2012 Washington and Lee Football News

  • Hollenbeck Earns Preseason All-America Honor
    June 24, 2013
    Hollenbeck Earns Preseason All-America Honor The Lindy’s College Football Preview magazine hit newsstands recently, and Washington and Lee rising senior Connor Hollenbeck (Alpharetta, Ga./Alpharetta) was chosen to Lindy’s Second Team Preseason All-America squad.
  • Six Generals Earn VaSID Academic All-State Honors
    June 18, 2013
    Six Generals Earn VaSID Academic All-State Honors The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) announced its 2012-13 Academic All-State Team on Tuesday, and six Washington and Lee student-athletes made the squad.
  • Help W&L Football Send Grieving Children to Comfort Zone Camp
    May 22, 2013
    Help W&L Football Send Grieving Children to Comfort Zone Camp The Washington and Lee football team is partnering with Comfort Zone Camp in an effort to raise money to send 100 children to the camp free of charge.
  • W&L Announces 2013 Athletic Department Awards
    May 14, 2013
    W&L Announces 2013 Athletic Department Awards The Washington and Lee Department of Athletics held its annual athletics award ceremony at Lee Chapel on Tuesday evening, honoring student-athletes and administrators who have made the 2012-13 school year as successful as any in recent memory.
  • W&L Claims the 2013 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Cup
    May 10, 2013
    W&L Claims the 2013 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Cup For the 11th-consecutive year, Washington and Lee University has claimed the Dan Wooldridge Overall Sports Champion Cup, as announced by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference on Friday. The Generals claimed both the Women’s Commissioner’s Cup and the Men’s Commissioner’s Cup on their way to the overall title.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Term Scholar-Athlete Awards
    April 24, 2013
    Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Term Scholar-Athlete Awards Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 179 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.
  • Thirteen Generals Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa
    March 14, 2013
    Thirteen Generals Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa Washington and Lee University is set to induct 49 members into the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society at a convocation on March 14. Among the inductees are 13 student-athletes who have distinguished themselves in the classroom and on the playing fields.
  • W&L Announces its 2013 Athletic Hall of Fame Class
    March 08, 2013
    W&L Announces its 2013 Athletic Hall of Fame Class Washington and Lee University has announced the 26th class to be inducted into its Athletic Hall of Fame in a ceremony the weekend of September 6-7, 2013.
  • W&L Names Jon Berlin Assistant Football Coach
    February 15, 2013
    W&L Names Jon Berlin Assistant Football Coach Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that Jon Berlin has been hired as assistant football coach and assistant professor of physical education.
  • W&L Football Claims Major VaSID Awards
    January 29, 2013
    W&L Football Claims Major VaSID Awards The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) announced its 2012 college division all-state football team on Tuesday and Washington and Lee claimed two of the top awards.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards
    January 07, 2013
    Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 177 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.
  • Abell to Receive the Willard Bailey Award as Top College Division Coach
    January 04, 2013
    Abell to Receive the Willard Bailey Award as Top College Division Coach The Touchdown Club of Richmond has announced that Washington and Lee Head Football Coach Scott Abell will receive the Willard Bailey Award as the top NCAA Division II/III Coach in the Commonwealth of Virginia for the 2012 season.
  • Heinsohn Named to D3Football.com All-America Team
    January 02, 2013
    Heinsohn Named to D3Football.com All-America Team Senior running back Luke Heinsohn (Charlottesville, Va./Covenant) was named to the D3Football.com All-America team which was released during the holiday break.
  • Six Generals Named to Roanoke Times All-State Team
    January 02, 2013
    Six Generals Named to Roanoke Times All-State Team The Roanoke Times released its 2012 All-State football team on Sunday and Washington and Lee was well represented on the College Division squad.
  • Watch the Gagliardi Trophy Presentation Live
    December 11, 2012
    Watch the Gagliardi Trophy Presentation Live Washington and Lee senior running back Luke Heinsohn (Charlottesville, Va./Covenant) will be recognized at the Gagliardi Trophy presentation on Wednesday at 7:00 pm at the Salem Civic Center in Salem, Va.
  • W&L's Heinsohn Wins the Willie Lanier Award
    December 06, 2012
    W&L's Heinsohn Wins the Willie Lanier Award Washington and Lee senior running back/placekicker Luke Heinsohn (Charlottesville, Va./Covenant) received the 2012 Willie Lanier Award as the top college division football player in Virginia.
