Vierra Advances to ITA Regional Final
BLACKSBURG, Va. – The Virginia women’s tennis team continued play Sunday at the ITA Atlantic Regional on the campus of Virginia Tech. First-year Erin Vierra (Norwell, Mass.) advanced to the singles final, while the Cavaliers had two teams advance to the doubles semifinals.
Vierra advanced to the final with a pair of wins on Sunday. In the quarterfinals she topped Erin Clark of Richmond 6-3, 6-0. Later in the day she defeated teammate Jennifer Stevens (Miami, Fla.) 6-2, 6-3 in the semifinals. She will play Nadine Fahoum of Old Dominion in the final on Monday. Fahoum defeated Virginia’s Lindsey Hardenbergh (Fairfax Station, Va.) 6-3, 6-2 in the other semifinal.
In doubles, both Cavalier teams in the quarterfinals advanced to the semifinals. Top-seeded Stevens and Hana Tomljanovic (Boca Raton. Fla.) scored an 8-3 win over the William & Mary duo of Cepeda and Pop. Third-seeded Hardenbergh and Vierra won 8-5 over William & Mary’s Acharya and Sabacinski.
The tournament continues Monday with the round of finals of singles and the semifinals and finals of doubles.