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.
Congratulations to Dr. Erika Proko Hamilton, a member of the Washington and Lee Class of 2003. A star tennis player during her student years, and a new member of our Athletic Hall of Fame, Erika just received a new honor, this one from the NCAA.
The men's and women's lacrosse teams at Washington and Lee got training from the Marine Corps on Wilson Field.
The Hall of Fame Ceremony will be available live on the Generals' website.
Cerino coaches Charlotte Hounds; Stagnitta leads Denver Outlaws.
James Urban '96, a Cincinnati Bengals assistant coach, gets some airtime on HBO's "Hard Knocks."
The Cleveland Plain Dealer is counting down the 100 best all-time players for the Cleveland Browns, and Washington and Lee alumnus Walt Michaels comes in at No. 21.
Fred Perry, the last British player to win the Wimbledon men's title until Andy Murray did it this year, was W&L's tennis coach in the 1940s.
Riley Hampsch, a junior at Washington and Lee, has been fighting cancer since she was three-years-old.
John Bernard "Jay" Handlan '52, one of the most prolific scorer's in the history of Washington and Lee basketball, died on January 10 in Ormond Beach, Fla. He was 84.