2014 Washington and Lee Volleyball 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.
  • 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.
  • Seven Generals Earn ODAC Sportsmanship Team Laurels
    January 08, 2015
    Seven Generals Earn ODAC Sportsmanship Team Laurels The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its fall sportsmanship teams for the 2014-15 school year on Thursday afternoon.
  • Shand Garners VaSID All-State Honor
    December 19, 2014
    Shand Garners VaSID All-State Honor The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) announced its 2014 College Division All-State Volleyball Teams on Thursday, and Washington and Lee sophomore middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) earned second team laurels.
  • Sophomore Mackenzie Shand Earns AVCA All-America Accolade
    November 19, 2014
    Sophomore Mackenzie Shand Earns AVCA All-America Accolade The American Volleyball Coaches Association announced the 2014 AVCA Division III All-America teams on Wednesday, and Washington and Lee sophomore middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) earned honorable mention honors.
  • Sophomore Mackenzie Shand Garners AVCA All-Region Honor
    November 13, 2014
    Sophomore Mackenzie Shand Garners AVCA All-Region Honor The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its 2014 Division III All-Region teams on Thursday, and Washington and Lee sophomore middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) made the South All-Region squad.
  • W&L Volleyball Upended by No. 12 Mount Union, 3-0
    November 13, 2014
    W&L Volleyball Upended by No. 12 Mount Union, 3-0 The Washington and Lee volleyball team lost to 12th-ranked Mount Union, 3-0, on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Division III Tournament.
  • W&L Volleyball NCAA Tournament Notes
    November 12, 2014
    W&L Volleyball NCAA Tournament Notes The Washington and Lee volleyball team will take on Mount Union in the first round on Thursday at 5:30 pm.
  • Kinzer Headlines W&L Volleyball's All-ODAC Honorees
    November 11, 2014
    Kinzer Headlines W&L Volleyball's All-ODAC Honorees The Old Dominion Athlete Conference announced its all-conference awards on Tuesday, and the Washington and Lee volleyball team had three players recognized, highlighted by junior setter Alex Kinzer (Greenville, S.C./Eastside) receiving the ODAC/Virginia Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Scholar-Athlete honor.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Anna Lausberg (11-11)
    November 11, 2014
    Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Anna Lausberg (11-11) Junior outside hitter Anna Lausberg tallied at least 14 kills in three straight matches to lead the W&L volleyball team to an ODAC Championship and earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • W&L Volleyball to Play Mount Union at NCAA Regional
    November 10, 2014
    W&L Volleyball to Play Mount Union at NCAA Regional For the third consecutive year and the 13th time in program history, the Washington and Lee volleyball team is competing in the NCAA Tournament. The Generals will play Mount Union on Thursday, November 13, in Springfield, Ohio. Wittenberg will serve as the host of the eight-team region. The match time will be set later and will be updated on the W&L volleyball schedule.
  • W&L Volleyball Tops VWC, 3-2, in ODAC Semifinals
    November 08, 2014
    W&L Volleyball Tops VWC, 3-2, in ODAC Semifinals The third-seeded Washington and Lee volleyball team trailed 9-7 in the fifth, but won eight of 11 points to win the set, 15-12, and earn a 3-2 victory over second-seeded Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday at Randolph-Macon in the semifinals of the ODAC Tournament.
  • W&L Volleyball Wins Third Straight ODAC Championship
    November 08, 2014
    W&L Volleyball Wins Third Straight ODAC Championship The Washington and Lee volleyball team won its third straight ODAC title and the 15th in program history, as it defeated Lynchburg on Saturday, 3-1, in the championship match hosted by Randolph-Macon.
  • W&L Volleyball 2014 ODAC Championship Preview
    November 07, 2014
    W&L Volleyball 2014 ODAC Championship Preview The Washington and Lee volleyball team travels to Randolph-Macon on Saturday for the semifinals and championship of the ODAC Tournament. The Generals take on Virginia Wesleyan in the semifinals. Here is head coach Bryan Snyder, senior middle blocker Katie Toomb, junior outside hitter Mansie Hough and sophomore defensive specialist Sam Moench previewing the upcoming championship.
