April 18, 2011

ODAC Spring Championships Underway

LEXINGTON, Va. – The Old Dominion Athletic Conference has released the pairings and schedules for several spring championships to be held this week.

The Washington and Lee golf team kicked off the spring championship season on Sunday in the first round of the ODAC Championship held at the Bay Creek Resort in Cape Charles, Va.  The Generals are in action again on Monday and Tuesday.  For more information, please visit the tournament website at http://odaconline.com/tournament/spring/golf/index.

The men’s and women’s tennis teams also began their championship quests over the weekend as the top-seeded men defeated eighth-seeded Lynchburg in the quarterfinals, 6-0, and the top-seeded women knocked off eighth-seeded Randolph-Macon, 5-0.

Washington and Lee will serve as the host site for the tennis semifinals and finals on Friday and Saturday.  The W&L women will take on fifth-seeded Sweet Briar on Friday at 9:00 am, while the men will entertain fifth-seeded Emory & Henry at 2:00 pm.  The championship matches are slated for Saturday at 10:00 am (women) and 2:00 pm (men).  For more information, please visit the tournament website at http://www.generalssports.com/sports/mten/2010-11/ODACChamp11/index.

The ODAC baseball tournament will also get underway on Wednesday from City Stadium in Lynchburg, Va.  The Generals earned the tournament’s third seed and will take on fourth-seeded Randolph-Macon on Wednesday at 7:00 pm.  A win and W&L would play ay 7:00 pm on Thursday and a loss would have them playing at 3:00 pm on Thursday.  Friday and Saturday’s action will be determined by the number of teams still remaining in the double-elimination tournament.  For more information, please visit the tournament website at http://odaconline.com/tournament/spring/baseball/index.

Finally, the ODAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships begin on Friday at Roanoke College’s Homer C. Bast Track.  Friday action begins at 3:00 pm, while Saturday’s events commence at 10:00 am.  Please visit the ODAC website at http://odaconline.com/sports/otrk/index for further details.

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