The Ring-tum Phi

A fierce competitor

Shand was a third team All-ODAC during her rookie season

Julia Wilson

November 2, 2014

Sophomore Mackenzie Shand, a middle blocker for the Women’s Volleyball Team, has played an important role in the team’s notable 22-4 record. Shand began playing volleyball in seventh grade when a middle school teacher encouraged her to try it. Shand admits that she was reluctant to try the new...

Sweet victory, a long time coming

The young Generals hope to use this as a rebuilding year, and will look to compete for an ODAC championship next year.

Peter Rathmell

November 2, 2014

It is better late than never for the Generals football team, which earned its first win last week at home over conference rival Randolph-Macon. After starting out the season on a five-game losing streak, the team hopes to use this victory as a momentum booster to fuel the rest of the season and into...

Nearing the finish line

Mackintosh originally played tennis at W&L before switching to track and cross country

Emily Kochard

November 2, 2014

After experiencing a rotator-cuff injury as a freshman tennis player, senior Casey Mackintosh decided to try Cross Country and Track instead, and has been a large contributor to both teams’ success ever since. Mackintosh placed sixth place out of 159 competitors in the Don Cathcart Invite on Sept....

The Screaming Minks

The Screaming Minks

Kuangdi Zhao

October 30, 2014

Washington and Lee’s Screaming Minks Rugby Football Club,  commonly known as Minks, was founded in 1966. Today, with 28 members, it is one of the biggest sports clubs at W&L. Rugby football is a style of football, and it is the national sport in New Zealand, South Africa and Fiji. American...

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