  • Kinzer and Kosar Earn Academic All-District Honors
    November 06, 2014
    Kinzer and Kosar Earn Academic All-District Honors The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2014 Capital One Academic All-District Volleyball teams on Thursday, and junior setter Alex Kinzer (Greenville, S.C./Eastside) and junior right side Maddie Kosar (Chagrin Falls, Ohio/Gilmour Academy) were selected to the District 5 team in the Division III category.
  • W&L Volleyball Edges WildCats, 3-2, to Advance to ODAC Semifinals
    November 05, 2014
    W&L Volleyball Edges WildCats, 3-2, to Advance to ODAC Semifinals Behind a career-high 24 kills from junior outside hitter Anna Lausberg (Ocoee, Fla./Bishop Moore Catholic), the third-seeded Washington and Lee volleyball team edged sixth-seeded Randolph, 3-2, on Wednesday at the Warner Center in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament.
  • W&L Volleyball Loses at No. 6 Emory, 3-0
    November 01, 2014
    W&L Volleyball Loses at No. 6 Emory, 3-0 Despite 14 kills from junior outside hitter Anna Lausberg (Ocoee, Fla./Bishop Moore Catholic), the Washington and Lee volleyball team fell at sixth-ranked Emory, 3-0, on Saturday in the Generals (24-6) final match at the Emory Invitational.
  • W&L Volleyball Falls to Berry, 3-0
    November 01, 2014
    W&L Volleyball Falls to Berry, 3-0 The Washington and Lee volleyball team was held to a .106 hitting percentage, as it lost to Berry, 3-0, on Saturday at the Emory Invitational.
  • Lausberg & Shand Propel W&L Volleyball to 3-1 Win Over Beacons
    October 31, 2014
    Lausberg & Shand Propel W&L Volleyball to 3-1 Win Over Beacons At the Emory Invitational on Friday, junior outside hitter Anna Lausberg (Ocoee, Fla./Bishop Moore Catholic) recorded 17 kills and sophomore middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) totaled 13 to lead the Washington and Lee volleyball team to a 3-1 victory over UMass-Boston.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Anna Lausberg (10-28)
    October 28, 2014
    Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Anna Lausberg (10-28) Junior outside hitter Anna Lausberg totaled a career-high 22 kills in a win over Randolph last week, and then helped the W&L volleyball team sweep Guilford to earn Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honors.
  • Lausberg Garners ODAC Athlete of the Week Honor
    October 27, 2014
    Lausberg Garners ODAC Athlete of the Week Honor The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week on Monday for the week ending October 26, and junior outside hitter Anna Lausberg (Ocoee, Fla./Bishop Moore Catholic) was named the Volleyball Player of the Week.
  • W&L Volleyball Defeats Guilford, 3-0
    October 25, 2014
    W&L Volleyball Defeats Guilford, 3-0 Junior outside hitter Anna Lausberg (Ocoee, Fla./Bishop Moore Catholic) totaled a match-high 11 kills to lead the Washington and Lee volleyball team to a 3-0 sweep over Guilford on Saturday at the Ragan-Brown Field House.
  • Lausberg Lifts W&L Volleyball to 3-1 Win Over Randolph
    October 21, 2014
    Lausberg Lifts W&L Volleyball to 3-1 Win Over Randolph With a career-high 22 kills from junior outside hitter Anna Lausberg (Ocoee, Fla./Bishop Moore Catholic) and a season-high 15 kills from junior outside hitter Kasey Cannon (North Wales, Pa./Mt. St. Joseph Academy), the Washington and Lee volleyball team edged Randolph, 3-1, on Tuesday at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Volleyball Sweeps Franklin & Marshall, 3-0
    October 18, 2014
    W&L Volleyball Sweeps Franklin & Marshall, 3-0 The Washington and Lee volleyball team swept Franklin & Marshall, 3-0, in a neutral-site contest at Randolph-Macon on Saturday.
  • Shand Leads W&L Volleyball to 3-2 Victory Over Yellow Jackets
    October 18, 2014
    Shand Leads W&L Volleyball to 3-2 Victory Over Yellow Jackets Sophomore middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) recorded a career-high 11 total blocks to lead the Washington and Lee volleyball team to a 3-2 victory at Randolph-Macon on Saturday.
  • W&L Volleyball Loses at Virginia Wesleyan, 3-0
    October 17, 2014
    W&L Volleyball Loses at Virginia Wesleyan, 3-0 The Washington and Lee volleyball team suffered its second straight ODAC loss on Friday, as it fell at Virginia Wesleyan, 3-0.
