2014-15 Washington and Lee Men's Swimming News Releases

  • W&L Claims the 2015 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Cup
    May 13, 2015
    W&L Claims the 2015 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Cup For the 13th-consecutive year, Washington and Lee University has claimed the Dan Wooldridge Overall Sports Champion Cup, as announced by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference on Wednesday. The Generals also claimed Women’s Commissioner’s Cup on their way to the overall title for the 2014-15 school year.
  • W&L Announces 2015 Athletic Department Awards
    May 12, 2015
    W&L Announces 2015 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 2014-15 school year a tremendous success.
  • W&L's Sykes Receives NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
    May 11, 2015
    W&L's Sykes Receives NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) released its 2015 winter postgraduate scholarship winners and Washington and Lee's Rick Sykes '13 was among the 29 Division I, II and III men that were recognized.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards
    April 23, 2015
    Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 216 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.
  • W&L's Thetford Sets New School Record at NCAA Championships
    March 21, 2015
    W&L's Thetford Sets New School Record at NCAA Championships Washington and Lee first-year men’s swimmer Tommy Thetford (Birmingham, Ala. / The Altamont) set a new school record in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 44.44 at the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships held at the CISD Natatorium in Shenandoah, Texas on Saturday.
  • Thetford Competes in Day Two of NCAA Championships
    March 19, 2015
    Thetford Competes in Day Two of NCAA Championships Washington and Lee first-year men’s swimmer Tommy Thetford (Birmingham, Ala. / The Altamont) finished 31st in the prelims of the 200-yard freestyle event with a time of 1:40.29 at the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships held at the CISD Natatorium in Shenandoah, Texas on Thursday.
  • Thetford Swims in Day One of the NCAA Championships
    March 18, 2015
    Thetford Swims in Day One of the NCAA Championships First-year men’s swimmer Tommy Thetford (Birmingham, Ala. / The Altamont) touched the wall in 20.17 for fourth place in the 50-yard freestyle at the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships held at the CISD Natatorium in Shenandoah, Texas on Wednesday.
  • W&L Announces 2015 Athletics Hall of Fame Class
    March 10, 2015
    W&L Announces 2015 Athletics Hall of Fame Class Washington and Lee University has announced the 28th class to be inducted into its Athletic Hall of Fame in a ceremony the weekend of September 11-12, 2015.
  • 18 Generals Earn All-Conference Laurels
    March 03, 2015
    18 Generals Earn All-Conference Laurels The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its all-conference swimming teams on Tuesday and Washington and Lee had 18 men’s swimmers recognized after claiming its first league title.
  • Rollo and Thetford Earn NCAA Championship Bids in Swimming
    February 26, 2015
    Rollo and Thetford Earn NCAA Championship Bids in Swimming Two members of the Washington and Lee swimming team have been selected to compete at the 2015 NCAA Division III Championships to be held on March 18-21 in Shenandoah, Texas.
  • W&L Men's and Women's Swimming Honored by CSCAA
    February 24, 2015
    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 2014-15 school year and both Washington and Lee swimming squads were recognized.
  • W&L Men's Swimming Completes Competition at Royals Invitational
    February 21, 2015
    W&L Men's Swimming Completes Competition at Royals Invitational The Washington and Lee men’s swimming team sent a select group of swimmers to the Royals Invitational at Queens University in Charlotte, N.C. on Saturday.
  • W&L Men's Swimming Competes at Royals Invitational
    February 20, 2015
    W&L Men's Swimming Competes at Royals Invitational The Washington and Lee men’s swimming team’s 200-yard freestyle relay squad posted a NCAA ‘B’ cut time at the Royals Invitational at Queens University in Charlotte, N.C. on Friday.
  • W&L Men's Swimming Claims ODAC Championship
    February 15, 2015
    W&L Men's Swimming Claims ODAC Championship Washington and Lee claimed the first ever Old Dominion Athletic Conference Men’s Swimming Championship on Sunday at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.
  • W&L Men's Swimming Continues Setting Records at ODACs
    February 14, 2015
    W&L Men's Swimming Continues Setting Records at ODACs The Washington and Lee men’s swimming team sits in first place with 700 points after day two of competition at the ODAC Championship at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.
  • W&L's Men's Swimming Sets Records at ODAC Championship
    February 13, 2015
    W&L's Men's Swimming Sets Records at ODAC Championship First-year Tommy Thetford (Birmingham, Ala. / The Altamont) set a new ODAC and conference championship meet record, while posting a NCAA B Cut time in winning the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 20.47 on day one of competition at the ODAC Men’s Swimming Championship at the Greensboro Aquatic Center on Friday.
  • 2015 ODAC Swimming Championship Preview
    February 11, 2015
    2015 ODAC Swimming Championship Preview The Washington and Lee sports information office recently sat down with Head Coach Kami Gardner and members of the men’s and women’s teams to get their take on this weekend’s ODAC Swimming Championships.
  • Tapering and Preparing for ODAC's
    February 05, 2015
    Tapering and Preparing for ODAC's In the final days of a long season, every practice carries with it a new sense of urgency. Goals stated as long ago as last February are finally taking shape. The feeling around the pool is restless, but ready. Every element of swimming becomes a measure of time during these closing weeks – one lap, one start, one stroke closer to the ultimate goal.
  • A Day in the Life of Noah Schammel
    January 28, 2015
    A Day in the Life of Noah Schammel The Washington and Lee sports information department followed first-year swimmer Noah Schammel on January 27 to show what a day in the life of a student-athlete is like. Enjoy!
  • W&L Men's Swimming Takes Down VMI and Ferrum
    January 24, 2015
    W&L Men's Swimming Takes Down VMI and Ferrum The Washington and Lee men’s swimming team defeated VMI and Ferrum at a tri-meet held at the Clark King Pool on Saturday afternoon. The Generals topped the Keydets, 170-51, and downed the Panthers, 185-27.
