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Date: November 18, 2002
Contact: Brian Laubscher (540) 458-8676
Release: Upon Receipt

MURPHY EARNS ALL-SOUTH REGION HONORS
First W&L Field Hockey Player To Receive All-Region Recognition

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Sophomore midfielder Kitt Murphy (Richmond, Va./St. Catherines) was recognized on the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) All-South Region team announced Monday morning. Murphy garnered Second Team honors.

Murphy is the first W&L field hockey player ever to receive all-region accolades.

This season, Murphy was honored as a First-Team All-ODAC selection after leading the Generals in scoring with 18 points on five goals and a team-high eight assists. Last year, she garnered Honorable Mention All-ODAC honors.

In its second season playing a full varsity schedule, Washington and Lee advanced to the ODAC Semifinals after compiling a 10-9 mark overall, 6-3 ODAC.

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