W&L Women's Lacrosse Team Nationally Recognized

WEST HYANNISPORT, Mass.  -- The Washington and Lee women's lacrosse team moved up to fifth in the April 1st edition of the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA)/Under Armour National Poll for Division III.

The Generals' current ranking is the highest in program history following a 14-8 win over Middlebury on Tuesday, a 17-11 win over Catholic on Thursday and a 13-7 win over Randolph-Macon on Sunday.

The Blue and White currently hold an 11-1 overall record and a 4-0 mark in the ODAC and are led by sophomore attacker Britten Mathews (Richmond, Va./Collegiate), who has 39 points on 24 goals and 15 assists. Junior midfielder Colleen Evans (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge County) has 28 goals and nine assists totaling 37 points. Senior goalkeeper Sarah Tilbor (West Simsbury, Conn./Simsbury) has notched 90 saves, has a save percentage of .549 and a goals-against average of 6.73.

The Generals host Sweet Briar on Wednesday for a 4:00 pm contest.

IWLCA/UnderArmour Division III Weekly Poll (April 1, 2009)

1. Salisbury 
2. Gettysburg 
3. Franklin & Marshall
4. TCNJ 
5. Washington and Lee 
6. Middlebury 
7. Hamilton 
8. Union 
9. Amherst 
10. Bowdoin 
11. Babson 
12. Trinity (CT) 
13. William Smith 
14. Mary Washington 
15. Colby 
16. Dickinson 
17. Wesleyan 
18. St. Mary’s (MD)
19. Stevens 
20t. Tufts 
20t. Williams