ODAC Football News Archive
2011-12 Women's Lacrosse News
|May 24, 2012
Washington and Lee's Christina Benedetti was selected as a Second Team All-American by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA). The Generals' senior, who also garnered ODAC Player of the Year honors earlier this month, heads a list of nine ODAC players that earned recognition on the All-Chesapeake Region Teams.
|May 15, 2012
Washington and Lee's Christina Benedetti headlines the 2012 All-ODAC Women's Lacrosse Teams as she was named Player of the Year. Guilford's Matthew Grosso earned Coach of the Year accolades, and Roanoke's Darragh Evarts was tabbed the Rookie of the Year. Randolph-Macon's Rachel Johnsen was named the ODAC/Farm Bureau Scholar-Athlete.
|May 9, 2012
Mary Washington scored the first nine goals of the second half to produce a 16-8 victory over Washington and Lee in the first round of the NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Tournament on Wednesday afternoon at the Battleground Athletic Complex. W&L season comes to a close with a 15-5 overall record, having won its 13th ODAC title.
2010-11 Women's Lacrosse News
|May 27, 2011
Four ODAC student-athletes were named All-Americans by the IWLCA on Friday. W&L's Emmy Mathews, LC's Christina Tran, and RC's Gina Valles (pictured) were tabbed to the second team, while the Generals' Wilton Megargel was selected to the third team.
|May 14, 2011
A late second-half rally came up short as the No. 15 Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team fell to No. 5 Salisbury, 13-12, on Saturday afternoon at Sea Gull Stadium in Salisbury. With the loss, the Generals end their season with a 15-5 overall record.
|May 11, 2011
The No. 15 Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team earned its first NCAA Tournament win since the 2006 season as it defeated Christopher Newport University, 15-6, in first round action on Wednesday afternoon at Watt Field. The Generals head to Salisbury on Saturday for their second round contest.
2009-10 Women's Lacrosse News
|May 27, 2010
Roanoke midfielder Gina Valles earned her second All-America award in as many seasons through an annual vote by the Intercollegiate Womens Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA). The only ODAC student-athlete on the list, Valles improved upon her 2009 second team showing as she was named to the 2010 IWLCA All-America First Team.
|May 12, 2010
Washington and Lee University saw its comeback bid fall a goal short as the Generals fell to Elizabethtown College, 13-12, in the first round of the NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Tournament. Washington and Lee trailed 13-9 with just under eight minutes to play, but went on a 3-0 run to pull within one with 2:43 to go, one short of forcing overtime.
|May 9, 2010
Washington and Lee will be the only representative from the ODAC in the 2010 NCAA Division III Womens Lacrosse Tournament, as announced in the tourneys selection show on Sunday evening. The Generals, ranked 15th in the nation, defeated Lynchburg, 14-6, to claim its 11th conference crown. W&L opens with Elizabethtown in the NCAA first round.
2008-09 Women's Lacrosse News
|May 27, 2009
Sophomore midfielder Gina Valles added to her post-season accolades as she was named to the 2009 IWLCA Div. III All-America Second-Team. She is the sixth player this decade and the first since Katlyn Scarlett (2007) to receive this honor.
|May 26, 2009
The IWLCA recently announced its 2009 Division III All-America teams and Washington and Lee senior midfielder Kelsi Robinson garnered third-team laurels.
|May 9, 2009
No. 7 Gettysburg defeated #17 Roanoke, 15-6, in game two of the NCAA Div. III Womens Lacrosse Regional Semifinals Saturday afternoon at Lions Field. The Maroons end their season with a 16-5 record.
2007-08 Women's Lacrosse News
|September 2, 2008
Washington and Lee added a couple top individual awards to their sixth straight ODAC Womens Lacrosse Championship with Kat Michaels being named Player of the Year and Brooke Diamond receiving Coach of Year honors.
|April 19, 2008
ODAC Womens Lacrosse Tournament Set
|April 5, 2008
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced the pairings for the 2008 Division III Women's Lacrosse Tournament and Washington and Lee earned a first-round bye. The Generals will play the winner of Amherst and Endicott at Franklin & Marshall on Sat., May 10.
2006-07 Women's Lacrosse News
|June 26, 2007
Washington and Lee Interim Athletic Director Chuck O'Connell has announced the appointment of Brooke Diamond as head women's lacrosse coach and assistant professor of physical education. Diamond will begin her duties effective July 1.
|April 30, 2007
In its 258-year history, Washington and Lee University has appointed only six athletic directors. The seventh, announced April 24, will be the first woman to hold the position. Janine Hathorn, who has been assistant director of athletics at W&L since 2002 and womens lacrosse coach since 1987, will start her new position July 1, 2007.
|April 29, 2007
Junior midfielder Megan Slosson recorded five goals and junior goalkeeper SarahTilbor registered a season-high 13 saves as top-seeded and 20th-ranked Washington and Lee won its fifth-straight ODAC Championship with a 10-4 victory over third-seeded Roanoke in the finals of the ODAC Women's Lacrosse Tournament on Sunday afternoon at Watt Field.