Oct. 12, 2012
ATHENS, Ga. - The Virginia women's tennis team went unbeaten on the first day of play at the Bulldog Classic on Friday at the Dan Magill Tennis Center. The Cavaliers won doubles matches and four singles matches against Indiana.
In doubles, the team of Erin Vierra (Norwell, Mass.) and Maci Epstein (Winter Park, Fla.) topped Carolyn Chupa and Katie Klyczek 8-3. Maria Fuccillo (Rockville, Md.) and Li Xi (Kunming, China) teamed to down Gabrielle Rubenstein and Jithmie Jayawickrema 8-5.
In singles, three players won in straight sets. Stephanie Nauta (Galveston, Texas) downed Sophie Garre 6-2, 6-2, Vierra topped Chupa 6-0, 6-1 and Fuccillo defeated Rubenstein 6-3, 6-0. Xi added a 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 win over Alecia Garre to complete the undefeated day.
The tournament, which also includes players from host Georgia, runs through Sunday.
'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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