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Cross country teams become four-peat ODAC champs

Cross country teams become four-peat ODAC champs

Jimmie Mack Johnson III

November 6, 2018


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Led by senior leadership, both teams win fourth-straight titles, a first time for both programs since the mid-2000s

General of the Week: Dylan Ritch, ’19

General of the Week: Dylan Ritch, ’19

Ben Soullier

November 6, 2018


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Dylan Ritch, ‘19, was selected as the ODAC Men’s Soccer Player of the Week after scoring one goal and logging one assist in the 3 to 0 victory over Eastern Mennonite University, and helping the team to their unbeaten streak to a program-tying 12th victory during the week ending in October 28. His assist broke the program’s career assist record. Ritch also scored both goals in the 2 to 0 victory over nationally-ranked Virginia Wesleyan University. The Phi sat down with Ritch to talk about his life on and off the field at Washington and Lee.

General of the Week: Megan Engeland, ‘19

General of the Week: Megan Engeland, ‘19

Jimmie Mack Johnson III

October 23, 2018


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Captain Megan Engeland, ‘19, recorded her second-career hat trick in a 4-2 victory over Shenandoah on Oct. 5.

Men’s soccer succeeding in ODAC play

Men’s soccer succeeding in  ODAC play

Ben Soullier

October 23, 2018


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The Generals have high hopes of winning the ODAC title again this season

W&L to face VMI at 32nd Lee-Jackson Classic

Kaelan McCabe

October 23, 2018


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The game on Oct. 26 supports charity and brings the two Lexington colleges together

Fall season in full swing for men’s and women’s golf, preparing for spring

Charlie Foy

October 1, 2018


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Brian Peccie, ‘20, started the new golf season just how he finished last season, by winning. Fresh off winning the NCAA Division III individual title last May, Peccie won his second consecutive tournament at the NCAA Division III Fall Preview held at the Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Ky....

Volleyball breaks in the Duchossois Tennis Center on new home court

Volleyball breaks in the Duchossois Tennis Center on new home court

Ben Soullier

October 1, 2018


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While the Warner Center is under construction, the Generals women’s volleyball team has been the first team to use the temporary gym on back campus in the Duchossois Tennis Center as their new home court. The experience has been unique, according to the team. “At the beginning of the year, we we...

It’s all in the simple things this season for the men’s soccer team

It’s all in the simple things this  season for the men’s soccer team

Camilla Beeley

October 1, 2018


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ed the first half of their Sept. 22 game against Virginia Wesleyan with a tough penalty goal scored against them. Virginia Wesleyan’s Shaun Brooks, ‘20, scored with a minute left in the first half, leaving the Generals eager to pick up the pace. The men have had a tough start to the season. “...

Men’s and Women’s cross country off to a racing start

Men’s and Women’s cross country off to a racing start

Jimmie Johnson

October 1, 2018


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n’s cross country team won the overall team championship at the Hornet Harrier/Commonwealth Challenge on Sept. 22, while the men’s team placed fourth at the Queen City invitational on Sept. 28. The women had an outstanding showing at the meet, as they had two individual winners and won two team races ...

Women’s tennis competes at ITA Grass Court Invitational

Women’s tennis  competes at ITA Grass Court Invitational

Katherine Berman

October 1, 2018


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The women’s tennis team opened their off-season on Sept. 14-16 by sending three players to Newport, R.I.’s 2018 Hall of Fame International Tennis Association Grass Court Invitational. The reigning ODAC champions were represented by Valerie Marshall, ‘21, Taylor Garcia, ‘22, and Georgia Wrig...

General of the Week: Meg Guignon ‘19

General of the Week: Meg Guignon ‘19

Elly Cosgrove

September 17, 2018


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Ring-tum Phi: What brought you to Washington and Lee? Meg Guignon, ‘19: I found Washington and Lee through the volleyball recruitment process. I chose to come here because I loved the team, campus and community when I visited. Phi: Did you know you were close to getting 1,000 kills this season? MG...

Yavalar beats record for career saves

Yavalar beats record for career saves

Elly Cosgrove

September 17, 2018


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Ariyel Yavalar, ‘19, was the goalkeeper for the Washington and Lee women’s field hockey team last season in the team’s last in-season game against the University of Lynchburg, then Lynchburg College. Yavalar is now a senior captain, but at the time she was a junior. This was no ordinary game: the winne...

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