2016 Washington and Lee Volleyball News Releases

  • W&L Claims the 2017 ODAC Overall Sports Champion Commissioner's Cup
    May 18, 2017
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) announced on Thursday that Washington and Lee has swept the league’s Commissioner’s Cups for the fourth time in the last five seasons.
  • Lee and Concklin Headline Athletic Department Award Winners at W&L
    May 16, 2017
    The Washington and Lee Department of Athletics held its annual Athletics Awards 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 2016-17 school year a tremendous success.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Winter Scholar-Athlete Awards
    April 25, 2017
    Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that 233 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.
  • 24 Holds "Be the Match" Registration Drive
    February 17, 2017
    On Saturday, February 4, the Washington and Lee University student organization 24 held a “Be The Match” bone marrow registration drive in the Warner Center and had over 87 people register during the event.
  • Numerous W&L Students Earn Fall Scholar-Athlete Awards
    January 12, 2017
    Washington and Lee Director of Athletics Jan Hathorn has announced that a record 242 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 prior record for scholar-athletes in the fall or winter term was 224 set during the fall of 2014.
  • Shand & Guignon Receive VaSID All-State Laurels
    December 09, 2016
    The Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) released its 2016 College Division All-State Volleyball Teams on Friday, and two Washington and Lee players were honored.
  • Senior Mackenzie Shand Earns AVCA All-America Honor
    November 15, 2016
    The American Volleyball Coaches Association released its 2016 AVCA Division III All-America teams on Tuesday, and Washington and Lee senior middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) earned honorable mention accolades for the third straight season.
  • Shand & Guignon Garner AVCA All-Region Recognition
    November 10, 2016
    The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) released its 2016 Division III All-Region teams on Thursday, and senior middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) and sophomore outside hitter Meg Guignon (St. Louis, Mo./Visitation Academy) were both honored.
  • W&L Volleyball Falls in ODAC Championship to R-MC, 3-0
    November 05, 2016
    The second-seeded Washington and Lee volleyball team fell at top-seeded Randolph-Macon on Saturday, 3-0, in the ODAC Championship match at Crenshaw Gymnasium.
  • Shand Highlights W&L Volleyball's All-ODAC Honorees
    November 05, 2016
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its all-conference awards on Saturday, and the Washington and Lee volleyball team had three players honored.
  • W&L Volleyball Tops Lynchburg, 3-0, in ODAC Semifinals
    November 04, 2016
    The second-seeded Washington and Lee volleyball team held third-seeded Lynchburg to a .042 hitting percentage en route to a 3-0 victory on Friday in the semifinals of the ODAC Tournament at Crenshaw Gymnasium.
  • Shand & Volk Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors
    November 03, 2016
    The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released its 2016 Academic All-District Volleyball teams on Thursday, and Washington and Lee senior middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) and junior defensive specialist Katie Volk (Lancaster, Calif./Quartz Hill) were selected to the eight-member District 5 team in the Division III category.
  • W&L Volleyball 2016 ODAC Championship Preview
    November 03, 2016
    The Washington and Lee volleyball team competes in the ODAC Tournament semifinals on Friday against Lynchburg. Recently head coach Bryan Snyder, along with senior defensive specialist Maddy Cutler and junior setter Elena West, previewed this weekend's championship.
  • Meade Propels W&L Volleyball to 3-1 Victory Over VWC
    November 02, 2016
    First-year outside hitter Ashleigh Meade (Bristow, Va./Patriot) registered a collegiate-high 17 kills to lead the second-seeded Washington and Lee volleyball team to a 3-1 victory over seventh-seeded Virginia Wesleyan in the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament at the Warner Center.
  • Schedule Released for ODAC Tournament Contests
    October 31, 2016
    The Washington and Lee men’s and women’s soccer teams, the field hockey team and the volleyball team will all be hosting Old Dominion Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinal contests this week.
  • W&L Volleyball Rallies Past Clarkson, 3-2
    October 29, 2016
    The Washington and Lee volleyball team came back from a 2-1 deficit to defeat Clarkson, 3-2, on Saturday at the Emory National Invitational.
