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

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.

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.

May 9, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

February 7, 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.

February 6, 2012
W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Week 12
W&L will face Randolph-Macon and Bridgewater this week on the road.

February 4, 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.

February 3, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

January 7, 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.

January 6, 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.

January 3, 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.

January 2, 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.

January 2, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

December 7, 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.

December 5, 2011
W&L Women's Basketball Game Notes - Week 4
Washington and Lee will continue their ODAC match-ups when they face Hollins on Wednesday at 6:00 pm in the Warner Center

December 3, 2011
W&L Women's Hoops Records 72-63 Win Over Randolph-Macon
Senior forward Becca Bolton (Pittsboro, N.C./Chatham Central) tallied 17 points, 11 rebounds, five assists and five steals to lead the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team to a 72-63 win over Randolph-Macon on Saturday afternoon at the Warner Center.

November 28, 2011
W&L Women's Basketball Game Notes - Week 3
Washington and Lee to take on ODAC Preseason No. 1 Randolph-Macon on Saturday at 1:00 pm in the Warner Center.

November 26, 2011
Cold Shooting Dooms W&L Women's Hoops at Colorado College
The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team shot just 25.4 percent (16-63) from the floor in falling to Colorado College, 68-48, in the second day of the Colorado College Thanksgiving Classic on Saturday afternoon.

November 25, 2011
W&L Women's Hoops Knocks Off FDU-Florham, 68-58
Senior guard Kari Ann Pfannenstein (Littleton, Colo./Heritage) scored a game-high 18 points to lead the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team to a 68-58 win over Farleigh Dickinson-Florham in the first day of the Colorado College Thanksgiving Tournament on Friday afternoon.

November 23, 2011
W&L Women's Basketball Notes - Colorado Tournament
The Generals head out west for a pair of games in the Colorado College Thanksgiving Tournament in search of their first victory of 2011-12.

November 22, 2011
Guilford Women's Hoops Pulls Away for a 68-59 Win Over W&L
Guilford College used an 11-0 run late in the second half to come away with a 68-59 win over Washington and Lee in ODAC women’s basketball on Tuesday evening at the Warner Center.

November 20, 2011
Washington and Lee Women's Basketball Notes - Week #2
Washington and Lee and Guilford will be meeting for the 37th time, with the Quakers holding a 25-11 advantage in the all-time series that began during the 1994-95 season. After dropping 20 of the first 21 games in the series, W&L has recovered to win 10 of the last 15 games, including each of the last four. The Generals have typically struggled offensively against Guilford, averaging just 58.2 points per game across the series. Additionally, W&L carries just a 5-12 overall record against Guilford at home.

November 15, 2011
W&L Women's Hoops Falls to Mary Washington, 64-48
Mary Washington limited the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team to just 29.1 percent (16-55) from the floor in posting a 64-48 win over the Generals in the season opener for both teams on Tuesday evening at the Warner Center.

November 15, 2011
Washington and Lee Women's Basketball Notes - Week #1
Washington and Lee and Mary Washington will be meeting for the 11th time, with the Eagles holding a 7-3 advantage in the all-time series that began during the Generals’ inaugural season of 1993-94. Mary Washington has won four of the last five meetings, but W&L emerged victorious last season when they knocked off the Eagles, 54-49.

November 9, 2011
2011-12 Washington and Lee Women's Basketball Preview
The Washington and Lee women’s basketball program has seen a lot of firsts over the past couple of seasons, winning the first conference title and advancing to its first NCAA Tournament in 2010 and setting a program record with 19 wins last season. While both were landmark accomplishments for the program, ninth-year Head Coach Mandy King has her sights set on more in 2011-12.

November 3, 2011
W&L Women's Hoops Picked Third in ODAC Coaches Poll
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2011-12 women’s basketball preseason coaches poll on Thursday morning at the conference’s media day held at the Salem Civic Center. Washington and Lee was picked to finish in a tie for third in the conference standings.

September 6, 2011
ODAC Releases 2010-11 Academic All-Conference Team
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference recently released its 2010-11 All-Academic Team and Washington and Lee once again led the league in number of athletes honored.

August 25, 2011
Washington and Lee University Partners With Special Olympics
Washington and Lee University, in unison with like-minded initiatives set forth by the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III, is announcing a partnership with the Special Olympics.

August 11, 2011
W&L Announces Partnership with First Team Broadcasting
Washington and Lee will be partnering with First Team Broadcasting to provide live streaming of selected University events during the 2011-12 school year.

July 13, 2011
W&L Tabs New Athletic Department Assistants
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the hiring of Christine Clancy, Mary-Kate Geratowski and Ryan Riggs as staff members within the athletic department.