Christie Schweer defeated Old Dominion's Mily Kannarkat 6-2, 6-4 in Sunday's match.
Feb. 7, 2000
PRINCESS ANNE COUNTRY CLUB, Va. -- The University of Virginia women's tennis team faced Old Dominion University on Sunday, February 6, 2000. The women defeated the Monarchs 8-1, improving the Cavalier's record to 5-1 overall.
Virginia won all six of the singles matches to take a 6-0 lead entering doubles play. The Cavs then won two of three doubles matches for the 8-1 win.
In singles play, the Wahoos received wins from Amy O'Donnell (Mahwah, N.J./Mahwah), Christie Schweer (Houston, Texas/Memorial), Henriette Williams (Millburn, N.J./Millburn), Leslie Cook (Boynton Beach, Fla./Lake Worth Christian), Jennifer Tuchband (Raleigh, N.C./Broughton), and Kelly Weaver (Kingston, N.Y./Kingston).
In doubles competition, the Virginia women took wins in both the first and third seeds. The Cavaliers' lone lose came at the #2 doubles spot, as Amy O'Donnell and Christine Kim were defeated byAna Radeljevic and Iva Beli, 8-3. The Wahoo duo of Cook and Schweer, ranked 49th in the nation, posted an 8-4 win over Kannarkat and Sotiriu at doulbles #1, while Weaver and Tuchband defeated Rosa and Araujo 8-3 at doubles #3.
Virginia returns to action on Sunday, February 13 when they take on Marshall at the Boar's Head at 1:30 pm.
Virginia 8, Old Dominion 1
|1. Amy O'Donnell (UVa) d. Ana Radeljevic (ODU)||6-3, 6-1|
|2. Christie Schweer (UVa) d. Mily Kannarkat (ODU)||6-2, 6-4|
|3. Henriette Williams (UVa) d. Iva Beli (ODU)||6-2, 6-4|
|4. Leslie Cook (UVa) d. Julia Sotiriu (ODU)||3-6, 6-4, 6-0|
|5. Jennifer Tuchband (UVa) d. Patricia Araujo (ODU)||6-1, 6-1|
|6. Kelly Weaver (UVa) d. Camila Rosa (ODU)||6-1, 6-4|
|1. Schweer/Cook (UVa) d. Kannarkat/Sotiriu (ODU)||8-4|
|2. Radeljevic/Beli (ODU) d. O'Donnell/ Christine Kim (UVA)||8-3|
|3. Weaver/Tuchband (UVa) d. Rosa/Araujo (ODU)||8-3|
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