2014-15 Washington and Lee Women's Swimming News Releases

  • Four Generals Earn Capital One Academic All-District Laurels
    May 14, 2015
    Four Generals Earn Capital One Academic All-District Laurels Four Washington and Lee student-athletes have been named to the 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-America All-District At-Large teams as chosen by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and announced on Thursday.
  • 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 Rollo Completes Competition at NCAA Championships
    March 21, 2015
    W&L's Rollo Completes Competition at NCAA Championships Washington and Lee sophomore women’s swimmer Emily Rollo (Haddonfield, N.J. / Haddonfield Memorial) participated in the preliminaries of the 200-yard backstroke at the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships held at the CISD Natatorium in Shenandoah, Texas on Saturday.
  • Rollo Sets School Record at NCAA Championships
    March 19, 2015
    Rollo Sets School Record at NCAA Championships Washington and Lee sophomore women’s swimmer Emily Rollo (Haddonfield, N.J. / Haddonfield Memorial) broke the 400-yard individual medley school record with a time of 4:35.85 at the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships held at the CISD Natatorium in Shenandoah, Texas on Thursday.
  • Rollo Competes in Day One of the NCAA Championships
    March 18, 2015
    Rollo Competes in Day One of the NCAA Championships Sophomore women’s swimmer Emily Rollo (Haddonfield, N.J. / Haddonfield Memorial) participated in the 200-yard individual medley on Wednesday morning at the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships held at the CISD Natatorium in Shenandoah, Texas.
  • 18 Generals Garner All-Conference Accolades
    March 03, 2015
    18 Generals Garner All-Conference Accolades The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its all-conference swimming teams on Tuesday and the Washington and Lee women’s swim team was well-represented after claiming its eighth consecutive league title.
  • Rollo and Thetford Earn NCAA Championship Bids in Swimming
    February 26, 2015
    Rollo and Thetford Earn NCAA Championship Bids in Swimming Two members of the Washington and Lee swimming team have been selected to compete at the 2015 NCAA Division III Championships to be held on March 18-21 in Shenandoah, Texas.
  • W&L Men's and Women's Swimming Honored by CSCAA
    February 24, 2015
    W&L Men's and Women's Swimming Honored by CSCAA The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) recently announced its All-Academic Team Awards for the 2014-15 school year and both Washington and Lee swimming squads were recognized.
  • W&L Women's Swimming Competes at Royals Invitational
    February 21, 2015
    W&L Women's Swimming Competes at Royals Invitational The Washington and Lee women’s swimming team’s 200-yard medley relay squad posted a NCAA ‘B’ cut time on the second day of the Royals Invitational at Queens University in Charlotte, N.C.
  • W&L's Tomenchok Competes at Royals Invitational
    February 20, 2015
    W&L's Tomenchok Competes at Royals Invitational The Washington and Lee women’s swimming team sent a select group of swimmers to the Royals Invitational at Queens University in Charlotte, N.C. on Friday.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Emily Rollo (2-18)
    February 18, 2015
    Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Emily Rollo (2-18) Sophomore women's swimmer Emily Rollo won five events and broke numerous records as she led the Generals to the ODAC Championship this past week. Her performance garnered her Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • W&L Women's Swimming Captures Eighth Consecutive ODAC Championship
    February 15, 2015
    W&L Women's Swimming Captures Eighth Consecutive ODAC Championship The Washington and Lee women’s swimming team recorded 936 points over three days of competition to claim the 2015 Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championship on Sunday at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.
  • W&L Women's Swimming Continues Record-Setting Trend at ODACs
    February 14, 2015
    W&L Women's Swimming Continues Record-Setting Trend at ODACs The Washington and Lee women’s swimming team remains in first place with 617 points after day two of competition at the ODAC Championship at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.
  • W&L's Rollo Sets Records at ODAC Championship
    February 13, 2015
    W&L's Rollo Sets Records at ODAC Championship The Washington and Lee women’s swimming team sits in first place with 227 points after day one of competition at the ODAC Championships on Friday at the Greensboro Aquatic Center.
  • 2015 ODAC Swimming Championship Preview
    February 11, 2015
    2015 ODAC Swimming Championship Preview The Washington and Lee sports information office recently sat down with Head Coach Kami Gardner and members of the men’s and women’s teams to get their take on this weekend’s ODAC Swimming Championships.
  • Tapering and Preparing for ODAC's
    February 05, 2015
    Tapering and Preparing for ODAC's In the final days of a long season, every practice carries with it a new sense of urgency. Goals stated as long ago as last February are finally taking shape. The feeling around the pool is restless, but ready. Every element of swimming becomes a measure of time during these closing weeks – one lap, one start, one stroke closer to the ultimate goal.
  • A Day in the Life of Noah Schammel
    January 28, 2015
    A Day in the Life of Noah Schammel The Washington and Lee sports information department followed first-year swimmer Noah Schammel on January 27 to show what a day in the life of a student-athlete is like. Enjoy!
  • W&L Women's Swimming Sweeps Meet with VMI and Ferrum
    January 24, 2015
    W&L Women's Swimming Sweeps Meet with VMI and Ferrum The Washington and Lee women’s swimming team claimed 10 events in its victories over VMI and Ferrum in a tri-meet held at Clark King Pool on Saturday afternoon. The Generals defeated the Keydets, 163-66, and took down the Panthers, 181-44.
