2008-09 Washington and Lee News Releases

JULY 2009

W&L Volleyball Garners AVCA Team Academic Award
Lexington, VA -- July 29, 2009 • The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) recently announced its AVCA Team Academic Award winners and, for the fourth year in a row, Washington and Lee was among those honored.

W&L Names New Athletic Department Assistants
Lexington, VA -- July 10, 2009 •
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the hiring of Rachel Buck, Timothy Cole, Michael Kruger and Megan Moore as staff members within the athletic department.

W&L Men's and Women's Track & Field Earn All-Academic Status
Lexington, VA -- July 9, 2009 • The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) recently announced its 2009 Division III All-Academic Track & Field Teams and the Washington and Lee men's and women's teams were honored.

Elizabeth Webb Honored by the USTFCCCA
Lexington, VA -- July 7, 2009 • The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) recently announced its 2009 Division III Women's All-Academic Team and recent W&L graduate Elizabeth Webb (Middleburg, Va./Wakefield) was among those honored.

Washington and Lee Swimming Teams Honored for Work in the Classroom
Lexington, VA -- July 7, 2009 •
The Collegiate Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) recently announced its Spring 2009 list of Scholar-Athlete Teams and the Washington and Lee men's and women's teams were among those honored. Additionally, the CSCAA announced its list of Scholar All-Americans and W&L had several individuals recognized.

JUNE 2009

W&L's Taylor and Webb Named CoSIDA Academic All-Americans
Lexington, VA -- June 29, 2009 • Washington and Lee seniors Becca Taylor (Hamilton, Ohio/Edgewood) and Elizabeth Webb (Middleburg, Va./Wakefield) have been named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine College Division Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Both Taylor and Webb were tabbed to the third team.

W&L's McKelvey Named to VaSID All-State Team
Lexington, VA -- June 29, 2009 • The Virginia Sports Information Director's Association (VaSID) announced its 2009 All-State baseball team recently and Washington and Lee senior centerfielder Terrence McKelvey (East Islip, N.Y./East Islip) was honored for the second-straight year.

W&L's Tabb Named CoSIDA Academic All-American
Lexington, VA -- June 11, 2009 • Washington and Lee women’s senior women’s tennis player Katie Tabb (Minneapolis, Minn./Edina) has been named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine College Division Academic All-America At-Large squad as a third team selection.

Nathaniel James Named to GCAA All-Nicklaud Team
Lexington, VA -- June 10, 2008 • The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) has announced that recent Washington and Lee graduate Nathaniel James (Keller, Texas/Keller) is among 20 honorees for the inaugural All-Nicklaus Team, which recognizes Division I, II, III and NAIA golfers for their outstanding play during the 2007-08 collegiate season.

Five Generals Named to All-State Men's Lacrosse Team
Lexington, VA -- June 10, 2009 • The Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID) announced its 2009 College Division All-State Men's Lacrosse Team and Washington and Lee had five players recognized, including senior midfielder Harry St. John (Essex Fells, N.J./West Essex), who was named the Player of the Year.

W&L's Tabb and Caire Named ITA All-Americans
Lexington, VA -- June 10, 2009 • Washington and Lee senior Katie Tabb (Minneapolis, Minn./Edina) and junior Lauren Caire (Nashville, Tenn./Harpeth Hall) were recently honored as Division III Women's Tennis All-Americans by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).

Three Generals Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District Laurels
Lexington, VA -- June 4, 2009 • Washington and Lee seniors Elizabeth Webb (Middleburg, Va./Wakefield) and Becca Taylor (Hamilton, Ohio/Edgewood) and junior Billy Billington (Nashville, Tenn./Montgomery Bell) have all been named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III Track & Field/Cross Country Teams as first-team selections.

Two Generals Selected to Play in the Women's North-South Senior All-Star Game
Lexington, VA -- June 4, 2009 • The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) has announced the rosters for the 2009 Division III women's North-South Senior All-Star game, which will be held on Sun., June 14 at the United Sports Training Center (USTC) in Downington, Pa.

MAY 2009

IWLCA Announces Division III All-America Teams
Lexington, VA -- May 28, 2009 • The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) recently announced its 2009 Division III All-America teams and Washington and Lee senior midfielder Kelsi Robinson (West Chester, Pa./Westtown) garnered third-team laurels.