  • Three Generals Earn All-South Region Honors
    December 05, 2012
    Three Generals Earn All-South Region Honors The D3Football.com All-South Region teams were announced on Tuesday afternoon and Washington and Lee claimed three players across the first and second teams.
  • Heinsohn Named One of Four Finalists for the Gagliardi Trophy
    December 04, 2012
    Heinsohn Named One of Four Finalists for the Gagliardi Trophy The J-Club of St. John’s University and Jostens have announced that Washington and Lee senior running back/placekicker Luke Heinsohn (Charlottesville, Va./Covenant) is one of four finalists for the Gagliardi Trophy, which will be presented on Wednesday, December 12 in Salem, Va.
  • ODAC Announces Fall Sportsmanship Teams
    December 03, 2012
    ODAC Announces Fall Sportsmanship Teams The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2012 ODAC/StellarOne Fall Sportsmanship teams and Washington and Lee had several athletes honored among the seven fall sports.
  • W&L's Murray Garners First Team Academic All-America Laurels
    December 03, 2012
    W&L's Murray Garners First Team Academic All-America Laurels Washington and Lee senior running back Brett Murray (Lookout Mountain, Tenn./Baylor School) has been named to the Capital One Division III Academic All-America football squad as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Heinsohn Named a Finalist for the Lanier Award
    December 03, 2012
    Heinsohn Named a Finalist for the Lanier Award The Richmond Times Dispatch announced the finalists for the Dudley and Lanier Awards for the state football players of the year on Monday morning.
  • Heinsohn and Pelton to Participate in the D3 Senior Classic
    November 30, 2012
    Heinsohn and Pelton to Participate in the D3 Senior Classic Washington and Lee senior football players Luke Heinsohn (Charlottesville, Va./Covenant) and Jake Pelton (Charlottesville, Va./Monticello) have been selected to participate in the 2012 D3 Senior Classic All-Star game.
  • Heinsohn and Pelton to be Honored by the Richmond TD Club
    November 30, 2012
    Heinsohn and Pelton to be Honored by the Richmond TD Club The Touchdown Club of Richmond has announced its college award winners for the 2012 season and they will be honored at the Dudley Award Banquet held on Wednesday, December 5.
  • Heinsohn Named ODAC Offensive Football Player of the Year
    November 20, 2012
    Heinsohn Named ODAC Offensive Football Player of the Year The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its all-conference football team on Tuesday and Washington and Lee claimed 11 selections, along with the league’s Player of the Year and Coach of the Year.
  • W&L's Heinsohn Named 1 of 10 Finalists for the Gagliardi Trophy
    November 20, 2012
    W&L's Heinsohn Named 1 of 10 Finalists for the Gagliardi Trophy Jostens and the J Club of St. John’s University have announced the 10 finalists for the 2012 Gagliardi Trophy, which is awarded to Division III football’s top student-athlete. Washington and Lee senior running back Luke Heinsohn (Charlottesville, Va./Covenant) is among the finalists.
  • W&L Football Falls at No. 7 Hobart in the NCAA Playoffs, 38-20
    November 17, 2012
    W&L Football Falls at No. 7 Hobart in the NCAA Playoffs, 38-20 Hobart College controlled the ball for nearly 37 minutes and held Washington and Lee to a season-low 188 rushing yards in producing a 38-20 victory in the first round of the NCAA Division III football playoffs on Saturday afternoon at Boswell Field.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Hobart Game Notes
    November 12, 2012
    Washington and Lee Football - Hobart Game Notes Washington and Lee and Hobart have never met on the gridion before this week. In fact, the Generals have never faced any of the eight teams that comprise the Liberty League. W&L is 3-6 all-time against teams from the State of New York and has never won a game played in The Empire State. The Generals’ last game in New York was a 23-8 loss at Alfred to begin the 2004 season.
  • W&L Football to Play at Hobart in NCAA First Round
    November 11, 2012
    W&L Football to Play at Hobart in NCAA First Round The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced its field for the 2012 Division III Football Championship on Sunday evening and Washington and Lee will hit the road for a first round contest at Hobart College.
  • W&L Football Defeats Shenandoah, 42-23
    November 10, 2012
    W&L Football Defeats Shenandoah, 42-23 Washington and Lee scored a pair of touchdowns in the final 43 seconds of the first half in posting a 42-23 victory over Shenandoah in ODAC football action on Saturday afternoon at Wilson Field.
