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Date: January 4, 2006
Contact: Chris Hodgson (540) 458-8674
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W&L MEN'S AND WOMEN'S SOCCER EARN ACADEMIC AWARD
Generals Honored for their Team GPA

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) recently released its 2005 College Team Academic Award winners. Both the Washington and Lee men's and women's soccer teams were among those cited by the organization.

The men's team was one of 65 soccer programs from all divisions that posted a team grade-point average of at least a 3.0 for the 2004-05 academic year. The Generals' team total was 3.40.

The women's squad was one of 251 soccer programs to be honored by accumulating a 3.45 GPA.

The W&L men finished the season with a 9-6-2 overall record (5-2-2 ODAC), while the women posted a 13-3-3 overall mark (9-0-2 ODAC).

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