2010-11 Washington and Lee Women's Basketball News Releases

June 9, 2011
W&L's Ingram Earns First Team All-State Honors
Washington and Lee junior guard Meg Ingram (Greensboro, N.C./Ragsdale) was recently named to the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) All-State team.

May 17, 2011
Mathews and Kurkis Highlight Major Award Winners at W&L
Washington and Lee University held its annual Athletic Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 17 at Lee Chapel. Headlining the award winners were senior field hockey/lacrosse player Emmy Mathews (Baltimore, Md./Bryn Mawr) and senior football player Greg Kurkis (Roswell, Ga./Westminster), who were selected as the “Pres” Brown Outstanding Senior Female and Male Athletes of the Year as voted on by members of the department.

May 17, 2011
W&L Claims the 2011 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Cup
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that Washington and Lee University has claimed the 2011 Dan Wooldridge Overall Sports Champion Cup for the eighth-straight year.

April 25, 2011
Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 173 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 24, 2011
ODAC Announces Winter Sportsmanship Teams
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced its 2011 ODAC/StellarOne Sportsmanship Teams in each of the five winter sports that it sponsors.

February 26, 2011
W&L Women's Hoops Sees Season End With 79-66 Loss to R-MC
Top-seeded Randolph-Macon used a 13-0 run midway through the first half to gain a lead that it would not relinquish in posting a 79-66 win over the fourth-seeded Washington and Lee women’s basketball team in the semifinal round of the ODAC Tournament on Saturday afternoon at the Salem Civic Center.

February 24, 2011
W&L Women's Hoops Posts Record-Setting 86-56 Win Over EMU
The fourth-seeded Washington and Lee women’s basketball team advanced to the semifinals of the ODAC Championship with an 86-56 win over fifth-seeded Eastern Mennonite on Thursday afternoon at the Salem Civic Center.

February 23, 2011
W&L's Bolton and Ingram Honored by ODAC
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its all-conference women’s basketball team at the conference tournament banquet held on Wednesday evening at the Salem Civic Center. W&L junior guard Meg Ingram (Greensboro, N.C./Ragsdale) and junior forward Becca Bolton (Pittsboro, N.C./Chatham Central) both received All-ODAC accolades.

February 21, 2011
W&L Women's Basketball Notes - ODAC Tournament

February 21, 2011
ODAC Announces Basketball Tournament Seedings/Schedule
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has released the seedings and schedule for its 2011 men’s and women’s basketball tournaments.

February 19, 2011
W&L Women's Basketball Cruises Past Randolph, 64-35
The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team led wire-to-wire in posting a 64-35 win over Randolph College on Saturday afternoon.

February 18, 2011
Bolton Leads W&L Women's Hoops Past LC, 72-60
Junior forward Becca Bolton (Pittsboro, N.C./Chatham Central) scored a school-record 39 points, including her 1000th career point, in leading Washington and Lee to a 72-60 victory over Lynchburg in ODAC women’s basketball on Friday evening at Turner Gym.

February 15, 2011
W&L Women's Basketball Surges Past E&H, 70-59
The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team used a key scoring run to close out the first half en route to posting a 70-59 win over Emory & Henry at the King Center on Tuesday evening.

February 14, 2011
W&L Garners Two Weekly ODAC Honors
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Players of the Week for the week ending on February 13, and Washington and Lee had two honorees.

February 14, 2011
W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 11

February 11, 2011
W&L Women's Hoops Survives at Guilford, 57-54
Junior guard Meg Ingram (Greensboro, N.C./Ragsdale) scored seven of her 15 points in the extra session to lead Washington and Lee to a 57-54 overtime victory over Guilford on Friday evening at Ragan-Brown Field House.

February 8, 2011
W&L Women's Basketball Swats Yellow Jackets, 67-58
Junior forward Becca Bolton (Pittsboro, N.C./Chatham) tied a season-high with 26 points and Washington and Lee limited Randolph-Macon to 27.1 percent (19-70) shooting from the floor in posting a 67-58 victory over the Yellow Jackets in women’s basketball action on Tuesday evening at the Warner Center.

February 7, 2011
W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 10

February 5, 2011
W&L Women's Hoops Falls at Bridgewater, 67-59
The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team shot just 35.0 percent (21-60) from the floor and committed a season-high 26 turnovers in falling to Bridgewater College by a score of 67-59 in ODAC women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Nininger Hall.

