2015 Washington and Lee Women's Lacrosse News Releases

May 16, 2015
No. 10 W&L Women's Lacrosse Falls to No. 17 Fredonia, 9-5, in NCAA Tournament
The 17th-ranked Fredonia women’s lacrosse team used a three-goal run in the second half to pull away for a 9-5 win over 10th-ranked Washington and Lee on Saturday afternoon in the regional round of the NCAA Division III Tournament at Tylus Field.

May 15, 2015
W&L's Mulligan Earns IWLCA All-America Honors
Washington and Lee senior women’s lacrosse goalkeeper Cara Mulligan (Glen Ridge, N.J. / Glen Ridge) has been selected to the 2015 Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III All-America team.

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.

May 11, 2015
Four Generals Named to IWLCA All-Region Squad
The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) announced its 2015 Division III all-region teams on Monday and the Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team had four players recognized for the Chesapeake Region.

May 10, 2015
No. 10 W&L Women's Lacrosse Advances in NCAA Tournament with 18-4 Win Over Sewanee
Junior attacker Melissa Coggins (St. John’s, Fla. / Bartram Trail) tallied five points on two goals and three assists in the 10th-ranked Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team’s 18-4 victory over Sewanee in second round action of the 2015 NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse Tournament at Watt Field on Sunday.

May 5, 2015
W&L's Mulligan Named ODAC Player of the Year
Six members of the Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team have received All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference honors, including senior goalkeeper Cara Mulligan (Glen Ridge, N.J. / Glen Ridge) who was selected as the ODAC Player of the Year, as the league announced the all-conference teams on Tuesday.

May 3, 2015
W&L Women's Lacrosse NCAA Tournament Bracket Set
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced its 2015 Division III Women’s Lacrosse Tournament field on Sunday evening and the Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team will host Sewanee for second-round action.

May 2, 2015
No. 10 W&L Women's Lacrosse Claims 16th ODAC Championship
The 10th-ranked Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team scored five straight goals over a span of 25 minutes en route to claiming the 2015 Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championship with an 8-7 victory over Randolph-Macon on Saturday at Watt Field.

May 1, 2015
2015 W&L Women's Lacrosse ODAC Championship Preview
Washington and Lee Head Coach Brooke O'Brien and junior captain Melissa Coggins and senior captain Cara Mulligan preview the 2015 ODAC Women's Lacrosse Championship game that will be held on Saturday, May 2 against Randolph-Macon in Lexington.

April 29, 2015
Yates Propels No. 10 Generals to a 7-6 OT Victory Over Lynchburg
Senior midfielder Sammy Yates (Ridgewood, N.J. / Ridgewood) netted the game-winning goal in overtime to propel the top-seeded and 10th-ranked Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team to a 7-6 victory over fifth-seeded Lynchburg in the semifinals of the ODAC Tournament on Wednesday at Watt Field.

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 22, 2015
No. 11 W&L Women's Lacrosse Edges Bridgewater, 9-8
Senior goalkeeper Cara Mulligan (Glen Ridge, N.J. / Glen Ridge) made a save with 19 seconds remaining to seal a 9-8 win for the 11th-ranked Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team over Bridgewater on Wednesday at Watt Field.

April 18, 2015
No. 11 W&L Women's Lacrosse Downs Randolph, 21-1
Sophomore midfielder Olivia Sisson (Great Falls, Va. / Langley) netted a career-high eight goals in a 21-1 victory for the 11th-ranked Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team over Randolph on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

April 8, 2015
W&L Women's Lacrosse Announces Schedule Change
The Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team has announced a time change to its schedule.

April 7, 2015
No. 11 W&L Women's Lacrosse Cruises to a 26-6 Victory Over Sweet Briar
Junior attacker Melissa Coggins (St. John’s, Fla. / Bartram Trail) tallied six goals and one assist and sophomore attacker Lauren Procaccino (Manhasset, N.Y. / Manhasset) notched three goals and three assists to lead the 11th-ranked Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team to a 26-6 win over Sweet Briar on Tuesday afternoon at Babcock Field.

April 4, 2015
No. 10 W&L Women's Lacrosse Tops Guilford, 9-6
Sophomore attacker Lauren Procaccino (Manhasset, N.Y. / Manhasset) tallied five points on four goals and one assist in a 9-6 win over Guilford on Saturday at Armfield Athletic Center.

April 1, 2015
No. 10 W&L Women's Lacrosse Cruises to a 14-5 Victory Over R-MC
The 10th-ranked Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team scored eight consecutive goals to end the first half en route to a 14-5 victory over Randolph-Macon on Wednesday afternoon at Watt Field.

March 31, 2015
Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Melissa Coggins (3-31)
Junior women's lacrosse player Melissa Coggins registered a career-best 11 points in an 11-9 win over VWC on Saturday to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.

March 28, 2015
No. 9 W&L Women's Lacrosse Takes Down VWC, 11-9
Junior attacker Melissa Coggins (St. John’s, Fla. / Bartram Trail) and sophomore midfielder Olivia Sisson (Great Falls, Va. / Langley) combined to total seven goals for the ninth-ranked Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team in an 11-9 win over Virginia Wesleyan in ODAC action on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

March 26, 2015
W&L Women's Lacrosse Supports Friends of Jaclyn Foundation
The Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team will welcome a very special fan to the sidelines on Saturday when it takes on Virginia Wesleyan.

