W&L Athletics From the Comfort of Home In-person attendance at indoor W&L athletic events is still not possible because of COVID, but you can catch your favorite sports, athletes and coaches online this term.
Washington and Lee will once again return to athletic competition this weekend, as the men’s basketball team hosts Ferrum at the brand new Duchossois Athletic and Recreation Center.
This return to play is not without its limitations, and one of those involves a lack of spectators. Washington and Lee, in accordance with Old Dominion Athletic Conference regulations, will not allow fans for indoor competition this winter and spring. Rest assured, that doesn’t mean you can’t follow your favorite Generals teams and athletes.
Every Washington and Lee home winter athletic event will be streamed live through our broadcast partner, Blue Frame Technology, and there are several ways to watch. If you have a Roku streaming device for your television, simply search for and download the W&L Sports Network app, and click on the contest you’d like to watch. It’s that simple! To view on a mobile device or desktop computer, go to go.wlu.edu/live-video and click on the contest you wish to view.
Washington and Lee competitions on the road will continue to be handled by the home institutions, many of which will also provide live video feeds. For more information and links to these broadcasts, simply visit generalssports.com and click the schedule link for your favorite sport. Broadcast and live statistics hyperlinks will be listed for all home and away contests.
In late February, W&L will begin competing in fall and spring sports, and the university is committed to providing a live video stream of as many events as possible. Please check back to generalssports.com or go.wlu.edu/live-video for home broadcast schedules for the myriad sports that will begin play in the coming weeks. Below is a broadcast schedule* for the home sports competitions at W&L through Feb. 28.
Feb. 13 Men’s Basketball Lynchburg 2 p.m.
Feb. 14 Women’s Basketball Ferrum 2 p.m.
Feb. 16 Men’s Basketball Emory & Henry 7 p.m.
Feb. 20 Men’s & Women’s Swimming VMI 1 p.m.
Feb. 21 Men’s Soccer Virginia Wesleyan 2 p.m.
Feb. 24 Men’s Basketball Randolph 7 p.m.
Feb. 25 Women’s Basketball Shenandoah 7 p.m.
Feb. 26 Football Shenandoah 7 p.m.
Feb. 27 Men’s Basketball Randolph-Macon 2 p.m.
Feb. 28 Women’s Soccer Ferrum 2 p.m.
* Availability of athletic events is subject to change as the COVID-19 situation changes in Virginia and as W&L and other schools adjust their athletics schedules accordingly.
Alumni Engagement is also offering the chance to catch up on W&L athletics this term with a series of virtual chats called “Coffee With the Coaches” on the W&L Alumni Association Facebook page. These coffee talks, which will take place twice monthly through March, will offer an update on what’s happening with practices, games and more.
The first installment of Coffee With the Coaches took place on January 13 and featured Head Baseball Coach Ted White, Head Men’s Basketball Coach Chris McHugh ’09, and Assistant Head Football Coach Brendan O’Brien. If you missed it, just click here to watch the recorded event. The second event, on Jan. 27, featured Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach Gene McCabe and Assistant Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach Ryan Rohde.
The remainder of the coffee talk schedule is as follows:
Feb. 10: Assistant Football Coach Bobby Jones ’14, Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach Sarah Assante and Assistant Women’s Lacrosse Coach Dani Ellis
Feb. 24: Head Volleyball Coach Bryan Snyder ’95 and Head Women’s Tennis Coach Erin Ness
March 10: Head Men’s Golf Coach Pete Gyscek and Assistant Head Swimming Coach Logan LaBerge
March 24: Head Wrestling Coach Nathan Shearer and Robert Humston, wrestling faculty mentor and professor of biology