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April 17, 1999

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Wake Forest swept the top five singles matches anddowned Virginia 7-2 in women’s tennis action today at the Sheridan SnyderTennis Center. The 19th-ranked Demon Deacons improve their record to 12-9this season and 6-1 in the ACC, while the Cavaliers falls to 11-8 overalland 2-5 in the ACC.

The visiting Demon Deacons won all four three-set matches to help theircause. Mariel Verban, the nation’s 10th-ranked player, downed Paige Boikoat #1 6-2, 3-6, 6-3. The Deacs also got three-set wins at #2 from JanetBergman, at #4 from Jackie Houston and at #5 from Annemarie Milton.

Kelly Weaver was Virginia’s lone singles winner. She defeated Lea Miller6-3, 6-4 at #6.

Virginia concludes its regular season tomorrow at home against N.C. Stateat 2 p.m.

Wake Forest 7, Virginia 2


1-Mariel Verban (W) def. Paige Boiko          6-2, 3-6, 6-32-Janet Bergman (W) def. Stacy Gingold        6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-43-Maren Haus (W) def. Amy O'Donnell           6-3, 6-24-Jackie Houston (W) def. Leslie Cook         6-2, 6-7, 6-45-Annemarie Milton (W) def. Christie Schweer  6-3, 4-6, 6-16-Kelly Weaver (V) def. Lea Miller            6-3, 6-4


1-Boiko/Gingold (V) def. Verban/Bergman       default2-Milton/Miller (W) def. Cook/Schweer         9-8(7-3)2-Haus/Houston (W) def. Weaver/Christine Kim  9-8(7-1)
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