2011-12 Washington and Lee Baseball News Releases

June 7, 2012
Eight Named to ODAC Spring Sportsmanship Teams
Several Washington and Lee athletes have been selected to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference/Stellar One Sportsmanship Teams for the 2012 spring season.

May 28, 2012
W&L's Stutts Named to All-Region Baseball Teams
Washington and Lee junior shortstop Jonathan Stutts (Charlotte, N.C./Charlotte Country Day) was recently named to a pair of all-region baseball teams.

May 15, 2012
Lawson and Westfal Highlight Major Award Winners at W&L
Washington and Lee University held its annual Athletic Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 15 at Lee Chapel. Headlining the award winners were senior soccer player Kat Lawson (White Post, Va./Clarke County) and senior football player Charlie Westfal (New Canaan, Conn./New Canaan), who were selected as the “Pres” Brown Outstanding Senior Female and Male Athletes of the Year as voted on by members of the department.

May 9, 2012
W&L Claims the 2012 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Cup
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that Washington and Lee University has claimed the Dan Wooldridge Overall Sports Champion Cup for the ninth-straight year.

April 28, 2012
W&L's Stutts Named to All-ODAC Baseball Team
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its all-conference baseball squad on Saturday and Washington and Lee junior shortstop Jonathan Stutts (Charlotte, N.C./Charlotte Country Day) was among those honored.

April 24, 2012
Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 185 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.

April 20, 2012
W&L Baseball Splits a Pair With No. 22 Lynchburg
The Washington and Lee baseball team ended its 2012 regular season with a double-header split against 22nd-ranked Lynchburg College. W&L dropped game one by a score of 5-3 then came back to post a 14-7 win in the nightcap.

April 19, 2012
W&L Baseball Races Past Royals, 9-3
The Washington and Lee baseball team banged out 14 hits and sophomore Josh Josephson (Boca Raton, Fla./American Heritage) hit for the cycle in defeating Eastern Mennonite, 9-3, on Thursday afternoon at the EMU Baseball Field.

April 18, 2012
W&L Baseball Team Announces Schedule Changes
The Washington and Lee baseball team announced a pair of changes to its schedule on Wednesday.

April 16, 2012
W&L Baseball Drops 10-1 Decision to Southern Virginia
Playing in its final home of the season, the Washington and Lee baseball team dropped a 10-1 decision to Southern Virginia on Monday afternoon at Cap’n Dick Smith Field.

April 14, 2012
Marlins Sweep Generals in Baseball Doubleheader
The Washington and Lee baseball team dropped a pair of games to Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon.

April 4, 2012
Stutts Leads W&L Baseball Over Eastern Mennonite, 6-5
Junior shortstop Jonathan Stutts (Charlotte, N.C./Charlotte Country Day) was 4-for-5 with three RBIs and the Washington and Lee baseball team held on for a 6-5 win over Eastern Mennonite on Wednesday evening at Cap’n Dick Smith Field.

April 3, 2012
Generals Baseball Tames Panthers, 7-5
First-year righthander Matt Hedberg (Charlotte, N.C./Myers Park) threw four strong innings in relief to earn his first collegiate win as the Washington and Lee baseball team knocked off Ferrum, 7-5, on Tuesday evening at Cap’n Dick Smith Field.

April 2, 2012
Generals Fall, 5-4, to Bridgewater in 11 Innings
Jay Thompson’s RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning lifted Bridgewater over the Washington and Lee baseball team, 5-4, on Monday afternoon at Jopson Field.

March 31, 2012
Generals Earn Doubleheader Split with Randolph-Macon
The Washington and Lee baseball team scored nine runs over four innings in earning a 9-5 win in game two and a split of a doubleheader with Randolph-Macon on Saturday afternoon at Cap’n Dick Smith Field.

March 30, 2012
W&L Announces its 25th Athletic Hall of Fame Class
Washington and Lee University will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its Athletic Hall of Fame in ceremonies on campus the weekend of September 14-15. W&L has announced that five new members will join the 112 former athletes, coaches, administrators and support staff, who have already been honored as the University’s best.

March 28, 2012
W&L Baseball Falls to No. 22 Bridgewater, 2-0
Bridgewater starter Joseph Lucas (Waynesboro, Va./Waynesboro) limited the Washington and Lee baseball team to just two hits over 7.0 innings as the Eagles pulled out a 2-0 win over the Generals on Wednesday evening at Cap’n Dick Smith Field.

March 26, 2012
W&L Baseball Swept by Hampden-Sydney in ODAC Doubleheader
The Washington and Lee baseball team was swept in an ODAC doubleheader at Hampden-Sydney on Monday afternoon.

March 23, 2012
W&L Baseball Games at H-SC Moved to Monday
Due to the threat of inclement weather, the baseball double-header between Washington and Lee and Hampden-Sydney has been moved from Saturday to Monday.

March 22, 2012
W&L Baseball Tripped up by Averett, 5-3
Averett University benefited from four Washington and Lee errors in pulling out a 5-3 win over the Generals’ baseball team on Thursday afternoon at Cap’n Dick Smith Field.

March 20, 2012
W&L Baseball Game at Bridgewater Postponed
The Washington and Lee baseball team had to postpone Tuesday's scheduled game with Bridgewater due to inclement weather. No make up date for the game was immediately released.

March 19, 2012
W&L Takes Home Three ODAC Player of the Week Awards
Washington and Lee claimed three ODAC Players of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.

