UVa Women's Tennis Defeats Princeton, 5-2
Feb. 10, 2001
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 52 University of Virginia women’s tennis team defeated No. 51 Princeton, 5-2, Saturday afternoon (Feb. 10) at Jadwin Gym on the campus of Princeton University in Princeton, N.J. The win boosts Virginia’s overall record to 1-1 after the Cavaliers dropped their first match of the season to Old Dominion on Wednesday (Feb. 7), 4-3.
UVa’s doubles teams got the `Hoos off to a fast start, sweeping all three of their matches and capturing the lone doubles point. Virginia then went on to win four of the six singles matches to capture the 5-2 win.
Virginia returns to action tomorrow against Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, before returning to Charlottesville for a February 17 match against Dartmouth.
Kavitha Krishnamurthy (Princeton) def. Amy O’Donnell (UVa), 6-1, 6-0.Henriette Williams (UVa) def. Gailor Large (Princeton), 7-5, 6-1.
Christie Schweer (UVa) def. Kristi Watson (Princeton), 6-2, 6-1.Laura James (UVa) def. Priya Bhupathi (Princeton), 6-4, 6-2.
Jennifer Tuchband (UVa) def. Anne Coates (Princeton), 6-4, 7-5.Kobyshin (Princeton) def. Kelly Weaver (UVa), 1-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5).
Doubles Schweer/ Williams (UVa) def. Krishnamurthy/ Large (Princeton), 8-5.
O’Donnell/ Christine Kim (UVa) def. Watson/ Bhargava (Princeton), 9-7.Tuchband/ Weaver def. Bhupathi/ Kobyshin (Princeton), 8-5.