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Date: May 10, 2005
Contact: Brian Laubscher (540) 458-8676
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McClure and Shay to Participate in NCAA Championships

Senior Paul McClure

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee senior Paul McClure (Memphis, Tenn./Memphis University School) and junior David Shay (Martinez, Ga./Augusta Prep) have been selected to participate in the NCAA Division III Individual Championships held May 21-23 at the University of California Santa Cruz.

McClure will participate in the NCAA Singles Championship after earning All-America honors a year ago. Shay, who also earned All-America honors in the NCAA Singles competition last year, will not participate in the singles this year, but will team with McClure in the NCAA Doubles Championship.

McClure has posted a 15-8 overall record at No. 1 singles for W&L this season and the duo of McClure and Shay has gone 12-9 at No. 1 doubles.

Washington and Lee had its team season end on Sunday as it fell to second-ranked Emory University, 4-0, in the NCAA Division III Second Round. The Generals finished with a 16-6 overall record and a No. 13 national ranking.


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