Women's Tennis Takes Four Titles at Brown Invitational
October 11, 1998
PROVIDENCE, R.I.- The University of Virginia women’s tennis team had a very successful weekend at the Ninth Annual Brown University Invitational in Providence, R.I. The Cavaliers claimed three singles and one doubles championship and also had the runner-up in two singles and one doubles flight.
Senior Paige Boiko defeated top-seed Cynthia Tow of Boston College 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 to win the singles flight A. Fellow senior Stacy Gingold joined Boiko in flight A. She lost her first round match and advanced to the finals of the consolation round before losing 7-6(3), 6-3 to Rebecca Dirksen of Dartmouth.
The Cavaliers were guaranteed a champion in flight B as doubles partners Leslie Cook and Christie Schweer squared off against each other in the finals. Cook downed her top-seeded classmate 6-1, 6-1 for the title.
The situation was the same for UVa in the flight C singles bracket as doubles teammates Kelly Weaver and Amy O’Donnell faced each other for the title. This time the top seed held true to form as Weaver gained a 6-2, 6-0 win over her rookie teammate.
Cook and Schweer were the top seeds in flight A doubles but they weren’t able to uphold their seed as they lost to Dirksen and Allison Taff of Dartmouth 8-6 in the finals.
Boiko and Gingold finished third in flight B following their 8-0 win over Boston University’s Jennifer Momii and Carrie Rose.
Weaver and O’Donnell won the C doubles by easily defeating Michelle Bray and Courtney Smalley of Dartmouth 8-1.