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General of the Week: Dylan Ritch, ’19

Dylan Ritch, '19. Photo courtesy of Washington and Lee Sports Information.

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.

Men’s soccer succeeding in ODAC play

Photo courtesy of Washington and Lee Athletics.

Ben Soullier

October 23, 2018

The Generals have high hopes of winning the ODAC title again this season

Soccer dominates Methodist for NCAA victory

W&L’s defense has allowed an ODAC-Best 0.70 goals per game. 
Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

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 III Men’s Soccer Tournament. Midfielder Viktor Dolberg, ‘19, (Clovis, Calif. / Floyd B. Buch...

Defense anchors men’s soccer

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

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 an art this fall season. The Generals have posted an overall record of 12-3-2 this season, putting them...

General of the Week: Ben Bayles

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

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 definitely huge. Also, I think we have scored 12 goals [already] this year, [which] is a lot higher than l...

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

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

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 Generals started the season 2-2-1, registering wins against Greensboro College and Southern Vi...

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