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The Ring-tum Phi

The student newspaper of Washington and Lee University

The Ring-tum Phi

Head coach Mike Singleton (far right), assistant coaches and senior players get together on W&L men’s soccer’s senior day.

Head soccer coach resigns to follow his family

Mike Singleton will next work at Goucher College
Campbell Fitzhugh, Contributing Writer
May 13, 2024
(Left to right) Dmitri Tulloch, ‘27, and Weyimi Agbeyegbe, ‘25, show excitement for their team heading into the NCAA Division III men’s soccer Final Four. Photo courtesy of Generals Athletics

‘Different shoes’: Men’s soccer’s journey to the Final Four

The seniors leave behind a legacy of the most national wins for an individual class in program history
Andrew Arnold
December 11, 2023

Generals soccer bounced from ODAC tournament in overtime

The men’s soccer team lost its undefeated record after an overtime loss Nov. 3
Crawford Humphreys
November 9, 2021
Recke is a senior captain on the university men’s soccer team.

Student athlete profile: Erik Recke, ‘21

The student athlete grind doesn’t stop becasue of a pandemic - especially for team captains
Crawford Humphreys
November 4, 2020
Dylan Ritch, 19. Photo courtesy of Washington and Lee Sports Information.

General of the Week: Dylan Ritch, ’19

Dylan Ritch, ‘19, was selected as the ODAC Men’s Soccer Player of the Week after scoring one goal and logging one assist in the 3 to 0 victory over Eastern Mennonite University, and helping the team to their unbeaten streak to a program-tying 12th victory during the week ending in October 28. His assist broke the program’s career assist record. Ritch also scored both goals in the 2 to 0 victory over nationally-ranked Virginia Wesleyan University. The Phi sat down with Ritch to talk about his life on and off the field at Washington and Lee.
Ben Soullier
November 6, 2018
Photo courtesy of Washington and Lee Athletics.

Men’s soccer succeeding in ODAC play

The Generals have high hopes of winning the ODAC title again this season
Ben Soullier
October 23, 2018
W&L’s defense has allowed an ODAC-Best 0.70 goals per game. 
Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Soccer dominates Methodist for NCAA victory

The men’s soccer team continued nine game win streak by blanking Methodist in first round of NCAA Tournament
November 16, 2015
Goalie Gillen Beck, ‘18, has only 
allowed eight goals all season. 
Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Defense anchors men’s soccer

Powered by an imposing defensive front, Generals Men's Soccer rides a five game win streak into the postseason
, Claude Miller
November 2, 2015
Ben Bayles, 16. Photo by Kiki Spiezio, 17.

General of the Week: Ben Bayles

Ben Bayles, ‘16, a midfielder and one of the captains of the Washington and Lee men’s soccer team, has been named General of the Week after scoring two goals against Guilford College on Oct. 4. Bayles is the team’s top scorer with six goals in five games.
Kenta Sayama
October 12, 2015
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