2017-18 W&L Men's Track & Field News Releases

  • Patrick Garners Google Cloud Third Team Academic All-America Laurel
    June 19, 2018
    The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2017-18 Google Cloud Men’s Track and Field and Cross Country Academic All-America Teams on Tuesday, and Washington and Lee junior Hank Patrick (Baton Rouge, La./University Laboratory School) garnered Third Team honors.
  • W&L Athletics Finishes 13th in the 2017-18 Learfield Director's Cup Standings
    June 11, 2018
    The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) recently released the 2017-18 Learfield Director’s Cup standings and Washington and Lee claimed its highest-ever finish.
  • Hank Patrick Earns Google Cloud Academic All-District Honor
    May 29, 2018
    The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2017-18 Google Cloud Men’s Track and Field and Cross Country Academic All-District Teams on Tuesday, and Washington and Lee junior Hank Patrick (Baton Rouge, La./University Laboratory School) was selected to the 10-member District 5 team.
  • Eight W&L Men's Track & Field Athletes Garner USTFCCCA All-Region Laurels
    May 21, 2018
    The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the all-region recipients for the 2018 NCAA Division III outdoor track and field season on Monday, and the Washington and Lee men’s team had eight athletes earn a total of 10 honors.
  • W&L Men's Track & Field in Action at Last Chance Meets
    May 17, 2018
    The Washington and Lee men’s track and field team sent competitors to two different meets on Thursday, highlighted by a new season-best time by the 4x400m relay at the MIT Final Qualifier.
  • Perszyk and Thetford Highlight 2017-18 Award Winners at W&L
    May 15, 2018
    The Washington and Lee Department of Athletics held its annual Athletics Awards 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 2017-18 school year a tremendous success.
  • Leroy Paces Generals at SWAT Last Chance Meet
    May 14, 2018
    Washington and Lee men’s track and field senior MacKenzye Leroy (Port Jervis, N.Y./Port Jervis) finished 12th in the 5,000m to lead a handful of W&L runners at the SWAT Last Chance Meet hosted by Swarthmore on Monday.
  • Pranka Breaks School Record in 400m Hurdles at Harrison Dillard Twilight
    May 11, 2018
    Junior Drew Pranka (Princeton, Ill./Princeton) broke his own school record in the 400m hurdles to lead the Washington and Lee men’s track and field team at the Harrison Dillard Twilight hosted by Baldwin Wallace.
  • Pranka Sets School Record in 400m Hurdles at Liberty Twilight
    May 02, 2018
    Junior Drew Pranka (Princeton, Ill./Princeton) broke his own school record in the 400m hurdles on Wednesday, leading a select group of Washington and Lee men’s track and field athletes at the Liberty Twilight Qualifier.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards
    April 23, 2018
    Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 257 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 Men's Track & Field Takes Second at Outdoor ODAC Championship
    April 21, 2018
    The Washington and Lee men's track and field team won six individual championships and set one school record on Saturday, taking second as a team out of eight schools, at the Outdoor ODAC Championship hosted by Bridgewater.
  • W&L Men's Track & Field Sits in Second After Day One of ODAC's
    April 20, 2018
    The Washington and Lee men’s track and field team had two runners in the Top 3 of the 10,000m to lead the Generals on day one of the Outdoor ODAC Championship on Friday at Bridgewater.
  • W&L 2018 Men's Outdoor Track & Field ODAC Championship Preview
    April 19, 2018
    The Washington and Lee men's track and field team looks to defend its ODAC Outdoor Track and Field Championship this weekend at Bridgewater. Recently, head coach Brandon Uhl, along with junior Alex Dolwick and sophomores Jay Roberts and Shep Sims, previewed the upcoming meet.
  • Leroy & Sims Break School Records to Lead W&L Men's Track & Field
    April 14, 2018
    Sophomore Shep Sims (Charleston, W.Va./Woodberry Forest School) broke the outdoor school record in the pole vault to lead the Washington and Lee men’s track and field team on Saturday at the Phoenix Invitational hosted by Elon, and senior MacKenzye Leroy (Port Jervis, N.Y./Port Jervis ) set the outdoor school record in the 5,000m at the Bison Outdoor Classic hosted by Bucknell.
  • Pranka & Sims Lead W&L Men's Track and Field at CNU Invite
    March 31, 2018
    Junior Drew Pranka (Princeton, Ill./Princeton) and sophomore Shep Sims (Charleston, W.Va./Woodberry Forest School) each claimed victories to lead the Washington and Lee men’s track and field team at the Blue & Silver Challenge hosted by Christopher Newport on Saturday.
