Date: June 12, 2007
Contact: Brian Laubscher (540) 458-8676
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W&L'S KINGSBURY TO BE FEATURED ON ESPN
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Recent Washington and Lee graduate Katie Kingsbury will be featured on ESPN later this month in a show entitled "NCAA on Campus".
The show is set to air on ESPN Classic on June 20 at 1:30 pm EST and will re-run several times on ESPNU. It can also be seen on the NCAA website under the listing for "Media and Events" and then under the listings for "Broadcasting".
The show will run a four to five minute feature about Kingsbury as the female recipient of the NCAA's Walter Byers Scholarship and includes interviews with members of the campus community.
A member of the 2007 NCAA Division III National Champion women's tennis team at W&L, Kingsbury graduated last week with a degree in psychology. She was one of just two recipients of the NCAA's highest academic honor and has received numerous other honors, including First Team Academic All-District, Academic All-State, ODAC Women's Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year and W&L William McHenry Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Kinsgbury established a W&L freshman record for wins in a season (26-8) in 2004 and captured the ODAC No. 6 Singles title as a freshman and sophomore. For her career, she notched a 64-17 singles record and a 27-8 doubles record.
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