2022-23 ODAC Men's Soccer News

  • 22nd-Ranked Generals Fall to #3 Kenyon in NCAA Third Round
    November 19, 2022
    The 22nd-ranked Washington and Lee men's soccer team was defeated by third-ranked Kenyon on the road on Saturday in the NCAA Division III Tournament Round of 16 by a 3-1 score.
  • Generals Explode for Five Goals, Head to Sectional Round
    November 13, 2022
    The No. 22 Washington and Lee men's soccer team kept up its strong, late-season offensive efforts in a 5-2 win over Muhlenberg in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday.
  • Bass Breaks W&L Assists Record in NCAA First Round Win
    November 12, 2022
    Senior midfielder Samuel Bass (Charlotte, N.C. / Myers Park) led the charge with a goal and a pair of assists to become the Washington and Lee men's soccer all-time program assists leader in the team's 5-1 win over Brevard in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday.
  • Lynchburg Topped by Catholic in NCAA First Round
    November 12, 2022
    The 2022 season came to an end for University of Lynchburg's men's soccer team Saturday evening in the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament, a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Catholic on Christopher Newport University's CNU Soccer Stadium.
  • ODAC Announces All-ODAC Men's Soccer Awards
    November 10, 2022
    ODAC champion Washington and Lee University and the University of Lynchburg each collected a league-high seven all-conference awards with the Generals and Roanoke College splitting five special individual honors to highlight the 2022 All-ODAC Men's Soccer Awards as announced by the league on Thursday afternoon. The ODAC's coaches selected separate offensive and defensive players of the year for the first time during the 2022 awards process. W&L playmaker Michael Kutsanzira garnered ODAC Offensive Player of the Year recognition, while Generals centerback Tyler Smith earned ODAC Defensive Player of the Year distinction. Washington and Lee mentor Mike Singleton was tabbed the ODAC Coach of the Year. Roanoke first-year forward Harrison Kraus claimed ODAC Rookie of the Year laurels, while Maroons keeper Zach Behe received the ODAC/Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete of the Year award from the league's athletic communications personnel.
  • Lynchburg Joins Washington and Lee in NCAA Men's Soccer Field
    November 07, 2022
    Washington and Lee University will have a friend in the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Tournament field following the announcement of the 64-team bracket on NCAA.com on Monday afternoon. The Generals, owners of the ODAC's automatic bid, will be joined by the University of Lynchburg as an at-large selection by the Division III Men's Soccer Championship Committee. Washington and Lee (14-2-4) will be making its eighth national stage appearance following a semifinal showing in 2021. The Generals own a 9-6-3 mark from their seven previous appearances. Lynchburg (11-2-5) is in the NCAA postseason for a 13th time. The Hornets boast an 8-11-1 record in their previous showings, which includes a runner-up finish in 2010.
  • Generals Lift Seventh ODAC Men's Soccer Trophy
    November 05, 2022
    Senior defender Charley Colby (Prairie Village, Kan. / Shawnee Mission East) scored the game-winning and championship-clinching goal with under 40 seconds to play in regulation to lift the No. 22 Washington and Lee men's soccer team to its seventh ODAC title in program history, 2-1, over Roanoke on Saturday.
  • ODAC Athletes of the Week | Field Hockey, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
    October 31, 2022
    Week nine marks the final report of the season for field hockey, men's and women's soccer, and volleyball with those sports now entering the ODAC postseason. Those earning weekly honors for Monday, October 31, include (pictured, from left and top): Everett McCloskey and Shyenne Diaz from Virginia Wesleyan men's and women's soccer, Betty Boatwright from Washington and Lee field hockey, Grace Parker from Randolph-Macon volleyball, and Dalton Jobe and Brynn Martinson from W&L men's and women's swimming.
  • Defending Champs Lynchburg Top ODAC Men's Soccer Tournament Field
    October 26, 2022
    Defending champion University of Lynchburg enters the 2022 ODAC Men's Soccer Tournament as the top seed following a wild evening of results on Wednesday night to close the regular season.
  • ODAC Athletes of the Week | Field Hockey, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
    October 24, 2022
    The final week of the ODAC regular season is upon us with field hockey, soccer, and volleyball completing action in week eight. Strong performances impacted standings greatly over the past seven days with brackets only a few days away from being revealed. Those earning weekly honors for Monday, October 24, include (pictured, from left and top): Samuel Bass and Lindsay White from Washington and Lee men's and women's soccer, Peyton Kirchner from Roanoke volleyball, Regan Leach and Ahmad Woodson from Lynchburg women's and men's swimming, and Kessa Romero from Lynchburg field hockey.
