Washington and Lee University forward Haley Tucker was tabbed a Third Team All-American by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) on Wednesday. She is the third General to earn such a distinction, joining fellow third team selections Maggie Waxter and Kendall Korte in 2016 and 2007, respectively.
Two ODAC women's soccer standouts took home impressive dual-emphasis honors on Tuesday afternoon as Lynchburg College centerback Emily Maxwell and Shenandoah University back Alex Wessel were named Academic All-Americans by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Maxwell earned a spot on the second team, while Wessel was tabbed to the third team.
Washington and Lee University goalkeeper Gillen Beck added a very unique honor to his career list of plaudits on Tuesday afternoon as he was named a Second Team Academic All-American by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Beck is the first men's soccer player in Generals' history to earn Academic All-America laurels.
Weekly honors increase by six athletes this week with men's and women's indoor track joining men's and women's basketball and a return to action for men's and women's swimming. Those earning weekly honors include (pictured, l-r, t-b): Grant Amoateng from Eastern Mennonite track, Jennifer Calascione and Quinn Harlan from Roanoke track, Azavier Kirtley from Lynchburg track, Victor Kantopanos from Randolph-Macon men's swimming, Emily Hageboeck from Washington and Lee women's swimming, Lamont Steward from Virginia Wesleyan men's basketball, and Caroline Naumann from Lynchburg women's basketball.
Lynchburg College centerback Emily Maxwell added to a rather lengthy list of awards on Thursday night as she was tabbed a First Team All-American by the United Soccer Coaches (formerly the NSCAA). This marks her third straight appointment to a soccer coaches organization All-American team, joining a first team nod in 2015 and second team selection last season.
Lynchburg College goalkeeper Dylan McLaurin was tabbed a Third Team All-American by the United Soccer Coaches (formerly NSCAA) on Thursday night. This is his first All-America nod following two straight assignments as an all-region goalkeeper.
The office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Jean Willi as interim Director of Athletics at Hollins University. Willi will begin the day-to-day operations of the department effective November 29th.
The Thanksgiving holiday may have limited contests over the past week, but that didn't keep ODAC athletes from putting forth some outstanding performances. Those earning weekly honors include (pictured, l-r, t-b): Kelly Williams from Randolph-Macon women's basketball and Devin Kearns from Washington and Lee men's basketball.
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference is proud to announce its association with the V University virtual campus supporting cancer research thru the V Foundation for Cancer Research and the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. Events supporting the initiative are scheduled for each basketball-sponsoring member institution.
Washington and Lee University garnered four major individual awards and earned 12 selections to all-conference teams to headline the 2017 All-ODAC Football Awards. Hampden-Sydney College receiver Cam Johnson was named the J. Stokeley Fulton Offensive Player of the Year, while W&L linebacker Max Garrett took home Lou Wacker Defensive Player of the Year and ODAC/Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete laurels. Generals mentor Scott Abell was tabbed the ODAC Coach of the Year, while W&L running back Josh Breece received ODAC Rookie of the Year recognition.
Football exits but men's and women's basketball join men's and women's swimming in the pre-Thanksgiving holiday report. Swimmers continued to post blistering times while league basketball players are seemingly in mid-season form already. Those earning weekly honors include (pictured, l-r, t-b): Carson Long from Guilford men's basketball, Emily Hageboeck and Danny Lynch from Washington and Lee swimming, and Kelly Williams from Randolph-Macon women's basketball.
Bridgewater College junior Jamie Hiegel headlined a set of ODAC runners for the third straight race on Saturday afternoon in Elsah, Ill., as he led a group of five runners from conference member institutions at the 2017 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships.
Washington and Lee limited second-ranked Mount Union to a season-low 276 yards of total offense and only 10 first downs in dropping a 21-0 decision to the Purple Raiders in the opening round of the NCAA football tournament at Mount Union Stadium.
Despite taking five more shots than fifth-ranked North Park, the Washington and Lee men's soccer team lost to the Vikings, 3-0, in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday at the Holmgren Complex.
The final ODAC Football Play of the Week Fan Poll of the season brought about a first-time winner. Washington and Lee University claims its first win the season on the heels for a Josh Breece's school-record touchdown run against Shenandoah on Saturday.