2011-12 Washington and Lee Wrestling News Releases

July 30, 2012
ODAC Releases 2011-12 Academic All-Conference Team
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference recently released its 2011-12 All-Academic Team and Washington and Lee once again led the league in number of athletes honored.

June 5, 2012
Campbell and Washnock Earn Academic All-America Honors
The College Sports Information Directors Association announced its 2012 Capital One Division III Academic All-American At-Large teams on Tuesday and Washington and Lee had two athletes honored.

May 18, 2012
Three Generals Earn Academic All-District Honors
Three Washington and Lee student-athletes have been selected to the 2011-12 Capital One Academic All-America All-District At-Large teams as chosen by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Friday.

May 18, 2012
Gary Franke Elected to NWCA Division III Hall of Fame
The National Wrestling Coaches Association has announced that former Washington and Lee Head Coach Gary Franke will be among three athletes and two coaches enshrined into the Division III Hall of Fame as the class of 2013.

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.

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.

March 21, 2012
Campbell and Dennis Receive Scholar All-America Honors
The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) recently announced its 2012 Division III Scholar All-Americans and Washington and Lee University had two student-athletes honored.

February 29, 2012
Campbell and Dennis Honored by the Centennial Conference
Washington and Lee senior wrestlers Sam Campbell (Winnetka, Ill./New Trier) and David Dennis (Sherman, W.Va./Ravenswood) were both honored by the Centennial Conference on Wednesday afternoon.

February 25, 2012
W&L Wrestling Claims Two Place-winners at the Centennial Championships
The Washington and Lee wrestling team claimed two place-winners and finished eighth out of nine teams at the Centennial Conference Championships on Saturday afternoon on the campus of Gettysburg College.

February 18, 2012
W&L Wrestling Upended by Apprentice, 26-21
The Washington and Lee wrestling team wrapped up regular-season competition with a 26-21 loss to Apprentice on Saturday afternoon.

February 4, 2012
Generals Wrestling Posts 1-2 Record in W&L Quad
The Washington and Lee wrestling team posted a 1-2 record as it hosted the W&L Quad on Saturday afternoon at Doremus Gym.

January 28, 2012
W&L Wrestling Suffers a 33-14 Loss to Johns Hopkins
The Washington and Lee wrestling team dropped a 33-14 decision to Johns Hopkins on Saturday afternoon at Doremus Gym.

January 21, 2012
W&L Wrestling Competes in the McDaniel Quad
The Washington and Lee wrestling team dropped a trio of Centennial Conference matches at the McDaniel Quad on Saturday afternoon. The Generals fell to Stevens by a score of 44-9, were defeated by the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, 37-10, and were knocked off by the home-standing Green Terror, 36-9.

January 14, 2012
Generals Wrestling Wins the W&L Invitational
The Washington and Lee wrestling team had four individual champions en route to winning its own invitational for the first time since 2006 at the Warner Center on Saturday afternoon.

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 7, 2012
W&L Wrestling Competes at the Gettysburg Quad
The Washington and Lee wrestling team competed in the Gettysburg Quad on Saturday afternoon, finishing the event with one win and a pair of losses.

December 18, 2011
W&L Wrestling Competes in the Desert Duals in Las Vegas
The Washington and Lee wrestling team logged an 0-4 record in the Desert Duals hosted by Wartburg College in Las Vegas on Sunday. The Generals dropped matches to Alma (37-11), Olivet (34-10), Simpson (38-12) and Concordia of Minnesota (30-16).

December 7, 2011
W&L Wrestling Defeats Southern Virginia, 37-12
Washington and Lee claimed all six of the contested matches in posting a 37-12 victory over Southern Virginia in wrestling action on Wednesday evening at Doremus Gymnasium.

December 3, 2011
W&L Wrestling Participates in the Ohio Northern Invitational
The Washington and Lee wrestling team finished 28th out of 45 teams competing at the Ohio Northern Invitational on Saturday afternoon.

November 19, 2011
W&L Wrestling Drops a Pair of Matches in W&L Fall Classic
The Washington and Lee wrestling team was in action on Saturday afternoon, hosting the W&L Fall Classic. The Generals went 0-2 on the day, falling to East Tennessee State, 29-27, and dropping a 34-10 decision to Liberty.

November 12, 2011
W&L Wrestling Competes in the Electric City Duals
The Washington and Lee wrestling team was in action on Saturday afternoon, competing in the Electric City Duals hosted by the University of Scranton.

November 7, 2011
W&L Wrestling Opens its Season at VMI
Washington and Lee opened its 2011-12 wrestling season on Saturday with five wrestlers competing in the VMI Open.

November 4, 2011
2011-12 Washington and Lee Wrestling Preview
The 2011-12 Washington and Lee wrestling program is in a transition phase under the guidance of new Head Coach Nathan Shearer. While many of the faces on the mat will remain the same, Shearer hopes that a few changes in the program, along with a new attitude, will produce greater gains.

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.

July 11, 2011
Six Generals Earn VaSID Academic All-State Honors
Six Washington and Lee student-athletes have been named to the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) Academic All-State team for the 2010-11 school year.