October 9, 1998

W&L DOUBLES TEAM EARNS BID TO NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee's women's tennis doubles team of Erin Eggers (Louisville, Ky./Collegiate) and Brook Hartzell (San Rafael, Calif./Branson School) have qualified to participate in the 1998 Rolex National Small College Championships held at the Racquet Club of Memphis on Oct. 22-25.

The duo earned their bid to the National Championships by taking the doubles championship at the Rolex Southeast Region Championship held on Sept. 26-28 in Fredericksburg, Va., at Mary Washington College.

Eggers and Hartzell defeated Kristen Erickson and Lea Schon of Mary Washington in the finals 6-7 (1), 6-4, 6-4.

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