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Before Regionals, Tassoni and Zach Bylykbashi, ‘19, each placed second in their respective weight classes at the Centenial Conference Championship. Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Wrestler breaks fifteen-year-old NCAA drought

Caroline Blackmon March 21, 2016

For the first time in fifteen years, a Washington and Lee wrestler will compete in the NCAA championship meet. Wrestler Ron Tassoni, ‘16, will be competing in the NCAA Championship after placing third...

Tassoni has had a record-setting career ar W&L. He has held several records including single-season takedowns, wins and career takedowns. Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Wrestler breaks fifteen-year-old NCAA drought

Caroline Blackmon March 7, 2016

For the first time in fifteen years, a Washington and Lee wrestler will compete in the NCAA championship meet. Wrestler Ron Tassoni, ‘16, will be competing in the NCAA Championship after placing third...

Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

General of the Week: Zach Bylykbashi

Matt Kaminer February 17, 2016

Phi: What did it mean to break the single season win record as a freshman? ZB: To break the single season wins record is pretty special, especially only being a freshman but achieving the record is not...

Zach Bylykbashi, ‘19, broke the record for most wins in a season held by captain Ron Tassoni, ‘16. Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Injury riddled wrestling team looks to rebound

Claude Miller February 8, 2016

The Washington and Lee wrestling team has faced a rollercoaster of a season, filled with ups downs, flips and rolls. The team began the season on a three-match losing streak, only to turn around and dominate...

Ron Tassoni, ‘16, is only a few wins away from being W&L’s all-time winningest wrestler. Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

New wrestlers, new attitudes

Kenta Sayama November 16, 2015

Although the last several seasons ended with unpleasant results, Washington and Lee’s wrestlers are ready to buck the trend this season through their motivation and dedication. According to team captain...

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