LEXINGTON, Va. -- The Washington and Lee men's tennis team was awarded a bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament on Monday afternoon. The Generals will face Swarthmore College on Sat., May 12, at 2:00 pm on the campus of Washington College.
The Generals were placed in the South Atlantic Regional hosted by Washington. The Shoremen received a first-round bye and will face the winner of W&L's contest with the Garnet Tide on Sunday at 2:00 pm.
The bid was W&L's seventh overall since the NCAA went to a team format in 1983 and its first since the 1991 season. The Generals claimed the 1988 National Championship and have reached the championship match three times.