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

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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

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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

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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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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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Renewed Interest in W&L’s Polo Club

There has been a renewed interest in the W&L Polo Association (Polo Club) this year and the organization received U.S. Polo Association (USPA) recognition for the first time since 2008. W&L played its first matches at the end of March in the Virginia Polo Center against two teams from the University of Virginia. Although W&L […]

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Men's Basketball Team Scores Hard-Won Victory

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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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NCAA Honors Dr. Erika Proko Hamilton '03

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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.

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Calling In the Marines

W&L sophomore goalkeeper Wyatt Devine works with U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Thurman Butts on Wilson Field. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Aaron Diamant)

The men's and women's lacrosse teams at Washington and Lee got training from the Marine Corps on Wilson Field.

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W&L Athletic Hall of Fame to Induct Five on Sept. 6

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The Hall of Fame Ceremony will be available live on the Generals' website.

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Former W&L Coaches Meet in MLL Semifinals

Denver Outlaws' Jim Stagnitta, left, and Charlotte Hounds' Mike Cerino.

Cerino coaches Charlotte Hounds; Stagnitta leads Denver Outlaws.

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