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

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.

April 4, 2012
W&L Athletics Announces the Promotion of Kami Gardner
Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that current women’s swimming coach Kami Gardner will take on responsibilities as director of aquatics and has also been named head men’s swimming coach effective immediately.

March 2, 2012
W&L Women's Swimming Receives ODAC Honors
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its 2012 women’s swimming All-ODAC teams on Monday, and the Washington and Lee women’s swimming team led with 10 first-team selections and 14 total honorees.

February 17, 2012
W&L's Kasoff Competes at BMC Swimming Championships
Washington and Lee sophomore swimmer Lauren Kasoff (Owings Mills, Md./Saint Paul’s) finished 17th in a field of 33 competitors in the 200 IM on Thursday at the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships at the Mecklenburg Aquatic Club.

February 12, 2012
W&L Women's Swimming Takes ODAC Championship Title
Four first place finishes on the final day of the ODAC Championships helped lead the Washington and Lee women’s swimming team to the conference title on Sunday in Greensboro, N.C.

February 11, 2012
W&L Women's Swimming Sets Records at Day Two of ODACs
The Washington and Lee women’s swimming team wrapped up day two at the ODAC Championships still sitting in first place behind record-breaking performances in the 800 free relay and the 100 breast on Saturday in Greensboro, N.C.

February 10, 2012
W&L Women's Swimming Sits in First After Day One at ODACs
The Washington and Lee women’s swimming team leads after the first day of competition at the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championships held in Greensboro, N.C., on Friday.

January 28, 2012
W&L Women's Swimming Downed by JHU, 137-122
Washington and Lee’s women’s swimming team came up just short in a dual meet against Johns Hopkins on Saturday afternoon at Cy Twombly Pool, falling 137-122 to the Blue Jays.

January 21, 2012
W&L Women's Swimming Downs Marymount and Catholic in Double Dual
Six first-place finishes highlighted the Marymount double dual meet for the Washington and Lee women’s swimming team as they went on to defeat the Saints 150-108 and Catholic 158-100 on Saturday afternoon at Marymount University.

January 16, 2012
W&L Claims Two ODAC Weekly Honors
Washington and Lee claimed two ODAC Player of the Week awards for the week ending January 15 as announced by the conference office on Monday.

January 14, 2012
W&L Women's Swimming Downs Bridgewater, 148-101
The Washington and Lee women’s swimming team improved to 7-2 overall with a 148-101 win over Bridgewater 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.

December 5, 2011
Generals Claim Three ODAC Weekly Awards
Washington and Lee claimed three ODAC Player of the Week awards for the week ending Dec. 4 as announced by the conference office on Monday.

December 4, 2011
Hamp Highlights W&L Women's Swimming at F&M
First-year Caroline Hamp’s (Avon Lake, Ohio/Elyria Catholic) school-record in the 100 fly highlighted the Washington and Lee women’s swim team’s second-place finish at the two-day F&M Invitational on Sunday afternoon.

December 2, 2011
W&L Women's Swimming Earns First-Ever Top 25 Ranking
The Washington and Lee women’s swimming team has earned its first-ever Top 25 ranking from the College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) as the coaches poll committee released its first dual meet poll of the 2011-12 season recently.

November 19, 2011
W&L Women's Swimming Goes 1-2 at CMU
The Washington and Lee women's swimming team went 1-2 overall in meets with Carnegie Mellon, Rochester and Allegheny on Saturday afternoon at CMU's University Center.

November 11, 2011
Generals Tame Vixens, 121-78, in Women's Swimming
The Washington and Lee women’s swim team captured 9-of-11 events, including three 1-2-3 sweeps, in defeating Sweet Briar, 121-78, on Friday evening at Cy Twombly pool.

November 5, 2011
W&L Women's Swimming Downs R-MC, 162-101
The Washington and Lee women’s swimming team won seven individual events and both relay races in posting a 162-101 win over Randolph-Macon on Saturday in Ashland.

October 31, 2011
W&L's Cassada Earns Weekly ODAC Honor
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Players of the Week for the week ending Oct. 30 and Washington and Lee senior Jocelyn Cassada (Charlotte, N.C./Charlotte Country Day) was tabbed the conference’s swimmer of the week.

October 29, 2011
W&L Women's Swimming Defeats Transylvania, 147-89
The Washington and Lee women’s swimming team won both relays and claimed five individual event winners in recording a 147-89 victory over Transylvania on Saturday morning at the Cy Twombly Pool.

October 24, 2011
Westfal and Cassada Named ODAC Athletes of the Week
Washington and Lee University claimed the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Players of the Week for football and swimming for the week ending October 23.

October 22, 2011
W&L Women's Swimming Wins ODAC Relays
The Washington and Lee women’s swim team hosted the ODAC Relays at Cy Twombly Pool on Saturday, finishing first out of nine teams.

October 21, 2011
W&L Women's Swimming Claims 162-100 Triumph Over UMW
The Washington and Lee women’s swimming team swam to a 162-100 victory over the University of Mary Washington on Friday evening in Fredericksburg.

October 17, 2011
Three W&L Athletes Earn ODAC Player of the Week Honors
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its players of the week for the week ending on October 16, and Washington and Lee had three athletes honored.

October 15, 2011
Women's Swim Starts Season with 140-122 Win Over Centre
The Washington and Lee women’s swim team won six of the 14 events in its dual meet versus Centre College as it defeated the Colonels, 140-122 on Saturday afternoon at Cy Twombly Pool.

October 13, 2011
W&L Women's Swimming Picked to Finish Atop the ODAC
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2011 preseason women’s swimming poll on Thursday afternoon and Washington and Lee was picked to finish atop the 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.