2017-18 Washington and Lee Women's Basketball News Releases

  • W&L Athletics Finishes 13th in the 2017-18 Learfield Director's Cup Standings
    June 11, 2018
    The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) recently released the 2017-18 Learfield Director’s Cup standings and Washington and Lee claimed its highest-ever finish.
  • Perszyk and Thetford Highlight 2017-18 Award Winners at W&L
    May 15, 2018
    The Washington and Lee Department of Athletics held its annual Athletics Awards Ceremony at Lee Chapel on Tuesday evening. The event, made possible by the generosity of the Brookby Family, honors student-athletes and administrators who have made the 2017-18 school year a tremendous success.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards
    April 23, 2018
    Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 257 students earned Scholar-Athlete awards during the recently completed winter term. The students are all members of W&L athletic teams and achieved a grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.500.
  • W&L's Perszyk Earns VaSID Second Team All-State Accolade
    April 02, 2018
    The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) announced its 2017-18 College Division All-State Women’s Basketball Teams on Monday afternoon, and senior guard Emily Perszyk (Greendale, Wis. / Greendale) earned Second Team All-State accolades.
  • Perszyk Earns Women's Basketball First Team Academic All-America Honors
    March 14, 2018
    The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2017-18 Division III Academic All-America women’s basketball teams on Wednesday afternoon, and Washington and Lee senior guard Emily Perszyk (Greendale, Wis. / Greendale) was named to the first team.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Falls to Emory & Henry in ODAC Semis
    February 24, 2018
    Senior guard Emily Perszyk (Greendale, Wis. / Greendale) scored a game-high 21 points, but it was not enough as top-seeded Emory & Henry claimed a 64-60 victory over fifth-seeded Washington and Lee in the semifinals of the ODAC Women’s Basketball Tournament on Saturday afternoon at the Salem Civic Center.
  • W&L's Perszyk Selected for Academic All-District Honors
    February 22, 2018
    The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2017-18 Division III Academic All-District women’s basketball team on Thursday afternoon and Washington and Lee senior guard Emily Perszyk (Greendale, Wis. / Greendale) was named to the six-member District 5 team.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Edges Guilford, 79-77, in ODAC Quarterfinals
    February 22, 2018
    Sophomore forward Andy Smithey (Charlotte, N.C. / Saint Mary's School) scored a career-high 16 points and pulled down eight rebounds to lead the fifth-seeded Washington and Lee women’s basketball team to a 79-77 victory over fourth-seeded Guilford in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Women’s Basketball Tournament on Thursday afternoon at the Salem Civic Center.
  • W&L's Perszyk and Popp Earn Women's Basketball All-ODAC Accolades
    February 22, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2017-18 women’s basketball awards on Thursday, and Washington and Lee senior guard Emily Perszyk (Greendale, Wis. / Greendale) and first-year guard Katie Popp (Rye, N.Y. / Rye) garnered all-conference honors.
  • 2018 W&L Women's Basketball ODAC Championship Preview
    February 21, 2018
    Head Coach Christine Clancy, along with senior captains Emily Perszyk, Emma Redding and Andrea Ferrero, preview the ODAC Tournament.
  • W&L Women's Basketball To Host ODAC First-Round Game
    February 19, 2018
    The fifth-seeded Washington and Lee women’s basketball team will host an ODAC Tournament First Round game on Monday at 7:00 pm against 12th-seeded Hollins.
  • Perszyk Leads W&L Women's Basketball to a 75-44 Victory over Hollins
    February 19, 2018
    Senior guard Emily Perszyk (Greendale, Wis. / Greendale) scored a game-high 25 points to lead the fifth-seeded Washington and Lee women’s basketball team to a 75-44 win over 12th-seeded Hollins in the first round of the ODAC Tournament on Monday at the Warner Center.
  • Perszyk Leads W&L Women's Hoops Past Shenandoah, 72-69
    February 17, 2018
    Senior guard Emily Perszyk (Greendale, Wis. / Greendale) tied a season-high with 28 points to lead the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team to a 72-69 victory over Shenandoah on Saturday afternoon at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Upended by Emory & Henry, 66-52
    February 14, 2018
    The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team shot 57.1 percent (8-14) in the first quarter and 15.9 percent (7-44) for the rest of the game in falling to Emory & Henry by a score of 66-52 on Wednesday evening at the Warner Center.