McKelvey, Doornbos Highlight Award Winners at W&L
Lexington, VA -- May 26, 2009 •
Seniors Terrence McKelvey (East Islip, N.Y./East Islip) and Stacy Doornbos (Roswell, Ga./Lassiter) headed the list of honorees at the annual Washington and Lee University Athletic Awards Ceremony on May 26 at W&L’s Lee Chapel. McKelvey was named the Pres Brown Outstanding Senior Male Athlete, while Doornbos was the female recipient of the award.

W&L's Doornbos Garners USTFCCCA All-America Accolades
Lexington, VA -- May 26, 2009 • Washington and Lee senior Stacy Doornbos (Roswell, Ga./Lassiter) earned All-America honors after her school-record-setting performance in the heptathlon at the 2009 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday and Friday at Marietta College.

W&L Sweeps Old Dominion Athletic Conference Major Awards
Lexington, VA -- May 22, 2009 • Washington and Lee University swept the Old Dominion Athletic Conference major awards for the 2008-09 school year by claiming the Dan Wooldridge Overall Sports Champion Cup and the Harry G. “Doc” Jopson and Majorie Berkley Awards, presented to the outstanding male and female scholar-athletes of the year.

Four Generals Named to USILA Scholar All-America Team
Lexington, VA -- May 22, 2009 • The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) recently announced its 2009 Scholar All-America team and Washington and Lee University had four players honored.

W&L's McKelvey Selected to ABCA All-South Region Team
Lexington, VA -- May 21, 2009 • Washington and Lee senior centerfielder Terrence McKelvey (East Islip, N.Y./East Islip) was named to the American Baseball Coaches Association's (ABCA) All-South Region Second Team which was announced recently.

Four Generals Named to IWLCA All-Region Teams
Lexington, VA -- May 21, 2009 • The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) announced its Division III women's lacrosse All-Chesapeake Region teams on Thursday and Washington and Lee had four players recognized.

W&L's Tabb Named CoSIDA Academic All-District
Lexington, VA -- May 21, 2009 • Washington and Lee senior women's tennis player Katie Tabb (Minneapolis, Minn./Edina) has been named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine College Division Academic All-District III At-Large First Team.

W&L's Keigler Earns CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors
Lexington, VA -- May 21, 2009 • Washington and Lee junior lacrosse player Will Keigler (Timonium, Md./Gilman) has been selected to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine College Division Academic All-District III At-Large squad as a first team selection.

W&L Places Four on the USILA All-America Teams
Lexington, VA -- May 19, 2009 • The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) announced its 2009 Division III All-America teams on Tuesday and Washington and Lee University had four players honored.

Three Generals Selected to Men's North-South Senior All-Star Game
Lexington, VA -- May 19, 2009 • The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) has announced the rosters for the 2009 Division III North-South Senior All-Star game, which will be held on Fri., May 22 at 2:00 pm on the campus of Harvard University.

W&L Claims Several Individual NCAA Women's Tennis Qualifiers
Lexington, VA -- May 8, 2009 •
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has released the names of those who have been selected to participate in the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Singles and Doubles Championships held on May 22-24 at the Collins Hill Athletic Club in Lawrenceville, Ga.

McKelvey Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
Lexington, VA -- May 7, 2009 • Washington and Lee senior centerfielder Terrence McKelvey (East Islip, N.Y./East Islip) has been selected to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine College Division Academic All-District III Baseball squad as a first team selection, which was announced on Thursday.

W&L Baseball Grabs ODAC Postseason Honors
Lexington, VA -- May 6, 2009 • The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its all-conference baseball team on Wednesday and Washington and Lee had several players honored, including senior centerfielder Terrence McKelvey (East Islip, N.Y./East Islip), who collected the league’s Player of the Year and the ODAC/Farm Bureau Scholar-Athlete of the Year accolades. Also, Head Coach Jeff Stickley was named Coach of the Year.

ODAC Announces All-Conference Men's Lacrosse Teams
Lexington, VA -- May 5, 2009 • The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its all-conference men's lacrosse team on Tuesday and Washington and Lee had several players honored, including senior midfielder Harry St. John (Essex Fells, N.J./West Essex), who was named the Player of the Year and ODAC/Farm Bureau Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Additionally, third-year Head Coach Gene McCabe was selected the ODAC Coach of the Year.

