2010 Washington and Lee Men's Soccer News Releases

May 17, 2011
Mathews and Kurkis Highlight Major Award Winners at W&L
Washington and Lee University held its annual Athletic Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 17 at Lee Chapel. Headlining the award winners were senior field hockey/lacrosse player Emmy Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) and senior football player Greg Kurkis (Roswell, Ga./Westminster), 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 17, 2011
W&L Claims the 2011 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Cup
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that Washington and Lee University has claimed the 2011 Dan Wooldridge Overall Sports Champion Cup for the eighth-straight year.

May 11, 2011
W&L Announces 2011 Athletic Hall of Fame Class
Washington and Lee University has announced the 24th class to be inducted into its Athletic Hall of Fame. The class includes former golfer Jack Vardaman ’62, former football player Kevin Weaver ’87, former women’s lacrosse player Brooke Glenn Mullin ’97 and former men’s soccer player Mikel Parker ’99.

April 25, 2011
Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 173 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.

January 4, 2011
Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 170 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.

December 1, 2010
Seven Generals Named to the ODAC Fall Sportsmanship Teams
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced on Wednesday that 58 student-athletes have been selected to the ODAC Sportsmanship teams for the fall season.

November 22, 2010
W&L Men's and Women's Soccer Honored by NSCAA
The Washington and Lee men’s and women’s soccer squads were both recipients of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Academic Award for the 2009-10 academic year, which was announced on Monday.

November 16, 2010
ODAC Men's Soccer All-Conference Teams Announced
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2010 men’s soccer all-conference teams on Tuesday and Washington and Lee had three student-athletes honored.

November 3, 2010
W&L Men's Soccer Falls to Hampden-Sydney, 2-1
Hampden-Sydney senior forward Andrew Berg tallied the game-winning goal in the 86th minute as the seventh-seeded Tigers went on to defeat sixth-seeded Washington and Lee, 2-1, in the semifinal round of the ODAC men’s soccer tournament on Wednesday afternoon at Watt Field.

October 30, 2010
W&L Men's Soccer Upends Virginia Wesleyan, 1-0
Washington and Lee first-year Colin Hagenbarth recorded his first collegiate goal in the 87th minute as the No. 6 seed Generals upended No. 3 seed Virginia Wesleyan in quarterfinal action of the ODAC men’s soccer tournament on Saturday afternoon at Foster Field.

October 28, 2010
ODAC Tournament Schedules Set For Quarterfinal Contests
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference recently announced the pairings for the 2010 ODAC men’s soccer, women’s soccer and field hockey tournaments, and all three squads from Washington and Lee are set to play in quarterfinal action, which begins on Saturday.

October 27, 2010
W&L Men's Soccer Takes 2-1 Decision Over Emory & Henry
Sophomore forward Dylan Norvell (Richmond, Va./Henrico) tallied the game-winning goal in the 42nd minute as the Washington and Lee men’s soccer team won its regular-season finale, 2-1, over Emory & Henry on Wednesday evening.

October 23, 2010
W&L Men's Soccer Flies Past Bridgewater, 2-0
Seniors Ben Belair (McLean, Va./Langley) and James Pymm (Smithtown, N.Y./St. Anthony’s) tallied goals as the Washington and Lee men’s soccer team defeated Bridgewater, 2-0, on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

October 20, 2010
W&L Men's Soccer Cruises Past Eastern Mennonite, 4-1
The Washington and Lee men’s soccer team recorded four unanswered goals at it cruised to a 4-1 victory over Eastern Mennonite on Wednesday evening.

October 16, 2010
W&L Men's Soccer Tops Randolph-Macon, 1-0
Senior forward James Pymm (Smithtown, N.Y./St. Anthony’s) recorded his fourth goal of the season as the Washington and Lee men’s soccer team topped Randolph-Macon, 1-0, on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

October 12, 2010
W&L Announces Creation of "23" Student-Athlete Group
Washington and Lee Athletic Director Jan Hathorn has announced the rededication of the school’s Student-Athlete Mentor (SAMS) group as an organization known simply “23”. The organization’s motto is “Many sports, one team.”

