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No. 9 Virginia Hosts Georgia Tech and Clemson During Senior Weekend

Caryssa Peretz

  No. 9 Virginia vs. No. 27 Georgia Tech and No. 15 Clemson
 Dates & Time Saturday & Sunday, April 5-6 | 12 p.m.
 Location  Charlottesville, Va. | Snyder Tennis Center
 Coverage  Live ScoringLive Video
 Additional Information  Twitter | Julia Elbaba Feature

April 3, 2014

CHARLOTTESVILLE - No. 9 Virginia hosts No. 27 Georgia Tech and No. 15 Clemson in Atlantic Coast Conference women's tennis action during Senior Weekend at Snyder Tennis Center on Saturday-Sunday, April 5-6.

The Cavaliers (13-4, 7-1 ACC) host the Yellow Jackets (8-6, 5-3 ACC) Saturday and the Tigers (16-3, 8-0 ACC) Sunday. First serve for both matches is set for 12 p.m. Live video and stats will be available at

Virginia will honor seniors Caryssa Peretz (Cherry Hill, N.J.), Li Xi (Kunming, China), Marjorie Baker (Washington, D.C.) and Clare Spooner (Williamsburg, Va.) in a pre-match ceremony on Sunday beginning at 11:30 a.m.

Virginia, which has won four consecutive matches, is 19-12 all-time against Georgia Tech and 6-35 all-time vs. Clemson. The Cavaliers posted a 4-3 win at Georgia Tech and 4-3 loss at Clemson last season.

UVa has four ranked singles players in No. 3 Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.), No. 33 Danielle Collins (St. Petersburg, Fla.), No. 45 Stephanie Nauta (Galveston, Texas) and No. 50 Rachel Pierson (Princeton, N.J.).

Elbaba is 12-2 at No. 1 singles and Collins is 8-4 at No. 2. Nauta, who is 13-1 in dual play, is 4-1 at No. 3 singles and Pierson is 5-0 at No. 4.

Maci Epstein (Winter Park, Fla.) is 8-4 at No. 5 singles, while Xi, Peretz and Marie Faure (Toulouse, France) have all seen action at No. 6.

Elbaba and Pierson are ranked No. 9 in doubles with a 7-5 dual record. Nauta and Epstein are No. 67 with an 8-4 record.

The Georgia Tech doubles lineup features No. 4 Kendal Woodard and Megan Kurey. Clemson's singles lineup includes No. 46 Yan Koroleva, No. 64 Romy Kolzer, No. 93 Tristen Dewar and No. 111 Beatrice Gumulya. The Tigers have four doubles teams ranked, led by No. 26 Gumulya and Koroleva.

Admission to all home Virginia tennis matches is free.




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