Six Generals Honored on All-ODAC Women's Lacrosse Teams
Lexington, VA -- May 1, 2009 •
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) announced its women's lacrosse all-conference awards on Friday and Washington and Lee had six players receive honors.

APRIL 2009

Several Generals Named to All-ODAC Men's Tennis Team
Lexington, VA -- April 29, 2009 • The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its all-conference men's tennis team on Wednesday and Washington and Lee had several players honored.

Two W&L Students Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships
Lexington, VA -- April 29, 2009 • Washington and Lee senior swimmer Paul Crook (Nashville, Tenn./Montgomery Bell) and senior cross country and track & field athlete Elizabeth Webb (Middleburg, Va./Wakefield) have been awarded National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Postgraduate Scholarships. The awards are a $7,500 scholarship for academic work beyond the baccalaureate degree as a full-time or part-time graduate student.

W&L Women's Tennis Recognized by the ODAC
Lexington, VA -- April 28, 2009 • The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2009 Women’s Tennis All-ODAC teams on Tuesday and Washington and Lee was well represented.

Several Generals Earn ODAC Golf Honors
Lexington, VA -- April 27, 2009 • The Old Dominion Athletic Conference recently released its all-conference awards for golf and Washington and Lee had several players recognized.

VaSID Announces All-State Women's Basketball Team
Lexington, VA -- April 21, 2009 • Washington and Lee first-year guard Meghan Ingram (Greensboro, N.C./Ragsdale) was recently named the Virginia Sports Information Directors College (VaSID) Division Rookie of the Year.

W&L Announces 2009 Athletic Hall of Fame Class
Lexington, VA -- April 17, 2009 • Washington and Lee University has announced the 22nd class to be inducted into its Athletic Hall of Fame. The class includes Gibby McSpadden '56, Glenn Kirschner '84, Rebekah Prince '96 and Nathan Hottle '97. The group will be recognized at the Athletic Hall of Fame dinner on Fri., Sept. 11 and at the Generals' football game against Sewanee on Sat., Sept. 12.

Numerous W&L Students Earn Scholar-Athlete Awards
Lexington, VA -- April 16, 2009 • Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 172 students earned Scholar-Athlete awards during the recently completed winter term. The students are all members of W&L athletic teams and achieved a grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.500.

W&L Names Brendan O'Brien Assistant Football Coach
Lexington, VA -- April 2, 2009 • Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Brendan O'Brien as assistant football coach and assistant professor of physical education. O'Brien will officially begin his duties on May 1.

W&L Women's Lacrosse Team Nationally Recognized
Lexington, VA -- April 1, 2009 • The Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team moved up to fifth in the April 1st edition of the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA)/Under Armour National Poll for Division III.

All-ODAC Women's Swimming Team is Announced
Lexington, VA -- April 1, 2009 • The Old Dominion Athletic Conference recently announced its All-ODAC Women’s Swimming teams and W&L led the way with 10 first-team selections and 13 overall.

W&L Men's Swimmers Honored by the Bluegrass Mountain Conference
Lexington, VA -- April 1, 2009 • The Washington and Lee men’s swimming team recently had a number of swimmers named to the All-Bluegrass Mountain Conference (BMC) team following its third-place finish at the conference meet.

MARCH 2009

W&L Women's Cross Country Team Garners Academic Recognition
Lexington, VA -- March 23, 2009 • The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) recently released its 2008 All-Academic Cross Country Teams and the Washington and Lee women's squad was honored along with several individuals.

D3Hoops.com Announces All-Region Women's Basketball Teams
Lexington, VA -- March 23, 2009 • Washington and Lee first-year guard Meghan Ingram (Greensboro, N.C./Ragsdale) was recently named the South Region Rookie of the Year by D3Hoops.com.

W&L's Stacy Doornbos Earns Track & Field All-America Honors
Lexington, VA -- March 17, 2009 • Washington and Lee senior Stacy Doornbos (Roswell, Ga./Lassiter) earned All-America honors in the pentathlon after her performance at the 2009 NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships over the weekend.