February 4, 2011
Roanoke College Stifles W&L, 55-41, in Women's Hoops
The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team was held to just nine points over the first 17:18 of a 55-41 loss to Roanoke College on Friday night at the Bast Center.

February 1, 2011
Long Leads W&L Women's Hoops Past Hollins, 82-50
Senior guard Allie Long (Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y./Hastings) connected on a program-best seven three-pointers in helping the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team cruise to an 82-50 triumph over Hollins University on Tuesday evening at the Warner Center.

January 31, 2011
W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 9

January 29, 2011
W&L Women's Basketball Rolls Past Emory & Henry, 78-61
Senior guard Allie Long (Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y./Hastings) scored a career-high 22 points while tying a program record for most three-pointers made in a game as the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team rolled past Emory & Henry, 78-61, on Saturday afternoon at the Warner Center.

January 25, 2011
VWC Knocks Off W&L Women's Hoops, 59-47
Virginia Wesleyan used a 20-2 run across both halves to produce a 59-47 victory over Washington and Lee in ODAC women’s basketball action on Tuesday evening at the Batten Center.

January 24, 2011
W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 8

January 24, 2011
W&L's Bolton Tabbed as ODAC Player of the Week
Washington and Lee junior forward Becca Bolton was tabbed as the ODAC women’s basketball Player of the Week for the week ending on January 23.

January 22, 2011
Bolton, Ingram Power W&L Women's Hoops Past EMU, 67-61
Senior guard Allie Long (Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y./Hastings) hit a go-ahead three-point basket with 1:03 remaining in the contest as the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team held on for a 67-61 triumph over Eastern Mennonite on Saturday afternoon at the Warner Center.

January 21, 2011
Free Admission to Women's Basketball Game at VWC with Food Donation
The Virginia Wesleyan cheerleaders will host a canned food drive on Tuesday, Jan. 25 as VWC takes on the W&L women’s basketball team at the Jane P. Batten Student Center at 7:00 pm.

January 18, 2011
Coach King Earns Victory No. 100 in 76-56 W&L Win
The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team held Southern Virginia University to 34.0 percent shooting, while shooting 52.8 percent as a team en route to a 76-56 win over the Knights, the 100th career win for Head Coach Mandy King, on Tuesday evening at the Warner Center.

January 17, 2011
W&L Women's Basketball Game Notes - Week 7

January 16, 2011
W&L Women's Hoops Cruises Past Randolph, 80-37
Washington and Lee used a 22-2 run midway through the first half to cruise to an 80-37 victory over Randolph College in ODAC women’s basketball action on Sunday afternoon at the Warner Center.

January 14, 2011
W&L Women's Basketball Stings Hornets, 63-45
The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team forced 26 Lynchburg turnovers and closed the first half with a 20-8 run as it cruised to a 63-45 rout in ODAC women’s basketball action on Friday evening at the Warner Center.

January 11, 2011
EMU Nips W&L Women's Hoops, 70-69
Sophomore guard Danielle Rittenhouse hit the go-ahead basket with 1:48 remaining in overtime to lift Eastern Mennonite to a 70-69 victory over Washington and Lee in ODAC women’s basketball action on Tuesday evening at Yoder Arena.

January 10, 2011
W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 6

January 8, 2011
Hot Shooting Leads W&L Women to 87-67 Win over BC
Washington and Lee shot a season-best 51.9 percent (28-54) from the field while tying a school record with 12 three pointers, as it cruised to an 87-67 victory over Bridgewater College in ODAC women's basketball on Saturday afternoon at the Warner Center.

January 7, 2011
Roanoke Knocks Off W&L Women's Hoops, 68-61
Washington and Lee jumped out to a 24-5 lead in the opening 8:49 of the game, but Roanoke College recovered to post a 68-61 win over the Generals in ODAC women’s basketball action on Friday evening at the Warner Center.

January 4, 2011
Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 170 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 3.500.

January 4, 2011
W&L Women's Basketball Earns 53-43 Triumph Over VWC
The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team used a 27-5 run over a 17:47 stretch that covered both halves to defeat Virginia Wesleyan, 53-43, on Tuesday evening at the Warner Center.

