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April 13, 2005

CHARLOTTESVILLE – The No. 72 ranked Virginia women’s tennis team suffered a 6-1 loss Wednesday afternoon to No. 46 Maryland at the Snyder Tennis Center. The loss drops the Cavaliers’ record to 5-13 on the season, 1-7 in the ACC. The Terrapins improve to 9-10 (3-5 ACC) on the season.

The Terrapins took the early lead by winning at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles for a 1-0 lead. The Cavalier doubles team of Rachel DelPriore (Williamsville, N.Y.) and Douglas Wink (Greensboro, N.C.) recorded a win at No. 1 doubles for the Cavaliers, defeating Marianne Baker and Julia Graca 8-6.

In singles, Maryland took five of the six matches to capture the dual match win. The Cavaliers got a win at No. 3 singles, where DelPriore defeated Jennifer Dent in a third-set superbreaker.

The Cavaliers return to action on Saturday, April 16 when they host Wake Forest. The match will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Snyder Tennis Center.

No. 46 Maryland 6, No. 72 Virginia 1

1. DelPriore/Wink (UVa) def. Baker/Graca (Md) 8-6
2. Mihneva/Huppes (Md) def. M.Bechliwanis/James (UVa) 8-4
3. But/Senic (Md) def. Pereira/Hammond (UVa) 8-3

1. #60 Ramona But (Md) def. Kristen James (UVa) 6-0, 6-1
2. Marianne Baker (Md) def. Douglas Wink (UVa) 6-4, 6-3
3. Rachel DelPriore (UVa) def. Jennifer Dent (Md) 6-7, 6-1, 10-8
4. Neda Mihneva (Md) def. Marta Bechliwanis (UVa) 6-3, 6-2
5. Veronika Subertova (Md) def. Lindsey Pereira (UVa) 6-2, 6-4
6. Julia Graca (Md) def. Caroline Hammond (UVa) 6-2, 2-6, 7-6

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