The women’s tennis team claimed its 15th straight ODAC
Championship, while finishing the year with a 21-6 overall
mark and a 10-0 record in conference play. The team advanced to the third round of the NCAA tournament, losing
to third-ranked Emory. Brooke Donnelly ’ 17 qualified for the
NCAA Singles Championship and made the Doubles Championship with her partner, Tessa Hill ’ 19.
The men’s tennis team won its eighth straight league championship and finished the season 16-7 overall. The Generals
were 10-0 in the ODAC and advanced to the second round of
the NCAA Tournament. Jordan Krasner ’ 17 also qualified for
the NCAA Singles Championship.
The men’s track and field team made history this year,
winning its first Indoor ODAC Championship since 1989
and its first Outdoor ODAC Championship since 1988. With
the ODAC title in cross country as well, it marked the first
time W&L has claimed all three titles in the same school year.
Mac Strehler ’ 17 went on to qualify for the NCAA Outdoor
National Championship in the 10,000m.
The women’s swimming team claimed its 10th consecutive conference title and went on to place seventh at the
NCAA Championship, which marked its best finish ever. The
Generals also had seven swimmers earn All-America honors
(Emily Rollo ’ 17, Elisabeth Holmes ’ 17, Cassidy Fuller ’ 18, Elle
Chancey ’ 19, Ali MacQueen ’ 20, Emily Hageboeck ’ 20 and
Kelly Amar ’ 20).
This season marked the most successful year ever for the
women’s lacrosse team. Not only did the Generals win
their eighth straight ODAC title, but they also advanced to
the NCAA Semifinals for the first time, losing to the College
of New Jersey in double overtime. The team finished the
year 19-2 overall, setting a new program wins record. Hayley
Soutter ’ 17 and Haley Tucker ’ 19 garnered First Team All-America recognition, and Parker Hamill ’ 17 received third
Brooke Donnelly ’ 17
received the W&L 2017
William McHenry Female
Scholar-Athlete award as a
member of the women’s
tennis team. She was a
three-time NCAA Championship qualifier in singles
and a two-time qualifier in
doubles. She also earned
three All-America accolades.
The women’s soccer team went
15-4-1 overall and 8-1-1 in the
league to claim its first ODAC title
since 2009. The Generals lost in the
first round of the NCAA Tournament, falling to Hardin-Simmons,
3-0. Megan Engeland ’ 19 was
named the conference’s Player of
the Year, and Hollis Tardy ’ 17 and
Caroline Peters ’ 19 joined her on
the all-region team.