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March 17, 1999

BOCA RATON, Fla.- Off to their best start in over a decade, the University ofVirginia women’s tennis team continued its successful spring break tripwith a 9-0 shutout of Florida Atlantic Tuesday in Boca Raton, Fla. The winimproved the Cavaliers’ record to 8-2, their best mark after 10 matchessince going 8-2 in 1987-88. Florida Atlantic falls to 3-11 on the year.

The Cavaliers had very little difficulty downing the homestanding Owls,winning all but one set. Senior co-captain Stacy Gingold was extended tothree sets before defeating Gaelle Adda 6-2, 2-6, 6-0 to end a three-matchlosing streak.

Freshman Amy O’Donnell held on as the team’s leading winner with her 21stwin of the year. She took Carolina Gallo in straight sets 6-0, 6-1.Sophomore Christie Schweer gained her 20th win of the season wtih a 6-1,6-2 win over Michelle Tulman.

Virginia completed the shutout by sweeping the doubles.

The Cavaliers open their ACC schedule Saturday at Florida State at 9:30 a.m.

Virginia 9, Florida Atlantic 0


1-Paige Boiko (V) def. Valerie Mazza              default2-Stacy Gingold (V) def. Gaelle Adda              6-2, 2-6, 6-03-Amy O'Donnell (V) def. Carolina Gallo           6-0, 6-14-Leslie Cook (V) def. Rita Baillie               6-4, 6-05-Christie Schweer (V) def. Michelle Tulman       6-1, 6-26-Kelly Weaver (V) def. Paula Forwood             6-2, 6-0


1-Boiko/Gingold (V) def. Gallo/Forwood            8-32-Cook/Schweer (V) def. Mazza/Tulman              default3-O'Donnell/Weaver (V) def. Baille/Adda           8-3
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