Last week, 2008 Washington College graduate and former four-year member of the school's men's rowing team Hugh McAdam was officially named by USRowing to the 72-person roster that will represent the United States at the 2018 World Rowing Championships September 9-16 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
The Centennial Conference announced its Silver Anniversary teams over the past three weeks, highlighting the best of the best over the conference's first quarter-century. Fifty-eight Washington College alumni across eight sports were named to the teams.
Former national runner-up B Division skipper and experienced 420 and Optimist coach Bradley Adam is the new head coach of the Washington College sailing team. Adam was a standout collegiate sailor for national power St. Mary’s College of Maryland.
Three-time NCAA Division III National Champion Kate Fowler is the new head coach of the Washington College women’s lacrosse team. Fowler, who won her first national championship as a student-athlete at Hamilton College, had served as an assistant coach at Gettysburg College for the past five seasons, helping lead the Bullets to back-to-back national titles.
Washington College head volleyball coach Jamie Leventry has announced the hiring of Aimee Petrides as the team’s new assistant coach. Petrides spent the past two years as an assistant volleyball coach and assistant athletic trainer at Frostburg State University, where she previously played four years of collegiate volleyball.
Washington College head field hockey coach Anne Kietzman has announced the hiring of Cody Hunsicker as the team’s new assistant coach. Hunsicker finished up an impressive four-year collegiate playing career at Division I Lafayette College last fall.
Washington College coxswain Olivia Robb has been named to the 2018 College Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Pocock All-America first team. Robb, who completed her sophomore season in May, is the second coxswain and sixth different student-athlete in Washington College women’s rowing team history to earn All-America first-team honors.
The Washington College Athletics family is saddened to learn of the passing of William R. “Bill” Russell, Jr., class of 1953. Russell, 87, was an All-American lacrosse goalie while attending the College, was inducted into the College’s Athletic Hall of Fame, and was a long-time benefactor and supporter of the athletic department and the College as a whole.
The Washington College Athletic Hall of Fame will welcome five new inductees and honor the 1996 field hockey team during a reception and ceremony on Saturday, October 6th. A brief synopsis of each inductee and the honored team follows.
Washington College defender Madison Schutz, who completed her junior year last month, has been named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III All-America third team. Schutz is the first defender in her team's history to earn All-America honors and the first Shorewoman at any position to earn All-America honors since 2014.
Washington College Athletics and the rowing programs would like to thank everyone who joined us in celebrating 50 Years of Rowing on Sunday - as well as all of the programs' donors and supporters over the past five decades.
Heidi Pearce is stepping down as the head coach of the Washington College women’s lacrosse team in order to accept an administrative position at her scholastic alma mater — St. Andrew’s School in Middletown, Del. Pearce will be working as the women’s athletic director as well as a college counselor and admissions representative at St. Andrew’s.
Three members of the Washington College women’s rowing team, which placed eighth in the squad’s sixth consecutive NCAA Division III Championship last month, have been named National Scholar-Athletes by the College Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA).
Recent Washington College graduate Madison Acra (Norfolk, Va./Norfolk Academy) suited up for the South Team at an an abbreivated Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III Senior All-Star Game Saturday at the US Lacrosse Headquarters in Sparks, Md. The game was stopped with 2:46 remaining in the first half due to the lightning. The North Team won the shortened game, 6-5.
Washington College will conduct a national search for a new head sailing coach this summer. Max Kurland ’11, who served in that position for the past three seasons, will not be returning for the 2018-19 academic year.
The 14th-ranked Washington College women’s rowing team competed in heats and repechages on the first day of the NCAA Division III Championship today at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Fla. Both the Shorewomen’s first and second varsity eights will row in their respective petite finals tomorrow.
Due to a continuously stormy forecast, the Saturday race schedule for the NCAA Division III Rowing Championship has changed. As a result, the Washington College second varsity eight will now race in its petite final at 8:58 a.m. with the first varsity eight's petite final to follow at 9:06 a.m.
Washington College swimming student-athlete Julia Portmann, who just completed her junior year at the school, has been named Overall Centennial Conference Co-Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year spanning all 12 of the conference's women's championship sports.
The 13th-ranked Washington College women’s rowing team punched its ticket to its sixth consecutive NCAA Division III Championship when the Shorewomen won their sixth consecutive Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference (MARC) Championship back on April 28th. The Shorewomen now know their full field of competitors and heat assignments at the event as the NCAA held its selection show for the championship Monday night.
Washington College junior swimmer Julia Portmann has been named to the Google Cloud Division III Academic All-District II Women's At-Large Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Washington College senior Rachel Martinez has been named the Centennial Conference’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year for the sport of women’s tennis. She has also been named Academic All-Centennial and is one of three student-athletes from her team to have qualified for the Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll for spring sports.
Washington College junior defender Madison Schutz and junior attacker Cecily Docktor have been selected All-Metro Region by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA). Schutz was named to the first team, while Docktor garnered a spot on the second team. Both were picked all-region for the first time.
Washington College senior defenseman Tim Hickey has been named Academic All-Centennial and is one of 10 student-athletes from the Washington College men’s lacrosse team to have been officially named members of the 2018 Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll for spring sports as released today by the conference office.
Washington College senior midfielder Madison Acra has been named Academic All-Centennial and is one of seven student-athletes from the Washington College women’s lacrosse team to have been officially named members of the 2018 Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll for spring sports as released today by the conference office.