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Date: November 12, 2006
Contact: Brian Laubscher (540) 458-8676
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W&L FOOTBALL TO PLAY WILKES IN NCAA FIRST ROUND CONTEST
Generals Travel to Wilkes-Barre, Pa., to Play Unbeaten Colonels

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) released its bracket for the 2006 Division III Football Championship on Sunday afternoon and Washington and Lee will be heading to Wilkes-Barre, Pa., to take on Wilkes University in the opening round.

The unbeaten Colonels (10-0) will host the game on Saturday, November 18 at 12:00 pm.

The Generals (7-3) will play in the top half of the bracket against schools from the north, including top-seeded Mount Union College. Should the Generals defeat Wilkes in the opening round, they would then take on the winner of a contest between Rowan (7-2) and Hobart (8-1) on November 25. The Division III Championship game (Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl) will be held in Salem, Va., on December 16.

To view the entire bracket, please visit the following link on the NCAA Sports website: http://www.ncaasports.com/football/mens/brackets/straight32_dyn/2006/DIII

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Contact: Brian Laubscher
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