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W&L teams rake in conference titles

Bella Timmerding, Staff Writer May 8, 2023

Washington and Lee athletic teams have added seven Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) championship titles to the books in the 2022-23 seasons. And the year is not over yet. Eight spring athletic...

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

Andrew Arnold, Staff Writer March 28, 2023

Both lacrosse teams at Washington and Lee have faced strong competition at the forefront of their seasons. The two teams have fought their way into the top 10 rankings nationally but fell short against...

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

Bella Timmerding, Staff Writer March 28, 2023

Dalton Jobe, ’26, never had NCAAs on his radar, and yet he found himself the sole swimmer between both the men’s and women’s teams representing the Generals this March in Greensboro, North Carolina. “I...

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

Stef Chiguluri, Sports Editor February 14, 2023

The Generals wrestling team won its first Old Dominion Athletic Conference team title this weekend, while the women’s and men’s swim teams reclaimed their conference champion titles for the second...

A man swims in a pool while other people tread water in the background.

W&L swimming looks to the postseason after regular season success

Christian Basnight, Staff Writer January 23, 2023

The Washington and Lee University men’s and women’s swimming teams are back in full force, resuming competition for the pivotal winter swing. The reigning Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) champions...

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

Teddy Jacobsen, Staff Writer December 12, 2022

Washington and Lee’s men’s basketball team posted s a 5-4 record going into finals week. With a promising roster of players, team members believe that record will only improve. After four Old Dominion...

The women’s field hockey team after their 3-1 win against Lynchburg College. Photo by Kevin Remington.

Fall sports rack up ODAC accolades

Crawford Humphreys November 16, 2021
Three W&L teams hoisted conference championship trophies.

Generals soccer bounced from ODAC tournament in overtime

Crawford Humphreys November 9, 2021
The men’s soccer team lost its undefeated record after an overtime loss Nov. 3
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
Pitcher Tommy Concklin, ‘17,  was on the All-ODAC first team and the ODAC scholar athlete of the year after going 8-0 with a 1.03 ERA. Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Baseball team uses criticism to fuel end of season success

Mac Trammell May 4, 2016

On a whiteboard in the Washington and Lee baseball locker room there’s a bevy of scribbled notes that have accumulated as the year has progressed. Inspirational quotes posted by coaches; banter posted...

Emily Rollo, ‘17, set both the school and ODAC record in the 200 backstroke. Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Victory! Men’s swimmer wins NCAA title and women’s swimmer named All-American

Caroline Blackmon March 28, 2016

While most students were busy getting ready for Fancy Dress, six Washington and Lee swimmers were busy making a name for the Generals on the national stage. Tommy Thetford, ‘18, and Emily Rollo, ‘17,...

Brooke Donnelly, ‘17, was an All-American last season and hopes to repeat that honor this year. Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Women’s tennis cracks the top 10

Alden Ewing March 28, 2016

A dominant start to the season has propelled the women’s tennis team to a top-ten ranking in the nation, according to After half the team graduated last year, there were questions as to how...

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