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Date: May 3, 2005
Contact: Brian Laubscher (540) 458-8676
Release: Upon Receipt

W&L TENNIS TEAMS TO HOST NCAA FIRST & SECOND ROUNDS
Men's and Women's Teams Both Make NCAA Tournament Field

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's and women's tennis teams have both been selected to the NCAA Division III Tournament field and will host the first and second rounds at W&L.

Additionally, the NCAA women's individual singles and doubles field was selected and W&L claimed three selections to the singles championship and two selections to the doubles championship. Among those selected to the singles championship field were senior Lindsay Hagerman (Wichita Falls, Texas/Highland Park) and sophomores Kristen McClung (Charleston, W.Va./Charleston Catholic) and Emily Applegate (Charleston, S.C./Porter-Gaud).

Applegate and McClung will form one of the two doubles teams selected, while Hagerman will team with sophomore Ginny Wortham (Richmond, Va./Collegiate) make up the second doubles team.

Selections for the NCAA men's individual tournament field will be made next week.

Below is the schedule for the weekend's events. Schedules could change depending on weather.

WOMEN'S ATLANTIC SOUTH REGION FIRST & SECOND ROUNDS:
Saturday, May 7
11:00 am

Carnegie Mellon (16-4) vs. Mary Washington (10-7)
Washington and Lee (18-0) vs. Swarthmore (12-5)

Sunday, May 8
10:00 am

CMU-UMW Winner vs. W&L-SC Winner

MEN'S ATLANTIC SOUTH REGION FIRST & SECOND ROUNDS:
Saturday, May 7
2:00 pm

Carnegie Mellon (11-7) vs. Washington and Lee (15-5)

Sunday, May 8
10:00 am

Emory (18-2) vs. CMU-W&L Winner

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