Date: May 14, 2001
Contact: Scott McGuinness (540) 463-8674
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WOMEN'S TENNIS ADVANCES TO NATIONAL TOURNAMENT
Generals To Face Trinity (Texas) On Friday Morning

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee was awarded the fifth seed for the NCAA Division III Women's Tennis Tournament held at Trinity University (Texas) on Friday, May 18 through Sunday, May 20.

The Generals will take on fourth-seeded Trinity on Friday at 11:00 am. Earlier this season, W&L (20-2) dropped a 5-4 decision to the Tigers on Mar. 31st. The winner of the match will take on the winner of the No. 1 Amherst/No. 8 Wisconsin-Eau Claire match in the national semifinals on Saturday at 9:00 am.

W&L fell to Trinity, 6-3, last season in the national semifinals and then defeated Amherst, 5-4, to finish third overall.

The NCAA Division III Championship match is set for Sunday at 1:00 pm.

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