ODAC Women’s Lacrosse Tournament Set

W&L Holds Top Billing, Will Host Semis, Finals

SALEM, Va. --- Washington and Lee University gets to stay close to home in its search for a sixth straight ODAC women's lacrosse title as the Generals will host the final two rounds of the 2008 ODAC Women's Lacrosse Championship.  Top-seeded W&L (15-2 overall, 8-0 ODAC) and the second seed, Roanoke College (9-7, 6-2), earn byes through the quarterfinal round in the conference's six-team tournament format.

The quarterfinals are set for Wednesday, April 23, at times yet to be determined.  The two winners will meet Washington and Lee or Roanoke in the semifinals on Saturday, April 26.  The championship contest is slated for Sunday, April 27.  Game times will be announced at a later date.

Third-seeded Virginia Wesleyan College (11-5, 6-2) will host sixth-seed Lynchburg College (8-8, 3-5) in one of the quarterfinals.  The Marlins defeated the Hornets, 15-10, in regular season action.  Randolph-Macon College (5-9, 5-3), the tournament's fifth seed, pays a visit to fourth-seeded Guilford College (9-6, 5-3) in the quarters.  The Quakers narrowly escaped with a 13-12 victory.  The Yellow Jackets scored the final two goals of the game in the last three minutes including a tally with 0:01 on the clock.

For more information, visit any of the participating schools' websites.  You can also visit the ODAC on the Internet at www.odaconline.com and access the ODAC Championship Central website (click here) to not only keep tabs on men's tennis, but the rest of the conference's spring tournaments.