2015 Washington and Lee Baseball News Releases

May 13, 2015
W&L Claims the 2015 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Cup
For the 13th-consecutive year, Washington and Lee University has claimed the Dan Wooldridge Overall Sports Champion Cup, as announced by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference on Wednesday. The Generals also claimed Women’s Commissioner’s Cup on their way to the overall title for the 2014-15 school year.

May 12, 2015
W&L Announces 2015 Athletic Department Awards
The Washington and Lee Department of Athletics held its annual athletics award ceremony at Lee Chapel on Tuesday evening. The event, made possible by the generosity of the Brookby Family, honors student-athletes and administrators who have made the 2014-15 school year a tremendous success.

April 28, 2015
W&L Baseball Coach Jeff Stickley to Enter Phased Retirement
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that Head Baseball Coach Jeff Stickley has decided to begin phased retirement.

April 23, 2015
Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 216 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 19, 2015
W&L Baseball Stymied by Lynchburg, 10-4
Lynchburg scored seven runs in the bottom of the sixth inning en route to a 10-4 victory over the Washington and Lee baseball team on Sunday.

April 18, 2015
Smith Breaks Saves Record in Doubleheader Split with H-SC
Senior pitcher Cory Smith (Roanoke, Va./Hidden Valley) broke the W&L baseball all-time saves record, as the Generals split a doubleheader with Hampden-Sydney at Cap’n Dick Smith Field on Sunday.

April 17, 2015
W&L Baseball Announces Time Change for Game at Lynchburg
Due to the forecast of rain on Sunday afternoon in Lynchburg, the Washington and Lee baseball team’s game against the Hornets has been pushed up to a 10:00 am start time. The contest was originally scheduled to begin at 1:00 pm.

April 9, 2015
W&L Baseball Falls to Lynchburg, 11-4
Lynchburg scored eight runs over the final four innings en route to an 11-4 victory over the Washington and Lee baseball team on Thursday at Cap’n Dick Smith Field.

April 8, 2015
W&L Baseball Edges Eastern Mennonite, 2-1
Senior pitcher Cory Smith (Roanoke, Va./Hidden Valley) tied the W&L career saves record, as the Washington and Lee baseball team defeated Eastern Mennonite on Wednesday night, 2-1, at Cap’n Dick Smith Field.

April 5, 2015
Virginia Wesleyan Sweeps W&L Baseball in ODAC Doubleheader
The Washington and Lee baseball team gave up a combined 22 runs, as Virginia Wesleyan swept a doubleheader over the Generals on Sunday at Cap’n Dick Smith Field.

April 4, 2015
W&L Baseball Drops Two Games at E&H, 6-4 and 13-7
Senior designated hitter Kevin Nelson hit two home runs and totaled five RBI to lead Emory & Henry to a doubleheader sweep over the Washington and Lee baseball team on Saturday at Porterfield-DeVault Field.

April 1, 2015
Eastern Mennonite Blanks W&L Baseball, 3-0
Eastern Mennonite senior pitcher Ryan Henschel held the Washington and Lee baseball team to just five hits in 8.1 innings, as the Royals shut out the Generals, 3-0, on Wednesday at the EMU Baseball Field.

March 31, 2015
W&L Baseball Edged at Bridgewater, 4-3
The Washington and Lee baseball team had the tying run on third base in the top of the ninth inning, but Bridgewater forced a ground out to preserve a 4-3 victory on Tuesday at the Bridgewater Baseball Field.

March 28, 2015
W&L Baseball Swept by Roanoke, 6-0 and 6-3
The Roanoke pitching staff recorded 20 strikeouts en route to sweeping a doubleheader over the Washington and Lee baseball team on Saturday at Cap’n Dick Smith Field.

March 25, 2015
W&L Baseball Cruises to 13-0 Victory Over Bridgewater
The Washington and Lee baseball team had four pitchers combine to throw a one-hitter, and the offense totaled 13 runs on 17 hits en route to a 13-0 victory over Bridgewater on Wednesday at Cap'n Dick Smith Field.

March 21, 2015
W&L Baseball Scores 20 Runs in Doubleheader Sweep at Guilford
The Washington and Lee baseball team’s offense erupted for 20 combined runs in a doubleheader sweep at Guilford on Saturday.

March 18, 2015
W&L Baseball Loses to Stevenson, 4-1
The Washington and Lee baseball team left 10 runners on base in a 4-1 loss to Stevenson on Wednesday at Cap’n Dick Smith Field.

