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Date: December 17, 2002
Contact: Brian Laubscher (540) 458-8676
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Several Individuals Also Among National Leaders

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee golf team is ranked 13th in the GolfStat Division III fall rankings. The Generals completed the fall season with a 301.1 stroke average over nine rounds.

Several W&L individuals are also listed among the nation's best. Sophomore Ged Johnson (Darien, Conn./Taft School) ranks 51st in Division III with a 74.56 stroke average, while senior Chip Campbell (Memphis, Tenn./Memphis University School) ranks 59th with a 74.67 stroke average. Campbell also leads Division III in par three scoring (3.00).

Aditionally, sophomore Carlos Spaht (Baton Rouge, La./Episcopal) is rated second in Division III in putts on green in regulation (1.815) and freshman Tom Borda (Northville, Mich./Northville) ranks fifth in total short game (.576).

Washington and Lee will begin its spring season on March 3-4 as it competes in the Pfeiffer University Pine Needles Invitational in Southern Pines, N.C.



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