ODAC Swimming News Archive
2012-13 ODAC Swimming News
|April 4, 2013
Five student-athletes from Old Dominion Athletic Conference member schools earned a 2012-13 ODAC/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award during the winter athletic schedules. Farm Bureau Insurance is the proud presenter of each award for the ODAC's 23 sponsored sports.
|March 7, 2013
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference is pleased to announce the 2013 ODAC/StellarOne Sportsmanship Teams in each of five winter sports sponsored by the conference. This marks the fourth year the league has recognized these fine student-athletes for their excellence in sportsmanship.
|February 15, 2013
Washington and Lee University won its sixth straight and 23rd overall ODAC swimming title on Sunday, powered by 18 athletes that earned all-conference recognition, 11 on the All-ODAC First Team. Emory & Henry College placed four Wasps on the first team, while Randolph-Macon College rounded out the 17-swimmer squad with two first team honorees.
2011-12 ODAC Swimming News
|March 2, 2012
Following its 22nd ODAC title last month in Greensboro, Washington and Lee saw 10 Generals earn recognition on the All-ODAC First Team in an announcement of the full All-ODAC Swimming Teams. Randolph-Macon earned four honors, while Hollins and ODAC newcomer Greensboro College rounded out the 16-woman first team with one honor each.
|February 17, 2012
Did you miss the 2012 ODAC Swimming Championships? No problem! Watch this video for a recap of the three day event at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, N.C. Washington and Lee captured its fifth straight and 22nd overall conference crown. Greensboro College's Emma Phillips was tabbed the ODAC Swimmer of the Year.
|February 12, 2012
Washington and Lee won four more events on Sunday evening to help itself towards 992 total points and its fifth straight ODAC swimming crown. Randolph-Macon finished second with 740 points, and Sweet Briar rounded out the top three with 373 points over the three day affair at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, N.C.
2010-11 Swimming News
|March 30, 2011
Five student-athletes from Old Dominion Athletic Conference member schools earned a 2011 ODAC/Farm Bureau Scholar-Athlete Award during the winter athletic schedule. Farm Bureau Insurance is the proud presenter of each award for the ODAC's 22 sponsored sports.
|March 2, 2011
Washington and Lee placed nine student-athletes on the 13-woman All-ODAC Swimming First Team following its record 21st ODAC title last month. The Generals secured 17 honors in total between the first and second teams, and picked up a pair of individual honors. Randolph-Macon won three major awards, also claiming 10 spots on the All-ODAC teams.
|February 15, 2011
The 2011 ODAC/Atlantic States Swimming Championships are in the books. Washington and Lee secured its fourth straight dual title, also marking its 21st overall ODAC crown. The Generals collected 927 total points, followed by Randolph-Macon with 725 and Sweet Briar with 470.
2009-10 Swimming News
|April 27, 2010
Six student-athletes from Old Dominion Athletic Conference member schools earned a 2010 ODAC/Farm Bureau Scholar-Athlete Award during the winter athletic schedule. Farm Bureau Insurance is the proud presenter of each award for the ODAC's 22 sponsored sports.
|March 3, 2010
Washington and Lee University placed 13 student-athletes on the 16-woman All-ODAC Swimming First Team following its record 20th ODAC title last month at Radford University. The Generals secured 17 honors in total between the first and second teams, as well as garnering all but one of the major individual awards.
|February 18, 2010
One championship is in the books with four more on the horizon, giving Brad and J.J. plenty to talk about in this weeks podcast. The show features interviews with W&L head coach Kami Gardner and swimmer Sarah Simpson (above) fresh from their title. Bridgewater head coach Shane Stevens also chimes in on a preview of the ODAC indoor track championships.
2008-09 Swimming News
|March 31, 2009
Washington and Lee placed 10 swimmers on the 2009 All-ODAC First Team and took home three major awards stemming from the 2009 ODAC/Atlantic States Swimming Championships at Radford last month. Swimmers from R-MC and SBC rounded out the teams.
|March 21, 2009
Washington and Lee swimming competed at the 2009 NCAA Division III National Championships in Minneapolis, Minnesota, over the past few days. Lindsay Strachan earned Honorable All-America honors in the 200-yard backstroke.
|February 15, 2009
Washington and Lee won 14 of 18 events on its way to winning its 19th ODAC swimming title and the 2009 ODAC/Atlantic States Swimming Championship Crown. In full competition, the Generals registered 951 points and 1,010 points when separating the results on an ODAC-only basis.
2007-08 Swimming News
|March 25, 2008
Washington and Lee University continued its swimming success after winning the ODAC/Atlantic States Swimming Championships in February by earning nine spots on the All-ODAC award lists. Four Generals received major honors including junior Lindsey Strachan as the 2008 ODAC Swimmer of the Year. Tess Hayden was named the Rookie of the Year, and senior Amy Roberson took home her second straight ODAC/Farm Bureau Scholar-Athlete of the Year honor. Julianne Miata earned the Bonnie Kestner Sportsmanship Award.
|October 26, 2007
Washington & Lee received six first place nods and 62 votes to narrowly edge out Randolph-Macon in the 2007 ODAC Swimming Preseason Poll. The Yellow Jackets picked up the two remaining first place tallies and 58 overall votes in the annual coaches survey. Randolph College collected 43 votes to round out the top three preseason seeds.
|September 5, 2007
Randolph-Macon College Director of Athletics Denis Kanach announced a pair of hiring over the past week in the Yellow Jacket athletics department. Ben Delia was named the new head coach of RMCs defending Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) championship womens swimming team. Ed Turnage will assume the reins of the schools golf program.
2006-07 Swimming News
|February 16, 2009
It should be another exciting weekend of competition at Radford Universitys Dedmon Center as 11 teams take to the water in the 2007 ODAC/Atlantic States Swimming championships. While the competition includes several teams outside the ODAC membership, the fight for the conference crown should be competitive in the pools fast waters.
|June 26, 2007
Bridgewater College announced that Fran C. Smith has been hired as the first head coach of the womens swim team at the college.
|June 8, 2007
Washington and Lee Interim Athletic Director Chuck O'Connell has announced the appointment of Kami Gardner as head women's swimming coach and assistant professor of physical education. Gardner will begin her duties effective July 1.