GCAA Academic Laurels
    July 19, 2017
    The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) released its 2017 Team Academic Awards on Wednesday, and Washington and Lee was one of 39 men’s golf programs nationally to receive the President’s Special Recognition by the organization.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Garners Spot in WBCA Academic Top 25
    July 19, 2017
    The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced the Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll for the 2016-17 season and Washington and Lee ranked 18th.
  • ODAC Announces 2016-17 All-Academic Team
    July 13, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2016-17 All-Academic Team on Thursday and Washington and Lee once again led the league in number of athletes honored.
  • Brooke O'Brien Named IWLCA Chesapeake Region Coach of the Year
    July 12, 2017
    The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) announced its 2017 Regional and National Coaches of the Year and Head Coach Brooke O’Brien was selected as the Division III Chesapeake Region Coach of the Year.
  • Hall and Droz Earn WGCA Scholar All-America Accolades
    July 06, 2017
    The Women’s Golf Coaches Association has announced that Washington and Lee rising seniors Mary-Frances Hall (State Road, N.C. / Elkin) and Dana Droz (Lancaster, Pa. / Veritas Academy) have been named to the All-America Scholar Team for the second straight year.
  • W&L Adds Jackson, Heyde as Assistant Coaches
    June 30, 2017
    Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Steven Jackson and Kelly Heyde as staff members within the athletic department.
  • Six W&L Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-State Honors
    June 29, 2017
    The 2016-17 Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) Academic All-State team was announced on Thursday and six Washington and Lee student-athletes were honored among the 217 student-athletes from 37 colleges and universities across the state.
  • Witherell Named IMLCA South Region Offensive Player of the Year
    June 26, 2017
    The Intercollegiate Men's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA) recently announced its 2017 Division III All-Region and All-America Teams and Washington and Lee had several players recognized.
  • Adam Hutchinson Resigns as Head Men's Basketball Coach at W&L
    June 22, 2017
    Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that Adam Hutchinson has resigned as head men’s basketball coach effective June 30.
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