2014-15 Washington and Lee Wrestling News Releases

  • W&L Claims the 2015 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Cup
    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.
  • W&L Announces 2015 Athletic Department Awards
    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.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards
    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.
  • W&L's Tassoni Earns VaSID All-State Honors
    April 23, 2015
    W&L's Tassoni Earns VaSID All-State Honors The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) has announced its 2015 All-State Wrestling Team and Washington and Lee junior Ron Tassoni (Media, Pa. / Haverford School) was among those honored.
  • Lewis and Kaminer earn NWCA Scholar All-America Honors
    March 20, 2015
    Lewis and Kaminer earn NWCA Scholar All-America Honors The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) recently announced its 2015 Division III Scholar All-Americans and Washington and Lee University had two student-athletes honored.
  • W&L Announces 2015 Athletics Hall of Fame Class
    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.
  • W&L Wrestling Wraps Up Competition at the NCAA East Regional
    March 01, 2015
    W&L Wrestling Wraps Up Competition at the NCAA East Regional The Washington and Lee wrestling team wrapped up its 2014-15 season on Sunday as it competed in the NCAA Division III East Regional at the Berglund Center.
  • W&L Wrestling Competes at the Centennial Conference Championships
    February 14, 2015
    W&L Wrestling Competes at the Centennial Conference Championships The Washington and Lee wrestling team claimed two place-winners as it finished eighth of nine teams at the Centennial Conference Championships on Saturday at McDaniel College.
  • 2015 Centennial Conference Wrestling Championship Preview Video
    February 10, 2015
    2015 Centennial Conference Wrestling Championship Preview Video The Washington and Lee wrestling team will participate in the 2015 Centennial Conference Championship on February 14 at McDaniel College. Head Coach Nathan Shearer, junior Ron Tassoni and first-year Alex Pollera discuss the team's outlook for the event.
  • W&L Wrestling Loses to McDaniel and Ursinus
    January 31, 2015
    W&L Wrestling Loses to McDaniel and Ursinus The Washington and Lee wrestling team lost to McDaniel (27-22) and Ursinus (37-13) on Saturday in Collegeville, Pa. Once again, the Generals (2-14, 0-6) competed with less than a full squad, forfeiting four weight classes in each match.
  • W&L Wrestling Falls to JHU and Gettysburg
    January 24, 2015
    W&L Wrestling Falls to JHU and Gettysburg The Washington and Lee wrestling team could not overcome forfeiting at five of the 10 weight classes as it dropped Centennial Conference matches to Johns Hopkins (30-16) and Gettysburg (40-9) on Saturday in Baltimore.
  • W&L Wrestling Falls to USMMA and Muhlenberg
    January 17, 2015
    W&L Wrestling Falls to USMMA and Muhlenberg The Washington and Lee wrestling team dropped a pair of Centennial Conference matches on Saturday, falling to the Merchant Marines (37-12) and Muhlenberg (33-18).
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards
    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.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Matt Kaminer (1-13)
    January 13, 2015
    Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Matt Kaminer (1-13) First-year wrestler Matt Kaminer won the 285 pound weight class at the W&L Invitational on Saturday to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • W&L Wrestling Claims Three Event Winners at the Generals Invitational
    January 10, 2015
    W&L Wrestling Claims Three Event Winners at the Generals Invitational The Washington and Lee wrestling team claimed three individual champions on its way to a second-place finish out of 10 teams as it hosted the Generals Invitational on Saturday at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Wrestling Competes in the Gator Duals
    December 20, 2014
    W&L Wrestling Competes in the Gator Duals The Washington and Lee wrestling team was in action on Saturday at the Gator Duals hosted by Luther College at the McGavock High School in Nashville.
  • W&L Wrestling Places 12th at the ONU Invitational
    December 06, 2014
    W&L Wrestling Places 12th at the ONU Invitational The Washington and Lee wrestling team was in action on Saturday at the Ohio Northern Invitational. The Generals finished 12th of 15 schools with 34.5 points.
  • W&L Wrestling Drops Matches to King's (Pa.) and Ferrum
    November 22, 2014
    W&L Wrestling Drops Matches to King's (Pa.) and Ferrum The Washington and Lee wrestling team dropped a pair of matches on Saturday at Doremus Gym. The Generals fell to King’s, 26-24, and then were defeated by Ferrum, 44-3.
  • W&L Wrestling Bests Southern Virginia, 38-18
    November 20, 2014
    W&L Wrestling Bests Southern Virginia, 38-18 The Washington and Lee wrestling team evened its season record at 2-2 with a 38-18 win over Southern Virginia on Thursday evening at the Knights Sports Arena.
  • W&L Wrestling Defeats Huntingdon, Falls to ONU & Lycoming
    November 16, 2014
    W&L Wrestling Defeats Huntingdon, Falls to ONU & Lycoming The Washington and Lee wrestling team posted a 1-2 overall record as it hosted a series of matches on Sunday afternoon at Doremus Gym.
  • W&L Wrestling Competes at the W&J Invitational
    November 08, 2014
    W&L Wrestling Competes at the W&J Invitational The Washington and Lee wrestling team opened its 2014-15 season by finishing 10th overall at the Washington & Jefferson Invitational.
  • 2014-15 W&L Wrestling Season Preview
    November 03, 2014
    2014-15 W&L Wrestling Season Preview As the Generals prepare to begin their season on Nov. 8 at the W&J Invitational, we invite you to watch the season preview video featuring interviews with Head Coach Nathan Shearer, senior Conor Duffey, junior Ron Tassoni and sophomore Bennett Lewis.
  • W&L Wrestling Selected Eighth in Centennial Preseason Coaches Poll
    October 30, 2014
    W&L Wrestling Selected Eighth in Centennial Preseason Coaches Poll The Centennial Conference released its preseason coaches poll on Thursday morning and Washington and Lee was selected to finish eighth out of the conference’s nine wrestling teams.
  • W&L Announces Assistant Coaching Hires
    July 15, 2014
    W&L Announces Assistant Coaching Hires Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced the appointment of Mark Miller, Matthew Ragovin and Adam Wilson as staff members within the athletic department.