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Date: December 7, 2005
Contact: Chris Hodgson (540) 458-8674
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W&L's DOORNBOS NAMED ODAC INDOOR TRACK & FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Freshman Set Three School Records at Season-Opening Meet

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee freshman Stacy Doornbos (Roswell, Ga./Lassiter) was named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Indoor Track & Field Athlete of the Week for the week ending Dec. 4.

Doornbos won three events and set three school records at the season-opening VMI Invitational on Sat., Dec. 3.

Doornbos won the long jump in a school-record leap of 17 feet, 4 1⁄2 inches, which broke the old school-record by exactly one foot. She also won the 200-meter dash (27.52) and placed third in the 55-meter dash in a school-record time of 7.61.

Doornbos then teamed up with freshmen Caroline Davis (Ridgefield, Conn./Ridgefield), Stephanie Stelter (Magnolia, Texas/Concordia Lutheran) and Tara Hildenbrand (Castroville, Texas/Medina Valley) to win the 4x400 meter relay in a school-record time of 4:19.64.

Washington and Lee will be back in action on Sat., Jan. 21 at the Marietta Open beginning at 10:00 am.

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