Feb. 15, 2018
|Virginia (12-8) vs. Williams (14-10)|
|Date | Time||Friday, February 16, 2018 | 5:30 p.m.|
|Location||Boston, Mass. | Murr Center|
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The No. 14 Virginia women’s squash team (12-8) will compete in the first round of the Kurtz Cup, playing the B division of the CSA National Championships, against No. 11 Williams (14-10) on Friday (Feb. 16) at 5:30 p.m. at Harvard’s Murr Center in Boston, Mass. The Cavaliers enter as the No. 6 seed, while the Ephs are seeded third.
Links to live results can be found at VirginiaSports.com.
The women’s national championships are divided into five divisions with the College Squash Association’s latest rankings determining the tournament draw. The Kurtz Cup will feature teams ranked 9-16. In addition to Williams, the Cavaliers will compete in the B-Division against No. 9 Drexel, No. 10 Dartmouth, No. 12 George Washington, No. 13 Brown, No. 15 Middlebury and No. 16 Amherst.
The Cavaliers edged Williams earlier this season (Jan. 28), defeating the Ephs in a 5-4 victory. In that meeting, junior Madeleine Mayhew (New York, N.Y.) captured a 3-0 win in position seven, while junior Annie Tyson (Flourtown, Pa.) and sophomore Sarah Doss (Richmond, Va.) captured four-game wins in positions four and six, respectively. Senior Carey Danforth (Greenwich, Conn.) and sophomore Tara Arya (Cupertino, Calif.) defeated positions two and five, respectively, with 3-2 scores.
Virginia enters the match on an 8-0 run- which includes the win over Williams. The Cavaliers topped Middlebury 7-1 and Wesleyan 8-1, prior to sweeping the Home Round Robin. In the team's home tournament, Virginia defeated North Carolina, Boston College, Fordham, California and John Hopkins, capturing all five matches with 9-0 scores.
Williams defeated Brown in its last out, topping the Bears 7-2. The Ephs conceded just one of its five five-game matches to the Bears.
'Hoos Exit With Heads Held HighWomen's Basketball3/19/18In its first trip to the NCAA tourney since 2010, 10th-seeded Virginia went 1-1 in Columbia, S.C., defeating seventh-seeded Cal and losing to second-seeded South Carolina.'Hoos Look To Take Next Step in NCAA TourneyWomen's Basketball3/18/18A win Sunday night over second-seeded South Carolina would send 10th-seeded Virginia to the NCAA tournament's Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2000.End Comes Too Soon for No. 1 CavaliersMen's Basketball3/17/18In the NCAA tournament's first round, No. 1 seed Virginia lost 74-54 to No. 16 seed UMBC in a South Region game in Charlotte, N.C.
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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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