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Date: April 20, 2005
Contact: Brian Laubscher (540) 458-8676
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W&L's McCLURE NAMED ODAC MEN'S TENNIS SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
Senior Men's Tennis Player Carries a 3.316 GPA


Senior Paul McClure

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior Paul McClure (Memphis, Tenn./Memphis University School) has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Men's Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

McClure is a philosophy major who carries a 3.316 cumulative grade-point average (GPA). He is currently ranked 25th in Division III among singles players and claims a 14-8 singles record and a 13-8 doubles mark.

McClure is a two-time ODAC Player of the Year and a three-time First Team All-ODAC honoree. Last spring, he earned First Team All-America honors after advacing to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Singles Championship.

Washington and Lee claimed its 10th straight ODAC Championship over the weekend. McClure and the Generals now wait to find out who their opponent will be in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Tournament which begins on May 7.

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