Sept. 27, 1997

Cavaliers Eliminated at National Clay Courts

BALTIMORE, Md. -- The remaining University of Virginia competitors at the ITA National Clay Court tennis tournament at the Suburban Club in Baltimore, Md., were eliminated today.

Freshman Brian Vahaly lost to Steven Baldas of Georgia 6-4, 6-4 in the quarterfinals of the consolation singles bracket this afternoon.

Vahaly and his doubles partner Huntley Montgomery fell to the Tennessee tandem of Chad Copenhaver and Mark Way 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 in the semifinals of the consolation doubles draw.

Vahaly and Montgomery defeated Nic Chisholm and Jonas Piibor of South Alabama 7-5, 6-3 in their first doubles match today to advance to the semifinals against the team from Tennessee.