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Recke is a senior captain on the university men’s soccer team.

Student athlete profile: Erik Recke, ‘21

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

General of the Week: Dylan Ritch, ’19

Ben Soullier November 6, 2018
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.
Photo courtesy of Washington and Lee Athletics.

Men’s soccer succeeding in ODAC play

Ben Soullier October 23, 2018
The Generals have high hopes of winning the ODAC title again this season
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

Generalssports.com November 16, 2015

The twenty-third ranked Washington and Lee men’s soccer team scored three second-half goals en route to posting a 3-0 triumph over Methodist on Nov. 12 at Watt Field in the first-round of the NCAA Division...

Goalie Gillen Beck, ‘18, has only 
allowed eight goals all season. 
Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Defense anchors men’s soccer

, Claude Miller November 2, 2015

The age-old adage in sport is that defense wins championships.  Defense is a fundamental piece to competitive success, and a fundamental that the Washington and Lee Men’s Soccer team has crafted into...

Ben Bayles, 16. Photo by Kiki Spiezio, 17.

General of the Week: Ben Bayles

Kenta Sayama October 12, 2015

Phi: Why do you think the team is doing so well this year? BB: I think the biggest thing is our depth, with a lot of strong freshmen coming in. Four or five of them are starting in the games, and it is...

The 2015 Men’s Squad has 12 first-year players on its roster and 17 returning athletes. Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Staying on the ball: The Phi checks in with Generals Soccer

Mac Trammell September 21, 2015

Combo of young talent, veteran experience defines 2015 men's soccer team The Washington & Lee men’s soccer team looks to improve its offense in hope of making the NCAA tournament by season’s end. The...

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