• Lynchburg's Lerro Named National Player of the Week
    October 17, 2018
    GILBERT, Ariz. --- University of Lynchburg sophomore forward Jackie Lerro added to her weekly awards haul as she was named the Division III Offensive Player of the Week by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) on Tuesday afternoon.
  • ODAC Players of the Week - Week 7
    October 15, 2018
    Swimming joins the ranks for this version of the ODAC weekly release, while fall sports are left with just two weeks remaining in regular season play. Those earning ODAC weekly honorees include (pictured from top-left): Caitlin Mertens from Lynchburg women's soccer, Jamie Hiegel from Bridgewater men's cross country, Kaitlyn Johnson from LYN women's cross country, Alec Cobb from Hampden-Sydney football, Jackie Lerro from LYN field hockey, Will Corry from Washington and Lee football, Rachel Gaston from BC volleyball, Alex Nelson from Randolph-Macon men's golf, Laurie Jones from W&L women's golf, Alex Fernandez from R-MC men's golf, Emily Hageboeck from W&L women's swimming, Patrick Sullivan from W&L men's swimming, and Austin Kues from LYN men's soccer.
  • ODAC Players of the Week - Week 6
    October 08, 2018
    Believe it or not, we're just a few weeks away from the fall ODAC postseason tournaments. The athletes are certainly aware as they continue to ramp up performances in anticipation. Those earning ODAC weekly honorees include (pictured from top-left): Samantha Yates from Washington and Lee women's cross country, Andrew Hawk from Lynchburg men's cross country, James Mishoe from Guilford men's golf, Liza Lewis from Randolph-Macon women's golf, Joshua Chiquillo from Eastern Mennonite men's soccer, Ali Bishop from Bridgewater field hockey, Patrick Ryan from W&L football, Linsey Bailey from Roanoke women's volleyball, Hayden Bauserman from Shenandoah football, and Megan Engeland from W&L women's soccer.
  • ODAC Players of the Week - Week 5
    October 01, 2018
    The turn of the calendar to October means all sports are heavy into conference play. The performances reflect that with several outstanding showings as ODAC standings start to take shape. Those earning ODAC weekly honorees include (pictured from top-left): Kaitlyn Johnson from Lynchburg women's cross country, Jamie Hiegel from Bridgewater men's cross country, Alec Cobb from Hampden-Sydney football, Nikki Simpao from LYN field hockey, Chad Vanlandingham from H-SC football, Laurie Jones from Washington and Lee women's golf, Hunter Martin from H-SC men's golf, Alex Davidson from Virginia Wesleyan women's soccer, Adam Watson from Randolph men's soccer, and Linsey Bailey from Roanoke volleyball.
  • ODAC Players of the Week - Week 4
    September 24, 2018
    Most ODAC teams entered the conference portions of their season schedules over the past week as league standings started to move around a little. Those earning ODAC weekly honorees include (pictured from top-left): Olyvia Longacre from Eastern Mennonite women's golf, Brian Peccie from Washington and Lee men's golf, Skyler Lattuca from Virginia Wesleyan men's cross country, Caitlin Mertens from Lynchburg women's soccer, Thomas White from Bridgewater men's soccer, Taylor Hayes from Shenandoah field hockey, Tyler Redmond from Emory & Henry football, Amber Matalus from VWU volleyball, Zack Clifford from Ferrum football, and Samantha Yates from W&L women's cross country.
  • ODAC Players of the Week - Week 3
    September 17, 2018
    The weather has been national news over the past week with Hurricane Florence affecting nearly everything on the East Coast. That included sports schedules, which were forced into major alterations. Still, that didn't keep ODAC athletes from performing at high levels for the events that were competed. Plus, golf joins the ranks this week. Those earning ODAC weekly honorees include (pictured from top-left): Chamberlain Zulauf from Roanoke men's cross country, Kaitlyn Johnson from Lynchburg women's cross country, Laurie Jones from Washington and Lee women's golf, Wesley Jones from Emory & Henry men's golf, Caitlin Mertens from LYN women's soccer, Hayden Bauserman from Shenandoah football, Kayla Alderman from SU field hockey, Aaron Cox from Randolph-Macon football, Emily Cheatwood from SU women's volleyball, and Tyequis Stallins from E&H men's soccer.
