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Generals baseball starts season strong with pair of home wins

Kathryn Young

February 16, 2018


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After a historic 2017 season, the Washington and Lee baseball team is looking to continue its momentum into this season. The Generals competed in the ODAC Championship game last season for the first time since 2009, and for just the sixth time in program history. The Generals also tied a single-seas...

Women’s lacrosse is appreciative of number 3 ranking but taking it with “a grain of salt”

Jimmie Mack Johnson III

February 16, 2018


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The Washington and Lee women’s lacrosse team was picked third in the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) 2018 Division III pre-season coaches poll released Jan. 29. The IWLCA coaches poll is the one of the most respected polls in women’s lacrosse. Its rankings are base...

Women’s track leads on scoreboards and in the classroom

Adele Petagna

February 16, 2018


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The Washington and Lee women’s track and field team has boasted 16 personal best performances, three new performances on the W&L all-time top five list and one facility record since the start of its indoor season last month. But Coach Dana Freeman said her players’ best is yet to come. Julia Moo...

Hageboeck: A leader in and out of the pool

Hageboeck: A leader in and out of the pool

Tanner Smith

February 16, 2018


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There are two Emily Hageboecks. There is the one that her friends know for wearing a little elephant necklace at all times, drinking a ton of apple juice and having every color Sharpie pen. Then there is the All-American swimmer who is serious about her craft and is able to push herself to physical a...

General of the Week: Annie Cunningham

General of the Week: Annie Cunningham

Larkin Holtzman

February 16, 2018


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Ring-tum Phi: First off, congratulations on placing first in the 800-meter this weekend! What events do you compete in? Which is your favorite and why? Annie Cunningham, ‘21: Thank you! The events I typically run are the 800-meter and the 400-meter. The 800 is my favorite event because it is a mid-...

Title IX anniversary week includes big win for women’s basketball

Kathryn Young

February 16, 2018


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The Washington and Lee women’s basketball team shot a season-high 50 percent from the floor in the Annual National Girls & Women in Sports Celebration game on Jan. 30, soundly defeating Randolph College 80 to 50. The game celebrated the 45th anniversary of Title IX, which bars schools from engaging...

Men’s basketball team learns from Roanoke loss late in season

Ben Soullier

January 30, 2018


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Senior Spirit Week for the Washington and Lee men’s basketball team did not end the way the Generals would have liked, as they suffered a lopsided loss to Roanoke College. Roanoke beat the Generals Wednesday night 90-54 and had control of the game from the start. The Generals struggled shooting the ...

Women’s basketball says team needs “urgency” to finish season strong

Elly Cosgrove

January 30, 2018


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With only six games left in regular season ODAC play, the Washington and Lee women’s basketball team plans to play with determination and perseverance. “We need to play with urgency for the full forty minutes in our remaining games,” Captain Emily Perszyk, ’18, said. “We’ve been able to c...

Wrestling wins big versus nearby SVU

Wrestling wins big versus nearby SVU

Kathryn Young

January 30, 2018


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The Washington and Lee men’s wrestling team has found success in the Centennial Conference this season, winning two of their three dual meets thus far. Assistant Wrestling Coach Alex Radsky attributes hard work and committing to the program to the team’s success this season. “We just look to imp...

General of the Week: Patrick Sullivan, ’21

General of  the Week: Patrick Sullivan, ’21

November 7, 2017


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The swim team travelled to the Estes Aquatic Center for a meet against Randolph-Macon College on Oct. 21. In the matchup, Patrick Sullivan, ’21, earned first place in not only the 100-yard back, with a time of 55.04, but also in the 200-yard back, with a time of just over two minutes. Those two indivi...

Strong leadership helps field hockey go undefeated in conference play

Larkin Holtzman

November 7, 2017


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The Washington and Lee women’s field hockey team played their final regular season game on Oct. 28 at Virginia Wesleyan, edging out the Marlins 3-2 in a late rally. The team now has a 12-4 record, going 7-0 in conference play. Because of this, all of the ODAC championship will be hosted at home The wom...

Mann runs around the competition in two sports at W&L

Bryn McCarthy

November 7, 2017


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Washington and Lee’s women’s soccer team has a new goalie this year, but for over a decade, her specialty wasn’t soccer. It was basketball. Molly Mann, ’20, has been playing basketball for 11 years. “I’ve been playing since the fourth grade because they told me I was too tall to do gymnastics,...

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