April 18, 1998
ATLANTA - The University of Virginia women's tennis team gained an important ACC win this afternoon by defeating Georgia Tech 5-4 at the Bill Moore Tennis Center. The win is Virginia's eighth straight over the Yellow Jackets. Virginia is now 12-8 overall and 3-4 in the ACC, while the Yellow Jackets fall to 13-6 overall and 2-5 in the ACC.
The teams were tied 3-3 heading into doubles play. Virginia got singlesi wins from Paige Boiko at #1, Stacy Gingold at #2 and Christie Schweer at #5.
The Cavaliers clinched the match by winning two of the three doubles matches. Schweer and Leslie Cook raised their ACC record to 6-1 with an 8-4 win over Sybi Parker and Autumn Richards at #3.
Virginia concludes its regular season tomorrow at Clemson. The match is scheduled to begin at noon. The Cavaliers haven't defeated the Tigers since 1989.
#34 Virginia 5 #52 Georgia Tech 4
Singles 1--Paige Boiko (V) def. Christelle Ursulet 6-4, 6-4 2--Stacy Gingold (V) def. Xenia Uy 6-3, 6-0 3--Bobbi Guthrie (G) def. Emily Hill 1-6, 6-4, 6-0 4--Autumn Richards (G) def. Leslie Cook 7-5, 6-3 5--Christie Schweer (V) def. Sybi Parker 4-6, 6-4, 6-0 6--Tamarra Jenkin (G) def. Kelly Weaver 6-3, 2-6, 6-4
Doubles 1--Ursulet/Guthrie (G) def. Hill/Gingold 8-3 2--Boiko/White (V) def. Jenkin/Uy 8-6 3--Cook/Schweer (V) def. Parker/Richards 8-4
'Hoos Learn Painful Lessons in LossMen's Basketball12/3/16No. 6 Virginia's 24-game winning streak at John Paul Jones Arena ended Saturday with a 66-57 loss to No. 25 West Virginia.Soccer Teams Turn Attention to 2017Men's Soccer12/2/16The Virginia men's and women's soccer teams are fixtures in their respective NCAA tournaments, and 2017 should bring more success for both.Home-Court Advantage Proves Pivotal AgainMen's Basketball12/1/16No. 6 Virginia, which hosts No. 25 West Virginia on Saturday afternoon, has won 24 straight games at John Paul Jones Arena.
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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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