January 3, 2011
W&L's Wilson Recognized as ODAC Player of the Week
Washington and Lee sophomore forward Katy Wilson (Chattanooga, Tenn./Baylor) was tabbed as the ODAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the week ending January 2.

January 3, 2011
W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 5

December 30, 2010
W&L Women's Hoops Downs Apprentice School, 64-52
The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team held the Apprentice School to just 29.7 percent (19-64) shooting and never trailed in posting a 64-52 win over the Builders on Thursday evening at the Apprentice Athletics Center.

December 27, 2010
W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 4

December 4, 2010
W&L Women's Basketball Falls to Randolph-Macon, 72-55
Randolph-Macon shot 52.8 percent (28-53) from the floor and led from start to finish in defeating Washington and Lee, 72-55, in ODAC women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Crenshaw Gymnasium.

December 1, 2010
W&L Women's Basketball Cruises Past Mary Baldwin, 69-51
The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team had four players record double-digit points for the third time this season as it defeated Mary Baldwin, 69-51, on Wednesday evening at the Warner Center.

November 29, 2010
W&L Women's Basketball Knocks Off Hollins, 78-58
Washington and Lee shot 53.8 percent (14-26) from the floor in the second half and used a 14-0 run immediately following the break to post a 78-58 victory over Hollins on Monday evening in Hollins, Va.

November 29, 2010
W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 3

November 23, 2010
Women's Hoops Opens ODAC Play with 72-64 Win Over GC
The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team used a 26-7 run over the final 10 minutes of the first half and survived a late Quakers rally as it claimed a 72-64 ODAC victory over Guilford in the conference opener for both teams on Tuesday evening at the Warner Center.

November 22, 2010
W&L Women's Basketball Game Notes - Week 2

November 22, 2010
W&L's Ingram Earns ODAC Player of the Week Honors
Washington and Lee junior guard Meg Ingram (Greensboro, N.C./Ragsdale) garnered the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Player of the Week award for women’s basketball for the week ending November 21.

November 20, 2010
W&L Women's Basketball Falls to No. 4 CNU, 81-76
All-America senior guard Chelsie Schweers (Chesapeake, Va./Hickory) scored 33 points, including 29 in the second half, to lead No. 4 Christopher Newport to an 81-76 victory over the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team on Saturday afternoon at the Warner Center.

November 16, 2010
W&L Women's Hoops Fells No. 17 Mary Washington, 54-49
Washington and Lee held 17th-ranked Mary Washington to just one field goal over nearly 19 minutes of game action to produce a season-opening 54-49 victory in women’s basketball on Tuesday evening at the Goolrick Gymnasium.

November 15, 2010
W&L Women's Basketball Game Notes - Week 1
This is the 11th meeting between Mary Washington and Washington and Lee, with the Eagles holding an 8-2 advantage in the all-time series. UMW has won four-straight in the series, including a 64-55 decision last season at the Warner Center.

November 4, 2010
Generals Sit Atop ODAC Preseason W. Hoops Poll
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2010-11 preseason women's basketball poll at the annual media day held at the Salem Civic Center on Thursday afternoon. For the first time ever, Washington and Lee was picked to win the league with six first-place votes and 115 points.

November 3, 2010
W&L Women's Basketball Season Preview
Excitement abounds and expectations are high for the 2010-11 Washington and Lee women’s basketball season following a record-setting season for the Generals last winter.

October 12, 2010
W&L Announces Creation of "23" Student-Athlete Group
Washington and Lee Athletic Director Jan Hathorn has announced the rededication of the school’s Student-Athlete Mentor (SAMS) group as an organization known simply “23”. The organization’s motto is “Many sports, one team.”

September 3, 2010
Six Generals Named to the Academic All-State Team
The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) recently announced its 2009-10 Academic All-State team. The team features 137 student-athletes across all NCAA Division I, II, III, NAIA and Independent schools in the Commonwealth.

August 12, 2010
W&L Places 219 Athletes on the ODAC All-Academic Team
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference recently released its 2009-2010 All-Academic Team and Washington and Lee once again led the league in number of athletes honored.

July 30, 2010
W&L Names Kelly Mathis Assistant Women's Basketball Coach
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the hiring of Kelly Mathis as assistant women’s basketball coach.

July 20, 2010
W&L Women's Basketball Honored by the WBCA
The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) recently announced its 2009-10 Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll and the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team was among the programs recognized for their work in the classroom.