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Women’s tennis gears up for a deep post-season run

Women’s tennis gears up for a deep post-season run

Jimmie Mack Johnson III, Sports Writer

April 30, 2018


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The women’s tennis team will look to use the confidence it gained during its spring break trip to propel them into post-season play. The team is currently ranked number 15 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division Three rankings with 15 wins and 6 losses. The team is undefeated in the ODAC ...

Women’s lacrosse secures top spot in ODAC and looks toward NCAAs

Women’s lacrosse secures top spot in ODAC and looks toward NCAAs

Elly Cosgrove, Sports Writer

April 30, 2018


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Top ten nationally-ranked Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse is riding on an 11-game winning streak as they enter into ODAC tournament play this week. After securing the top spot in the ODAC and defeating Roanoke on April 29, W&L has a first-round bye  in the tournament and will host both quarterfinals and finals on Ma...

Baseball finishes tough season on high note

Baseball finishes tough season on high note

Tanner Smith, Sports Writer

April 30, 2018


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The Generals baseball team may not have seen the results they wanted this season, but they finished the year strong on Senior Day with a doubleheader sweep of Emory & Henry College at Cap’n Dick Smith Field. Coming off a 28-14 season in 2017, the best record in the ODAC, the team had large in...

General of the Week: Lauren Fredericks, ’20

General of the Week: Lauren Fredericks, ’20

Tanner Smith, Sports Writer

April 9, 2018


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Prior to finishing fourth at the ODAC championship on March 30, the W&L riding team competed in the regional finals at the University of Virginia on March 25. The top two riders from each class in the region would move on to the Zone Finals, and the Generals had one of their own achieve that hon...

Women’s track team focuses on building improvement

Women’s track team focuses on building improvement

Elly Cosgrove, Sports Writer

April 9, 2018


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The Washington and Lee women’s track team placed fifth at the indoor ODAC championship, and are hoping for an ever better finish at outdoor ODACs in a few weeks. “We try to jump into the season eager and ready, which is what we have done so far,” sprinter Jessica Rosenwasser, ‘19, said. This...

Injuries make room for new players on women’s lacrosse roster

Injuries make room for new players on women’s lacrosse roster

Adele Petagna, Sports Writer

April 9, 2018


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The 11th-ranked women’s lacrosse team has had a whirlwind season after competing in the NCAA Final Four last spring. But now, the the team is facing unexpected adversity. Team members have battled several injuries this season, including ACL tears, sprained ankles and back pain. It seems to be a st...

Men’s track coming off of big wins at Christopher Newport

Men’s track coming off of big wins at Christopher Newport

Kathryn Young, Sports Writer

April 9, 2018


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The Washington and Lee men’s track team dominated at the Blue & Silver Challenge hosted by Christopher Newport in Newport News, Va., on March 31. The team had two first-place finishes, five second-place finishes, three third-place finishes and recorded nine personal bests. Among the big winners a...

General of the Week: Donovan Fiore, ’20

General of the Week: Donovan Fiore, ’20

Elly Cosgrove, Sports Writer

March 26, 2018


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Captain Donovan Fiore, ‘20, led the Blue and White on the second day of the recent W&L Track Carnival meet. He captured a first-place finish in the 200 meter with a personal-best time of 22.29. He also placed second in the 400 meter and ran on the winning 100 meter relay team. Fiore, however, ...

Women’s tennis undefeated in conference

Women’s tennis undefeated in conference

James Berry, Sports Writer

March 26, 2018


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The women’s tennis team is off to a strong start, with a record of 10-3 overall and 6-0 in the ODAC. “We had some strong showings on the national level, beating Johns Hopkins twice and we’ve competed well with some of the top teams in the country,” Head Coach Erin Ness said. “I’m happy ...

Baseball splits recent weekend doubleheader against Lynchburg

Baseball splits recent weekend doubleheader against Lynchburg

Tanner Smith, Sports Writer

March 26, 2018


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Mother Nature and Madame Fortune have not been kind to the Generals baseball team in recent weeks. And players are now headed into a crucial stretch of six games in seven days after coming off a skid of five consecutive losses. But the tide may be turning. The team split its doubleheader against Lynchburg on ...

Track team still riding high from home meet

Track team still riding high from home meet

Ben Soullier, Sports Writer

March 26, 2018


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At their only home meet of the season on March 16-17, the Washington and Lee track and field team put on a show for fans and supporters as the women’s team achieved six top-seven finishes and the men achieved nine top-seven finishes. The team’s season is a long and difficult one, beginning in Dec...

General of the Week: Hudson Hamill, ’20

General of the Week: Hudson Hamill, ’20

Elly Cosgrove, Sports Writer

March 19, 2018


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Washington and Lee men’s lacrosse midfielder Hudson Hamill, ‘20, scored a career-best six points on two goals against Shenandoah on March 10 and tallied four assists, tying his all-time high. Hamill also scored a goal in the team’s 13-8 win on March 14 over Gettysburg, who was ranked number th...

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