May 22, 2014
ATHENS, Ga. - Virginia sophomore Danielle Collins (St. Petersburg, Fla.) advanced to the round of 16 at the NCAA Singles Championship on Thursday (May 22) at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex on the campus of the University of Georgia.
No. 32 Collins (33-10) posted a 6-3, 6-3 win over No. 18 Annet Schutting of Cal in the round of 32 and will face No. 2 Robin Anderson of UCLA in the round of 16 on Friday (May 23). With the round of 32 win, Collins earned her first All-America singles honor as a top-16 finisher in the tournament.
Seventh-seeded Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) and Rachel Pierson(Princeton, N.J.) were defeated 6-3, 7-6 (10-8) by USC's No. 16 Brynn Boren and Zoe Katz in the opening round of 32 at the NCAA Doubles Championship. Despite the loss, Elbaba and Pierson (28-13) earned Virginia's first All-America doubles honor as a seeded tandem.
Fans can follow Collins at the NCAA Singles Championship online at VirginiaSports.com and via Twitter at @NCAATennis2014 and #NCAAMWT.
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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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