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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 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 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
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

With one more regular season meet, the Generals swim teams are primed for the ODAC Swimming Championship
Christian Basnight, Staff Writer
January 23, 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 women’s field hockey team after their 3-1 win against Lynchburg College. Photo by Kevin Remington.

Fall sports rack up ODAC accolades

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

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
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
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

Picked in the preseason to finish ninth in the ODAC and to miss the playoffs, the baseball team played this season with determination to prove the doubters wrong
Mac Trammell
May 4, 2016
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

Thetford brought home W&L's first men's swimming NCAA title in eight seasons
Caroline Blackmon
March 28, 2016
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

The women's tennis team has won five of its 11 matches in sweeping fashion and is a perfect 4-0 in conference play
Alden Ewing
March 28, 2016
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