  • ODAC Players of the Week - Week 2
    September 10, 2018
    Thru just two weeks of action, we can see that the 2018-19 campaign is going to be a banner season. Athletes continue to step up their performance levels, even finding some time on ESPN. Those earning ODAC weekly honorees include Alex Dolwick from Washington and Lee men's cross country, Evelyn Foster from Hollins women's cross country, Catherine Haufe from Bridgewater women's soccer, Abibi Osman from Lynchburg men's soccer, Jarrod Russ from Guilford football, Linsey Bailey from Roanoke volleyball, De'Eric Bell from Guilford football, and Megan Stevens from Shenandoah field hockey.
  • ODAC Players of the Week - Week 1
    September 04, 2018
    The first week of action is in the books for the 2018-19 academic year and ODAC athletes are already performing at a high level. Those earning ODAC weekly honorees include Caitlin Mertens from Lynchburg women's soccer, Skyler Lattuca from Virginia Wesleyan men's cross country, Samantha Yates from Washington and Lee women's cross country, Ariyel Yavalar from W&L field hockey, Daquan Pridget from Shenandoah football, Rachel Gaston from Bridgewater volleyball, Josh Breece from W&L football, and Thomas White from BC men's soccer.
  • Generals Top ODAC Field Hockey Preseason Poll
    August 17, 2018
    A familiar team sits atop the 2018 ODAC Field Hockey Preseason Poll as Washington and Lee University tops the chart produced by the league's head coaches for a third straight season. The Generals collected 62 total points including six first place votes. The University of Lynchburg sits second with 55 tallies and a pair of top nods, while Roanoke College rounds out the upper trio with 51 markers and the remaining first place consideration.
  • ODAC Announces 2017-18 Sportsmanship Teams
    August 10, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference is pleased to announce the 2017-18 ODAC Sportsmanship Teams in each of the conference's 24 sponsored sports. The squads are comprised of a student-athlete selected by the coaching staffs of each team competing under the conference banner with all sports and schools fully represented.
  • Washington and Lee's Tucker Named an All-American by the NFHCA
    December 07, 2017
    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.
  • Generals Edged by Messiah in NCAA Field Hockey Second Round
    November 11, 2017
    Despite two goals from sophomore forward Lauren Paolano (Huntington, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) and 16 saves from junior goalkeeper Ariyel Yavalar (Baltimore, Md./Garrison Forest School), the Washington and Lee field hockey team fell at top-ranked Messiah, 3-2, on Saturday, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
  • Generals Advance in NCAA Field Hockey with Double-OT Victory
    November 08, 2017
    Off a pass from sophomore forward Lauren Paolano (Huntington, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor), junior forward Haley Tucker (Manakin-Sabot, Va./St. Catherine's School) registered the game-winning goal to give the Washington and Lee field hockey team a 1-0 double overtime victory over Denison in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Wednesday at the W&L Turf Field.
  • W&L's Tucker and Wills Lead ODAC Field Hockey Awards
    November 07, 2017
    Washington and Lee University took home two of the four special individual awards and saw five Generals slotted to all-conference teams to headline to the 2017 All-ODAC Field Hockey awards. W&L forward Haley Tucker earned ODAC Player of the Year honors, while mentor Gina Wills received ODAC Coach of the Year laurels. Lynchburg College forward Jackie Lerro picked up ODAC Rookie of the Year recognition, while Shenandoah University midfielder Elizabeth Pardo was tabbed the ODAC/Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete. 
  • Washington and Lee Enters NCAA Division III Field Hockey Tournament
    November 06, 2017
    Washington and Lee University made good on its third straight appearance in the ODAC Field Hockey Tournament championship game on Saturday evening, lifting the program's second conference trophy. Now the Generals know their placement in the NCAA Division III Tournament.  Washington and Lee will open the first round at home on Wednesday.
  • Generals Top Lynchburg in Overtime to Claim ODAC Field Hockey Title
    November 04, 2017
    Junior forward Haley Tucker (Manakin-Sabot, Va./St. Catherine's School) tallied the game-winning goal 2:46 into overtime to propel the top-seeded Washington and Lee field hockey team to a 2-1 victory over second-seeded Lynchburg in the ODAC Championship contest on Saturday at the W&L Turf Field. This marks the second ODAC title in program history and the first since 2005.
