2011-12 Washington and Lee Men's Soccer News Releases

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 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.

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.

December 15, 2011
W&L's Richter Selected to VaSID All-State Second Team
Washington and Lee junior men’s soccer player defender Basti Richter (Gauting, Germany/Darlington School) has been awarded 2011 VaSID College Division Men’s Soccer Second Team All-State honors as voted on by the Virginia Sports Information Directors.

December 7, 2011
W&L Soccer Teams Recognized by NSCAA Academic Award
The Washington and Lee men’s and women’s soccer teams were both recipients of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Academic Award, announced on December 2. The honor is given to those squads whose student-athletes average a 3.0 GPA or higher during the 2010-11 academic year

December 6, 2011
Seven Generals Named to ODAC Sportsmanship Team
Seven Washington and Lee student-athletes have been selected to the 2011 ODAC/StellarOne Bank Sportsmanship Teams, with one athlete chosen from each fall sport to represent their respective school.

November 17, 2011
Paldino Named ODAC Men's Soccer Scholar-Athlete of the Year
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its all-conference men’s soccer team on Thursday and Washington and Lee claimed five honorees, including the league’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

October 30, 2011
W&L Men's Soccer Defeated by Lynchburg, 1-0
The third-seeded Washington and Lee men’s soccer team fell, 1-0, to No. 6 Lynchburg College in the quarterfinal round of the ODAC Tournament on Sunday afternoon at Watt Field.

October 29, 2011
W&L Men's and Women's Soccer Games Postponed
Due to inclement weather, the W&L men's and women's soccer games in the ODAC Tournament that were scheduled for today (Saturday) have been postponed.

October 26, 2011
W&L Men's Soccer Stings Wasps, 2-0
Washington and Lee scored 55 seconds into the game and cruised to a 2-0 victory over Emory & Henry in ODAC men’s soccer action on Wednesday afternoon at Watt Field.

October 22, 2011
W&L Men's Soccer Plays to 0-0 Draw With Greensboro
For the third-consecutive match, the Washington and Lee men’s soccer team played to a draw, as it tied Greensboro College, 0-0, on Saturday afternoon at Pride Field.

October 19, 2011
W&L and LC Play to 0-0 Draw in Men's Soccer
The Washington and Lee men’s soccer team played to a 0-0 double-overtime draw at Lynchburg College Wednesday night at Shellenberger Field.

October 17, 2011
W&L Men's Soccer Draws with Bridgewater, 1-1
The Washington and Lee men’s soccer team struck first but was unable to maintain the lead as it tied Bridgewater, 1-1, on Monday afternoon at Jopson Field.

October 15, 2011
W&L Men's Soccer Takes 1-0 Decision Over Guilford
Sophomore midfielder Justin TenBrook (Millville, N.J./St. Augustine Prep) netted the game-winning goal in the 82nd minute as the Washington and Lee men’s soccer team emerged victorious over Guilford College, 1-0, on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

October 12, 2011
W&L Men's Soccer Match at Bridgewater Postponed
The Washington and Lee men's soccer game at Bridgewater College scheduled for today at 4:00 pm has been postponed due to heavy rain in the area.

October 8, 2011
W&L Men's Soccer Tops Virginia Wesleyan, 1-0
Washington and Lee junior forward Dave Phillips’ (Reisterstown, Md./Loyola Blakefield) goal in the 24th minute proved to be the game winner as the men’s soccer team held off Virginia Wesleyan for a 1-0 decision on Saturday afternoon at Foster Field.

October 5, 2011
TenBrook's Five Points Lead Men's Soccer to 4-0 Win Over SVU
Washington and Lee sophomore midfielder Justin TenBrook (Millville, N.J./St. Augustine Prep) registered two goals and an assist over a 6:52 span in the first half to help lead the men’s soccer team to a 4-0 shutout of Southern Virginia on Wednesday afternoon at Watt Field.

October 1, 2011
W&L Men's Soccer Clinches Thrilling 2-1 OT Win Over Randolph
The Randolph College men’s soccer team received three cards over the final 30 seconds of the match to lead to a game-tying W&L penalty kick and eventual 2-1 overtime victory for the Generals on Saturday afternoon at WildCat Stadium.

September 28, 2011
W&L Men's Soccer Holds on for 3-2 Win Over Ferrum
The Washington and Lee men’s soccer team netted three goals in the first half as it held on for a 3-2 victory over Ferrum on Wednesday evening at Penn-Roediger Field.

September 24, 2011
W&L Men's Soccer Earns 2-0 Triumph Over Hampden-Sydney
The Washington and Lee men's soccer team scored a goal in each half as it earned its first ODAC win of the season with a 2-0 triumph over Hampden-Sydney on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

September 20, 2011
W&L Men's Soccer Falls in Overtime to EMU, 2-1
LEXINGTON, Va. – Eastern Mennonite University senior forward Mitchell Leap (Harrisonburg, Va./Eastern Mennonite) registered the game-winning goal just 50 seconds into overtime as the Royals snuck past the Washington and Lee men’s soccer team, 2-1, on Tuesday afternoon at Watt Field.

September 17, 2011
W&L Men's Soccer Drops Close 2-1 Match to Roanoke
Roanoke College sophomore midfielder Brian White (Virginia Beach, Va./First Colonial) netted the game-winning goal in the 87th minute as Roanoke College defeated the Washington and Lee men’s soccer team, 2-1, on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

September 14, 2011
W&L Men's Soccer Draws 0-0 Tie With Randolph-Macon
The Washington and Lee men’s soccer team opened up ODAC action with a 0-0 tie at Randolph-Macon on Wednesday afternoon in Ashland.

September 11, 2011
W&L Men's Soccer Falls to DeSales, 4-1
The Washington and Lee men’s soccer team fell behind early, dropping a 4-1 decision to DeSales on Sunday morning in its final contest of the Elizabethtown Blue Jay Classic.

September 10, 2011
W&L Men's Soccer Drops Close 1-0 Match to Elizabethtown
Elizabethtown held on to an early lead as it defeated the Washington and Lee men’s soccer team, 1-0, on Saturday evening at the Manheim Township Parks & Recreation Complex in Lancaster, Pa.

September 9, 2011
W&L Men's Soccer Games at Elizabethtown Changed
Due to extreme flooding in Central Pennsylvania, the Washington and Lee men’s soccer games this weekend in the Elizabethtown Blue Jay Classic have been moved from the Elizabethtown College campus.

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.

September 1, 2011
W&L Men's Soccer Opens Season With 4-0 Win Over Bluefield
BLUEFIELD, Va. – The Washington and Lee men’s soccer team opened its 2011 campaign with a 4-0 victory over Bluefield College on Thursday evening.

September 1, 2011
2011 Washington and Lee Men's Soccer Preview
Familiarity is often a key to success and, with a roster boasting 20 returnees, Head Men’s Soccer Coach Rolf Piranian expects W&L to build on the end of the season success from 2010, launching it to the top of the ODAC standings in 2011.

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 25, 2011
Men's Soccer Picked to Finish Seventh in ODAC Preseason Poll
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2011 men’s soccer preseason poll on Thursday morning and Washington and Lee was picked to finish seventh in the voting.

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.