W&L Swimming Recognized in Final Division III Polls
Lexington, VA -- March 16, 2009 • The Washington and Lee men’s and women’s swimming teams were recognized in CollegeSwimming.com’s final Division III polls. The W&L men finished 16th with 155 total points, while the women were among those receiving votes (23) for the Top 25.

W&L Wrestling Earns Team Academic Honor
Lexington, VA -- March 13, 2009 • The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) recently announced its 2008-09 Division III Scholar All-America Teams and Washington and Lee was among those schools honored.

National Field Hockey Coaches Recognize W&L Field Hockey
Lexington, VA -- March 13, 2009 • The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) recently announced its 2008 NFHCA Division III National Academic Squad and Washington and Lee had several team members honored.

W&L's Nate Hoey Named Women's Indoor Track & Field Regional Coach of the Year
Lexington, VA -- March 12, 2009 • The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) recently announced its Division III All-Region Athletes and Coaches of the Year, and Washington and Lee women's head coach Nate Hoey was tabbed the South/Southeast Coach of the Year.

W&L Field Hockey Honored by the NFHCA
Lexington, VA -- March 9, 2009 • The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) announced its 2008 Division III National Academic Team Award winners and Washington and Lee was among those honored.

Five Men and One Woman to Compete at the NCAA Swimming Championships
Lexington, VA -- March 9, 2009 • Five men and one woman from Washington and Lee will be competing in the NCAA Division III National Championships, which the Association announced recently.

Two Generals Qualify for the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championship
Lexington, VA -- March 9, 2009 • The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) recently announced the participants for the 2009 Division III Men's and Women's Indoor Track and Field Championships and Washington and Lee seniors Stacy Doornbos (Roswell, Ga./Lassiter) and Elizabeth Webb (Middleburg, Va./Wakefield) both qualified in one event.

Anne Van Devender Awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
Lexington, VA -- March 9, 2009 • Washington and Lee senior forward Anne Van Devender (Jackson, Miss./Choate Rosemary Hall) has been awarded a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Postgraduate Scholarship. The award is a $7,500 scholarship for academic work beyond the baccalaureate degree as a full-time or part-time graduate student.

David Hanna Resigns as Assistant Football Coach at W&L
Lexington, VA -- March 2, 2009 • David Hanna has resigned his position as assistant football coach and assistant professor of physical education at Washington and Lee University and has accepted an offer to become the offensive intern coach at the University of Notre Dame.

FEBRUARY 2009

Two W&L Men's Basketball Players Honored by the ODAC
Lexington, VA -- February 26, 2009 • The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its men’s basketball postseason awards on Thursday and a pair of Generals were honored as senior forward Ben Heller (Houston, Texas/Lamar) was chosen as the ODAC/Farm Bureau Scholar-Athlete and junior forward Zac White (Baltimore, Md./Park School) was an honorable mention All-ODAC selection.

ODAC Announces All-Conference Women's Basketball Teams
Lexington, VA -- February 25, 2009 • The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its all-conference women's basketball team at the conference tournament banquet held on Wednesday evening at the Salem Civic Center. Washington and Lee first-year guard Meghan Ingram (Greensboro, N.C./Ragsdale) was named the Rookie of the Year, while first-year forward Rebecca Bolton (Pittsdale, N.C./Chatham Central) was tabbed to the honorable mention squad. Ingram also collected Second Team All-ODAC laurels.

W&L Women's Track & Field Receives National Ranking
Lexington, VA -- February 5, 2009 • The Washington and Lee women's indoor track & field team was picked 15th in the Feb. 4 edition of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division III National Poll.

JANUARY 2009

W&L's Goodman Named NCAA Division III SAAC Chair 
Lexington, VA -- January 26, 2009 •
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has announced that Washington and Lee senior basketball player Isaiah Goodman (Richfield, Minn./Holy Angels) has been named the chair of the 24-member NCAA Division III Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

Neil Cunningham Promoted to Assistant Athletic Director at W&L 
Lexington, VA -- January 12, 2009 •
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that Neil Cunningham has been promoted to assistant athletic director effective immediately. Cunningham will remain the school's women's soccer coach and director of physical education.

