Cavalier Women's Tennis Suffers Loss at Clemson
CLEMSON, S.C. The Virginia women’s tennis team concluded the road portion of its regular season schedule Sunday with a 7-0 loss at No. 23 Clemson. With the loss, the Cavaliers fall to 9-10 overall and 5-4 in the ACC.
The Cavaliers got a victory at No. 2 doubles as Lindsey Pereira (Arlington, Texas) and Maggie Yahner (Las Vegas, Nev.) defeated Estefania Balda and Federica van Adrichem 8-3. However, the Tigers scored wins at No. 1 and No. 3 doubles to take the opening point.
In singles, the Cavaliers forced third sets in three of the matches, but Clemson swept all six matches to complete the 7-0 victory.
The Cavaliers return to action next weekend as they host North Carolina and Duke in the final two regular season matches of the year.
No. 23 Clemson 7, No. 40 Virginia 0
1. #8 Mijacika/Salge (CU) def. Rales/Alexander (UVa) 8-3
2. Pereira/Yahner (UVa) def. Balda/van Adrichem (CU) 8-3
3. Hadziselimovic/Luc (CU) def. Stevens/Williams (UVa) 8-2
1. #2 Ani Mijacika (CU) def. Jennifer Stevens (UVa) 7-6, 7-6
2. #109 Estefania Balda (CU) def. Amanda Rales (UVa) 2-6, 6-3, 6-1
3. #85 Carol Salge (CU) def. Lindsey Pereira (UVa) 6-1, 6-3
4. Ina Hadziselimovic (CU) def. Maggie Yahner (UVa) 6-1, 6-7, 7-1
5. Alexandra Luc (CU) def. Lara Alexander (UVa) 5-7, 6-1, 6-3
6. Laurianne Henry (CU) def. Cathy Nimitz (UVa) 7-5, 6-1