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Women's Tennis Loses to Wake Forest, 5-4

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.--The University of Virginia women's tennis fell to #11 Wake Forest 5-4 this afternoon at the Sheridan Snyder Tennis Center. The loss drops Virginia to 10-7 (1-3 in the ACC).

The #34 ranked Cavaliers held a solid 4-2 lead after playing singles. Paige Boiko defeated Mariel Verban at #1, Stacy Gingold beat Nicola Kaiwai in straight sets at #2, first-year Leslie Cook won at #3 after upsetting Annemarie Milton, and first-year Christie Schweer defeated Terri Hiete at #5.

#11 Wake Forest, however, retaliated to capture all three doubles points and win the match in a clutch 5-4 victory.

Virginia returns to action tomorrow against N.C. State at the Sheridan Snyder Tennis Center, 2 PM.

#11 Wake Forest 5, #34 Virginia 4

1--Paige  Boiko (V)  def.  Mariel Verban    7-5, 2-6, 6-3
2--Stacy Gingold (V)  def.  Nicola Kaiwai   6-1, 6-3
3--Lule Aydin (WF)  def.  Emily Hill        6-2, 6-1
4--Leslie Cook (V)  def.  Annemarie Milton  6-4, 6-1
5--Christie Schweer (V)  def.  Terri Hiete  7-5, 7-5
6--Jackie Houston (WF)  def.  Kelly Weaver  6-2, 6-4

Doubles 1--Kaiwai/Dorothee Kurz (WF) def. Gingold/Hill 9-8 (4) 2--Aydin/Verban (WF) def. Boiko/White 8-4 3--Milton/Caroline Ullring (WF) def. Cook Schweer 8-6




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