|Richmond Spiders (23-2, 5-0 A-10) at No. 3 Virginia Cavaliers (22-1, 9-1 ACC)|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Snyder Tennis Center|
|Coverage||Live Scoring and Video|
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April 17, 2017
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The No. 3 Virginia men's tennis team (22-1, 9-1 ACC) begins the final week of the regular season by hosting Richmond (23-2, 5-0 A-10) on Tuesday, April 18 at 4 p.m. at the Snyder Tennis Center.
Admission is free for all UVA home tennis matches and free parking is available at the Culbreth Garage. Parking is also available at the Central Grounds Garage (hourly rates apply). Live scoring and live streaming video will also be available via the link posted on VirginiaSports.com.
The Cavaliers are 5-0 in April, including picking up back-to-back wins over ranked opponents with a 4-3 victory over No. 11 North Carolina on April 9 and a 6-1 win against No. 18 Georgia Tech last Thursday (April 13).
Junior Henrik Wiersholm (Kirkland, Wash.) and freshman Carl Soderlund (Stockholm, Sweden) each added a pair of singles wins last week, continuing their undefeated seasons in singles play. Wiersholm is 16-0 with a 9-0 mark against ACC opponents while Söderlund is 10-0 with five of those victories coming in conference matches.
Senior Thai-Son Kwiatkowski (Charlotte, N.C.) picked up a big victory on Thursday night, defeating Georgia Tech’s Christopher Eubanks 7-6 (6), 7-6 (6). Eubanks is ranked No. 5 in the latest ITA singles rankings while Kwiatkowski is No. 13.
Richmond has won a school-record 22-straight matches and has not lost since January 21, nearly three months ago. No. 1 singles player Jacob Dunbar has won 18 straight singles matches and only has two losses in duals this season. Dunbar has only faced one ranked player, Old Dominion’s Adam Moundir, ranked No. 44, and fell 6-3, 6-2 in that January match-up. The Spiders have won the doubles point in 23 of their 25 matches this season.
The Cavaliers close out the regular season on the road this weekend, playing at Miami (8-11, 2-8 ACC) on Friday, April 21 at 3 p.m. and then finishing off with a Sunday, April 23 1 p.m. match at No. 33 Florida State (14-9, 4-5 ACC).
McKee Thriving in New SurroundingsTrack & Field, Cross Country5/22/17A transfer from Kansas, Kelly McKee will compete in the triple jump this week at the NCAA East Regional meet in Lexington, Kentucky.Cavalier Men's Basketball NotebookMen's Basketball5/16/17The Cavaliers are heading into their ninth season under head coach Tony Bennett, who has led them to four straight NCAA tournaments.Cavaliers Surging Into Home StretchBaseball5/15/17With a 7-4 victory over Miami on Sunday at Davenport Field, No. 10 Virginia clinched its fifth straight ACC series win.
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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.
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