Feb. 13, 2000
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- The University of Virginia women's tennis team defeated Marshall 7-2 Sunday afternoon at the Boar's Head Sports Club. With the win, the Cavaliers improve to 6-1 in dual match play in the 1999-2000 season.
Virginia won five of six singles matches to take a 5-1 lead entering doubles play. The 'Hoos then won two of three doubles matches for the 7-2 triumph.
In singles play, third-year Christie Schweer (Houston, Texas/Memorial) won at #2 singles 6-0, 6-4 over Ana Ceretto, while first-year Henriette Williams (Millburn, N.J./Millburn) posted 6-1, 6-0 victory over Sheela Cabiling at #3 singles. At #4, Leslie Cook (Boynton Beach, Fla./Lake Worth Christian) triumphed 7-5, 3-6, 6-1 over Kelly Peller. First-year Jennifer Tuchband (Raleigh, N.C./Broughton) defeated Karolina Pierko 6-3, 6-0 at #5 singles. Third-year Kelly Weaver (Kingston, N.Y./Kingston) earned a forfeit win at #6 singles. UVa second-year Amy O'Donnell (Mahwah, N.J./Mahwah) lost at #1 singles to Anna Mitina 3-6, 6-1, 7-5.
In doubles competition, O'Donnell and second-year Christine Kim (McLean, Va./Bishop Ireton) notched an 8-5 victory over Peller and Pierko at #2 doubles. Weaver and Tuchband were also victorious as they earned an 8-2 win at #3 doubles over Cabiling and Elisa Conlon. Virginia's number one doubles team of Schweer and Cook, who are ranked 49th in the nation, lost to Mitina and Ceretto 8-1.
Virginia returns to action on Saturday, February 19 when it travels to Blacksburg, Va. for a 1:00 p.m. match against Virginia Tech.
Virginia 7, Marshall 2
1. Anna Mitina (M) def. Amy O'Donnell (UVa), 3-6, 6-1, 7-5
2. Christie Schweer (UVa) def. Ana Ceretto (M), 6-0, 6-4
3. Henriette Williams (UVa) def. Sheela Cabiling (M), 6-1, 6-0
4. Leslie Cook (UVa) def. Kelly Peller (M), 7-5, 3-6, 6-1
5. Jennifer Tuchband (UVa) def. Karolina Pierko (M), 6-3, 6-0
6. Kelly Weaver (UVa) won by forfeit
1. Mitina and Ceretto (M) def. Cook and Schweer (UVa), 8-1
2. O'Donnell and Kim (UVa) def. Peller and Pierko (M), 8-5
3. Weaver and Tuchband (UVa) def. Cabiling and Elisa Conlon (M), 8-2
'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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