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Date: November 6, 2006
Contact: Austin Stair Calhoun (540) 458-8674
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W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER RECEIVES AT-LARGE BID TO NCAA's
Generals Will Meet Meredith in First Round

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Committee announced the field of 60 teams for the 2006 NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Championship on Monday and the Washington and Lee women's soccer team was chosen as an at-large selection.

W&L (16-1-2) will face Meredith (17-3-1) in a regional hosted by Maryville (Tenn.) on Saturday at 5:00 pm.

The Generals, who are making their fourth appearance in an NCAA tournament, opened the season with 15-straight shutouts and an unbeaten-streak of 18 before falling to Virginia Wesleyan, the eventual conference champions, in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference semifinals.

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

Sat., Nov. 11 (First Round)
Washington and Lee vs. Meredith, 5:00 pm
Methodist vs. Maryville

Sun., Nov. 12 (Second Round)
Washington and Lee/Meredith Winner vs. Methodist/Maryville Winner, 6:00 pm

 

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