Women's Tennis Loses to Illinois, 5-4
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.- Virginia fell behind initially after losing four singles matches but came back to tie the match in doubles. Paige Boiko and Kendall White defeated Illinois' Wise and Gottlieb at #2 doubles, and Christie Schweer and Leslie Cook beat Shapiro and Parigue to tie the match at #3 with a 9-7 victory. Illinois' Simone Kung and Kara Loffelmacher, however, captured the last doubles match at 9-7 to win the competition 5-4, Illinois.
Singles No.1 - Simone Kung (Illinois) d. Paige Boiko (Virginia), 6-4, 6-4 No. 2 - Stacy Shapiro (Illinois) d. Stacy Gingold (Virginia), 7-5, 6-3 No. 3 - Megan Wise (Illinois) d. Emily Hill (Virginia), 6-4, 6-3 No. 4 - Kara Loffelmacher (Illinois) d. Leslie Cook (Virginia), 2-6, 7-6, 6-0 No. 5 - Christie Schweer (Virginia) d. Allison Gottlieb (Illinois), 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 No. 6 - Kelly Weaver (Virginia) d. Lisa Parigue (Illinois), 6-1, 6-1 Doubles No. 1 - Kung/Loffelmacher (Illinois) d. Hill/Gingold (Virginia), 7-9 No. 2 - Boiko/ Kendall White (Virginia) d. Wise/Gottlieb (Illinois), 8-3 No. 3 - Schweer/Cook (Virginia) d. Shapiro/Parigue (Illinois), 9-7 Virginia's current record: 3-2 Illinois' current record: 3-1
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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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