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Two Women's Tennis Players Receive Preseason ITA Rankings

Sept. 16, 1999

PRINCETON, N.J. - Third year University of Virginia tennis players Leslie Cook (Boynton Beach, Fla./Lake Worth Christian) and Christie Schweer (Houston, Texas/Memorial) have been ranked 48th in the 1999 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Preseason Doubles rankings as selected by the ITA National Ranking Committee.

Cook and Schweer posted a 16-12 record as doubles partners in the 1998-99 season. The duo played mainly number two doubles for the Cavaliers. In addition to doubles play, Cook registered a 23-12 mark while playing mainly number four singles. Schweer turned in a 26-10 mark while playing mostly number five singles in 1998-99.

The women's tennis team opens the 1999 fall season by competing in the Wolfpack Invitational in Raleigh, N.C. on September 17-19. There will be four singles flights and two doubles flights in the Wolfpack Invitational. UVa will have two players in each of the singles flights and two teams in both of the doubles flights.

The Cavaliers finished the 1998-99 season with a 12-9 overall record.




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