2014 Washington and Lee Volleyball News Releases

September 17, 2014
Shand Lifts W&L Volleyball to 3-2 Win Over Lynchburg
Sophomore middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) totaled a career-high 16 kills to lead the Washington and Lee volleyball team to a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Lynchburg at the Warner Center on Wednesday.

September 13, 2014
Gustafson and Lausberg Lead Generals Past Cougars, 3-1
Junior middle blocker Jenna Gustafson (San Diego, Calif./Francis Parker School) and junior outside hitter Anna Lausberg (Ocoee, Fla./Bishop Moore Catholic) each registered double-digit kills to lead the Washington and Lee volleyball team to a 3-1 win over Averett on Saturday in a neutral-site match at Bridgewater.

September 13, 2014
W&L Volleyball Sweeps N.C. Wesleyan, 3-0
The Washington and Lee volleyball team made quick work of N.C. Wesleyan on Saturday on its way to a 3-0 victory in a neutral-site match at Bridgewater.

September 12, 2014
Kinzer Paces W&L Volleyball to 3-1 Win Over Gallaudet
Led by junior setter Alex Kinzer (Greenville, S.C./Eastside), the Washington and Lee volleyball team defeated Gallaudet on Friday, 3-1, in a neutral-site contest at Bridgewater.

September 8, 2014
Waxter and Kinzer Garner ODAC Athlete of the Week Accolades
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its Athletes of the Week on Monday for the week ending September 7, and junior setter Alex Kinzer (Greenville, S.C./Eastside) was named the Volleyball Player of the Week and sophomore forward Maggie Waxter (Baltimore, Md./Roland Park Country School) was selected as the Field Hockey Player of the Week.

September 6, 2014
Snyder Claims 400th Career Victory at W&L in 3-0 Win Over SVU
The Washington and Lee volleyball team earned a 3-0 win over Southern Virginia on Saturday on day two of the W&L Invitational, which marked the 400th victory at W&L for Head Coach Bryan Snyder.

September 6, 2014
Kinzer Named Tournament MVP Following Win Over Maryville
The Washington and Lee volleyball team defeated Maryville, 3-1, on Saturday to win the 2014 W&L Invitational. Out of the six teams competing at the invite, the Generals were the lone team to finish 4-0.

September 5, 2014
W&L Volleyball Tops Birmingham Southern, 3-0
Led by 18 digs from senior defensive specialist Kelly McManus (Osprey, Fla./Pine View) and 15 digs from junior outside hitter Kasey Cannon (North Wales, Pa./Mt. St. Joseph Academy), the Washington and Lee volleyball team defeated Birmingham Southern, 3-0, on Friday in its second match at the W&L Invitational.

September 5, 2014
Balanced Attack Leads W&L Volleyball to 3-2 Win Against Marietta
For the second straight year, the Washington and Lee volleyball team went five sets with Marietta. After winning in five sets at Marietta last year, the Generals (4-1) once again secured a 3-2 victory over the Pioneers (1-6) this time in the Warner Center on Friday as part of the W&L Invitational.

August 30, 2014
Silliman Propels W&L Volleyball to 3-0 Sweep of Meredith
In its final match at the CNU Captains Classic on Saturday, the Washington and Lee volleyball team defeated Meredith, 3-0, behind a career-high 13 kills from first-year outside hitter Mary Silliman (Orlando, Fla./Lake Highland Prep). She became the first General (3-1) to notch double-digit kills this season, totaling 25 attempts with four errors for a .360 hitting percentage.

August 30, 2014
McManus Leads W&L Volleyball to 3-0 Win Over Cabrini
Led by the defense of senior defensive specialist Kelly McManus (Osprey, Fla./Pine View), the Washington and Lee volleyball team defeated Cabrini, 3-0, on day two of the CNU Captains Classic on Saturday. McManus totaled a season-high 21 digs to lead all players.

August 29, 2014
W&L Volleyball Falls to No. 25 Christopher Newport, 3-0
The Washington and Lee volleyball team fell to 25th-ranked Christopher Newport on Friday, 3-0, at the CNU Captains Classic.

August 29, 2014
W&L Volleyball Opens Season with 3-0 Sweep of Keene State
The Washington and Lee volleyball team opened the 2014 season on Friday at the CNU Captains Classic with a 3-0 victory over Keene State.

August 28, 2014
W&L Volleyball Takes Top Spot in ODAC Preseason Poll
The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its 2014 volleyball preseason coaches’ poll on Thursday, and Washington and Lee secured the top spot out of 12 schools. The two-time defending ODAC Champions garnered eight first-place votes and 115 points.

August 25, 2014
2014 W&L Volleyball Season Preview
Captains Alex Kinzer, Maddie Kosar and Kelly McManus, along with head coach Bryan Snyder, preview the 2014 W&L volleyball season.

August 4, 2014
W&L Volleyball Garners AVCA Academic Honor
The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced on Monday that 676 teams have earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2013-14 season, and Washington and Lee was one of 126 Division III teams honored.