  • Lynchburg Pulls Away for a 66-47 Win Over W&L Women's Basketball
    February 10, 2018
    Lynchburg College used a 14-0 run in the second period to pull away for a 66-47 win over Washington and Lee in ODAC women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Turner Gym.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Tops Hollins, 77-39
    February 07, 2018
    Washington and Lee jumped out to a 12-0 lead and never looked back in cruising to a 77-39 victory over Hollins in ODAC women’s basketball action on Wednesday night at the Hollins Gymnasium.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Katie Popp (2-6)
    February 06, 2018
    First-year guard Katie Popp of the women's basketball team averaged 17.5 points and 7.5 rebounds in two W&L victories last week to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Downs Virginia Wesleyan, 73-45
    February 03, 2018
    The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team used a 23-7 run, spanning the end of the third period and the beginning of the fourth, on its way to posting a 73-45 victory over Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Cruises to an 80-50 Victory over Randolph
    January 30, 2018
    Washington and Lee jumped out to a 10-0 lead and never looked back in snapping a two-game losing streak with an 80-50 win over Randolph in ODAC women’s basketball action on Tuesday evening at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Drops a 60-44 Decision to Guilford
    January 27, 2018
    The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team got off to a slow start, falling behind 12-1 early in dropping a 60-44 decision to Guilford on Saturday at Ragan-Brown Fieldhouse.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Stymied by Emory & Henry, 72-55
    January 24, 2018
    Emory & Henry jumped out to a 10-0 lead and in the opening 3:51 of the game and never trailed in producing a 72-55 victory over Washington and Lee in ODAC women’s basketball action on Wednesday evening at the King Center.
  • W&L Indoor Athletics and Recreation Center Named in Honor of Richard L. Duchossois
    January 23, 2018
    Washington and Lee University will name its new indoor athletics and recreation facility for Richard L. Duchossois, of the Class of 1944, in recognition of his leadership support of the project.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Cruises Past Hollins, 69-58
    January 20, 2018
    The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team closed the first period with a 15-0 run in cruising to a 69-58 victory over Hollins on Saturday afternoon at the Warner Center.
  • Cold Shooting Dooms W&L Women's Hoops in 74-60 Loss to Roanoke
    January 16, 2018
    The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team shot just 29.4 percent (20-68) from the floor and was out-rebounded 65-41 in falling to Roanoke by a score of 74-60 on Tuesday evening at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Tops Randolph, 76-58
    January 13, 2018
    The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team hit a season-high 11 three-pointers en route to claiming a 76-58 victory over Randolph in ODAC action on Saturday evening at the RAD Center.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Dropped by Bridgewater, 99-92
    January 09, 2018
    Washington and Lee had three players score over 20 points, but it wasn’t enough as Bridgewater defeated W&L, 99-92, in ODAC women’s basketball action on Tuesday night at Nininger Hall.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Wins Fifth Straight, Defeats Guilford, 62-59
    January 05, 2018
    Sophomore guard Taylor Casey (Brentwood, Tenn. / Franklin Road Academy) posted a game-high 18 points to lead the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team to a 62-59 victory over Guilford in ODAC action on Friday night at the Warner Center.
  • Washington and Lee Leads ODAC Commissioner's Cup Fall Standings
    January 04, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its fall standings for the ODAC Commissioner’s Cups and Washington and Lee carries a commanding lead for the men’s, women’s and overall cups.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Term Scholar-Athlete Awards
    January 04, 2018
    Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that a record 253 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 242 set last fall.
  • Kelly Leads W&L Women's Basketball to a 75-64 Win over Eastern Mennonite
    January 03, 2018
    Senior forward Ailyn Kelly (Clifton, Va. / Centreville) tallied a game-high 23 points to lead Washington and Lee to a 75-64 victory over Eastern Mennonite in ODAC women’s basketball action on Wednesday night at the Warner Center.
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