  • ODAC Athletes of the Week | Field Hockey, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
    October 17, 2022
    While swimming continues to find its feet during the second week of its season, ODAC fall sports are nearing their postseason tournaments with the conclusion of week seven. Those earning weekly honors for Monday, October 17, include (pictured, from left and top): Sydney Smith from Washington and Lee women's soccer, Brennan Lagana from Lynchburg men's soccer, Sydney Heifner from W&L women's volleyball, Paige McBoyle and Dalton Jobe from W&L women's and men's swimming, and Saige Bullock from Roanoke field hockey.
  • ODAC Athletes of the Week | Field Hockey, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
    October 10, 2022
    Swimming enters the weekly reporting process following week six of ODAC competition. Athletes in the pool are already performing like their fellow fall-season Division III standouts. Those earning weekly honors for Monday, October 10, include (pictured, from left and top): Luke Mega and Mac Joly from Lynchburg men's and women's soccer, Grace Vernarelli from Roanoke field hockey, Brynn Martinson and Will Hughes from Washington and Lee women's and men's swimming, and Sarah Marlowe from Averett women's volleyball.
  • ODAC Athletes of the Week | Field Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball
    October 03, 2022
    Weather played a part in the number of contests competed over the past week, but that did not stop ODAC student-athletes from treating fans to some strong performances in week five of the season. Those earning weekly honors for Monday, October 3, include (pictured, from left and top): Grace Parker from Randolph-Macon volleyball, Luke Mega from Lynchburg men's soccer, Kelsey Jones from Shenandoah field hockey, and Sydney Dombrovskis from Lynchburg women's soccer.
  • ODAC Athletes of the Week | Field Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball
    September 26, 2022
    The first report of week four for ODAC teams and student-athletes features high scoring outputs and key contributions throughout all four sports. Those earning weekly honors for Monday, September 26, include (pictured, from left and top): Virginia Wesleyan University's Juan Tovar (men's soccer), Shenandoah University's Mairead McKibbin (field hockey), VWU's Morgan Ludovici (women's volleyball), and Roanoke College's MC Petrucelli (women's soccer).
  • ODAC Athletes of the Week | Field Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball
    September 19, 2022
    We saw big time results from football on Sunday and that trend continues on Monday with some high-profile victories and individual performances to match. We also saw our first few ODAC contests in week three. Those earning ODAC Athlete of the Week for Monday, September 19 include (pictured, from left and top): Hampden-Sydney's Zakky Johnston (men's soccer), Randolph-Macon's Grace Parker (women's volleyball), Washington and Lee's Ann Riley Huber (women's soccer), and Lynchburg's Kayla Brady (field hockey).
  • ODAC Athletes of the Week | Field Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball
    September 12, 2022
    We are just two weeks into the new campaign and already ODAC teams are posting some impressive results with outstanding individual performances from many student-athletes. A few of those are featured in this first Monday report of the 2022 season with (pictured from left and top) Shenandoah's Mairead McKibbin (field hockey), Guilford's Madison Green (women's soccer), Randolph-Macon's Teddy Westervelt (men's soccer) and Roanoke's Peyton Kirchner (women's volleyball) earning ODAC Athlete of the Week laurels.
  • ODAC Athletes of the Week | Cross Country, Field Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball
    September 06, 2022
    The first full week of the 2022 season is in the books. ODAC student-athletes gave fans a treat with some near mid-season form in the early going, leading many to believe we are in for a banner campaign. Those earning ODAC Athlete of the Week awards for Tuesday, September 6, include (pictured, from left and top): Shyenne Diaz from Virginia Wesleyan women's soccer, Mairead McKibbin from Shenandoah field hockey, Abbey Clayton from VWU women's volleyball, Charles Scharf and Carolyn Todd from Washington and Lee cross country, and Kenny Robles from Lynchburg men's soccer.
  • Generals Command Top Rank in ODAC Men's Soccer Poll
    August 26, 2022
    Highly competitive conference tournaments and historic individual school campaigns dot the record books for ODAC men's soccer. League fans experienced that last season with Washington and Lee University's run to the semifinals of the NCAA Division III Tournament. Armed with a locker room full of returning talent from that 2021 squad, the Generals open the new year as favorites atop the 2022 ODAC Men's Soccer Preseason Poll. Washington and Lee collected 11 first place votes from league head coaches on the way to a chart-topping 143 points. University of Lynchburg, winners of the 2021 ODAC title, garnered the remaining two top nods towards 133 markers. Roanoke College and Randolph-Macon College join W&L and Lynchburg in a clearly defined top-four with 120 and 110 tallies, respectively.
  • O'Connor Takes Reins of Randolph's Men's Soccer Program
    August 08, 2022
    Randolph College Director of Athletics Tom Galbraith announced Monday the hiring of Brian O'Connor as the school's next head men's soccer coach.