Football exits but men's and women's basketball join men's and women's swimming in the pre-Thanksgiving holiday report. Swimmers continued to post blistering times while league basketball players are seemingly in mid-season form already. Those earning weekly honors include (pictured, l-r, t-b): Carson Long from Guilford men's basketball, Emily Hageboeck and Danny Lynch from Washington and Lee swimming, and Kelly Williams from Randolph-Macon women's basketball.
Bridgewater College junior Jamie Hiegel headlined a set of ODAC runners for the third straight race on Saturday afternoon in Elsah, Ill., as he led a group of five runners from conference member institutions at the 2017 NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships.
Washington and Lee limited second-ranked Mount Union to a season-low 276 yards of total offense and only 10 first downs in dropping a 21-0 decision to the Purple Raiders in the opening round of the NCAA football tournament at Mount Union Stadium.
Despite taking five more shots than fifth-ranked North Park, the Washington and Lee men's soccer team lost to the Vikings, 3-0, in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday at the Holmgren Complex.
The final ODAC Football Play of the Week Fan Poll of the season brought about a first-time winner. Washington and Lee University claims its first win the season on the heels for a Josh Breece's school-record touchdown run against Shenandoah on Saturday.
Virginia Wesleyan University senior Marissa Coombs and Bridgewater College junior Jamie Hiegel highlight the final conference awards for cross country this season as the ODAC's head coaches completed the 2017 All-ODAC awards process. Coombs and Hiegel were named the ODAC Women's and Men's Runners of the Year, respectively.
Randolph-Macon College outside hitter Miranda Hall was tabbed a Third Team All-American by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) on Tuesday, leading a list of three athletes that earned All-America distinction.
Shenandoah University President Tracy Fitzsimmons, Ph.D., announced Tuesday that Bridget Lyons, Ph.D, has been selected as the university's new director of intercollegiate athletics. She is the first woman to lead the university's athletics department in this capacity and the sixth person to hold the full-time athletics director position at Shenandoah.