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Date: May 1, 2007
Contact: Brian Laubscher (540) 458-8676
Release: Upon Receipt

Generals Receive First-Round Bye

Senior Jon Malooly

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men’s tennis team will participate in the NCAA Division III Tournament for the seventh-straight year and will receive an opening-round bye.

The Generals (20-2) will be competing in the NCAA First, Second and Third Rounds held at the University of Mary Washington over the weekend.

The Generals will meet the winner of a match between Johns Hopkins (17-2) and Messiah (15-2) in the second round on Saturday at 10:00 am.

The other half of the bracket at Mary Washington features the host Eagles (21-8) meeting Methodist (11-8) in the first round. The winner of that match will face Trinity of Texas (14-3) in the second round on Saturday.

Sunday's third round match will be played at 1:00 pm for the right to advance to NCAA Nationals hosted by Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., on May 15-20.

Fri., May 4
10:00 am

Johns Hopkins (17-2) vs. Messiah (15-2)

2:00 pm
Methodist (11-8) vs. Mary Washington (21-8)

Sat., May 5
10:00 am
Washington and Lee (20-2) vs. JHU-Messiah Winner

2:00 pm
Trinity (14-3) vs. Methodist-UMW Winner

Sun., May 6
1:00 pm
Third Round Match between advancing teams


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