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Date: November 10, 2003
Contact: Brian Laubscher (540) 458-8676
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W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER RANKED SIXTH NATIONALLY
Generals Move Up 12 Spots With Conference Title Victory


Freshman Defender Amy Eliason


LEXINGTON, Va.
-- Following it's 2-1 victory over seventh-ranked Virginia Wesleyan in the ODAC Championship match, the Washington and Lee women's soccer team has been ranked No. 6 in the November 10 edition of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Division III poll.

The sixth-position marks W&L's highest-ever national ranking, surpassing the Generals' previous high of 12th, set on October 13.

Washington and Lee, which is also ranked first in the NCAA South Region, earned the ODAC's automatic bid to the NCAA Championship Tournament, and is set to host the South Regional on Saturday.

The top-seeded Generals are currently 15-1-2 on the season and will face fourth-seeded Greensboro (14-3-2) at 11:00 a.m. Second-seeded Virginia Wesleyan (18-2-2) will square off against third-seeded Hardin-Simmons (16-3-0) at 1:30 p.m.

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Contact: Brian Laubscher
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