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Feb. 11, 1998

Men's Tennis Shuts Out William & Mary

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- The University of Virginia men's tennis team shut out William & Mary 7-0 last Wednesday night at the Tribe's home court in Williamsburg, Virginia. This is the Cavaliers' 33rd consecutive win over William & Mary and boosts their record to 4-1 overall.

From the start, Virginia dictated the game when its #2 and #3 doubles teams both won their matches to capture the first point. At #2 doubles Bear Schofield and Hyon Yoo beat Patrick Brown and David Kenas of William & Mary, while Cavaliers Kent Koch and John Winter teamed at #3 to defeat oChristian Jordan and Steve Williams 8-4.

The Cavaliers won all six singles matches, including four in straight sets.

Virginia plays its first home match this Friday (Feb. 20, 7pm) against the University of Richmond Spiders at the Boar's Head Sports Club.

Following are match-by-match results.

No. 1 - Bear Schofield (Virginia) d. Trevor Spracklin, 6-1, 6-1
No. 2 - Brian Vahaly (Virginia) d. Christian Jordan, 6-2, 6-2
No. 3 - Hyon Yoo (Virginia) d. Alexander Soeters, 5-7, 7-6 (6), 6-2
No. 4 - Huntley Montgomery (Virginia) d. Mehdy Karbid, 6-4, 6-1
No. 5 - John Winter (Virginia) d. David Kenas, 6-1, 6-4
No. 6 - Kent Koch (Virginia) d. Patrick Brown, 7-6, 3-6, 7-6 (9-7)
No. 1 - Spracklin/Soeters (William & Mary) d. Montgomery/Vahaly, 8-6
No. 2 - Schofield/Yoo (Virginia) d. Brown/Kenas, 8-2
No. 3 - Koch/Winter (Virginia) d. Jordan/Williams, 8-4


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