2011-12 Washington and Lee Women's Basketball News Releases

  • W&L Promotes Christine Clancy to Head Women's Hoops Coach
    June 15, 2012
    W&L Promotes Christine Clancy to Head Women's Hoops Coach Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that following a national search, Christine Clancy has been promoted to head women’s basketball coach and assistant professor of physical education.
  • Lawson and Westfal Highlight Major Award Winners at W&L
    May 15, 2012
    Lawson and Westfal Highlight Major Award Winners at W&L Washington and Lee University held its annual Athletic Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 15 at Lee Chapel. Headlining the award winners were senior soccer player Kat Lawson (White Post, Va./Clarke County) and senior football player Charlie Westfal (New Canaan, Conn./New Canaan), who were selected as the “Pres” Brown Outstanding Senior Female and Male Athletes of the Year as voted on by members of the department.
  • W&L Claims the 2012 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Cup
    May 09, 2012
    W&L Claims the 2012 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Cup The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that Washington and Lee University has claimed the Dan Wooldridge Overall Sports Champion Cup for the ninth-straight year.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards
    April 24, 2012
    Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 185 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.
  • Five Generals Named to ODAC Winter Sportsmanship Teams
    April 20, 2012
    Five Generals Named to ODAC Winter Sportsmanship Teams Several Washington and Lee athletes have been selected to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference/StellarOne Sportmanship Teams for the winter season.
  • W&L Women's Hoops Knocked Off By VWC, 60-58
    February 25, 2012
    W&L Women's Hoops Knocked Off By VWC, 60-58 Junior forward Katy Wilson’s (Chattanooga, Tenn./Baylor) layup was blocked as tied expired and top-seeded Virginia Wesleyan held on for a 60-58 win over fifth-seeded Washington and Lee in the semifinals of the ODAC women’s basketball tournament on Saturday afternoon at the Salem Civic Center.
  • Generals Outlast Yellow Jackets, 78-69, in Women's Basketball
    February 23, 2012
    Generals Outlast Yellow Jackets, 78-69, in Women's Basketball The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team shot 57.7 percent (15-26) in the second half to defeat Randolph-Macon, 78-69, in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference quarterfinals on Thursday afternoon at the Salem Civic Center.
  • Three W&L Women's Hoopsters Earn All-ODAC Honors
    February 22, 2012
    Three W&L Women's Hoopsters Earn All-ODAC Honors Three members of the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team were honored on the All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference teams that were announced at the annual tournament banquet on Wednesday evening at the Salem Civic Center.
  • W&L Women's Basketball ODAC Tournament Notes
    February 21, 2012
    W&L Women's Basketball ODAC Tournament Notes The Generals travel to the Salem Civic Center in Salem, Va. to face R-MC in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament on Thursday at 3:00 pm.
  • Generals Cruise Past WildCats, 82-51, in Women's Hoops
    February 18, 2012
    Generals Cruise Past WildCats, 82-51, in Women's Hoops Behind junior forward Katy Wilson’s (Chattanooga, Tenn./Baylor) perfect 4-for-4 performance in the second half, the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team shot 60.0 percent from the floor (15-25) in the final 20 minutes to take down Randolph, 82-51, on Saturday afternoon at the Warner Center.
  • Generals Dump Hornets, 65-57, in Women's Basketball
    February 17, 2012
    Generals Dump Hornets, 65-57, in Women's Basketball A late 20-7 run allowed the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team to assume a 12-point lead (64-52) at 2:09 en route to a 65-57 win over Lynchburg on Friday evening at the Warner Center.
  • Generals Stifle Wasps, 75-46, in Women's Basketball
    February 14, 2012
    Generals Stifle Wasps, 75-46, in Women's Basketball The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team turned in one of the best defensive performances of the season, giving up a season-low 46 points to Emory & Henry and holding the Wasps to only 29.3 percent shooting from the field (17-58) in a 75-46 victory on Tuesday evening at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 13
    February 13, 2012
    W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 13 W&L will conclude the regular season with three home contests versus Emory & Henry, Lynchburg and Randolph.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Felled by Guilford, 62-43
    February 10, 2012
    W&L Women's Basketball Felled by Guilford, 62-43 Guilford College used a 25-7 run over the final 7:10 of the first half and initial 3:50 of the second half in posting a 62-43 win over Washington and Lee in ODAC women’s basketball on Friday evening at the Ragan-Brown Field House.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Blows by Randolph-Macon, 78-67
    February 07, 2012
    W&L Women's Basketball Blows by Randolph-Macon, 78-67 The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team led from wire-to-wire as it swept the season series with Randolph-Macon for the first time ever with a 78-67 victory over the Yellow Jackets on Tuesday evening at Crenshaw Gymnasium.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 12
    February 06, 2012
    W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 12 W&L will face Randolph-Macon and Bridgewater this week on the road.
  • W&L Women's Hoops Pulls Past Bridgewater, 62-58
    February 04, 2012
    W&L Women's Hoops Pulls Past Bridgewater, 62-58 A breakaway layup by senior forward Becca Bolton (Pittsboro, N.C./Chatham Central) with 23 seconds left to play propelled the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team to a 62-58 victory over Bridgewater on Saturday evening at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Women's Hoops Outlast Roanoke, 69-59
    February 03, 2012
    W&L Women's Hoops Outlast Roanoke, 69-59 Five Generals scored in double figures, including senior forward Becca Bolton’s (Pittsboro, N.C./Chatham Central) tenth double-double of the season, as the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team defeated Roanoke, 69-59, Friday night at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Falls to Hollins in Double Overtime
    January 31, 2012
    W&L Women's Basketball Falls to Hollins in Double Overtime Junior forward Katy Wilson (Chattanooga, Tenn./Baylor) tallied career highs for both points (29) and rebounds (16), but it wasn’t enough as the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team fell at Hollins University, 71-68, in double-overtime on Tuesday evening.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 11
    January 30, 2012
    W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 11 W&L will travel to Hollins on Tuesday, and then host two contests this weekend as they face Roanoke and Bridgewater in ODAC action.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Pushes Past E&H, 71-50
    January 28, 2012
    W&L Women's Basketball Pushes Past E&H, 71-50 The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team used a dominant second-half performance in defeating Emory & Henry, 71-50, on Saturday afternoon at the King Center.
