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Date: May 28, 2002
Contact: Greg Murphy (540) 463-8674
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Freshman From Dallas Led W&L With 23 Singles Victories

Freshman Lindsay Hagerman

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee freshman women's tennis player Lindsay Hagerman (Dallas, Texas/Highland Park) has been honored by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) as the NCAA Division III Co-National Rookie of the Year.

Rachel Holt from Amherst shared the honor with Hagerman.

Hagerman, the 14th ranked singles player in Division III, earned All-ODAC honors at No. 1 singles after posting a 23-7 record this season. She advanced to the NCAA Division III individual singles competition and was defeated in the opening round by Denison sophomore Lauren Gerlach, 6-1, 6-2. In addition, Hagerman was an All-ODAC selection at No. 2 doubles after accumulating a 24-4 record.

Washington and Lee ended its season with a 22-3 overall record. The Generals advanced to the NCAA Division III Team Championships and defeated Trinity (Texas) in the third place match, 5-4, marking the ninth-straight season that W&L has finished in the top eight in Division III.



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