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Date: October 17, 2005
Contact: Brian Laubscher (540) 458-8676
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W&L FOOTBALL RECEIVES VOTE IN D3FOOTBALL.COM TOP 25 POLL
Generals Off to 5-1 Start, Best Since 1985

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee football team, coming off a 38-34 upset victory over Hampden-Sydney on Saturday, has garnered a vote in the D3Football.com Top 25 poll which was released on Monday morning.

W&L's last appearance in a poll occurred during the 2000 season when the Generals received votes in the Don Hansen Football Gazette poll after beginning the season 4-0 overall.

The Generals are currently 5-1 overall (3-0 ODAC) and are enjoying their best start since the 1985 team began 6-1 overall and went on to win W&L's last ODAC Championship.

W&L will gun for its sixth victory on Saturday as it travels to Guilford for a 1:00 pm contest.

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Contact: Brian Laubscher
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Lexington, VA 24450
Phone: 540-458-8676