Women's Tennis Defeats Georgia Tech
April 18, 1998
ATLANTA – The University of Virginia women’s tennis team gained an important ACC win this afternoon by defeating Georgia Tech 5-4 at the Bill Moore Tennis Center. The win is Virginia’s eighth straight over the Yellow Jackets. Virginia is now 12-8 overall and 3-4 in the ACC, while the Yellow Jackets fall to 13-6 overall and 2-5 in the ACC.
The teams were tied 3-3 heading into doubles play. Virginia got singlesi wins from Paige Boiko at #1, Stacy Gingold at #2 and Christie Schweer at #5.
The Cavaliers clinched the match by winning two of the three doubles matches. Schweer and Leslie Cook raised their ACC record to 6-1 with an 8-4 win over Sybi Parker and Autumn Richards at #3.
Virginia concludes its regular season tomorrow at Clemson. The match is scheduled to begin at noon. The Cavaliers haven’t defeated the Tigers since 1989.
#34 Virginia 5 #52 Georgia Tech 4
Singles1–Paige Boiko (V) def. Christelle Ursulet 6-4, 6-42–Stacy Gingold (V) def. Xenia Uy 6-3, 6-03–Bobbi Guthrie (G) def. Emily Hill 1-6, 6-4, 6-04–Autumn Richards (G) def. Leslie Cook 7-5, 6-35–Christie Schweer (V) def. Sybi Parker 4-6, 6-4, 6-06–Tamarra Jenkin (G) def. Kelly Weaver 6-3, 2-6, 6-4
Doubles1–Ursulet/Guthrie (G) def. Hill/Gingold 8-32–Boiko/White (V) def. Jenkin/Uy 8-63–Cook/Schweer (V) def. Parker/Richards 8-4