Senior co-captain Erin Vierra leads the Cavaliers into their third straight NCAA Round of 16.
|2013 NCAA Women's Tennis Championship|
|Schedule||May 17-21 - Team
May 22-27 - Individuals
|Location||Urbana, Ill. | Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex|
|Tournament Info||Championship Homepage | NCAA Bracket | NCAA Homepage|
|Additional Information||Twitter | Virginia Notes|
May 15, 2013
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - No. 14 seed Virginia (19-9) plays No. 3 seed Texas A&M (23-3) in the round of 16 at the 2013 NCAA Women's Tennis Championship on Friday, May 17. First serve at the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex at the Atkins Tennis Center on the campus of the University of Illinois is set for 5 p.m. ET. Live scoring and video will be available on VirginiaSports.com.
The Cavaliers are competing in their school-best fifth consecutive NCAA Tournament and are seeking their first NCAA quarterfinal appearance in school history. Virginia defeated Fairleigh Dickinson (4-0) and Texas (4-3) to advance to its third consecutive NCAA Round of 16.
Virginia is 12-13 all-time in 14 NCAA Tournament appearances. The Cavaliers are 6-2 in the NCAA Tournament over the past three seasons. Head coach Mark Guilbeau has guided the Cavaliers to the NCAA Tournament in seven of his eight seasons.
The Cavaliers are 0-2 against Texas A&M this season, losing 4-1 at the ITA National Indoor Championships in Charlottesville on Feb. 10 and 5-2 on March 13 in College Station. The Aggies advanced to their second NCAA Round of 16 with wins over Southern (4-0) and TCU (4-1).
Virginia's singles lineup features freshman Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.), freshman Stephanie Nauta (Galveston, Texas), senior Hana Tomljanovic (Boca Raton, Fla.), junior Li Xi (Kunming, China), senior Erin Vierra (Norwell, Mass.) and junior Caryssa Peretz (Cherry Hill, N.J.). UVa's doubles pairings are Vierra and Nauta, Elbaba and Tomljanovic and Xi and senior Maria Fuccillo (Rockville, Md.).
The winner of the Virginia-Texas A&M match will play the winner of the Northwestern-Miami match in the quarterfinals on Sunday, May 19 at 5 p.m. ET.
'Hoos Heading Into Hostile TerritoryMen's Basketball2/5/16At noon Saturday, in a game to be shown on the ACC Network, No. 9 Virginia (18-4, 7-3) plays Pitt (17-4, 6-3) at the Petersen Events Center.Unorthodox Move Paying Off For CollinsTrack & Field, Cross Country2/4/16Cam Collins transferred in 2014 from Hampden-Sydney College, where he played basketball, to UVA, where he competes on the track & field team.Signing Day Ends Happily for 'HoosFootball2/3/16Head coach Bronco Mendenhall's first recruiting class at Virginia consists of 24 players, nine of whom attend high schools in the state.
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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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