CHARLOTTESVILLE -- The No. 22 Virginia women's tennis team returns home this weekend to host a pair of Top 25 ACC foes. The Cavaliers host No. 25 Florida State on Friday at 3:30 p.m. and No. 5 Miami on Sunday at 11 a.m. Both matches are slated to be played outdoors at the Snyder Tennis Center (weather permitting).
The Cavaliers are 10-4 overall this season and 3-2 in the ACC. Last week, Virginia suffered road losses to No. 6 Georgia Tech and No. 13 Clemson. The Seminoles come to Charlottesville with an overall record of 8-6 (1-4 ACC), while the Hurricanes enter the weekend at 16-3 overall (5-1 ACC).
Virginia is led by junior Jennifer Stevens (Miami, Fla.) and freshman Emily Fraser (Rye, N.Y.), ranked No. 78 and No. 81 respectively in the latest ITA singles rankings. Together they are ranked No. 48 in doubles, while the team of Amanda Rales (Bethesda, Md.) and Neela Vaez (Perrysburg, Ohio) is ranked No. 64.
Admission to all Virginia women's tennis matches is free.
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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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