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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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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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At Home on the Range

W&L alumna Becca Bolton is conducting research on the free-ranging population of wild bison in Yellowstone National Park.

Washington and Lee alumna Becca Bolton '12 has been conducting research on bison grazing in Yellowstone National Park.

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

Logo of Athletic Hall of Fame

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

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W&L's Civitarese Participates in Umbra Institute

Albert Civitarese '15 in Perugia, Italy

Washington and Lee junior Albert Civitarese is spending part of this summer at the Umbra Institute in Perugia, Italy, where he resumed his Italian language studies.

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W&L Basketball Star Jay Handlan '52 Dies

Washington and Lee's Jay Handlan, Class of 1952

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.

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Success Down Under for a "Good Bloke," Zac White '10

Zac White '10 has gone from the Generals to Australian basketball.

Zac White, a 2010 graduate of Washington and Lee, has been making his mark on the basketball courts in Australia.

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W&L's Heinsohn Wins the Willie Lanier Award

Washington and Lee seniors Jake Pelton, left, and Luke Heinsohn were honored by the Richmond Touchdown Club.

Washington and Lee senior running back/placekicker Luke Heinsohn (Charlottesville, Va./Covenant) received the 2012 Willie Lanier Award as the top college division football player in Virginia.

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Joe Lyles, Legendary W&L Coach, Dies at 83

Joe Lyles in 2009, with the Louisville Slugger that was a retirement gift from his colleagues. Photo by Patrick Hinely '73.

Joseph F. Lyles, who coached and taught at Washington and Lee University for 50 years, died yesterday, Nov. 13, in Roanoke. He was 83.

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