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April 11, 1999

DURHAM, N.C. – The Duke women’s tennis team, ranked No. 3 in the country,recorded its eighth-straight win with an 8-1 victory over Virginia onSaturday. The win is the Blue Devils’ 109th consecutive another ACC teamand the 78th-consecutive regular season conference win. With the victory,Duke’s overall record improves to 18-3 and 7-0 in the conference, while theCavaliers drop to 10-7 overall and 1-4 in the ACC.

The Blue Devils secured five singles wins and swept the doubles action.Sophomore Christie Schweer was the only Cavalier to record a victory.Playing out of position due to an injury to Amy O’Donnell, Schweer moved upone spot in the line-up and defeated Duke senior Karen Goldstein 7-5, 6-4at #4. The win was Schweer’s fourth in a row and her fourth ACC win againstjust one loss.



1. Vanessa Webb (D) d. Paige Boiko (V),               3-0, ret.2. Kristin Sanderson (D) d. Stacy Gingold (V),        6-0, 6-13. Megan Miller (D) d. Leslie Cook (V),               6-0, 6-04. Christie Schweer (V) d. Karen Goldstein (D),       7-5, 6-45. Kathy Sell (D) d. Kelly Waever (V),                6-4, 6-26. Ioana Plesu (D) d. Christine Kim (V),              6-2, 6-1


1. Webb/Goldstein (D) d. Gingold/Amy O'Donnell (V),   5-2, ret.2. Brooke Siebel/Biro (D) d. Schweer/Cook (V),             8-33. Miller/Sell (D) d. Weaver/Kim (V),                      8-0
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