March 18, 2012
Tufts Snaps W&L Baseball Team's 5-Game Win Streak With 18-4 Victory
The Washington and Lee baseball team saw a five-game win streak come to an end with an 18-4 loss to Tufts on Sunday afternoon at Cap’n Dick Smith Field.

March 17, 2012
Ninth-Inning Heroics Lead W&L Baseball to DH Sweep of Guilford
The Washington and Lee baseball team received a pair of walk-off base hits in recording a doubleheader sweep over Guilford College on Saturday afternoon at Cap’n Dick Smith Field.

March 15, 2012
W&L Baseball Wins Third Straight at Home, 9-5, over SVU
The Washington and Lee baseball team improved to 7-1 at home with a 9-5 victory over Southern Virginia on Thursday evening at Cap’n Dick Smith Field.

March 14, 2012
W&L Baseball Adds SVU to its Schedule
The Washington and Lee baseball team has announced another schedule change.

March 13, 2012
Generals Baseball Tames Mustangs, 12-2
The Washington and Lee baseball team scored nine runs in the first three innings and ran away with a 12-2 victory over Stevenson on Tuesday afternoon at Cap’n Dick Smith Field.

March 13, 2012
W&L Baseball Continues its Fight Against Cystic Fibrosis
The Washington and Lee baseball team will be sponsoring its annual Hit-A-Thon to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation on Saturday as the Generals host Guilford College for a double-header beginning at 12:00 noon.

March 11, 2012
Decembrino's Suicide Squeeze Lifts W&L Baseball over Albertus Magnus, 3-2
Senior Mike Decembrino’s (Yardley, Pa./Pennsbury) suicide squeeze with one out in the bottom of the eighth broke a 2-2 tie and lifted the Washington and Lee baseball team to a 3-2 win over Albertus Magnus on Sunday afternoon at Cap’n Dick Smith Field.

March 10, 2012
W&L Baseball Splits Doubleheader with Roanoke
The Washington and Lee baseball split an ODAC doubleheader with Roanoke College on Saturday afternoon at Kiwanis Field.

March 8, 2012
Generals Baseball Falls, 4-0, at Ferrum
The Washington and Lee baseball team dropped a 4-0 decision to Ferrum College at Panther Field on Thursday afternoon.

March 4, 2012
W&L Baseball Splits Doubleheader with Emory & Henry
The Washington and Lee baseball team opened conference play with a doubleheader split with Emory & Henry on Sunday afternoon at Cap’n Dick Smith Field.

March 1, 2012
W&L Baseball Rallies for a 4-3 Win Over Southern Virginia
The Washington and Lee baseball team won its third straight game, rallying past Southern Virginia, 4-3, on Thursday afternoon at Cap’n Dick Smith Field.

February 25, 2012
Generals Sweep UMPI in Saturday Twinbill
The Washington and Lee baseball team posted its first two wins of the season with a doubleheader sweep of Maine-Presque Isle at Cap’n Dick Smith Field on Saturday afternoon.

February 23, 2012
W&L Baseball Announces Schedule Changes
The Washington and Lee baseball team’s doubleheader with Greensboro has been cancelled.

February 22, 2012
Piedmont Tops Generals, 11-4, in Baseball
Piedmont College erupted for eight runs over the middle three innings in producing an 11-4 win over the Washington and Lee baseball team on Wednesday afternoon at Loudermilk Field.

February 21, 2012
W&L Baseball Downed by Emory University, 5-2
Emory University used a three-run fifth inning to defeat the Washington and Lee baseball team, 5-2, on Tuesday afternoon at Chappell Park in Atlanta.

February 20, 2012
Generals Baseball Felled by LaGrange, 4-1
The Washington and Lee baseball team dropped a 4-1 decision at LaGrange College on Monday afternoon.

February 12, 2012
W&L Baseball Swept by Averett to Open 2012
The Washington and Lee baseball team opened its 2012 campaign, dropping a doubleheader at Averett University on Sunday afternoon.

February 10, 2012
W&L Baseball 2012 Season Preview
Despite posting an overall record of just 15-16 last season, the Washington and Lee baseball team and Head Coach Jeff Stickley have reason to be optimistic about their chances heading into 2012. W&L posted an ODAC record of 12-6, its most conference wins in a season since winning 15 games in 2003, and lost just two players to graduation. With that kind of continuity coming back, Stickley believes his team is in good position as the start of the 2012 season draws near.

February 3, 2012
W&L Baseball Picked Fourth in ODAC Preseason Poll
The Washington and Lee baseball team has been picked fourth in the 2012 ODAC Preseason Baseball Coaches Poll as announced by the conference on Friday afternoon.

January 11, 2012
Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 166 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 3.50.

September 6, 2011
ODAC Releases 2010-11 Academic All-Conference Team
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference recently released its 2010-11 All-Academic Team and Washington and Lee once again led the league in number of athletes honored.

August 25, 2011
Washington and Lee University Partners With Special Olympics
Washington and Lee University, in unison with like-minded initiatives set forth by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III, is announcing a partnership with the Special Olympics.

August 11, 2011
W&L Announces Partnership with First Team Broadcasting
Washington and Lee will be partnering with First Team Broadcasting to provide live streaming of selected University events during the 2011-12 school year.

July 12, 2011
W&L Places Two on VaSID All-State Baseball Squad
The Virginia Sports Information Directors has announced its 2011 College Division All-State Baseball team and Washington and Lee placed a pair of players on this year’s squad.