April 19, 2001
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UVa first-year women's tennis player Laura James (Fairfax, Va./Centerville) capped off an impressive freshman campaign by capturing the Atlantic Coast Conference flight championship at #5 singles. Second-year Jennifer Tuchband (Millburn, N.J./Millburn) and fourth-year Kelly Weaver (Kingston, N.Y./Kingston) garnered runner-up recognition at #3 doubles.
James owns a 22-10 overall record and finished her first ACC season with a 6-2 mark at #5 singles. Tuchband and Weaver compiled a 5-3 conference record and are currently 17-11 overall.
The Cavalier women's tennis team is in action tomorrow (April 20) at the ACC Tournament in Orlando, Fla. Virginia will take on ACC rival North Carolina at 3:00 p.m. in the quarterfinals of the tournament at the Lake Cane - Marsha Park & Tennis Center.
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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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