Sept. 24, 2016
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Several players continued to advance on Saturday as the Virginia women’s tennis team completed day two of action at the UVA Fall Invite at the Snyder Tennis Center.
Play for the fall tournament will conclude with finals in both singles and doubles action on Sunday. Competition begins with doubles finals at 9 a.m. with singles matches scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m.
Saturday action back-to-back wins from junior Teodora Radosavljevic (Belgrade, Serbia) and freshman Rosie Johanson (Abbotsford, British Columbia) to set up an all Virginia final in the blue flight. Sophomore Erica Susi (Vero Beach, Fla.) split her matches and will play for third place in the consolation bracket on Sunday.
In the orange bracket, sophomore Meghan Kelley (Falmouth, Maine) won both of her matches to advance to the finals of the consolation bracket. Freshman Hunter Bleser (New Braunfels, Texas) dropped her only match of the afternoon.
In the white bracket, three Cavaliers were in action. Junior Cassie Mercer (Huntington, W.V.) and freshman Chloe Gullickson (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.) both split matches in the main draw of the bracket, setting up a third-place match for Gullikson on Sunday and a fifth-place match for Mercer. Freshman Camille Favero (Sacramento, Calif.) dropped both of her matches, but will play in the seventh-place match Sunday.
The Cavaliers have two doubles teams in main draw finals on Sunday. Virginia also has a team playing in the consolation finals and another playing for third place in the consolation bracket.
Rosie Johanson (UVA) def. Luisa Rosa (Utah), 6-3, 6-2
Johanson (UVA) def. Kara Hall (Michigan), 6-0, 6-1
Johanson (UVA) def. Silvia Chinellato (USC), 6-1, 6-2
Teodora Radosavljevic (UVA) def. Natalia Vlasova (ODU), 6-4, 6-1
Radosavljevic (UVA) def. Margo Pletcher (Utah), 7-6, 6-1
Radosavljevic (UVA) def. Hadley Berg (USC), 6-4, 6-1
Hadley Berg (USC) def. Erica Susi (UVA), 7-5, 6-1
Susi (UVA) def. Victoria Robinson (Utah), 6-2, 7-5
Natalia Vlasova (ODU) def. Susi (UVA), 6-0, 6-1
Hunter Bleser (UVA) def. Fallon Delp (Va. Tech), 6-0, 6-2
Kristina Hovsepyan (Maryland) def. Bleser (UVA), 6-4, 6-4
Jena Cheng (Utah) def. Meghan Kelley (UVA), 6-2, 2-6, 6-3
Kelley (UVA) def. Adriana Rajkovic (ODU), 6-0, 6-2
Kelley (UVA) def. Stephanie Smith (Marshall), 7-5, 6-4
Camille Favero (UVA) def. Rachel Morales (Marshall), 0-6, 6-3, 6-4
Bridget Folland (USC) def. Favero (UVA), 7-5, 6-1
Derya Turhan (Marshall) def. Favero (UVA), 6-4, 6-1
Chloe Gullickson (UVA) def. Cassandra Thebault (Maryland), 6-3, 6-2
Gullickson (UVA) def. Derya Turhan (Marshall), 6-3, 6-4
Alex Najarian (Michigan) def. Gullickson (UVA), 7-6, 6-4
Cassie Mercer (UVA) def. Alexia Petrovic (Utah), 6-4, 6-4
Borislava Botusharova (ODU) def. Mercer (UVA), 6-3, 6-3
Mercer def. Marijana Novakovic (ODU), 6-4, 4-6, 6-0
Kelley/Johanson (UVA) def. Novackova/Silver (Marshall), 8-1
Kelley/Johanson (UVA) def. Hovsepyan/Stanova (Maryland), 8-5
Rajkovic/Vojcinajova (ODU) def. Radosavljevic/Susi (UVA), 8-6
Radosavljevic/Susi (UVA) def. Mills/Templeton (USC), 8-2
Baron/Daxhelet (Va. Tech) def. Bleser/Favero (UVA), 8-6
Morales/Smith (Marshall) def. Bleser/Favero (UVA), 8-5
Gullickson/Mercer (UVA) def. Delp/Pence (Va. Tech), 8-0
Gullickson/Mercer (UVA) def. Rosa/Sperry-Rice (Utah), 8-1
Friday matches in italics
Cooper Thriving Under New StaffSwimming & Diving12/12/17A senior from Atlanta and one of the team's captains, Caitlin Cooper set the UVA women's record in the 50-yard freestyle early this month in Athens, Georgia.Hazzard Aiming to Uphold Family TraditionTrack & Field, Cross Country12/11/17A freshman from Long Island, New York, Halle Hazzard is the younger sister of Payton Hazzard, who was an All-America sprinter for the Cavaliers.UVA's Campbell Winners Share Special BondFootball12/6/17UVA is the only ACC school with multiple winners of the prestigious Campbell Trophy: Tom Burns in 1993 and Micah Kiser this year.
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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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