  • Celebrating the Seniors with Smiles
    January 22, 2015
    Celebrating the Seniors with Smiles It’s cliché to say that our Senior Meet was bittersweet, but I am here to tell you that bittersweet is exactly what it was – bitter to think that my time as a collegiate athlete is coming to a close, but sweet to be able to share those four years with an incredible team.
  • W&L Sports Weekly (1/21/15)
    January 21, 2015
    W&L Sports Weekly (1/21/15) This week's guests include Head Men's Basketball Coach Adam Hutchinson, senior women's swimming captain Mary Gabe and junior women's basketball captain Wesleigh Vick.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Kira Tomenchok (1-20)
    January 20, 2015
    Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Kira Tomenchok (1-20) First-year women's swimmer Kira Tomenchock set one individual pool record and was part of one relay which set a W&L pool record on Saturday against Catholic to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • Two W&L Swimmers Earn ODAC Honors
    January 19, 2015
    Two W&L Swimmers Earn ODAC Honors The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week for the week ending January 18 and Washington and Lee had two swimmers honored.
  • W&L Women's Swimming Tops Catholic, 153-100
    January 17, 2015
    W&L Women's Swimming Tops Catholic, 153-100 An impressive showing from first-year Kira Tomenchok (Richmond, Va. / Trinity Episcopal School) helped the Washington and Lee women’s swim team to a 153-100 victory over Catholic on Saturday afternoon at the Cy Twombly pool.
  • Five Student-Athletes to be Inducted into ODK
    January 15, 2015
    Five Student-Athletes to be Inducted into ODK Several student-athletes will be among those inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa at Washington and Lee University's Founders Day-Omicron Delta Kappa Convocation on Jan. 19 at 5:00 pm at the Wilson Concert Hall in the Lenfest Center for the Arts.
  • Scenes from the Florida Training Trip
    January 14, 2015
    Scenes from the Florida Training Trip The Washington and Lee swimming team traveled to Miami over the break to train and prepare for its stretch run to the conference championships. The team made a video about their trip. We hope that you enjoy this look behind the scenes!
  • 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.
  • Two W&L Swimmers Garner ODAC Honors
    January 12, 2015
    Two W&L Swimmers Garner ODAC Honors The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week for the week ending January 11 and Washington and Lee had two swimmers honored.
  • W&L Women's Swimming Downs Bridgewater, 134-60
    January 10, 2015
    W&L Women's Swimming Downs Bridgewater, 134-60 Sophomore Elisabeth Holmes (Raleigh, N.C. / Needham B. Broughton) set a new Cy Twombly pool record in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:56.23, as the Washington and Lee women’s swimming team defeated Bridgewater, 134-60, on Saturday afternoon.
  • Finals Are Upon Us
    December 10, 2014
    Finals Are Upon Us Here we are, less than a week from the start of exams. I have no idea where this semester went. I would like it back, please.
  • W&L Women's Swimming Takes First Place at R-MC Invitational
    December 06, 2014
    W&L Women's Swimming Takes First Place at R-MC Invitational The Washington and Lee women’s swim team took first place out of 10 teams at the Randolph-Macon Invitational on Saturday evening with 1126.5 points.
  • W&L Women's Swimming Leads the Randolph-Macon Invitational
    December 05, 2014
    W&L Women's Swimming Leads the Randolph-Macon Invitational The Washington and Lee women’s swim team picked up 286.5 points on day one of the Randolph-Macon Invitational on Friday to sit in first place out of 10 teams.
  • The F&M Invitational
    December 03, 2014
    The F&M Invitational W&L swimming competed in the Franklin & Marshall Invitational on Nov. 21-23 in Lancaster, Pa. The Generals completed a tremendous weekend as both the men and women finished in second place at the three-day event. Here are some highlights courtesy of the team.
  • Two W&L Athletes Earn ODAC Honors
    November 24, 2014
    Two W&L Athletes Earn ODAC Honors The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week for the week ending November 23 and Washington and Lee had two athletes honored.
  • W&L Women's Swimming Places Second at F&M Invitational
    November 23, 2014
    W&L Women's Swimming Places Second at F&M Invitational The Washington and Lee women’s swim team completed competition at the Franklin & Marshall Invitational on Sunday evening. W&L earned 712 points to finish in second-place behind Stevens Institute of Technology (728).
  • W&L Women's Swimming Sits In Second at F&M Invitational
    November 22, 2014
    W&L Women's Swimming Sits In Second at F&M Invitational Sophomore Elisabeth Holmes (Raleigh, N.C. / Needham B. Broughton) set a new school record on Saturday afternoon at the Franklin & Marshall Invitational in the 200 yard freestyle with a time of 1:53.37. The Washington and Lee women’s swim team currently sits in second with 424 points behind Stevens Institute of Technology (443).
  • W&L Women's Swimming Completes Day One of F&M Invitational
    November 21, 2014
    W&L Women's Swimming Completes Day One of F&M Invitational The Washington and Lee women’s swim team picked up 126 points on day one of the Franklin & Marshall Invitational to sit in second behind Mount Saint Mary’s (132).
  • Thanksgiving Break is Fast Approaching
    November 19, 2014
    Thanksgiving Break is Fast Approaching Hi Everyone! The end of the semester is rapidly approaching and our team has been putting in great work in practice and it has definitely shown up in our meets. The team is on their way to the Franklin & Marshall Invite this weekend where we are expecting even more great swims.
  • Three W&L Athletes Garner ODAC Honors
    November 17, 2014
    Three W&L Athletes Garner ODAC Honors The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week for the week ending November 16 and Washington and Lee had three athletes honored.
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