  • Celebrating the Seniors with Smiles
    January 22, 2015
    Celebrating the Seniors with Smiles It’s cliché to say that our Senior Meet was bittersweet, but I am here to tell you that bittersweet is exactly what it was – bitter to think that my time as a collegiate athlete is coming to a close, but sweet to be able to share those four years with an incredible team.
  • Two W&L Swimmers Earn ODAC Honors
    January 19, 2015
    Two W&L Swimmers Earn ODAC Honors The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week for the week ending January 18 and Washington and Lee had two swimmers honored.
  • W&L Men's Swimming Defeats Catholic, 158-95
    January 17, 2015
    W&L Men's Swimming Defeats Catholic, 158-95 The Washington and Lee men’s swimming team took down Catholic, 158-95, on Saturday afternoon at the Cy Twombly pool.
  • Scenes from the Florida Training Trip
    January 14, 2015
    Scenes from the Florida Training Trip The Washington and Lee swimming team traveled to Miami over the break to train and prepare for its stretch run to the conference championships. The team made a video about their trip. We hope that you enjoy this look behind the scenes!
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards
    January 13, 2015
    Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that a record 224 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. The total contains 34 more athletes than any previous fall term and is 14 more than in any previous winter term.
  • Two W&L Swimmers Garner ODAC Honors
    January 12, 2015
    Two W&L Swimmers Garner ODAC Honors The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week for the week ending January 11 and Washington and Lee had two swimmers honored.
  • W&L Men's Swimming Defeats Hampden-Sydney, 107-28
    January 10, 2015
    W&L Men's Swimming Defeats Hampden-Sydney, 107-28 The Washington and Lee men’s swimming team won 10 events in its 107-28 victory over Hampden-Sydney on Saturday afternoon at the Cy Twombly Pool.
  • Finals Are Upon Us
    December 10, 2014
    Finals Are Upon Us Here we are, less than a week from the start of exams. I have no idea where this semester went. I would like it back, please.
  • W&L Men's Swimming Finishes First at R-MC Invitational
    December 06, 2014
    W&L Men's Swimming Finishes First at R-MC Invitational The Washington and Lee men’s swim team wrapped up competition at the Randolph-Macon Invitational on Saturday evening with 767.5 points to finish first out of nine teams.
  • W&L Men's Swimming Sits in Second at R-MC Invitational
    December 05, 2014
    W&L Men's Swimming Sits in Second at R-MC Invitational The Washington and Lee men’s swim team earned 210.5 points on day one of the Randolph-Macon Invitational on Friday and are currently second behind R-MC (217) at the two-day meet.
  • The F&M Invitational
    December 03, 2014
    The F&M Invitational W&L swimming competed in the Franklin & Marshall Invitational on Nov. 21-23 in Lancaster, Pa. The Generals completed a tremendous weekend as both the men and women finished in second place at the three-day event. Here are some highlights courtesy of the team.
  • Two W&L Athletes Earn ODAC Honors
    November 24, 2014
    Two W&L Athletes Earn ODAC Honors The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week for the week ending November 23 and Washington and Lee had two athletes honored.
  • W&L Men's Swimming Finishes Second at F&M Invitational
    November 23, 2014
    W&L Men's Swimming Finishes Second at F&M Invitational The Washington and Lee men’s swim team wrapped up competition at the Franklin & Marshall Invitational on Sunday evening. The Generals finished second with 609.5 points behind Stevens Institute of Technology (1005.5).
  • W&L Men's Swimming Completes Day Two of F&M Invitational
    November 22, 2014
    W&L Men's Swimming Completes Day Two of F&M Invitational The Washington and Lee men’s swim team picked up 389.5 points on day two of the Franklin & Marshall Invitational to stay in second place behind Stevens Institute of Technology (618.5).
  • W&L Men's Swimming Competes at F&M Invitational
    November 21, 2014
    W&L Men's Swimming Competes at F&M Invitational The Washington and Lee men’s swim team earned 118 points on day one of the Franklin & Marshall Invitational and are currently second behind Stevens Institute of Technology (164) at the three-day meet.
  • Thanksgiving Break is Fast Approaching
    November 19, 2014
    Thanksgiving Break is Fast Approaching Hi Everyone! The end of the semester is rapidly approaching and our team has been putting in great work in practice and it has definitely shown up in our meets. The team is on their way to the Franklin & Marshall Invite this weekend where we are expecting even more great swims.
  • Three W&L Athletes Garner ODAC Honors
    November 17, 2014
    Three W&L Athletes Garner ODAC Honors The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week for the week ending November 16 and Washington and Lee had three athletes honored.
  • W&L Men's Swimming Goes 1-1 Overall at the CMU Tri
    November 15, 2014
    W&L Men's Swimming Goes 1-1 Overall at the CMU Tri First-year Tommy Thetford (Birmingham, Ala. / The Altamont) won two individual events to lead the Washington and Lee men’s swimming team to a 1-1 record in a tri-meet at Carnegie Mellon on Saturday afternoon.
  • The W&L Swimming Family
    November 12, 2014
    The W&L Swimming Family This weekend our men’s team competed against Hampden-Sydney and our women’s team against Sweet Briar. While both teams won their meets, for me this weekend was less about our swimming and more about our team.
  • W&L Men's Swimming Downs Hampden-Sydney, 139-51
    November 07, 2014
    W&L Men's Swimming Downs Hampden-Sydney, 139-51 The Washington and Lee men’s swimming team claimed nine events in a 139-51 triumph over Hampden-Sydney on Friday evening at Prothro Natatorium.
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