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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.