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Date: March 6, 2007
Contact: Austin Stair Calhoun (540) 458-8674
Release: Upon Receipt

Men and Women's Team GPA in Excess of 2.80

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) recently announced its 2006-07 Academic All-America teams and the Washington and Lee men's and women's swim teams were both recognized for their academic achievements.

Both the men's and women's teams were cited as Academic All-America teams after posting team grade-point averages (GPA) in excess of the minimum 2.80.

The Washington and Lee men's team posted a 10-2 record during the regular season en route to earning its fourth-straight Bluegrass Mountain Championship. The men will continue the 2006-07 season at the NCAA Division III Championships held in Houston, Texas from March 15-17.

The W&L women's squad went 7-9 overall, took second at the ODAC Championship meet and will return all but one swimmer to its roster in 2007-08.


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