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March 19, 2005

CHARLOTTESVILLE – The second-ranked Virginia men’s tennis team will play its first outdoor home match at the Snyder Tennis Center Sunday, as the Cavaliers host No. 50 Georgia Tech at noon. The Cavaliers enter match with a 13-2 record (1-0 ACC), while the Yellow Jackets are 7-5 (1-2 ACC).

Virginia is playing its first match in Charlottesville in over three weeks. The Cavaliers have played their last five matches in Richmond and in Texas. Earlier this week, Virginia was at Florida State, but the match was suspended due to rain.

The Cavaliers are led by five players in the ITA singles rankings. Doug Stewart (Malibu, Calif.) is No. 8, Somdev Devvarman (Chennai, India) is No. 15, Rylan Rizza (Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.) is No. 38, Darrin Cohen (Lafayette, Calif.) is No. 40, and Marko Miklo (Bratislava, Slovakia) is No. 96. In addition, Rizza and Nick Meythaler (Owensboro, Ky.) is ranked No. 29 in doubles and Devvarman and Treat Huey (Alexandria, Va.) are ranked No. 44 in doubles.

Admission is free at all regular season home men’s and women’s tennis matches.

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