November 14, 2006

W&L WOMEN'S SOCCER TO TAKE ON WASHINGTON (MO.) IN THE SWEET SIXTEEN

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Committee has announced the sites for the sectional competition of the 2006 NCAA Division III Soccer Tournament and the Washington and Lee women's soccer team will travel to Virginia Beach, Va., to take on Washington (Mo.) on Saturday at 5:00 pm.

W&L advanced to the Sweet Sixteen by knocking off Meredith, 6-0, in the first round and then downing Maryville, 1-0, in the second round. The Generals, who are making its fourth appearance in the NCAA Championships, 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 sectional rounds of the tournament hosted by Virginia Wesleyan in Virginia Beach, Va., is as follows:

Sat., Nov. 18 (Sweet Sixteen)
Washington and Lee vs. Washington (Mo.), 5:00 pm
Elizabethtown vs. Virginia Wesleyan, 7:30 pm

Sun., Nov. 19 (Elite Eight)
W&L/WashU Winner vs. EC/VWC Winner, 6:00 pm

-- GENERALS --