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Date: December 16, 2004
Contact: Brian Laubscher (540) 458-8676
Release: Upon Receipt

MOLINELLI NAMED TO FACEOFF PRESEASON LACROSSE ALL-AMERICA TEAM
Senior Attackman an Honorable Mention Selection


Senior Gavin Molinelli

TOWSON, Md. -- Washington and Lee senior attackman Gavin Molinelli (Northport, N.Y./Northport) has been named to the Faceoff Magazine Preseason All-America Men's Lacrosse Team, which was released recently.

Molinelli is an honorable mention selection and the lone General named to the Preseason All-America team.

Molinelli was an Honorable Mention All-America pick last season after leading W&L in scoring with 53 points on 18 goals and 35 assists. He enters his senior season with 127 career points on 51 goals and 76 assists. His 76 assists rank eighth all-time at W&L, while his 127 points are 23rd all-time.

Washington and Lee returns five starters and 31 letterwinners from last season's squad which finished 14-4 overall, won the ODAC Championship and advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals.

The Generals open the 2005 season on Sat., Feb. 26, as they travel to Washington College for a 1:30 pm contest.

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