  • W&L Volleyball Stymied by No. 8 Emory, 3-0
    October 29, 2016
    The Washington and Lee volleyball team fell at eighth-ranked Emory, 3-0, on Saturday at the Emory National Invitational, as the Eagles registered a .337 hitting percentage.
  • W&L Volleyball Stumbles Against Berry, 3-1
    October 28, 2016
    Despite 17 kills from sophomore outside hitter Meg Guignon (St. Louis, Mo./Visitation Academy), the Washington and Lee volleyball team fell to Berry, 3-1, on Friday at the Emory National Invitational.
  • W&L Volleyball Edged by Susquehanna, 3-2
    October 28, 2016
    Susquehanna tallied the final four points in the fifth set to defeat the Washington and Lee volleyball team, 3-2, at the Emory National Invitational on Friday.
  • W&L Volleyball Sweeps Hollins, 3-0
    October 25, 2016
    The Washington and Lee volleyball team registered 15 service aces on its way to a 3-0 victory over Hollins at the Warner Center on Tuesday.
  • W&L's Shand and Ritch Earn Weekly ODAC Honors
    October 24, 2016
    The Old Dominion Athletic Conference released its weekly awards on Monday for the week ending October 23, and Washington and Lee senior middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich. / Saline) was named the Volleyball Player of the Week, while sophomore midfielder Dylan Ritch (Mint Hill, N.C. / Independence) earned the Men’s Soccer Player of the Week accolade.
  • W&L Volleyball Falls to No. 20 Christopher Newport, 3-0
    October 22, 2016
    The Washington and Lee volleyball team was held to a .113 hitting percentage, as 20th-ranked Christopher Newport defeated the Generals, 3-0, on Saturday at the Freeman Center.
  • Shand Sets W&L Career Blocks Mark & Snyder Records 500th Win
    October 22, 2016
    Senior middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) set a new W&L career blocks record, and Head Coach Bryan Snyder recorded his 500th victory, as the Washington and Lee volleyball team defeated Penn State-Harrisburg, 3-0, on Saturday in a neutral-site match at Christopher Newport.
  • Shand Records 1,000th Career Kill in 3-0 Victory Over E&H
    October 18, 2016
    Senior middle blocker Mackenzie Shand (Saline, Mich./Saline) recorded her 1,000th career kill to lead the Washington and Lee volleyball team to a 3-0 sweep over Emory & Henry on Tuesday at the J.R. King Center.
  • Meade & Cosgrove Serve W&L Volleyball to 3-0 Win Over Randolph
    October 15, 2016
    First-year outside hitter Ashleigh Meade (Bristow, Va./Patriot) and sophomore outside hitter Elly Cosgrove (Wilmington, N.C./John T. Hoggard) each recorded five service aces to propel the Washington and Lee volleyball team to a 3-0 victory over Randolph on Saturday at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Volleyball Sweeps Dallas, 3-0
    October 15, 2016
    First-year outside hitter Allison Webb (Thousand Oaks, Calif./Westlake) registered 12 kills to lead the Washington and Lee volleyball team to a 3-0 victory over the University of Dallas on Saturday at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Volleyball Edged by Lynchburg, 3-2
    October 14, 2016
    The Washington and Lee volleyball team’s comeback from a 2-0 deficit fell short on Friday, as the Generals lost to Lynchburg, 3-2, at the Warner Center.
  • R-MC Rallies Past W&L Volleyball, 3-1
    October 12, 2016
    Randolph-Macon junior outside hitter Rebecca McGilvery totaled a match-high 18 kills to lead the Yellow Jackets past the Washington and Lee volleyball team, 3-1, on Wednesday at Crenshaw Gymnasium.
  • W&L Volleyball Sweeps Guilford, 3-0
    October 08, 2016
    First-year outside hitter Allison Webb (Thousand Oaks, Calif./Westlake) and sophomore outside hitter Meg Guignon (St. Louis, Mo./Visitation Academy) each notched double-digit kills to lead the Washington and Lee volleyball team past Guilford, 3-0, on Saturday at the Warner Center.
  • W&L Volleyball Dispatches Frostburg State, 3-0
    October 08, 2016
    The Washington and Lee volleyball team recorded a team hitting percentage of .330 en route to a 3-0 sweep of Frostburg State on Saturday at the Warner Center.
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