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The Ring-tum Phi

The student newspaper of Washington and Lee University

The Ring-tum Phi

Sarah Zimmerman, ‘26, hopes to go further in the ODAC tournament
this year for women’s soccer. Photo courtesy of Generals Sports

Pass, dribble, shoot: It’s all the same for Zimmerman

Sarah Zimmerman, '26, went from not knowing she wanted to play collegiate sport to being a threat in soccer and basketball at W&L.
Andrew Arnold
September 25, 2023
A large group of lacrosse players in blue uniform tops and white shorts pose, along with coaching staff in similar colors.

W&L teams rake in conference titles

While some have national championships on the horizon, others faced defeat in matches this weekend
Bella Timmerding, Staff Writer
May 8, 2023
A woman in a blue windbreaker kneels on the sidelines of a sports field. She holds a clipboard and speaks to a group of seated players.

Gender gap plateau in athletics highlights progress to be made

W&L is working to close an ongoing gender gap and to create an inclusive environment for all athletes
McKenzie Kane, Staff Writer
April 11, 2023
A woman grinning and wearing sports goggles jumps into the arms of another woman in a white goalie helmet. Both are in white and blue uniforms.

W&L lacrosse teams take a step back after hot starts

Both men's and women's teams faced losses this past week as they vie for conference championships
Andrew Arnold, Staff Writer
March 28, 2023
A man swims on his front beside floating lane markers. He wears goggles and a black swim cap.

First-year swimmer set the bar high with his appearance at the NCAA meet

Dalton Jobe, ’26, combatted a broken hand injury and returned strong enough to compete at the national level
Bella Timmerding, Staff Writer
March 28, 2023
A man in a blue baseball uniform steps strongly forward, preparing to throw a baseball with his right hand.

Evan Blair’s outstanding pitches propel the Generals to early victories

Blair, ’25, has received national recognition in DIII athletics for his strong contributions to W&L’s early wins
Ryan Raicht, Staff Writer
March 13, 2023
A group of women in white golf outfits and hats smile at the camera. They are on a golf course.

W&L women’s golf opens the spring season taking third at Savannah Invitational

The Generals women's golfers use their collective bond to power low scores and high finishes
Stef Chiguluri, Sports Editor
March 13, 2023
A group of women and one man stand in a circle, putting their hands into the center for a team cheer. Some of the women hold tennis rackets.

W&L women’s tennis takes on rigorous spring season

Faced with tough competition earlier in the season, the Generals hope to be well-prepared for a better run at nationals this year
Christian Basnight, Staff Writer
February 14, 2023
A group of men pose, smiling, behind an ODAC logo sign. One man holds a trophy over his head.

Generals wrestling, swimming excel in championships

The men's swim team tallied over 300 points more than Lynchburg during a four-day conference championship to claim the win
Stef Chiguluri, Sports Editor
February 14, 2023
am Wise, ‘23, set high expectations for himself as a team leader and starting point guard this season.

Men’s basketball tries to turn season around

The Generals are keeping their heads up as they control their own fate
Teddy Jacobsen, Staff Writer
December 12, 2022

The winning football season took spirit and heart

The W&L football team was crowned champion in the fall and motivated to win after the 2020-2021 season was canceled.
Billy Queally
May 17, 2022
The ODAC unanimously voted to cancel all track and field, tennis, baseball, lacrosse, and golf spring seasons for 2020 as a result of COVID-19. Photo by Isaac Thompson, 21.

Senior student athletes adjust to abrupt end of winter and spring seasons

The university and the ODAC canceled athletics for the rest of the year
Sydney Lee
March 30, 2020
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