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Date: February 11, 2005
Contact: Chris Hodgson (540) 458-8674
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Generals Sit Third in NCAA South Region

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 2005 NCAA Division III Track & Field National Power Rankings were recently released and the Washington and Lee women's track & field team is ranked 28th overall with 69.55 points. They are also ranked third in the NCAA South Region.

On the national level, the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh sits atop the poll with 132.54 points. The rest of the top five are Carthage College (122.59), the University of Wisconsin-Stout (120.80), Augustana College (120.58), and the University of Chicago (114.79).

In the NCAA South Region, Lynchburg is ranked No. 1 with 96.32 points and is followed by McMurry University (71.36), Washington and Lee (69.55), Texas Lutheran (61.30), and Emory University (59.81).

The rankings are organized by the MF-Athletic company and are done by using scoring tables to score the best two athletes in each event contested at the NCAA Division III National Championships.


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