Numerous W&L Students Earn Scholar-Athlete Awards 
Lexington, VA -- January 7, 2009 •
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 168 students earned Scholar-Athlete awards during the recently completed fall term. The students are all members of W&L athletic teams and achieved a grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.500.

Two Generals Named to Faceoff Magazine Division III All-America Teams
Lexington, VA -- January 6, 2009 •
Washington and Lee seniors Harry St. John (Essex Fells, N.J./West Essex) and Connor Locke (Alexandria, Va./St. Stephens & St. Agnes) have both been named to the Faceoff Yearbook Preseason Division III All-America teams. 
DECEMBER 2008

Two Generals Named to All-State Volleyball Team
Lexington, VA -- December 19, 2008 •
The Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID) announced its College Division All-State Volleyball Team on Friday morning and Washington and Lee had two selections to the first team.

W&L Claims Five Selections to the All-State Football Team
Lexington, VA -- December 16, 2008 •
The Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID) announced its College Division All-State Football Team on Tuesday afternoon and Washington and Lee had five selections to the team.

W&L Claims Three Players on All-State Women's Soccer Team
Lexington, VA -- December 16, 2008 • The Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID) announced its College Division All-State Women's Soccer Team on Tuesday afternoon and Washington and Lee had three student-athletes honored.

Three Generals Named to All-State Field Hockey Team
Lexington, VA -- December 15, 2008 •
The Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID) announced its College Division All-State Field Hockey team on Monday afternoon and Washington and Lee had three student-athletes honored.

W&L's Van Devender Named to All-America Soccer Team 
Lexington, VA -- December 8, 2008 •
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) recently released its 2008 Division III All-America Women's Soccer Team and Washington and Lee senior Anne Van Devender (Jackson, Miss./Choate Rosemary Hall) was named to the squad for the second-straight year.

W&L Football Great Gil Bocetti Passes Away 
Lexington, VA -- December 2, 2008 •
Gilbert Bocetti, Jr., former Washington and Lee quarterback and member of the W&L Athletic Hall of Fame, passed away on November 24 at the North Carolina State Veterans Nursing Home in Fayetteville, N.C. He was 78 years old.

NOVEMBER 2008

Several Generals Earn All-ODAC Football Accolades 
Lexington, VA -- November 25, 2008 •
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2008 all-conference football team on Tuesday afternoon and Washington and Lee had several players honored, including first-year quarterback Charlie Westfal (New Canaan, Conn./New Canaan), who earned Rookie of the Year laurels.

W&L's Jessica Ulrich Named an AVCA All-American 
Lexington, VA -- November 18, 2008 •
The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its 2008 Division III All-America teams on Tuesday and W&L senior right side Jessica Ulrich (Gettysburg, Pa/Gettysburg) was named to the Honorable Mention team.

Two W&L Men's Soccer Players Honored by the ODAC 
Lexington, VA -- November 18, 2008 •
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) released its all-conference men's soccer teams on Tuesday afternoon and Washington and Lee had two players honored.

Van Devender Named to Academic All-America Team
Lexington, VA -- November 18, 2008 •
Washington and Lee senior forward Anne Van Devender (Jackson, Miss./Choate Rosemary Hall) has been named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine College Division Academic All-America Women's Soccer Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

W&L Field Hockey Places Two Players on All-Region Squad
Lexington, VA -- November 17, 2008 •
The National Field Hockey Coaches Association announced its Longstreth/NFHCA Division III All-Region teams on Monday and junior forward Sallie Armstrong (Houston, Texas/St. John's) and sophomore midfielder Emily Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) were both named to the South Region's Second Team.

Two Generals Earn All-Region Volleyball Accolades
Lexington, VA -- November 13, 2008 •
The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) released its 2008 All-Region Teams on Thursday afternoon and Washington and Lee had two players honored on the South Region squad.

Five Generals Honored on All-ODAC Field Hockey Teams
Lexington, VA -- November 12, 2008 •
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) released its all-conference field hockey teams on Wednesday afternoon and Washington and Lee had five players honored.