  • W&L's Dash Dericks Named ODAC Men's Field Athlete of the Week
    March 26, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its Track & Field Athletes of the Week on Monday for the week ending March 25, and Washington and Lee senior Dash Dericks (Waveland, Ind./The American School in Switzerland) was named the Men’s Field Athlete of the Week for the second consecutive week.
  • W&L Men's Track & Field Wraps Up Competition at Jack Toms Invite
    March 24, 2018
    The Washington and Lee men’s track and field team sent a handful of athletes to compete at day two of the Lynchburg Jack Toms Invitational on Saturday.
  • W&L Men's Track & Field in Action at Jack Toms Invite
    March 23, 2018
    The Washington and Lee men's track and field team won two events on day one of the Lynchburg Jack Toms Invitational on Friday.
  • Three W&L Track & Field Athletes Earn ODAC Weekly Honors
    March 19, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its Track & Field Athletes of the Week on Monday for the week ending March 18, and Washington and Lee had three competitors honored.
  • Fiore Leads W&L Men's Track & Field on Day Two of Carnival
    March 17, 2018
    Sophomore Donovan Fiore (Gilbert, Ariz./Chandler Prep Academy) won the 200m and was part of the winning 4x100m relay to pace the Washington and Lee men’s track and field team on the second day of the W&L Carnival on Saturday.
  • W&L Men's Track & Field Wins Three Events on Day One of Carnival
    March 16, 2018
    Junior Alex Dolwick (Apex, N.C./GRACE Christian School), senior MacKenzye Leroy (Port Jervis, N.Y./Port Jervis) and the 4x400m relay each claimed an event victory to lead the Washington and Lee men’s track and field team on day one of the W&L Carnival on Friday.
  • Leroy Finishes Ninth in Mile at NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championship
    March 10, 2018
    Senior MacKenzye Leroy (Port Jervis, N.Y./Port Jervis) registered a new career-best in taking ninth in the mile at the NCAA Division III Men’s Track and Field Championship on Saturday at the Birmingham CrossPlex.
  • Leroy Qualifies for Mile Finals at NCAA Championship
    March 09, 2018
    Senior MacKenzye Leroy (Port Jervis, N.Y./Port Jervis) finished with the ninth-fastest time in the prelims of the mile on Friday at the NCAA Division III Men’s Track and Field Championship at the Birmingham CrossPlex.
  • Leroy Qualifies in the Mile for NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championship
    March 05, 2018
    The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced on Monday the individuals who qualified for the 2018 NCAA Division III Men’s Indoor Track and Field Championship, and Washington and Lee senior MacKenzye Leroy (Port Jervis, N.Y./Port Jervis) earned a spot in the mile.
  • Seven W&L Men's Track and Field Athletes Earn All-Region Accolades
    March 05, 2018
    The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its all-region honorees for the 2017-18 NCAA Division III indoor track and field season on Monday, and the Washington and Lee men’s team had seven athletes garner recognition in the South/Southeast Region.
  • Sims & Leroy Pace W&L Men's Track & Field at Roanoke Final Qualifier
    March 03, 2018
    Sophomore Shep Sims (Charleston, W.Va./Woodberry Forest School) broke his own school record in the pole vault, and senior MacKenzye Leroy (Port Jervis, N.Y./Port Jervis) registered a five-second personal best in the mile to lead the Washington and Lee men’s track and field team at the Roanoke Maroons NCAA Final Qualifier on Saturday.
  • W&L Men's Track and Field Claims Second Straight Indoor ODAC Title
    February 25, 2018
    The Washington and Lee men’s track and field team totaled 33 points in the final two events to claim the Indoor ODAC Championship on Sunday at the Kerr-Creggar Field House. It marks the second straight indoor championship for the Generals.
  • W&L Men's Indoor Track & Field 2018 ODAC Championship Preview
    February 22, 2018
    The Washington and Lee men's track and field team competes at the Indoor ODAC Championship this Sunday at Ronaoke. Recently, head coach Brandon Uhl, along with seniors MacKenzye Leroy and Dash Dericks and junior Drew Pranka, previewed the upcoming meet.
  • Fleenor, Murtha and Sims Earn ODAC Weekly Honors
    February 19, 2018
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that three Washington and Lee student-athletes have been selected as the ODAC Player of the Week in their respective sports for the week ending February 18.
  • W&L Men's Track & Field in Action at UCS Invitational
    February 17, 2018
    The Washington and Lee men’s track and field team sent four runners to the UCS Invitational at the JDL Fast Track on Saturday.
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