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April 7, 1999

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.- Playing its third ACC match in five days, theUniversity of Maryland women’s tennis team kept up its hot steak bydefeating Virginia 6-3 this afternoon at the Sheridan Snyder Tennis Center.The win, the fourth in a row for the Terps, improved their record to 11-4overall and 3-1 in the ACC. The Cavaliers fall to 10-6 this season and 1-3in the ACC after losing to Maryland for the third straight time.

The match shaped up to be a tough one early. Maryland won both three-setmatches as Stacy Walkowitz defeated UVa freshman Amy O’Donnell 4-6, 7-5,6-3 at #3, and Courtney Perkins held on to defeat Kelly Weaver 6-4, 2-6,7-5 at #6.

The Cavaliers got singles wins from Stacy Gingold and Christie Schweer.Gingold continued her torrid pace of late with a 6-4, 6-4 win over LorraineBittles at #2. The loss was the first for Bittles in the ACC this season.Schweer won for the 10th time in her last 12 matches with a 6-1, 7-5 winover Adrienne Pavelko at #5.

With Maryland leading 3-2, the Cavaliers had a chance to draw even, butChrissie Terrill topped Leslie Cook 6-3, 7-6 at #4 to give Maryland acommanding lead going into doubles.

Virginia pulled closer as Weaver and Christine Kim defeated Pavelko andPerkins 8-5 at #3, but Walkowitz and Terrill clinched the match for theTerrapins with an 8-5 win over Cook and Schweer at #2.

Maryland 6, Virginia 3


1-Meg Griffin (M) def. Paige Boiko            7-6, 7-62-Stacy Gingold (V) def. Lorraine Bittles     6-4, 6-43-Stacy Walkowitz (M) def. Amy O'Donnell      4-6, 7-5, 6-34-Chrissie Terrill (M) def. Leslie Cook       6-3, 7-65-Christie Schweer (V) def. Adrienne Pavelko  6-1, 7-56-Courtney Perkins (M) def. Kelly Weaver      6-4, 2-6, 7-5


1-Griffin/Bittles (M) def. Boiko/Gingold         8-52-Walkowitz/Terrill (M) def. Cook/Schweer        8-53-Weaver/Christine Kim (V) def. Pavelko/Perkins  8-5
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