2014-15 Washington and Lee Riding News Releases

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.

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.

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.

April 2, 2015
W&L Riding Finishes Second at ODAC Championships
Sophomore Ashley Ooms (Whitehouse Station, N.J. / Hunterdon Central Regional) garnered the ODAC/Va. Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete of the Year honor at the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Equestrian Championships on Thursday at the Virginia Horse Center.

April 1, 2015
2015 W&L Riding ODAC Championship Preview
Washington and Lee assistant riding coach Kendall Bear and junior captain Laura Lemon preview the Equestrian ODAC Championship. W&L will host the ODAC Championship at the Virginia Horse Center on Thursday, April 2 at 1:00 pm.

March 22, 2015
W&L Riding Finishes Sixth in Regional Standings
The Washington and Lee riding team participated in the final show of the regular season at the University of Virginia IHSA Invitational and finished sixth in the regional team standings at the IHSA Regional Championships on Sunday.

March 20, 2015
W&L Riding Finishes Fourth at Hollins Invitational
The Washington and Lee riding team finished fourth with 24 points at the Hollins IHSA Invitational on Friday.

February 18, 2015
W&L Riding Announces Schedule Changes Due to Forecast
Due to the threat of snow, the Washington and Lee riding team has announced changes to its schedule.

February 14, 2015
W&L Riding Ties for Ninth Place at the Bridgewater IHSA Invitational
The Washington and Lee riding team posted five Top 3 finishes to tie for ninth place with 14 points at the Bridgewater IHSA Invitational on Saturday.

February 8, 2015
W&L Riding Ties for First Place at the Sweet Briar IHSA Invitational
The Washington and Lee riding team notched 34 points and seven Top 3 finishes to help the Generals tie for first with UVA at the Sweet Briar IHSA Invitational on Sunday.

February 7, 2015
W&L Riding Finished Seventh at Randolph/Lynchburg IHSA Invitational
The Washington and Lee riding team finished seventh on Saturday at the Randolph/Lynchburg IHSA Invitational.

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.

November 15, 2014
W&L Riding Places Sixth at Sweet Briar IHSA Invitational
The Washington and Lee riding team finished fifth on Saturday at the Sweet Briar IHSA Invitational. The Generals placed individually in 11 out of 13 events.

November 1, 2014
W&L Riding Finishes Sixth at Bridgewater Invitational
Washington and Lee’s equestrian team competed at the Bridgewater IHSA Invitational in Weyers Cave on Saturday and placed in 12 out of 15 events to finish tied for sixth.

October 18, 2014
W&L Equestrian Finishes Eighth at Hollins Invitational
The Washington and Lee riding team competed at the Hollins IHSA Invitational on Saturday afternoon, placing in 13 out of 15 events to lead to a three-way tie for eighth place out of 13 teams.

September 27, 2014
W&L Riding Opens Season at Randolph/Lynchburg IHSA Invitational
The Generals equestrian team opened the 2014-2015 season strong out of the gate with a win by junior captain Laura Lemon (Roanoke, Va. / North Cross) in the Open Flat division at the Randolph/Lynchburg IHSA Invitational on Saturday.