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UVa Women's Tennis Defeats Richmond, 5-2

VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM Henriette Williams has won all five of her dual matches this spring.
VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM
Henriette Williams has won all five of her dual matches this spring.
VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM

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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