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April 13, 1999

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The University of Virginia men’s tennis team bouncedback from two tough losses last week with a 6-0 win over William & Marytoday at the Sheridan Snyder Tennis Center. Today’s meeting of the twoschools was an historically appropriate one given their common bond-ThomasJefferson. Jefferson, who was born on this date in 1743, was a graduate ofWilliam & Mary and founder of UVa.

With the win the Cavaliers improve to 11-7 overall this season, whileWilliam & Mary sees its three-match winning streak end. The Tribe falls to15-9 overall. The win is Virginia’s 34th in a row over William & Marydating back to 1951.

The Cavaliers wasted little time in gaining the early advantage by sweepingall three doubles matches to claim the doubles point.

Virginia inched closer to a win as Hyon Yoo at #4 and Brian Vahaly at #1were first off for the Cavaliers. Vahaly, the nation’s 17th-ranked player,defeated #87 Trevor Spracklin 6-3, 6-4. John Winter clinched the win forUVa with a 6-0, 6-4 win over Pat Brown at #3. Winter, who has hit a roughstretch lately, won for the second time in his last four matches.

Huntley Montgomery and Brian Hunter closed out the scoring for Virginia at#2 and #6, respectively. Tommy Croker’s match vs. Tim Csontos was stoppedby agreement between both coaches.

The Cavaliers host in-state rival Virginia Tech tomorrow at 1 p.m. at theSnyder Tennis Center.

Virginia 6, William & Mary 0

1-Brian Vahaly (V) def. Trevor Spracklin 6-3, 6-4
2-Huntley Montgomery (V) def. Lee Harang 6-4, 6-2
3-John Winter (V) def. Pat Brown 6-0, 6-4
4-Hyon Yoo (V) def. Dave Kenas 6-4, 6-2
5-Tommy Croker (V) vs. Tim Csontos (WM)-did not finish, match clinched
6-Brian Hunter (V) def. Martin Larsson 6-4, 6-4

1-Montgomery/Vahaly (V) def. Spracklin/Brown 8-5
2-Croker/Winter (V) def. Csontos/Larsson 8-4
3-Hunter/Yoo (V) def. Harang/Kenas 8-1

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