  • ODAC Players of the Week - Week 9
    October 30, 2017
    It's the final report of the fall season for several sports with tournaments on-going on the winter campaign getting ready to jump into action full force. Those earning weekly honors include (pictured, l-r, t-b): Ali Bishop from Bridgewater field hockey, Luke Farley from Washington and Lee men's golf, Josh Breece from W&L football, Miranda Hall from Randolph-Macon volleyball, Max Garrett from W&L football, Reilly Bird from Roanoke women's swimming, Oscar Onoszko from Randolph men's swimming, Lauren Johnson from Shenandoah women's soccer, and Adam Watson from Randolph men's soccer.
  • ODAC Field Hockey Tournament Pairings Set
    October 28, 2017
    Washington and Lee University ran the league table on the way to securing the top seed in the upcoming ODAC Field Hockey Tournament. The top position in the conference's six-team format awards the Generals a bye thru the quarterfinals and the opportunity to serve as host for the semifinals and finals.
  • ODAC Players of the Week - Week 8
    October 23, 2017
    With just one week of conference play remaining several fall sports, ODAC athletes are making a push to get their teams in position for the postseason. Those earning weekly honors include (pictured, l-r, t-b): Nikki Simpao from Lynchburg field hockey, Jacob Laughlin from Virginia Wesleyan men's golf, De'Eric Bell from Guilford football, Meg Guignon from Washington and Lee volleyball, Vic Smith Jr. from GC football, Mia Meinhardt from Virginia Wesleyan women's soccer, JP Reatagui from Hampden-Sydney men's soccer, Patrick Sullivan from W&L men's swimming, Natalia Perdomo from Randolph-Macon women's swimming, and Mary-Frances Hall from W&L women's golf.
  • ODAC Players of the Week - Week 7
    October 16, 2017
    Men's and women's swimming joins this week's report as the fall continues to wind down with the winter seasons beginning to gear up. Those earning weekly honors include (pictured, l-r, t-b): Marissa Coombs from Virginia Wesleyan women's cross country, Jamie Hiegel from Bridgewater men's cross country, Jackie Lerro from Lynchburg field hockey, Carter Morgan from VWU men's golf, Liza Lewis from Randolph-Macon women's golf, Tommy Thetford from Washington and Lee men's swimming, Emily Hageboeck from W&L women's swimming, Kyle Dexter from Shenandoah football, Miranda Hall from R-MC volleyball, Josh Breece from W&L football, Isabella Krider from BC women's soccer, and Christian Torres from R-MC men's soccer.
  • ODAC Players of the Week - Week 6
    October 09, 2017
    Believe it or not, there are just three weeks remaining in the ODAC regular season. Athletes continue to help put their teams in position with the postseason looming. Those earning weekly honors include (pictured, l-r, t-b): Hayden Bauserman from Shenandoah football, Haley Tucker from Washington and Lee field hockey, Griffin Davis from Hampden-Sydney football, Michaela Mast from Eastern Mennonite women's cross country, Austin Tolbert from Emory & Henry men's cross country, Kylah Blackmore from Roanoke volleyball, Brian Peccie from W&L men's golf, Christina Herbert from Bridgewater women's golf, David Shafer from EMU men's soccer, and Kennedy Jakubek from Lynchburg women's soccer.
  • ODAC Players of the Week - Week 5
    October 02, 2017
    ODAC teams are heavy into conference play, with the student-athletes reaching peak midseason form. Those earning weekly honors include (pictured, l-r, t-b): Haley Tucker from Washington and Lee field hockey, Zachary Evens from Guilford men's golf, Hayden Bauserman from Shenandoah football, Mariah Clark from Randolph-Macon volleyball, Justin Banks from Emory & Henry football, Rebecca Morris from W&L women's soccer, Renato Grgic from Bridgewater men's soccer, Marissa Coombs from Virginia Wesleyan women's cross country, and Jamie Hiegel from BC men's cross country.
