Author Archives: Brian Laubscher

W&L's Tommy Thetford Set to Compete at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials


Washington and Lee rising sophomore Tommy Thetford of the men's swimming team will compete in the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials held at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska on June 26-July 3, 2016.

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Katterhagen Named ODAC Nominee for NCAA Woman of the Year

Jillian Katterhagen '15

Recent Washington and Lee graduate Jillian Katterhagen (The Woodlands, Texas/The Woodlands) has been selected as the Old Dominion Athletic Conference's 2015 representative for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award.

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Hu and Katterhagen Earn Top ODAC Awards


The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced on Monday that Washington and Lee University has swept the conference’s top scholar-athlete awards for the first time since the 2010-11 school year.

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W&L's Sykes Receives NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Rick Sykes '13

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) released its 2015 winter postgraduate scholarship winners and Washington and Lee's Rick Sykes '13 was among the 29 Division I, II and III men that were recognized.

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W&L Men's Golf Earns GCAA Team Academic Award


The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) announced its 2014 Team Academic Awards on July 30, and Washington and Lee was one of 20 men's golf programs nationally to receive President's Special Recognition by the organization.

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ODAC Releases 2013-14 Academic All-Conference Team


The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2013-14 All-Academic Team on Wednesday and Washington and Lee once again led the league in number of athletes honored.

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Four W&L Players Named to Division III All-America Teams


The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its Division III men's and women's tennis All-America teams recently and Washington and Lee placed two athletes on both the men's and women's lists.

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Tallman Claims National Title in 400m at NCAA Championship

Zander Tallman

Washington and Lee senior Zander Tallman came from behind in the final stretch to win the national title in the 400m on the final day of the NCAA Division III Track and Field National Championship hosted by Ohio Wesleyan on Saturday, May 24.

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W&L Sets New Records for Scholar-Athletes

Many in the University community are well informed as to the athletic exploits of W&L's 472 varsity student-athletes. The accomplishments are many. Thus far in 2013-14, the Generals have already won three conference titles while claiming just better than 60 percent (169-111-6, .601) of their athletic contests.

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Men's Basketball Team Scores Hard-Won Victory

Junior forward Jim Etling in the game against Rando

Some of the craziest moments in sports come from the most unlikely of scenarios. Who saw Wichita State's run to the Final Four coming last spring? Or, for that matter, the same runs from in-state programs George Mason and VCU? America loves to pull for an underdog, and that's exactly what you'd call the 2013–14 Washington and Lee men's basketball squad.

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