  • Roanoke Rallies to a 3-2 Volleyball Win Over W&L
    October 15, 2014
    Roanoke Rallies to a 3-2 Volleyball Win Over W&L Roanoke College recovered from a 2-1 deficit to post a five-set (16-25, 25-16, 12-25, 25-20, 15-12) win over Washington and Lee in ODAC volleyball action on Wednesday evening at the Bast Center.
  • Shand Propels W&L Volleyball to 3-2 Win Over John Carroll
    October 11, 2014
    Shand Propels W&L Volleyball to 3-2 Win Over John Carroll Sophomore middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) totaled 15 kills, six digs, four blocks and four assists to lead the Washington and Lee volleyball team to a 3-2 win over John Carroll in a neutral-site contest on Saturday at Pam Evans Smith Arena.
  • W&L Volleyball Falls to No. 5 Wittenberg, 3-0
    October 11, 2014
    W&L Volleyball Falls to No. 5 Wittenberg, 3-0 The Washington and Lee volleyball team saw its 17-match winning streak come to an end in a 3-0 loss at fifth-ranked Wittenberg on Saturday at Pam Evans Smith Arena.
  • W&L Volleyball Sweeps Hollins, 3-0
    October 07, 2014
    W&L Volleyball Sweeps Hollins, 3-0 Junior outside hitters Kasey Cannon (North Wales, Pa./Mt. St. Joseph Academy) and Anna Lausberg (Ocoee, Fla./Bishop Moore Catholic) each totaled double-digit kills to lead the Washington and Lee women’s volleyball team to a 3-0 victory at Hollins on Tuesday.
  • Shand & Cannon Lead W&L Volleyball to 3-0 Sweep of Shenandoah
    October 01, 2014
    Shand & Cannon Lead W&L Volleyball to 3-0 Sweep of Shenandoah Sophomore middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) and junior outside hitter Kasey Cannon (North Wales, Pa./Mt. St. Joseph Academy) led the Washington and Lee volleyball team to a 3-0 victory over Shenandoah on Wednesday at the Warner Center.
  • Cannon Leads W&L Volleyball Past Mary Washington, 3-0
    September 27, 2014
    Cannon Leads W&L Volleyball Past Mary Washington, 3-0 Junior outside hitter Kasey Cannon (North Wales, Pa./Mt. St. Joseph Academy) notched a team-high 12 kills, along with seven digs, to lead the Washington and Lee volleyball team to a 3-0 victory over Mary Washington on Saturday at the Warner Center.
  • Snyder Notches 450th Win as W&L Volleyball Beats E&H, 3-0
    September 27, 2014
    Snyder Notches 450th Win as W&L Volleyball Beats E&H, 3-0 The Washington and Lee volleyball team earned a 3-0 victory over Emory & Henry on Saturday at the Warner Center, which marked the 450th in the career of head coach Bryan Snyder.
  • Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Mackenzie Shand (9-23)
    September 23, 2014
    Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week Mackenzie Shand (9-23) Sophomore middle blocker Mackenzie Shand recorded a career-high 16 kills in a win against Lynchburg last week, and led the Generals to four victories to earn the Generalssports.com Athlete of the Week honor.
  • Shand and Hall Earn Weekly ODAC Honors
    September 22, 2014
    Shand and Hall Earn Weekly ODAC Honors The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week for the week ending September 21 and Washington and Lee had two athletes honored.
  • W&L Volleyball Tops St. Mary's (Md.), 3-1
    September 20, 2014
    W&L Volleyball Tops St. Mary's (Md.), 3-1 The Washington and Lee volleyball team had four players with at least seven kills on its way to a 3-1 win over St. Mary’s (Md.) at the Warner Center on Saturday.
  • Kinzer Paces W&L Volleyball Past Bridgewater, 3-0
    September 20, 2014
    Kinzer Paces W&L Volleyball Past Bridgewater, 3-0 The Washington and Lee volleyball team recorded a hitting percentage of .365 on its way to a 3-0 victory over Bridgewater on Saturday at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Volleyball Sweeps Eastern Mennonite, 3-0
    September 19, 2014
    W&L Volleyball Sweeps Eastern Mennonite, 3-0 The Washington and Lee volleyball team extending its winning streak to 11 on Friday with a 3-0 victory over Eastern Mennonite at the Warner Center.
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