March 25, 2015
No. 9 W&L Women's Lacrosse Suffers 14-8 Loss to No. 4 Middlebury
Senior midfielder Katie Ritter (Middlebury, Vt. / Middlebury Union) scored four goals and assisted on two others to lead fourth-ranked Middlebury to a 14-8 win over ninth-ranked Washington and Lee in women’s lacrosse on Wednesday at Watt Field.

March 23, 2015
Coggins, Freed and Krasner Earn ODAC Player of the Week Honors
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has announced that Washington and Lee junior Melissa Coggins (St. John's, Fla. / Bartram Trail), sophomore Jordan Krasner (Rockville, Md. / Walter Johnson) and first-year Liza Freed (Alexandria, Va. / St. Stephen's & St. Agnes) have all been tabbed as the Player of the Week for the week ending March 22.

March 21, 2015
No. 10 W&L Women's Lacrosse Defeats Lynchburg, 9-4
The No. 10 Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team defeated Lynchburg in ODAC action on Saturday evening, 9-4, at Shellenberger Field.

March 18, 2015
No. 10 W&L Women's Lacrosse Drops Shenandoah, 9-6
The No. 10 Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team had six different players score in the first half en route to a 9-6 victory over Shenandoah on Wednesday evening at Sprint Field.

March 14, 2015
No. 10 W&L Women's Lacrosse Downs St. Mary's (Md.), 8-7
Senior midfielder Sammy Yates (Ridgewood, N.J. / Ridgewood) scored the game-winning goal with 4:43 left in the contest to give the 10th-ranked Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team an 8-7 victory over St. Mary’s (Md.) on Saturday afternoon at Watt Field.

March 10, 2015
W&L Announces 2015 Athletics Hall of Fame Class
Washington and Lee University has announced the 28th class to be inducted into its Athletic Hall of Fame in a ceremony the weekend of September 11-12, 2015.

March 10, 2015
Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Cara Mulligan (3-10)
Senior goalkeeper Cara Mulligan of the women's lacrosse team stopped a free-position shot in the closing seconds of the second half to secure W&L's upset of No. 8 Salisbury on Saturday. Mulligan's performance earned her the Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honor.

March 7, 2015
No. 14 W&L Women's Lacrosse Upsets No. 8 Salisbury, 9-8
Senior goalkeeper Cara Mulligan (Glen Ridge, N.J. / Glen Ridge) made a save with 15 seconds remaining to seal a 9-8 victory for the 14th-ranked Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team over eighth-ranked Salisbury on Saturday afternoon at Wilson Field.

March 4, 2015
W&L Announces Changes to the Lacrosse Schedules
Washington and Lee has announced schedule changes to its men’s and women’s lacrosse schedules.

March 3, 2015
W&L Women's Lacrosse Cruises to a 21-1 Victory Over Hollins
The Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team had 11 different players score in a 21-1 victory over Hollins on Tuesday at Wilson Field.

February 28, 2015
No. 12 W&L Women's Lacrosse Falls to No. 8 F&M, 17-7
Eighth-ranked Franklin & Marshall scored 11 of the first 12 goals of the game on its way to a 17-7 victory over the 12th-ranked Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team on Saturday at St. Paul’s School.

February 23, 2015
W&L's Soutter Scores Game-Winner in Double-Overtime Victory Over UMW
Sophomore midfielder Hayley Soutter (McLean, Va. / Langley) scored three goals, including the game-winner with 2:15 left in double-overtime to lead the No. 12 Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team to a 10-9 victory over Mary Washington at Grass Stadium on Monday afternoon.

February 19, 2015
W&L-Mary Washington Women's Lacrosse Game is Postponed
The No. 12 Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team’s game at Mary Washington scheduled for Saturday at 3:00 pm has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will now be played Monday, February 23 at 3:30 pm.

February 16, 2015
Procaccino and McDonald Earn Weekly ODAC Honors
The Old Dominion Athletics Conference announced its Athletes of the Week for the week ending February 15, and Washington and Lee had two athletes honored.

February 14, 2015
W&L Women's Lacrosse Opens Season with a 12-7 Victory Over CNU
Sophomore attacker Lauren Procaccino (Manhasset, N.Y. / Manhasset) ignited a 7-1 run en route to the No. 12 Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team defeating Christopher Newport, 12-7, at Captains Turf Field on Saturday afternoon.

February 13, 2015
2015 W&L Women's Lacrosse Season Preview
W&L Head Women's Lacrosse Coach Brooke O'Brien and senior captains, Katie McCartin, Cara Mulligan and Sammy Yates and junior captain, Melissa Coggins preview the 2015 season.

February 10, 2015
W&L Women's Lacrosse Tops ODAC Preseason Poll
The Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team was picked to repeat as conference champions in the ODAC Preseason Coaches Poll, which was released on Tuesday afternoon.

February 2, 2015
W&L Women's Lacrosse Earn IWLCA Preseason Ranking
The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) announced its 2015 Division III Preseason Poll and Washington and Lee sits at No. 12.

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.

January 12, 2015
W&L Women's Lacrosse Ranked 15th in Lacrosse Magazine Preseason Poll
Lacrosse Magazine announced its 2015 NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse Preseason Top 20 Poll and the Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team sits at No. 15.

October 15, 2014
W&L Athletics to Broadcast Athletic Hall of Fame Inductions
Washington and Lee University will induct its 27th class to the Athletic Hall of Fame on campus this weekend.

August 19, 2014
IWLCA Honors Two Generals
The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) released its 2014 Academic Honor Roll on Tuesday and two Generals were among those recognized.

August 11, 2014
Washington and Lee Women's Lacrosse Recognized by IWLCA
The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) released its 2014 Academic Honor Squads on Monday and the Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team was among the schools recognized.