  • ODAC Players of the Week - Week 4
    September 25, 2017
    With a new month on the horizon, ODAC athletes continue to reach peak form in anticipation of full conference play. Those earning weekly honors include (pictured, l-r, t-b): Aislynn Smith from Shenandoah women's cross country, Austin Kinne from Washington and Lee men's cross country, Allen Smith from Hampden-Sydney men's golf, Christina Herbert from Bridgewater women's golf, Lauren Heffron from Roanoke field hockey, Fredy Flores from Lynchburg men's soccer, Miranda Hall from Randolph-Macon volleyball, and Alex Davidson from Virginia Wesleyan women's soccer.
  • ODAC Players of the Week - Week 3
    September 18, 2017
    A few ODAC sports started to enter into the conference portion of their schedules with performances continuing to ramp up. Those earning weekly honors include (pictured, l-r, t-b): Samantha Schreiber from Lynchburg women's cross country, Tristan Lucy-Speidel from LC men's cross country, Christina Herbert from Bridgewater women's golf, Walker Brand from Washington and Lee football, Ariyel Yavalar from W&L field hockey, Isaac Evans from Bridgewater football, Anna Sobus from BC women's soccer, Daniel Obour from Eastern Mennonite, Meg Guignon from W&L volleyball, and Josh Hill from Guilford men's golf.
  • ODAC Players of the Week - Week 2
    September 11, 2017
    ODAC athletes continue to move towards midseason form following a stellar week of competition. Those earning weekly honors include (picutred, l-r, t-b): Meg Guignon from Washington and Lee volleyball, Michaela Mast from Eastern Mennonite women's cross country, MacKenzye Leroy from W&L men's cross country, Dave Drafton from EMU men's soccer, Delaney Doyle from Randolph women's soccer, De'Eric Bell from Guilford football, Jackie Lerro from Lynchburg field hockey, and Nate Hill from Shenandoah football.
  • ODAC Players of the Week - Week 1
    September 05, 2017
    The 2017-18 season opens with ODAC student-athletes showing everyone why they are some of the finest NCAA Division III has to offer. Those earning weekly honors include (picutred, l-r, t-b): Taylor Hayes from Shenandoah field hockey, Karsten Miller from Guilford football, Mesa Willis from Lynchburg volleyball, Bernie Hayes III from SU football, Emily Latimer from Virginia Wesleyan women's cross country, Viktor Dolberg from Washington and Lee men's soccer, Caitlin Mertens from LC women's soccer, Zachary Evens from GC men's golf, Christina Herbert from Bridgewater women's golf, and Lewis Brooks from Hampden-Sydney men's cross country.
  • Washington and Lee Tops Tightly Packed ODAC Field Hockey Preseason Poll
    August 21, 2017
    Parity is the word that best describes what the conference coaches foresee from the ODAC Field Hockey Preseason Poll as four teams split first place votes and are separated by just seven points in the annual coaches' survey. Washington and Lee University heads up the chart for the second straight year, collecting three top nods and 43 total points. Lynchburg College sits second with 41 tallies and one first place vote, while defending ODAC champion Shenandoah University is just another two points behind after earning three first place votes. Bridgewater College garnered the remaining top prediction on the way to 36 total markers.
  • Shenandoah Tripped Up by Rochester in NCAA First Round
    November 09, 2016
    No. 15 University of Rochester advanced to the NCAA Sweet 16 with a 2-0 victory over Shenandoah University Wednesday in the opening round of the 2016 NCAA Division III Field Hockey Tournament.
  • Washington and Lee's Waxter Headlines ODAC Field Hockey Awards
    November 08, 2016
    Three squads placed six players each on All-ODAC teams and the special awards were split between Shenandoah University and Washington and Lee University to highlight the 2016 All-ODAC Field Hockey Awards. Generals' forward Maggie Waxter was named the ODAC Player of the Year, while teammate Kendall Peterson earned ODAC/Virgina Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete recognition. Shenandoah mentor Ashley Smeltzer-Kraft was tabbed the ODAC Coach of the Year, while first-year Hornet Taylor Hayes took home the ODAC Rookie of the Year award.
  • Shenandoah Enters NCAA Division III Field Hockey Tournament
    November 07, 2016
    Shenandoah University won its first ODAC field hockey championship on Saturday evening, becoming just the second team at SU to claim a trophy since joining the conference in 2012-13. Now the Hornets know where they'll continue their season in the NCAA Division III Tournament. SU will travel to the University of Rochester for first round action on Wednesday.
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