April 5, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - No. 18 Virginia hosts Wake Forest, No. 44 NC State and East Tennessee State in women's tennis action this weekend at Snyder Tennis Center.
The Cavaliers (10-7, 4-1 ACC) host Wake Forest (1-14, 0-5 ACC) on Saturday, April 6 at 12 p.m. Virginia battles NC State (10-5, 1-4 ACC) and East Tennessee State (9-4, 4-0 A-Sun) on Sunday, April 7 at 12 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Virginia has won seven of its last eight matches and is coming off its first win against a top-ranked opponent, defeating No. 1 North Carolina, 4-3, last Saturday.
No. 15 Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) earned her second ACC Women's Tennis Player of the Week honor after going 3-0 in singles and 2-0 in doubles last week. Elbaba is 10-6 in dual action, including a 5-0 ACC singles mark.
The Cavaliers, who are 19-24 all-time against Wake Forest, defeated the Demon Deacons 6-1 and 4-0 last season. Wake Forest has lost 14 consecutive matches since defeating Richmond, 7-0, on Jan. 26.
Virginia is 28-9 all-time against the Wolfpack, including a 5-2 win in Raleigh last season. NC State's Joelle Kissell (No. 35) and Tatiana Illova (No. 92) are ranked in singles. The Cavaliers are 1-0 all-time against East Tennessee State.
Live stats are available for all three matches at VirginiaSports.com.
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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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