October 12, 2010
W&L Men's Soccer Falls to Lynchburg, 1-0
Lynchburg senior defender Matthew Rowe (Manassas, Va./Osbourn) scored unassisted in the 54th minute to lift Lynchburg College to a 1-0 victory over Washington and Lee in ODAC men’s soccer action on Tuesday afternoon at Watt Field.

October 9, 2010
W&L Men's Soccer Falls in Overtime to Hampden-Sydney, 1-0
Hampden-Sydney sophomore midfielder Chris Whiteside recorded the game-winning goal in overtime as the Tigers defeated Washington and Lee, 1-0, on Saturday afternoon.

October 6, 2010
W&L Men's Soccer Tops Southern Virginia University, 2-0
The Washington and Lee men’s soccer team recorded two goals in the second half as it defeated Southern Virginia University, 2-0, on Saturday afternoon at the SVU Fields.

October 2, 2010
W&L Men's Soccer Falls to Guilford, 3-1
Senior forward James Pymm (Smithtown, N.Y./St. Anthony’s) recorded his second goal of the season, but it was not enough as the Washington and Lee men’s soccer team fell to Guilford College, 3-1, on Saturday evening at the Armfield Athletic Center.

September 29, 2010
W&L Men's Soccer Claims a Thrilling 1-0 Victory over Ferrum
Washington and Lee sophomore defender Conor Starr (Summit, N.J./The Pingry School) connected on a penalty kick with no time remaining on the clock as the men's soccer team claimed a 1-0 victory over Ferrum on Wednesday afternoon at Watt Field.

September 25, 2010
W&L Men's Soccer Drops a 2-1 Decison to Virginia Wesleyan
The Virginia Wesleyan men’s soccer team used a late goal from senior forward Harrison Myrdal (Virginia Beach, Va./Floyd E. Kellam) as it defeated Washington and Lee, 2-1, on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

September 22, 2010
W&L Men's Soccer Falls to Roanoke College, 4-0
Roanoke College sophomore forward Cameron Travalini recorded two goals as the Maroons claimed a 4-0 victory over the Washington and Lee men’s soccer team on Wednesday evening at Kerr Stadium.

September 18, 2010
W&L Men's Soccer Battles to 0-0 Tie with Shenandoah
The Washington and Lee men’s soccer team battled Shenandoah College to a 0-0 double-overtime tie on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

September 15, 2010
W&L Men's Soccer Holds off Randolph for 1-0 Victory
Washington and Lee senior forward James Pymm (Smithtown, N.Y./St. Anthony’s) recorded a penalty kick goal in the 53rd minute as the Washington and Lee men’s soccer team held on for a 1-0 victory over Randolph College on Wednesday afternoon at Watt Field.

September 11, 2010
W&L Men's Soccer Drops 4-0 Decision to TCNJ
The College of New Jersey junior forward Luigi Moriello netted two goals as the Lions cruised to a 4-0 victory over the Washington and Lee men’s soccer team on Saturday evening at the Elizabethtown College Blue Jay Classic.

September 10, 2010
W&L Men's Soccer Opens Season with 1-1 Tie at Elizabethtown
The Washington and Lee men’s soccer team played to a 1-1 tie in double-overtime against Elizabethtown College in its season opener on Friday evening as a part of the Elizabethtown Blue Jay Classic.

September 9, 2010
W&L Men's Soccer 2010 Season Preview
Sometimes a fresh start can help launch a turnaround, and that is exactly what Washington and Lee Head Men’s Soccer Coach Rolf Piranian, in his 35th season at the helm, is doing with his squad for the 2010 season.

August 26, 2010
ODAC Releases Men's Soccer Preseason Poll
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) released its 2010 men’s soccer preseason poll on Thursday afternoon and Washington and Lee was picked to finish fifth in the voting.

August 12, 2010
W&L Places 219 Athletes on the ODAC All-Academic Team
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference recently released its 2009-2010 All-Academic Team and Washington and Lee once again led the league in number of athletes honored.