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Date: November 7, 2005
Contact: Brian Laubscher (540) 458-8676
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W&L VOLLEYBALL EARNS NCAA TOURNAMENT BID
Generals to Face Southwestern in First Round

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee volleyball team has been invited to participate in the NCAA Tournament for the fifth straight season after winning the ODAC Tournament over the weekend.

The Generals (32-4) will play Southwestern (34-4) in the opening round of the NCAA South Regional held at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. The match will be played on Thursday evening at 7:00 pm.

The schedule and teams for the NCAA South Regional are listed below:

THU., NOV. 10 (FIRST ROUND)
#3 Trinity (24-11) vs. #6 Christopher Newport (32-5); 4:30 pm
#4 Southwestern (34-4) vs. #5 Washington and Lee (32-4); 7:00 pm

FRI., NOV. 11 (SECOND ROUND)
TU-CNU Winner vs. #2 Austin (33-2); 4:30 pm
W&L-SU Winner vs. #1 Emory (31-5); 7:00 pm

SAT., NOV. 12 (REGIONAL FINAL)
Championship Match; 7:00 pm

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