Cavaliers Fall to Virginia Tech in ECAC Semifinals
PRINCETON, N.J.-- The University of Virginia women's tennis team lost to in-state rival Virginia Tech 5-1 today in the semifinals of the ECAC Team Championships at Princeton University. The loss is the first of the season for the 52nd-ranked Cavaliers, who are now 2-1 this fall. Virginia Tech improves to 3-0.
The Hokies, ranked 40th in the current Rolex rankings, will face Harvard in the championship match tomorrow at 11 AM at Princeton's Lenz Tennis Center. The winner will have the inside track on a bid to the national indoor team tournament in Dallas, Texas, in February.
Paige Boiko was the lone Cavalier winner this afternoon. She upset Vanessa Pardo, currently ranked 85th in collegiate singles, 6-4, 1-6, 6-2 at #1.
Two matches went to three sets with the Hokies winning both. Majka Serafini downed Stacy Gingold 6-1, 1-6, 7-5 at #2, while Katherine Chen defeated Kelly Weaver 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 at #5.
The complete results are below.
Virginia Tech 5, Virginia 1
1--Paige Boiko (V) def. Vanessa Pardo 6-4, 1-6, 6-2
2--Majka Serafini (VT) def. Stacy Gingold 6-1, 1-6, 7-5
3--Antonella Pozzi (VT) def. Emily Hill 6-2, 6-4
4--Sabrina Pardo (VT) def. Christie Schweer 6-3, 7-6 (5)
5--Katherine Chen (VT) def. Kelly Weaver 6-4, 1-6, 6-3
6--Daga Mrozek (VT) def. Kendall White 6-2, 6-1
Doubles were not played, match clinched
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