March 17, 2015
No. 14 Shenandoah Blanks W&L Baseball, 9-0
The Washington and Lee baseball team recorded just two hits in losing at 14th-ranked Shenandoah on Tuesday, 9-0.

March 15, 2015
W&L Baseball Drops Two Games to No. 22 R-MC, 8-3 and 16-1
The 22nd-ranked Randolph-Macon baseball team scored a combined 24 runs in sweeping a doubleheader against Washington and Lee on Sunday at Hugh Stephens Field at Estes Park.

March 13, 2015
W&L Baseball Moves Doubleheader at R-MC to Sunday
Due to the rain that is forecasted for the state of Virginia over the next two days, the Washington and Lee baseball doubleheader scheduled for Saturday at Randolph-Macon has been pushed to Sunday, starting at 12:30 pm.

March 12, 2015
W&L Baseball Upsets No. 12 Shenandoah, 4-1
The Washington and Lee baseball team scored three runs with two outs in the bottom of the fourth inning on its way to a 4-1 victory over 12th-ranked Shenandoah on Thursday at Cap’n Dick Smith Field.

March 10, 2015
W&L Baseball Announces Additional Schedule Changes
The Washington and Lee baseball team has announced further additional changes to its schedule. The game against Shenandoah on Wednesday has been moved to Thursday at 3:30 pm due to the rain Lexington is forecasted to receive over the next two days.

March 6, 2015
W&L Baseball Doubleheader Against Lynchburg Postponed
The Washington and Lee baseball doubleheader against Lynchburg scheduled for Saturday has been postponed.

March 3, 2015
W&L Baseball Contest Against Southern Virginia Postponed
The Washington and Lee baseball game scheduled for Wednesday against Southern Virginia has been postponed.

March 2, 2015
W&L Baseball Game Against Greensboro Canceled
The Washington and Lee baseball game against Greensboro on Tuesday has been canceled.

February 26, 2015
W&L Baseball's Doubleheader Against VWC Postponed
The Washington and Lee baseball team’s doubleheader at Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday has been postponed.

February 24, 2015
W&L Baseball Announces Schedule Changes
The Washington and Lee baseball team has announced schedule changes for this week’s games.

February 23, 2015
W&L Baseball Game at St. Andrews Canceled
With the predicted forecast of snow in Laurinburg, N.C. on Tuesday, the Washington and Lee baseball team’s game at St. Andrews has been canceled.

February 18, 2015
W&L Baseball Game Against UMaine-Presque Isle Canceled
The Washington and Lee baseball team’s game against UMaine-Presque Isle scheduled for Saturday has been canceled.

February 16, 2015
W&L Baseball Announces Schedule Changes Due to Snow
The Washington and Lee baseball team’s game against Elmira on Monday has been canceled.

February 12, 2015
W&L Baseball's Doubleheader Against Marymount Postponed
The Washington and Lee baseball team’s doubleheader against Marymount on Saturday has been postponed.

February 11, 2015
W&L Baseball Falls to Bluefield State, 9-3
Bluefield State scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning on its way to a 9-3 victory over the Washington and Lee baseball team on Wednesday at Cap’n Dick Smith Field.

February 9, 2015
Concklin and Murtha Garner ODAC Weekly Honors
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week for the week ending February 8, and Washington and Lee had two athletes honored.

February 7, 2015
Weprinsky and Concklin Lead Generals to Sweep of Marymount
The Washington and Lee baseball team opened the 2015 season with a sweep of Marymount on Saturday at Barcroft Park at George Washington University.

February 4, 2015
2015 Washington and Lee Baseball Season Preview
The 2015 Washington and Lee baseball season starts on Saturday, February 7 against Marymount. Head coach Jeff Stickley, along with senior pitcher Cory Smith, senior outfielder Drew Weprinsky, senior second baseman Nick Biumi and senior shortstop Taylor Rowe, recently discussed the Generals' upcoming season.

January 29, 2015
W&L Baseball Picked Seventh in ODAC Preseason Poll
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2015 baseball preseason coaches’ poll on Thursday, and Washington and Lee was picked to finish seventh out of 11 schools with 43 points.

January 13, 2015
Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that a record 224 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. The total contains 34 more athletes than any previous fall term and is 14 more than in any previous winter term.