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Date: October 26, 2005
Contact: Chris Hodgson (540) 458-8674
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Generals Earn Number One Seed for First Time in Program History

Junior defender Kim Babbitt

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee field hockey team earned the number one seed in the ODAC Tournament for the first time in program history and will host eighth-seeded Sweet Briar in the quarterfinals on Sat., Oct. 29 at 5:00 pm.

The winner of the game will play the winner of the game between fourth-seeded Randolph-Macon and fifth-seeded Eastern Mennonite in the semifinals on Fri., Nov. 4 at the W&L Turf Field should the Generals defeat the Vixens.

During the regular season, the Generals won a school-record 12 games and a school-record seven ODAC games. They are also riding a school-record eight-game winning streak heading into the ODAC Tournament.

2005 ODAC Tournament

Quarterfinals, Sat., Oct. 29

#8 Sweet Briar College at #1 Washington and Lee University
#7 Roanoke College at #2 Lynchburg College
#6 Bridgewater College at #3 Virginia Wesleyan College
#5 Eastern Mennonite University at #4 Randolph-Macon College

Semifinals, Fri., Nov. 4

SBC/W&L winner vs. EMU/R-MC winner
RC/LC winner vs. BC/VWC winner

Championship, Sat., Nov. 5

Winner of two semifinals games


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