Skip to simplified nav
Elbaba, Nauta and Xi Eliminated at NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships

VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM
Julia Elbaba's freshman season ended with a loss today.

VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM
Julia Elbaba's freshman season ended with a loss today.
VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM

May 23, 2013

URBANA, Ill. - Virginia's Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.), Stephanie Nauta (Galveston, Texas) and Li Xi(Kunming, China) were eliminated Thursday (May 23) at the NCAA Women's Tennis Singles and Doubles Championships, help on the campus of the University of Illinois.

Elbaba was defeated by North Carolina's Caroline Price, 6-2, 6-1 in the singles round of 32, while No. 32 Nauta and Xi were defeated by No. 17 Lorraine Guillermo and Khunpak Issara of Pepperdine, 6-2, 6-1, in the doubles round of 32.

No. 12 Elbaba's match started at the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex, but was moved indoors to Atkins Tennis Center due to inclement weather with No. 46 Price leading 6-2, 3-0.

Elbaba finished her freshman season with a 35-12 record, establishing a new UVa first-year record for most wins in a season. Elbaba, who had a 29-8 doubles mark, was also named an ITA All-American, ITA National Rookie of the Year, All-ACC and ACC Freshman of the Year.

Nauta and Xi finished the season with a 15-12 doubles record. The Virginia duo achieved a school-best finish at a major tournament, placing second at the ITA Intercollegiate Indoor Doubles Championship on Nov. 11. Nauta was also named All-ACC.


 

 

Schedules

Top Videos
Jeff White
Daniel Lynch
Lynch Makes Timely Return to Mound
Baseball
5/28/16
In his first appearance since April 13, freshman Daniel Lynch retired all four batters he faced Friday in Virginia's ACC tournament loss to Wake Forest.
Justin Anderson
Transfers Eager to Help Lift Program
Football
5/26/16
UVA's football team added three transfers this spring: quarterback Kurt Benkert, offensive guard Jared Cohen and defensive end Jack Powers.
Thai-Son Kwiatkowski
Cavaliers' Reign Atop NCAA Continues
Men's Tennis
5/25/16
With a 4-1 win over Oklahoma on Tuesday night, top-seeded Virginia captured its second straight NCAA men's title and third in four seasons.

Jeff White

Director of News Content

jwhite@virginia.edu

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.

Archives
More Headlines
Online Stores
Auctions
Cavalier Team Shop