2013-14 Washington and Lee Men's Swimming News Releases

May 13, 2014
W&L Announces 2014 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 2013-14 school year a tremendous success.

April 22, 2014
A Record Number of W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that a record 210 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.

March 27, 2014
Senior Eric Shuman Earns Fulbright Scholarship
Senior Eric Shuman (Black Mountain, N.C. / Asheville Christian Academy) of the men’s swim team was recently chosen to receive the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship – the flagship international education exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government.

March 10, 2014
W&L Men's and Women's Swimming Honored by CSCAA
The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) recently announced its All-Academic Team Awards for the 2013-14 school year and both Washington and Lee swimming squads were recognized.

February 16, 2014
W&L Men's Swimming Finishes 10th at BMC Championships
The Washington and Lee men’s swimming team wrapped up competition at the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships on Sunday, recording 398 points to finish 10th.

February 15, 2014
W&L Men's Swimming Wraps Up Second Day at the BMC Championships
The Washington and Lee men's swimming team had a successful second day of action at the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships held at the Mecklenburg Aquatic Center.

February 14, 2014
W&L Men's Swimming Kicks Off Competition at BMC Championships
The Washington and Lee men's swimming team opened up the 2014 Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships on Friday afternoon, sitting eighth with 145 points.

February 11, 2014
W&L Men's Swimming BGMC Championship Meet Rescheduled
The Washington and Lee men’s swimming team was scheduled to begin competition in the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships on February 12, but due to inclement weather the meet has been rescheduled to begin on Friday, February 14.

February 10, 2014
2014 Washington and Lee Swimming BGMC Championship Preview
Head Coach Kami Gardner and senior captains Eric Shuman and Matt Hesser discuss the upcoming Bluegrass Mountain Conference Swimming Championships held in Charlotte, N.C., on February 12-15.

January 25, 2014
W&L Men's Swimming Takes Down Ferrum and VMI
The Washington and Lee men scored big in the meet against VMI and Ferrum, defeating both teams. The men took down Ferrum 202-2 and defeated the Keydets 155-101.

January 22, 2014
Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week David Ireland (1-22)
W&L senior men's swimmer David Ireland won three events against Catholic and Marymount last weekend to earn the Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honor.

January 18, 2014
W&L Men's Swimming Defeats Catholic and Marymount
The Washington and Lee men’s swim team picked up nine first-place finishes as they took down Catholic and Marymount in the dual-meet at the DuFour Center.

January 16, 2014
Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 190 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.

November 24, 2013
Men's Swimming Finishes Second at F&M Invitational
The Washington and Lee men's swimming team earned 378 on the day to total 813 for the weekend and a second place finish at the Franklin & Marshall Invitational.

November 23, 2013
W&L Men's Swimming Resides in Second Place at F&M Invitational
The Washington and Lee men’s swimming team ranks second out of four teams after the second day of competition at the Franklin & Marshall Invitational on Saturday.

November 22, 2013
W&L Men's Swimming Competes at the F&M Invitational
The Washington and Lee men’s swimming team opened competition at the three-day Franklin & Marshall Invitational on Friday evening.

November 16, 2013
W&L Men's Swimming Earns Win at Carnegie Mellon Invitational
The Washington and Lee men’s swimming team competed in a tri-meet on Saturday afternoon at Carnegie Mellon. The Generals dropped a 180-77 decision to the fifth-ranked Tartans, but posted a 170-89 win over Allegheny to improve to 4-2 on the season.

November 12, 2013
W&L Swimming Will Participate in Eighth Annual "Hour of Power" Relay
The Washington and Lee men's and women's swimming teams will join thousands of athletes across the country in support of the Ted Mullin “Leave it in the Pool” Hour of Power Relay on Wednesday morning.

November 8, 2013
W&L Men's Swimming Cruises Past H-SC, 109-65
The Washington and Lee men's swim team cruised to a 109-65 victory over Hampden-Sydney in the first meet between the two teams at Cy Twombly Pool on Friday night.

November 2, 2013
W&L Men's Swimming Places Third at Wingate Invitational
The Washington and Lee men's swimming team earned 512 points for a third place finish at the Wingate Invitational on Saruday afternoon in Charlotte, N.C.

November 1, 2013
W&L Men's Swimming Completes Day One of Wingate Invitational
The Washington and Lee men's swim team earned 229 points on day one of the Wingate Invitational to sit in third place behind Gardner-Webb (402) and Wingate (492).

October 26, 2013
W&L Men's Swimming Defeats Randolph-Macon, 149.5-112.5
The Washington and Lee men’s swimming team recorded six first place finishes to secure a 149.5-112.5 victory over Randolph-Macon on Saturday afternoon at the Estes Aquatic Center.

October 24, 2013
W&L Board Selects Site for New Natatorium
As part of a program to upgrade Washington and Lee's indoor athletic and recreation facilities, the site for a proposed new swimming pool is just northwest of Lewis Hall.

October 18, 2013
W&L men's swimming falls to Mary Washington, 167.5-94.5
The Washington and Lee men's swimming team was defeated by Mary Washington, 167.5-94.5, on Friday night.

October 12, 2013
W&L Men's Swimming Defeats Centre, 153.5 - 108.5
The Washington and Lee men's swimming team opened its seaon with a 153.5-108.5 victory over Centre on Saturday afternoon at Cy Twombly Pool.

October 11, 2013
2013-14 W&L Men's Swimming Season Preview
It's time for the Washington and Lee head coach Kami Gardner's men's swimming team to get back in the water as they head into the 2013-14 season. Last season, the men finished sixth at the Bluegrass Mountain Conference championships with a score of 251 points. This year the Generals will attempt to win their program's fifth BMC title and it's first since 2007.

October 10, 2013
W&L Tabs Justain Murphy as Assistant Swimming Coach
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Justain Murphy as assistant swimming coach.

September 9, 2013
W&L Swimming Coach, Kami Gardner, Inducted Into Troy Hall of Fame
Washington and Lee University head men’s and women’s swimming coach Kami Gardner was recently the first woman inducted into the inaugural Troy High School Athletics Hall of Fame.

August 19, 2013
W&L Adds Two More Athletic Department Staff Assistants
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Taylor Steele and Jason Ringstad as staff members within the athletic department.

July 16, 2013
W&L Men's and Women's Swimming Honored by CSCAA
The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) recently announced its All-Academic Individual and Team Awards for the 2012-13 school year and both Washington and Lee swimming squads were recognized.