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Date: October 26, 2005
Contact: Chris Hodgson (540) 458-8674
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W&L'S STRACHAN NAMED ODAC SWIMMER OF THE WEEK
Freshman Won Two Individual Events


Freshman Lindsey Strachan

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Freshman Lindsey Strachan (Midlothian, Va./Maggie Walker Governor's) has been named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Swimmer of the Week for the week ending Oct. 24.

In her first collegiate meet, Strachan won two individual events and swam a leg on a first place relay team in helping the Generals to a 119-86 win over Marymount on Fri, Oct. 21.

Strachan won both the the 200-yard freestyle (2:04.31) and 200-yard backstroke (2:12.58) and swam a leg on the winning 400-yard freestyle relay (3:52.36).

Washington and Lee is 1-0 on the season and returns to action on Saturday when it hosts Transylvania at 11:00 am.

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Contact: Brian Laubscher
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