  • W&L Women's Hoops Topped by Virginia Wesleyan, 67-58
    January 24, 2012
    W&L Women's Hoops Topped by Virginia Wesleyan, 67-58 Virginia Wesleyan made 18-of-19 shots from the foul line, including six of its last seven, to hold off Washington and Lee, 67-58, in women’s basketball action Tuesday evening at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 10
    January 23, 2012
    W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 10 The W&L women's basketball team will play Virginia Wesleyan at home on Tuesday, and then travel to face off against Emory & Henry on Saturday.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Falls at EMU, 75-55
    January 21, 2012
    W&L Women's Basketball Falls at EMU, 75-55 Eastern Mennonite shot 46.0 percent (29-63) from the floor and forced 24 Washington and Lee turnovers in posting a 75-55 win over the Generals in ODAC women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Yoder Arena.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 9
    January 16, 2012
    W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 9 W&L women travel to Harrisonburg, Va. to face the Eastern Mennonite Royals on Saturday at 3:00pm.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Breezes Past Randolph, 67-50
    January 14, 2012
    W&L Women's Basketball Breezes Past Randolph, 67-50 Washington and Lee closed the first half with a 20-4 run en route to posting a 67-50 victory over Randolph College in women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at the RAD Center.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Fall, 67-57, at Lynchburg
    January 13, 2012
    W&L Women's Basketball Fall, 67-57, at Lynchburg The Washington and Lee women’s team fell, 67-57, to Lynchburg College at Turner Gymnasium on Friday evening.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards
    January 11, 2012
    Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 166 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.
  • W&L Women's Hoops Taken Down By EMU, 64-62
    January 10, 2012
    W&L Women's Hoops Taken Down By EMU, 64-62 A layup by sophomore forward Bianca Ygarza (Conestoga, Pa./Penn Manor) with 31 seconds left in regulation broke a 62-62 tie to propel Eastern Mennonite to a 64-62 win over the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team on Tuesday night at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 8
    January 10, 2012
    W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 8 W&L will face Eastern Mennonite at home, and then travel to Lynchburg and Randolph this weekend.
  • Generals Rally for a 62-53 Win Over Bridgewater in Women's Hoops
    January 07, 2012
    Generals Rally for a 62-53 Win Over Bridgewater in Women's Hoops The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team recovered from a 13-point first-half deficit to emerge with a 62-53 win over Bridgewater College at Nininger Hall on Saturday afternoon.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Fends Off Roanoke, 70-57
    January 06, 2012
    W&L Women's Basketball Fends Off Roanoke, 70-57 The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team snapped a two-game losing streak with a 70-57 win over Roanoke College on Friday evening at the Bast Center.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Stifled by Virginia Wesleyan, 65-47
    January 03, 2012
    W&L Women's Basketball Stifled by Virginia Wesleyan, 65-47 The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team was held to 12 first-half point and shot just 34.0 percent (17-50) from the field in dropping a 65-47 contest at Virginia Wesleyan on Tuesday night at the Batten Center.
  • W&L's Meg Ingram Earns ODAC Player of the Week Honor
    January 02, 2012
    W&L's Meg Ingram Earns ODAC Player of the Week Honor Senior guard Meg Ingram has earned the ODAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honor for the week ending January 1, as announced by the conference on Monday.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Game Notes - Week 7
    January 02, 2012
    W&L Women's Basketball Game Notes - Week 7 The Generals will travel to Virginia Wesleyan, Roanoke, and Bridgewater for this week's contests.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Topped By Ferrum, 72-58
    December 30, 2011
    W&L Women's Basketball Topped By Ferrum, 72-58 Ferrum shot 59.3 percent from the field (16-27), including 71.4 percent (5-7) from behind the arc, in the second half to pull away for a 72-58 win over the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team Friday night.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Game Notes - Week 6
    December 29, 2011
    W&L Women's Basketball Game Notes - Week 6 W&L women's hoops will face Ferrum on December 30 at 4:00pm.
  • W&L Women's Hoops Knocks Off CNU 51-50
    December 19, 2011
    W&L Women's Hoops Knocks Off CNU 51-50 Senior guard Meg Ingram (Greensboro, N.C./Ragsdale) sank two shots from the line with nine seconds to play to give the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team a 51-50 victory over Christopher Newport on Monday night at the Freeman Center.
  • W&L Women's Basketball Game Notes - Week 5
    December 19, 2011
    W&L Women's Basketball Game Notes - Week 5 Washington and Lee travels to Christopher Newport for one final game before the holidays. Generals and Captains will tip at 5:30 pm at the Freeman Center.
  • Hollins Downs Generals Women's Hoops, 63-56
    December 07, 2011
    Hollins Downs Generals Women's Hoops, 63-56 Hollins University recovered from an 11-point first-half deficit to post a 63-56 win over Washington and Lee in ODAC women’s basketball action on Wednesday evening at the Warner Center.
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