April 22, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Virginia has earned the No. 3 seed for the 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Tennis Championship, which runs Thursday-Sunday, April 25-28 at Cary (N.C.) Tennis Park.
The Cavaliers (16-8, 9-2 ACC) received a first-round bye and will play No. 6 seed Duke (14-8, 5-5 ACC) or No. 11 seed Virginia Tech (13-11, 2-9 ACC) in the quarterfinals on Friday, April 26 at 3 p.m.
Virginia won a school-best nine ACC matches and has won eight of its last nine matches overall. The Cavaliers defeated Florida State (4-0) and Miami (4-1) last weekend at Snyder Tennis Center.
The Cavaliers are one of seven ACC teams ranked in the top 25 in the latest ITA national rankings. Top-seeded North Carolina (24-2, 10-1 ACC), No. 2 seed Clemson (14-6, 9-2 ACC) and No. 4 seed Miami (17-5, 8-3 ACC) also earned first-round byes.
Action begins with first-round matches on Thursday and continues through Sunday's 11 a.m. championship match.
Live scoring for all of Virginia's matches in the championship will be available at VirginiaSports.com.
2013 ACC Women’s Tennis Championship Schedule
Thursday, April 25
9 a.m. – No. 8 NC State vs. No. 9 Boston College
9 a.m. – No. 5 Georgia Tech vs. No. 12 Maryland
Noon – No. 7 Florida State vs. No. 10 Wake Forest
3 p.m. – No. 6 Duke vs. No. 11 Virginia Tech
Friday, April 26
9 a.m. – No. 1 North Carolina vs. No. 8 NC State/No. 9 Boston College
Noon - No. 4 Miami vs. No. 5 Georgia Tech/No. 12 Maryland
Noon - No. 2 Clemson vs. No. 7 Florida State/No. 10 Wake Forest
3 p.m. – No. 3 Virginia vs. No. 6 Duke/ No. 11 Virginia Tech
Saturday, April 27
10 a.m. - Semifinal 1
1 p.m. - Semifinal 2
Sunday, April 28
11 a.m. - Championship
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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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