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Date: September 26, 2001
Contact: Brian Laubscher (540) 463-8676
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W&L VOLLEYBALL RECEIVES POINTS IN DIVISION III POLL
Generals Attain Highest Ranking In Program History

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee volleyball team received three points in the lastest American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) National Poll and are ranked 27th overall. It is the highest ranking ever acheived by a W&L volleyball team.

The Generals are ranked third in the NCAA South Region and trail just Emory University and Trinity (Texas) University in the regional poll.

W&L has surged out of the gate to an 11-1 overall record (3-0 ODAC) which is tied for the best start in program history. The 1996 team also posted an 11-1 start to the season.

The Generals will look to improve upon their record at the Emory University Tournament on Friday and Saturday. W&L plays Milligan and Emory on Friday and Greensboro and Catholic on Saturday.

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Contact: Brian Laubscher
Sports Information Director
PO Drawer 928
Lexington, VA 24450
Phone: 540-463-8670