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Date: May 25, 2007
Contact: Austin Stair Calhoun (540) 458-8674
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Six Generals Named to IWLCA All-Region Teams
Megear, Evans and Michael Tabbed to First Team

Junior Kat Michaels

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Six members of the Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team were named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III All-Chesapeake Region team, which was announced recently.

Senior attacker Kelly Evans (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County), senior midfielder Maggie Megear (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) and junior defender Kat Michaels (Virginia Beach, Va./Norfolk Academy) represented W&L on the first team, while junior midfielder Megan Slosson (Cockeysville, Md./Maryvale Prep), sophomore attacker Kelsi Robinson (West Chester, Pa./Westtown) and junior goalkeeper Sarah Tilbor (West Simsbury, Conn./Simsbury) earned second-team honors.

Evans, a 2007 First-Team All-ODAC pick, played in 18 contests with 17 starts this season en route to notching 43 points on 15 goals and 28 assists. For her career, she has totaled 136 points on 81 goals and 55 assists. Her 28 assists in 2007 rank seventh all-time at W&L, while her 55 career assists rank sixth all-time in the program.

A 2006 and 2007 First-Team All-ODAC selection, Megear started 18 contest for the Generals as she accumulated 14 goals and four assists, including a pair of assists in a 14-4 win over the College of Wooster in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament. She led the team in ground balls, scooping up 47, and has racked up 57 career goals and 19 career assists.

A two-time First-Team All-ODAC selection, Michaels spearheaded a W&L defense that was first in Division III in scoring defense (4.86 GAA). She also ranked 22nd in DIII in caused turnovers (2.39).

Slosson tallied 32 goals and eight assists, including five goals in both of the Generals' ODAC Tournament wins. She also tallied two goals and one assist in the Generals' 10-7 loss to Salisbury in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Robinson paced the W&L offense in 2007 with a team-high 67 points on 33 goals and 34 assists. Her 34 season assists rank fourth all-time at W&L. Over the course of her two-year career, Robinson has already recorded 110 points on 57 goals and 53 assists.

Tilbor recorded a 5.67 goals-against-average and a .619 save percentage and led the conference in both of those categories, while the Generals as a team had the number one scoring defense in the nation (4.86 GAA).

W&L concluded the season with a 15-4 overall record and an 8-0 ODAC mark as it won its fifth-straight ODAC Championship. The 20th-ranked Generals also made their fifth-consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament and defeated Wooster, before falling to eventual-National Runner-Up Salisbury, 10-7, in the second round.


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