  • Four Generals Named to Capital One Academic All-District Football Team
    November 09, 2012
    Four Generals Named to Capital One Academic All-District Football Team The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2012 Capital One College Division Academic All-District Football squad on Thursday afternoon and Washington and Lee had four players selected to the 25-member team.
  • Heinsohn Named to the D3football.com Team of the Week
    November 06, 2012
    Heinsohn Named to the D3football.com Team of the Week Washington and Lee senior running back Luke Heinsohn (Charlottesville, Va./Covenant) has received another weekly honor as he’s been named to the D3football.com Team of the Week presented by Scoutware.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Shenandoah Game Notes
    November 06, 2012
    Washington and Lee Football - Shenandoah Game Notes Washington and Lee and Shenandoah have never met on the gridiron during the regular season. The teams aren’t entirely unfamiliar, however, as they have scrimmaged each other numerous times in recent memory during the preseason. The Hornets are in their first season as a member of the ODAC after playing the last 13 seasons as a member of the USA South Conference.
  • Heinsohn Named ODAC Offensive Football Player of the Week
    November 05, 2012
    Heinsohn Named ODAC Offensive Football Player of the Week Washington and Lee senior running back Luke Heinsohn (Charlottesville, Va./Covenant) has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Offensive Football Player of the Week for the week ending November 4.
  • Obtain a Copy of Saturday's 4 OT Football Win Over Hampden-Sydney
    November 05, 2012
    Obtain a Copy of Saturday's 4 OT Football Win Over Hampden-Sydney The athletic department has received a high number of requests for purchasing a DVD of the football game from Saturday against Hampden-Sydney. Washington and Lee would like its fans to know that the video and the audio call of the game can be downloaded for free from the First Team Broadcasting website.
  • W&L Football Wins 45-42 4 OT Shootout Over Hampden-Sydney
    November 03, 2012
    W&L Football Wins 45-42 4 OT Shootout Over Hampden-Sydney Senior Luke Heinsohn (Charlottesville, Va./Covenant) rushed for 192 yards and four touchdowns and kicked a game-winning 37-yard field goal to lift Washington and Lee to a 45-42 four-overtime victory over Hampden-Sydney on Saturday at Wilson Field.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Hampden-Sydney Game Notes
    October 29, 2012
    Washington and Lee Football - Hampden-Sydney Game Notes Washington and Lee and Hampden-Sydney will be meeting for the 71st time, with the Tigers holding a 36-32-2 advantage in the all-time series that began during the 1899 season. H-SC has won four of the last five contests between the two teams, including a 42-35 win last season at Hampden-Sydney. The last eight encounters have been close affairs, however, with just one of those games being decided by more than 10 points.
  • Heinsohn Sets Rushing Record as W&L Downs Catholic, 41-14
    October 27, 2012
    Heinsohn Sets Rushing Record as W&L Downs Catholic, 41-14 Washington and Lee clinched its seventh winning season in the last nine years and improved to 14-0 over the last three seasons when rushing for 400 yards or better as it defeated Catholic, 41-14, in ODAC football action on Saturday afternoon at Cardinal Stadium.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Catholic Game Notes
    October 22, 2012
    Washington and Lee Football - Catholic Game Notes W&L and Catholic will be meeting for the 17th time, with the Generals holding a 13-3 advantage in the all-time series that began during the 1981 season. W&L has won three-straight in the series, including a 49-13 win last season in Lexington. W&L has averaged 467.5 yards per game over the last two outings against the Cardinals, outscoring CUA by a combined score of 98-27 over that span.
  • W&L Football Stumbles at Bridgewater, 31-14
    October 20, 2012
    W&L Football Stumbles at Bridgewater, 31-14 Bridgewater College limited Washington and Lee to its lowest scoring total since the 2010 season in defeating the Generals, 31-14, in ODAC football action on Saturday afternoon at Jopson Field.
  • Washington and Lee Football - Bridgewater Game Notes
    October 15, 2012
    Washington and Lee Football - Bridgewater Game Notes Washington and Lee and Bridgewater will be meeting for the 43rd time, with the Generals holding a 25-17 advantage in the all-time series that began during the 1964 season. W&L has won each of the last two, averaging 540.0 yards and 43.5 points per game over the two contests. The last three meetings between the two schools have been high scoring yet tight affairs, with an average combined score of 77.3 points and a 4.0 average margin of victory.
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