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Jam-packed weekend helps track team prep for ODACs

Patrick Robertson, ‘17, won last year’s hammer throw competition in the ODAC championship with a toss of over 47 meters. Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Conor Habiger

April 4, 2016

The Washington and Lee Track Team had a busy weekend. The team competed in two separate competitions. First, on April 1, the Generals participated in the Colonial Relays at William & Mary and followed that up with a third place showing in the Roanoke College Invitational on April 2. Both meets presente...

Maddy Graves

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Peter Rathmell

March 28, 2016

Phi: What has driven your success so far this year? MG: Definitely the coaches help a lot and the upperclassmen are really inspirational and motivational. They always pick me up when I’m down. I wasn’t expecting to play as much early on, so that was a big thing and as a team everyone kind of pick...

Men’s lax goes on the offensive

In his rookie season, A.J. Witherell, ’19, leads the team in both goals and points while being second in shooting percentage. Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Claude Miller

March 28, 2016

The Washington and Lee men’s lacrosse team is off to a hot start this season, winning six of their first eight games. The team success has been fueled by terrific offensive performances.  Attacker A.J. Witherell, ’19, leads the team in both goals and points with 17 and 21 respectively.  He is als...

After tough opening schedule, women’s lax hopes to improve

Melissa Coggins, ‘16 accounted for six points (two goals and four assists) in the win against Haverford. Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Emily Cook

March 14, 2016

The Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team shook off a rough start and recorded its first win of 2016 on March 9. The Gennies opened the season on a four game losing streak, including two close calls against Mary Washington and St. Mary’s of Maryland, but snapped that streak by topping Haverfor...

Hornets sting Gennies in ODAC semis

Emma Redding, ‘18, averaged nearly 10 points and five rebounds over the team’s last eight games. Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Alex Niemann

March 7, 2016

The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team saw its seven game win streak end and its season come to an early finale on Feb. 27 in Salem. The Lynchburg College Hornets proved to be too much for the Generals, winning 57-71 in the semifinals of the ODAC tournament.  This was the third time the Hornet...

Rookie baseball star key to team’s early success

Feeley has recorded a hit in all but six games so far this year. Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Claude Miller

March 7, 2016

The Washington and Lee baseball team has found a rising star in rookie infielder Chadwick Feeley. The right-hander has played in all 17 games thus far, and has shown his worth in the batter’s box. While hitting with a .270 batting average, his 11 runs are good for first on the team. He also leads the ...

Women’s lax shoots for ODACs

With 18 underclassmen on the roster, the Generals are primed to continue their reign as ODAC champs for years to come.Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Emily Cook

February 17, 2016

Sixteen might be a lucky number for the W&L Women’s Lacrosse team in the 2016 season. Currently ranked number sixteen in the IWLCA’s DIII Preseason Poll, the Generals’ goal is to make it past the Sweet 16 in the NCAA tournament and build off of last season’s sixteenth ODAC championship. The 2016 team is som...

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