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UVa Women's Tennis Defeats Richmond, 5-2

Feb. 25, 2001

RICHMOND, Va. - The University of Virginia women's tennis team won its fourth consecutive m,atch Saturday evening (Feb. 24), defeating the University of Richmond, 5-2. The Cavaliers are now 4-1 in the spring season and 8-1 overall.

Virginia won the hotly contested doubles point by capturing two-of-three doubles matches. The Cavaliers won at No. 3 doubles, 8-1, and lost at No. 1, 8-4. The No. 2 team of Amy O'Donnell (Mahwah, N.H., Mahwah) and Christine Kim (McLean, Va./ Bishop Ireton) came through for UVa with a 9-7 victory, however, giving Virginia the all-important point.

Second-year Henriette Williams (Raleigh, N.C./ Broughton) remained undefeated in dual matches during the spring season, upending Jodi Kenoyer, 1-6, 6-2, 6-3. Kelly Weaver (Kingston, N.Y./ Kingston) returned to the lineup following a one-week hiatus and won her No. 6 singles match, 6-4, 6-2.

Virginia travels to Boston, Mass. to take on Harvard on Mar. 4 in its next match.

Virginia 5, Richmond 2
Doubles
1. Cluskey/ Kenoyer (Richmond) def. Schweer/ Williams (UVa), 8-4.
2. Kim/ O'Donnell (UVa) def. Bagnato/ Peetes (Richmond), 9-7.
3. Tuchband/ James (UVa) def. Cohen/ Devlin (Richmond), 8-1.

Singles
1. Jeannette Cluskey (Richmond) def. Amy O'Donnell (UVa) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.
2. Henriette Williams (UVa) def. Jodi Kenoyer (Richmond), 1-6, 6-2, 6-3.
3. Vanessa Bagnato (Richmond) def. Christie Schweer (UVa), 6-1, 6-0.
4. Laura James (UVa) def. Casey Cohen (Richmond), 6-2, 2-6, 6-1.
5. Jennifer Tuchband (UVa) def. Patty Devlin (Richmond), 6-2, 7-5.
6. Kelly Weaver (UVa) def. Elysse Salahy (Dartmouth), 6-1, 6-1.

 

 

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