Dec. 6, 2013
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France - Virginia junior tennis player Mitchell Frank (Annandale, Va.) was a member of the United States team that won the Master'U BNP Paribas, an international collegiate competition last week in France. Frank was one of six current collegiate men's and women's players that made up the American team.
The United States topped Ireland 6-1 in the quarterfinals, France 6-1 in the semifinals and Russia 7-0 in the final.
This year's team consisted of three men's players, Frank, Marcos Giron of UCLA and Peter Kobelt of Ohio State, and three women's players, Robin Anderson of UCLA, Lauren Herring of Georgia and Sabrina Santamaria of USC.
It is the second straight tournament Virginia has had a player help the United States win the Master'U BNP Paribas. Last year, Jarmere Jenkins helped the Americans win the title.
'Hoos Looking to Make More HistoryMen's Tennis5/22/17A win over No. 9 seed North Carolina on Tuesday afternoon would give second-seeded Virginia its third straight NCAA men's tennis title.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.
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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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