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Women's Tennis Loses to No. 22 VCU

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March 25, 1998

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.-- The University of Virginia women's tennis fell to #22 Virginia Commonwealth 5-4 at the Sheridan Snyder Tennis Center. The loss snapped the Cavaliers' four-match winning streak and dropped their record to 8-4 this season.

The Cavaliers held a 3-2 lead with freshman Leslie Cook looking to extend Virginia's lead. Cook, the hottest player on the team with six consecutive wins, gained a 6-4 win in the first set in her match against Andrea Ondrisova at #4. But Ondrisova bounced back by winning the next two sets by scores of 6-4, 6-3 to knot the score at 3-all heading into doubles play.

Freshman Christie Schweer was among the highlights in singles for Virginia. She defeated Carmen Beitzer 6-2, 7-5 for her fifth win in a row.

Virginia Commonwealth inched closer to victory as Sofia Hiort and Lenka Zacharova defeated Paige Boiko and Kendall White 8-0 at #2. The Cavaliers made things interesting as Cook and fellow rookie Christie Schweer gained an 8-1 win over Beitzer and Siri Thayaprasat at #3 for their sixth win in a row. The Rams clinched the match a short time later as Martina Nedelkova and Andrea Ondrisova defeated Emily Hill and Stacy Gingold 8-2.

The Cavaliers return to action on Saturday (March 28) as they host North Carolina in an ACC battle at 11:00 AM.

#22 VCU 5, #33 Virginia 4

Singles
1--#12 Martina Nedelkova (VCU) def. Paige Boiko 6-1, 6-0
2--Stacy Gingold (UVa) def. Sofia Hiort 6-4, 6-0
3--Lenka Zacharova (VCU) def. Emily Hill 6-2, 6-0
4--Andrea Ondrisova (VCU) def. Leslie Cook 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
5--Christie Schweer (UVa) def. Carmen Beitzer 6-2, 7-5
6--Kelly Weaver (UVa) def. Siri Thayaprasat 6-1, 6-1

Doubles 1--#25 Nedelkova/Ondrisova (VCU) def. Hill/Gingold 8-2 2--Hiort/Zacharova (VCU) def. Boiko/Kendall White 8-0 3--#32 Cook/Schweer (UVa) def. Beitzer/Thayaprasat 8-1


 

 

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