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Date: September 17, 2003
Contact: Brian Laubscher (540) 458-8676
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W&L VOLEYBALL RECEIVES VOTES IN AVCA DIVISION III POLL
Generals Riding Win Over Ninth-Ranked Emory University

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee volleyball team received 17 votes for this week's American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Division III Top 25 poll.

The Generals' vote total places them 28th overall, the program's highest ranking since receiving 24 votes to rank 28th in last season's preseason poll.

W&L is currently 5-0 overall after claiming the season-opening W&L Invitational over the weekend. The Generals defeated then ninth-ranked Emory University, 3-0, in the championship match.

W&L's highest-ever national ranking was 27th during the 2001 season.

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