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Date: May 5, 2004
Contact: Brian Laubscher (540) 458-8676
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Generals Face Gustavus Adolphus in Quarterfinals

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee women's tennis team earned the sixth-seed in the upcoming NCAA Championships, to be held on May 12-14 at Rhodes College and the Racquet Club of Memphis in Memphis, Tenn. The Generals will face fourth-seeded Gustavus Adolphus (25-7) on Wed., May 12, at 10:00 a.m.

Washington and Lee advanced to the quarterfinals after defeating Mary Washington, 7-0, in round one and Swarthmore, 7-2, in round two of the tournament, hosted by W&L on May 1-2.

In addition, junior Lindsay Hagerman (Dallas, Texas/Highland Park) and freshmen Kristen McClung (Charleston, W.Va./Charleston Catholic) and Ginny Wortham (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) have been selected to compete in the singles and doubles championships, to be held May 15-17.

Hagerman (27-4) and McClung (20-6) qualified for singles competition, while Hagerman and Wortham (16-2) are set to compete in doubles action.

Washington and Lee (23-3), which finished its 2003 season as the Division III runner-up, is participating in the 2004 tournament after winning its 13th ODAC Championship in the last 14 years.



Contact: Brian Laubscher
Sports Information Director
PO Drawer 928
Lexington, VA 24450
Phone: 540-458-8676