Several Generals Honored on All-ODAC Women's Soccer Team
Lexington, VA -- November 11, 2008 •
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) released its all-conference women's soccer team on Tuesday afternoon and Washington and Lee had several players honored, including senior forward Anne Van Devender (Jackson, Miss./Choate Rosemary Hall), who was selected the ODAC Women's Soccer Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Rachael Phillips Named ODAC Volleyball Player of the Year
Lexington, VA -- November 10, 2008 • The Old Dominion Athletic Conference awarded W&L junior outside hitter Rachael Phillips (Tampa, Fla./Tampa Prep) its Player of the Year Award on Monday.

Five Generals Earn Academic All-District Laurels in Football 
Lexington, VA -- November 6, 2008 •
Five members of the Washington and Lee football team have been named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine College Division Academic All-District III squad, which was released on Thursday.

Several Generals Earn ODAC Cross Country Honors 
Lexington, VA -- November 3, 2008 •
Several members of the Washington and Lee men's and women's cross country teams were honored on Saturday morning at the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships hosted by Virginia Wesleyan College.

OCTOBER 2008

Van Devender Named to Academic All-District Team
Lexington, VA -- October 30, 2008 •
Senior forward Anne Van Devender (Jackson, Miss./Choate Rosemary Hall) was selected to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine College Division Academic All-District III Women's Soccer First Team, which was announced on Thursday.

W&L Names Bois Farrar Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach
Lexington, VA -- October 24, 2008 •
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Bois Farrar as assistant men's lacrosse coach. Farrar begins his appointment immediately.

W&L Swimming Earns Academic All-America Honors
Lexington, VA -- October 9, 2008 •
The College Swimming Coaches Association of America recently announced its Academic All-America Teams and Washington and Lee was among those honored.

Women's Cross Country Breaks Into Top 25
Lexington, VA -- October 2, 2008 • The Washington and Lee women's cross country team has climbed to No. 25 in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division III National poll.

SEPTEMBER 2008

W&L Claims 224 ODAC Scholar-Athlete Citations
Lexington, VA -- September 30, 2008 •
A total of 224 Washington and Lee student-athletes have been named to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference All-Academic Teams for the 2007-08 school year.

W&L Announces Coaching Hires
Lexington, VA -- September 4, 2008 •
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the hiring of Elliott Datlow, Kate Nickols, Mike Robertson, Jamie Snyder-Fair and Brandon Uhl as assistant coaches within the athletic department.

W&L Names Emily FitzHugh Assistant Athletic Trainer
Lexington, VA -- September 1, 2008 •
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Emily FitzHugh as assistant athletic trainer. FitzHugh will begin her appointment immediately.

AUGUST 2008

W&L Women's Lax Earns National Academic Honor
Lexington, VA -- August 11, 2008 •
The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) recently announced the 2008 Division III Academic squads and Washington and Lee was honored. Additionally, former Generals Christine Bender (Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown), Allison Gockley (Pittsburgh, Pa./Shady Side Academy), Kat Michaels (Virginia Beach, Va./Norfolk Academy) and Megan Slosson (Cockeysville, Md./Maryvale Prep), along with rising senior Kelsi Robinson (West Chester, Pa./Westtown) were named to the Academic Honor Roll.

Jason Archbell Named Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach at W&L
Lexington, VA -- August 8, 2008 •
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Jason Archbell as assistant men's lacrosse coach and assistant professor of physical education. Archbell begins his appointment immediately.

W&L Names Rebecca Lowry Associate Athletic Trainer
Lexington, VA -- August 6, 2008 •
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Rebecca Lowry as associate head athletic trainer. Lowry will begin her appointment immediately.

JULY 2008

W&L Volleyball Receives Academic Award
Lexington, VA -- July 30, 2008 •
Washington and Lee’s volleyball team was recently honored with the AVCA Team Academic Award as announced by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).

W&L Announces Coaching Hires
Lexington, VA -- July 11, 2008 •
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the hiring of Geoffrey del Forn, Garrett LeRose and Abby Pyzik as assistant coaches within the department.

W&L Names Nate Jervey Assistant Sports Information Director
Lexington, VA -- July 9, 2008 •
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Nate Jervey as assistant sports information director.

Alex Sweet Competes at U.S. Olympic Trials
Lexington, VA -- July 4, 2008 •
Former Washington and Lee swimmer Alex Sweet competed at the United States Olympic Trials on Friday morning and finished tied for 64th overall out of 113 competitors in the 50 freestyle event.