April 25, 1998
ATLANTA-- The University of Virginia women's tennis team lost to Maryland 5-1 late Friday night in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference women's tennis tournament at the Bill Moore Tennis Center on the Georgia Tech campus.
The Cavaliers, who lost to Maryland 5-4 during the regular season, fall to 13-9 overall. Maryland, winner of four straight matches, improved to 12-9 and advanced to the semifinals for the first time since the single elimination format began in 1990.
The Terrapins closed out the victory without having to play the doubles competition. Stacy Walkowitz defeated Leslie Cook 6-0, 3-6, 7-5 at 4 to clinch the win.
Freshman Christie Schweer, the ACC runner-up at 5, was the only Cavalier to win. She defeated Chrissie Terrill 6-3, 7-6 (6) for her seventh consecutive win. She leads the Cavaliers with a 23-9 record this season.
63 Maryland 5, 30 Virginia 1 Singles 1--Meg Griffin (M) def. Paige Boiko 6-4, 6-2 2--Lorraine Bittles (M) def. Stacy Gingold 7-5, 6-2 3--Thea Ivanisevic (M) def. Emily Hill 7-5, 6-3 4--Stacy Walkowitz (M) def. Leslie Cook 6-0, 3-6, 7-5 * 5--Christie Schweer (V) def. Chrissie Terrill 6-3, 7-6(6) 6--Adrienne Pavelko (M) def. Kelly Weaver 6-4, 6-1
Doubles Not played, match clinched * clinching match
'Hoos Looking to Make More HistoryMen's Tennis5/22/17A win over No. 9 seed North Carolina on Tuesday afternoon would give second-seeded Virginia its third straight NCAA men's tennis title.McKee Thriving in New SurroundingsTrack & Field, Cross Country5/22/17A transfer from Kansas, Kelly McKee will compete in the triple jump this week at the NCAA East Regional meet in Lexington, Kentucky.Cavalier Men's Basketball NotebookMen's Basketball5/16/17The Cavaliers are heading into their ninth season under head coach Tony Bennett, who has led them to four straight NCAA tournaments.
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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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