CHARLOTTESVILLE The Virginia women’s tennis team opened the spring portion of its schedule Friday as the third annual UVa Winter Invitational began at the Boyd Tinsley Courts at the Boar’s Head Sports Club. The three-day tournament runs through Sunday.
On Friday, the Cavaliers had a strong performance in doubles. The team of Jennifer Stevens (Miami, Fla.) and Amanda Rales (Bethesda, Md.) topped the 30th ranked team of Mykala Hedberg and Staten Spencer of LSU, 8-0, in Flight B. In Flight A, the Virginia team of Maggie Yahner (Las Vegas, Nev.) and Lindsey Pereira (Arlington, Texas) defeated the LSU team of Megan Falcon and Hannah Robinson, 9-8.
In singles, Virginia had a singles win by Yahner, who defeated Robinson 6-1, 6-4 in Flight D.
Play on Saturday begins at 10 a.m. Sunday’s play will begin at 9 a.m. Admission is free.
Davenport Field Ready for UnveilingBaseball2/20/18No. 15 Virginia hosts VMI at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Davenport Field, which has been expanded and upgraded since the end of last season.Prime Opportunity Eludes CavaliersWomen's Basketball2/18/18Virginia, which lost Sunday to ACC rival Miami at John Paul Jones Arena, has two regular-season games remaining, both on the road.Jackson Comfortable in Leading RoleWomen's Lacrosse2/16/18As a sophomore last season, Maggie Jackson led the Cavaliers in points, ground balls and draw controls and tied for the lead in assists.
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