Women's Tennis Travels to Clemson and Duke
|No. 8 Virginia at No.15 Clemson & No. 24 Duke|
|Date & Time||Friday & Sunday, March 20 & 22 | 12:30 p.m. & 11 a.m.|
|Location||Clemson, S.C. & Durham, N.C.|
|Coverage||Live Scoringvs. Clemson | / Videovs. Duke|
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March 19, 2015
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 8 Virginia women’s tennis team hits the road for ACC matches at No. 15 Clemson and No. 24 Duke this week.
The Cavaliers (11-2, 4-0 ACC) play the Tigers on Friday (March 20) and the Blue Devils on Sunday (March 22). First serve is set for 12:30 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. on Sunday.
Virginia has won six consecutive matches. The Cavaliers will play their first match on Friday since posting a pair of wins on March 8.
Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) is ranked No. 1 in singles, Stephanie Nauta (Galveston, Texas) is ranked No. 25 and Danielle Collins (St. Petersburg, Fla.) is ranked No. 30. Cassie Mercer (Huntington, W.Va.) and Skylar Morton (Bethesda, Md.) are ranked No. 23 in doubles, while Maci Epstein (Winter Park, Fla.) and Nauta are ranked No. 56.
The Cavaliers are 7-35 all-time against Clemson, but defeated the Tigers 5-2 last season. Clemson features the No. 1 doubles tandem of Beatrice Gumulya and Jessy Rompies. Romy Koelzer and Tristen Dewar are ranked No. 72. Joana Eidukonyte is ranked No. 24 in singles, while Koelzer is No. 43 and Gumulya is No. 95.
Virginia is 6-56 all-time vs. Duke, but went 2-0 against the Blue Devils last season including a 4-2 win in the ACC championship. The Blue Devils’ singles lineup features No. 51 Ester Goldfeld, No. 105 Rachel Kahan and No. 106 Samantha Harris. Beatrice Capra and Harris are ranked No. 40 in doubles and Annie Mulholland and Harris are No. 60.
Live scoring for both matches and live video for the Virginia-Duke match is available at VirginiaSports.com.