2016 Washington and Lee Men's Cross Country News Releases

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    January 12, 2017
    Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that a record 242 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 prior record for scholar-athletes in the fall or winter term was 224 set during the fall of 2014.
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    November 19, 2016
    W&L Men's Cross Country Takes 27th at NCAA National Championship The 27th-ranked Washington and Lee men’s cross country team finished 27th out of 32 teams at the NCAA Division III Championship on Saturday at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park.
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    November 12, 2016
    W&L Men's XC Claims Second at Regionals & Advances to NCAA Championship The 33rd-ranked Washington and Lee men’s cross country team placed second out of 29 schools at the NCAA South/Southeast Region Championship on Saturday hosted by Berry to earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III National Championship.
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    November 01, 2016
    Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Mac Strehler (11-1) Senior Mac Strehler of the men's cross country team won the individual ODAC Championship on Saturday to garner Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
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    October 29, 2016
    W&L Men's Cross Country Claims ODAC Championship Senior Mac Strehler (Moseley, Va./Trinity Episcopal School) finished first out of 105 runners to lead the Washington and Lee men’s cross country team to the 2016 ODAC Cross Country Championship at the Buena Vista Golf Course on Saturday.
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    October 28, 2016
    W&L Men's Cross Country 2016 ODAC Championship Preview The W&L men's cross country team hosts the ODAC Championship on Saturday, October 29, at the Buena Vista Golf Course. Head coach Brandon Spalding, along with senior Phillip Harmon, and sophomores Alex Dolwick and Patrick Hunter recently previewed the meet.
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    October 19, 2016
    W&L Men's Cross Country Ranked in USTFCCCA Top 35 The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released its weekly men’s cross country Top 35 poll on Wednesday, and Washington and Lee was picked 34th in the Division III poll with 20 points
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    October 17, 2016
    Rollo and Strehler Garner Weekly ODAC Honors The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its weekly awards on Monday for the week ending October 16, and Washington and Lee senior Emily Rollo (Haddonfield, N.J./Haddonfield Memorial) was named the Women’s Swimmer of the Week and senior Mac Strehler (Moseley, Va./Trinity Episcopal School) garnered the Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week accolade.
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    October 15, 2016
    W&L Men's Cross Country Finishes Fourth at Oberlin Inter-Regional Senior Mac Strehler (Moseley, Va./Trinity Episcopal School) finished fifth out of 278 runners at the Oberlin Inter-Regional Rumble to lead the Washington and Lee men’s cross country team to a fourth-place finish out of 32 teams on Saturday.
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    October 03, 2016
    Hurst & Strehler Garner ODAC Weekly Honors The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its Athlete of the Week on Monday for the week ending October 2, and Washington and Lee had two athletes honored.
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    October 01, 2016
    W&L Men's Cross Country Competes at the Paul Short Run The Washington and Lee men’s cross country team was in action on Saturday at the Paul Short Run hosted by Lehigh University. The Generals finished 12th out of 45 teams in the 8K Brown Race and were sixth out of the Division III teams participating in the race.
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    September 24, 2016
    W&L Men's Cross Country Finishes Second at Hornet Harrier The Washington and Lee men’s cross country team took a select group of competitors to the 2016 Hornet Harrier on Saturday and finished second out of 11 teams with 36 points.
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    September 12, 2016
    Three Generals Named ODAC Athlete of the Week The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week on Monday for the week ending September 11, and Washington and Lee had three athletes honored.
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    September 09, 2016
    W&L Men's Cross Country Wins the ODAC Preview Meet Senior Mac Strehler (Moseley, Va. / Trinity Episcopal School) crossed the finish line in first-place with a time of 27:32.8 to lead the Washington and Lee men’s cross country team to a team championship at the ODAC Preview meet held at the Vista Links Golf Course on Friday evening.
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    September 01, 2016
    W&L Men's Cross Country Takes Second at Dickinson Invitational The Washington and Lee men’s cross country team opened the 2016 season on Thursday evening by placing second with 44 points out of five teams at the Light Up the Night Invitational hosted by Dickinson.
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    August 29, 2016
    2016 W&L Men's Cross Country Season Preview Head coach Brandon Spalding, along with junior MacKenzye Leroy and sophomores Cooper Baird and Skyler Zunk, preview the 2016 season for the Washington and Lee men's cross country team.
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    August 19, 2016
    W&L Men's Cross Country Picked First in ODAC Preseason Poll The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2016 men’s cross country preseason coaches’ poll on Friday, and defending league champion Washington and Lee took first out of 11 teams. The Generals garnered eight first-place votes and 98 total points.
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    July 15, 2016
    ODAC Announces 2015-16 All-Academic Team The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2015-16 All-Academic Team on Friday and Washington and Lee once again led the league in number of athletes honored.