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Cross country teams kick off season in high gear

Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info

Kathryn Young

September 26, 2016

Men’s XC The Generals Men’s Cross Country team started out their season on the right foot, placing first in the ODAC Preview Meet and second in the Dickinson Invitational. Before the meet, the team was selected first in the ODAC Preseason Poll with 98 total points and eight first place votes, b...

Thirty years of excellence

The 2015 Women’s XC team has a mix of first-years and seasoned veteran runners. Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Peter Rathmell

September 28, 2015

Entering its thirtieth year of competition, the Washington and Lee women’s cross country team is looking to accomplish something truly special this season: win its fifteenth ODAC Championship. “We have one of the best teams I’ve seen here,” captain Rachel Solomon, ‘16, said. The team was tale...

Fall sports preview: A sneak peek at men’s XC

It’s been 20 years since the W&L men’s cross-country team has been to the NCAA Championship meet. Photo courtesy of W&L Sports Info.

Peter Rathmell

September 21, 2015

The Washington and Lee men’s cross country team enters this year with one simple goal: qualify for the NCAA championship meet in Wisconsin- Oshkosh. Building off of last season, that goal does not seem far-fetched. Although the team stumbled toward the end of the year with injuries to several key ru...

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