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Date: October 30, 2006
Contact: Austin Stair Calhoun (540) 458-8674
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W&L WOMEN'S SWIMMING PICKED FIRST IN ODAC PRESEASON POLL
Generals Looking for 14th Straight ODAC Championship

 

LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) released its women's swimming preseason poll on Friday and Washington and Lee was picked first among the conference's seven teams.

W&L, who has won 13 consecutive ODAC Championships, received 46 points and four first place votes. Randolph-Macon was second with 45 points and Randolph-Macon Woman's College placed third with 32 points.

The Generals had a 10-5 overall record and a 6-0 mark in the ODAC last season and return five swimmers who were named to the 2005-06 All-ODAC team.

The Generals opened the 2006-07 season last weekend with a 161-101 win over Transylvania University on Saturday and a 118-87 loss to Centre on Sunday.

2006-07 ODAC Women's Swimming Preseason Poll

1. Washington and Lee 46 (4)
2. Randolph-Macon 45
3. Randolph-Macon Woman's 32
4. Sweet Briar 28
5. Guilford 19
6. Hollins 15
7. Emory & Henry 11



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