W&L Women's Lax Named an IWLCA Division III Academic Squad

GRAND LAKE, Colo. -- The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Associaton (IWLCA) recently announced its 2009 Division III Academic Squads and the Washington and Lee was among those honored.

Washington and Lee was named a Merit Squad in the IWLCA Division III Academic Squad list after finishing in the top three of 62 institutions receiving the honor. The Generals finished the academic year with a 3.438 team grade-point average (GPA), trailing only Vassar (3.474 GPA) and the College of Notre Dame (3.443 GPA) in the standings.

Teams that have a collective GPA of 3.0 or greater earned the distinction of being named an Academic Squad, while the squads with the three highest team GPAs earned the honor of being named a Merit Squad.

Washington and Lee finished the season with an overall record of 13-5, including a 7-1 record in the ODAC.