March 10, 1998
GREENVILLE, S.C.--The University of Virginia men's tennis team continued its winning ways on its Spring Break trip with a 6-1 victory over Furman this afternoon at the Minor Mickel Tennis Center in Greenville, S.C. The Cavaliers improve to 8-3 this season, while the Paladins fall to 3-6.
The Cavaliers began by capturing the doubles point by winning two of three doubles matches. Freshmen Huntley Montgomery and Brian Vahaly snapped a one-match losing streak with a convincing 8-1 victory over Brian Gill and Drew Parker at #2. Virginia head coach Thomas Johnston shuffled his line-up at #3 and the move paid dividends. Kent Koch and Brian Hunter, playing together for the first time, gained an 8-5 win over Lee Nickell and Blake Peeper to earn the doubles point.
Virginia rolled through the singles, winning five of six matches. Vahaly, substituting for an injured Bear Schofield at #1, upset Sam Schroerlucke 6-2, 6-0. Schroerlucke is the nation's 46th-ranked player.
Montgomery dropped the first set of his match at #2 to Adam Abney 2-6, but took the next two sets 6-4, 6-2 to claim victory.
Hyon Yoo ended a two-match losing streak with a 6-3, 7-6(5) win over Lee Nickell at #3. John Winter won for the 10th consecutive time by defeating Brian Gill 6-3, 6-1 at #4. Freshman Tommy Croker moved up in the line-up to #5 and stopped Drew Parker 7-6(6), 6-3. Blake Peeper prevented Virginia from posting a shutout with a 4-6, 6-1, 7-6(4) win over Justin Smith at #6.
Virginia's spring break trip moves northward for the next match as the Cavaliers play at Davidson on Saturday (March 14) at 10:00 AM.
#41 Virginia 6, Furman 1
1--#94 Brian Vahaly (V) def. #46 Sam Schroerlucke 6-2, 6-0
2--Huntley Montgomery (V) def. Adam Abney 2-6, 6-4, 6-2
3--Hyon Yoo (V) def. Lee Nickell 6-3, 7-6(5)
4--John Winter (V) def. Brian Gill 6-3, 6-1
5--Tommy Croker (V) def. Drew Parker 7-6(6), 6-3
6--Blake Peeper (F) def. Justin Smith 4-6, 6-1, 7-6(4)
1--Abney/Schroerlucke (F) def. Smith/Winter 8-5
2--Montgomery/Vahaly (V) def. Gill/Parker 8-1
3--Kent Koch/Brian Hunter (V) def. Nickell/Peeper 8-5
Weber Hitting Right Notes on DiamondBaseball3/23/17Sophomore Andy Weber starts at second base for No. 16 Virginia, which hosts ACC rival Duke this weekend at Davenport Field.Successful Season Ends on Excruciating NoteMen's Basketball3/19/17Virginia's fourth consecutive appearance in the NCAA tournament ended with a 65-39 second-round loss to Florida in Orlando, Fla.'Hoos Hoping For Another Boost From ThompsonMen's Basketball3/18/17In his first start since Dec. 31, Darius Thompson played a team-high 34 minutes Thursday in Virginia's win over UNCW in the NCAA tournament's first round.
Director of News Content
A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
No. 2 Virginia Plays at NC State on Friday
M. Tennis | 3/23/2017
The No. 2 Virginia men's tennis team plays at NC State on Friday, March 24 at 4 p.m. Live scoring...
No. 3 Virginia Wins 6-1 at Notre Dame
M. Tennis | 3/18/2017
The Virginia men's tennis team won the doubles point and picked up victories at one through five ...
No. 3 Virginia Plays at Notre Dame on Saturday
M. Tennis | 3/17/2017
The No. 3 Virginia men's tennis team plays at No. 37 Notre Dame on Saturday, March 18 at 2 p.m.
Thai-Son Kwiatkowski Wins Pro Futures Doubles Title
M. Tennis | 3/10/2017
Thai-Son Kwiatkowski won the doubles title at the $15k Toulouse Futures in France. Three other...
Cavaliers Playing in Futures Tournaments
M. Tennis | 3/2/2017
J.C. Aragone has advanced to the Round of 16 at Gatineau Futures while Collin Altamirano competed...
Five Cavaliers Named to ITA Indoors All-Tournament Team
M. Tennis | 2/23/2017
The Cavaliers had four players named to the All-Tournament team in singles while two doubles...
Virginia Wins ITA National Team Indoor Championship
M. Tennis | 02/20/2017
The Virginia men's tennis team clinched its sixth ITA National Team Indoor Championship with a 4-...
Jeff White: 'Hoos Savor Latest ITA Title
M. Tennis | 02/20/2017
In men's tennis, Virginia won its sixth ITA National Team Indoors Championship, defending Ohio...
- Online Stores