Jennifer Tuchband's 6-4, 7-6 victory over Marshall's Anna Mitina, at No. 2 singles, clinched the victory for the Cavaliers.
Jan. 26, 2002
Charlottesville, Va. - The UVa women's tennis team opened its spring season with a 4-3 victory over Marshall, at the Boar's Head Inn tennis facility, in Charlottesville. A doubles win from the team of Amy O'Donnell and Christine Kim clinched the doubles point, while a Jennifer Tuchband victory at singles, clinched the match.
O'Donnell and Kim defeated Marshall's team of Kroh/Nzudic by a score of 9-8. Also triumphing in doubles were freshman twins Dora and Marta Bechliwanis, defeated Marshall's Johnson/Hock team by a score of 8-6.
The Bechliwanis twins also claimed victories in singles, as Dora defeated Nzudic, 6-3, 6-1, at No. 4, while Marta defeated Hock, 6-3, 6-0, at No. 5.
The Cavaliers return to action on February 2, when they take on Old Dominion in Virginia Beach, Va., at 2 p.m.
1. Jessica Johnson (MU) def. Henriette Williams (UVa), 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 2. Jennifer Tuchband (UVa) def. Anna Mitina (MU), 6-5, 7-6 3. Alice Sukner (MU) def.. Amy O'Donnell (UVa), 7-5, 6-3 4. Dora Bechliwanis (UVa) def. Lille Nzudic (MU), 6-3, 6-1 5. Marta Bechliwanis (UVa) def. Danielle Hock (UVa), 6-3, 6-0 6. Joelle Good (MU) def. Laura James (UVa), 6-2, 6-2
1. Mitino/Sukner (MU) def. Williams/Tuchband (UVa), 8-6 2. D.Bechliwanis/M. Bechliwanis (UVa) def. Johnson/Hock (MU), 8-6 3. O'Donnell/Kim (UVa) def. Kroh/Nzudic (MU), 9-8
Post-Signing Day Football NotebookFootball2/12/16The start of spring practice is still more than a month away for UVA football players, whose current focus is the team's winter strength and conditioning program.Rivalry Win Continues Cavaliers' AscentMen's Basketball2/10/16In defeating Virginia Tech for the 10th time in the rivals' past 12 meetings, seventh-ranked Virginia never trailed Tuesday night at John Paul Jones Arena.Even-Keeled Cavaliers Ready for RematchMen's Basketball2/9/16At 8 p.m. Tuesday, No. 7 Virginia meets ACC rival Virginia Tech at John Paul Jones Arena. The Hokies upset the Cavaliers last month in Blacksburg.
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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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