BLACKSBURG, Va.--The University of Virginia women's tennis team lost to Virginia Commonwealth University 5-2 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA East Region Tournament at Virginia Tech on Friday (May 15).
The loss eliminates the Cavaliers from the tournament and ends their season. UVa finished the season with an overall record of 13-10.
Virginia Commonwealth improves to 19-3 with the victory and advances to the semifinals of the tournament.
Virginia Commonwealth's #2 doubles team of Sofia Hiort and Lenka Zacharova clinched the victory with an 8-0 win over UVa's Paige Boiko and Kendall White.
Virginia got wins in the #5 and #6 singles matches. Virginia's Christie Schweer defeated Carmen Beitzer 6-3, 6-1 in the #5 singles competition and UVa's Kelly Weaver defeated Sira Thayaprasat 6-1, 6-1 in the #6 singles match.
Virginia Commonwealth 5, Virginia 2
1-Martina Nedelkova (VCU) def. Paige Boiko 6-2, 6-2
2-Sofia Hiort (VCU) def. Stacy Gingold 6-2, 3-6, 6-0
3-Lenka Zacharova (VCU) def. Emily Hill 6-2, 6-3
4-Andrea Ondrisova (VCU) def. Leslie Cook 6-2, 7-6(9-7)
5-Christie Schweer (V) def. Carmen Beitzer 6-3, 6-1
6-Kelly Weaver (V) def. Sira Thayaprasat 6-1, 6-1
2-Sofia Hiort & Lenka Zacharova (VCU) def. Paige Boiko & Kendall White 8-0
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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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