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Date: November 6, 2006
Contact: Austin Stair Calhoun (540) 458-8674
Release: Upon Receipt

Generals Will Meet Vassar in First Round

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Committee announced the field of 64 teams for the 2006 NCAA Division II Women’s Volleyball Championship on Monday.

The Washington and Lee volleyball team is set to participate in the New York Regional hosted by Stevens Tech in Hoboken, N.J, on Nov. 9-11. The Generals meet Vassar (25-11) in the first round at 1:00 pm.

The Generals (27-7) received an automatic bid to the 2006 NCAA Tournament after winning their sixth-straight Old Dominion Athletic Conference title with a 3-0 defeat of Randolph-Macon in the conference championship on Saturday.

The schedule and teams for the first two rounds of the tournament at Stevens Tech are listed below:

Thurs., Nov. 9 (First Round)
Washington and Lee vs. Vassar, 1:00 pm
Hunter vs. NYU
Cortland State vs. Skidmore
Stevens Tech vs. Baptist Bible (Pa.)

Fri., Nov. 10 (Second Round)
W&L/Vassar winner vs. Hunter/NY Winner, 4:30pm
Cortland State/Skidmore winner vs. Stevens Tech/Baptist Bible Winner, 7:00 pm

Sat., Nov. 11 (Third Round)
Regional Final, 7:00 pm


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