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Date: March 8, 2005
Contact: Chris Hodgson (540) 458-8674
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Freshman tallied three goals in win over F&M

Freshman Christine Bender

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee freshman attacker Christine Bender (Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown) was named the Division III Rookie of the Week by for the week ending March 7.

Bender scored three goals to help the Generals defeat No. 14 Franklin and Marshall, 9-8, on Saturday in Lexington, Va.

On the season, Bender is tied for second on the team with three points on those three goals.

W&L is currently ranked 16th in Division III and has a 1-1 overall record heading into Wednesday's home game against Frostburg State.


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