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Football’s historic	win streak ends in NCAA tournament

Football’s historic win streak ends in NCAA tournament

Courtesy of Generals Sports January 23, 2016

Ninth-ranked Thomas More gained 522 total yards and jumped out to a 35-0 lead en route to posting a 51-21 win over fifteenth-ranked Washington and Lee in the first round of the NCAA Division III Football...

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Football dominates opponents, runs historic win streak to nine games

Kenta Sayama November 9, 2015

Busting out the gates on a nine-game win streak, the Washington and Lee football team is having an historically successful season. The team is having its best season since the 1960’s, said quarterback...

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General of the Week: Walker Brand, ’18

Alden Ewing November 9, 2015

Phi: What made you want to start playing football? Walker Brand: I think the natural instinct of any young boy to hit someone kicked in.  Also, going to my older brother’s football games had an impact. ...

Marshall Hollerith, ‘17, ran for 121 yards a touchdown in a 21-17 victory over Randolph-Macon. 
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Football team makes rankings history

Alex Niemann October 26, 2015

A place in the spotlight doesn’t mean too much to the Washington and Lee football team. The team made history two weeks ago with its first ever top-25 ranking in the American Football Coaches Association...

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Football aims for ODAC title

Caroline Blackmon October 12, 2015

Following its comeback win of 20-17 against nationally ranked Guilford on Oct. 3 at Wilson Field, the Generals football team looks to continue the strong momentum it has had so far this season. Captain...

Junior QB Charlie Nelson hands the ball off to sophomore RB, Duncan Maxwell. Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Goodbye, Guilford!

W&L Sports Information October 5, 2015

Junior quarterback Charlie Nelson rushed for 154 yards and threw for 104 more as Washington and Lee knocked off twenty-third-ranked Guilford by a score of 20-17 on Oct. 3 at Wilson Field. The win improved...

Charlie Nelson, ‘17, is in his second season as starting QB. Photo by Leigh Poetzsch, ‘18.

Nelson is no longer a rookie

Jordan Missal September 28, 2015

Washington and Lee Quarterback Charlie Nelson, ‘17, has seen an uptick in both his stats and confidence level running the complex triple-option offense.   “Being an upperclassman quarterback has...

The 2015 Generals football team has 75 players on its roster, including 23 first-years. Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Fall sports preview: A sneak peek at football

Jordan Missal September 21, 2015

This year’s Washington and Lee football team has generated a lot of buzz after two big wins over Averett and Sewanee to begin its season. After going 2-8 last season, the Generals have already matched...

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