No. 9 Virginia Tops Boston College 6-1
Box Score April 1, 2015
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – No. 9 Virginia posted its second consecutive win with a 6-1 decision over No. 63 Boston College in ACC women’s tennis action on Wednesday (April 1) at Snyder Tennis Center.
The Cavaliers improved to 14-4 overall and 7-2 in the ACC. Virginia is now 18-0 all-time against the Eagles.
The Cavaliers claimed the doubles point and received singles wins from Maci Epstein (Winter Park, Fla.), Danielle Collins (St. Petersburg, Fla.), Stephanie Nauta (Galveston, Texas), Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.), and Marie Faure (Toulouse, France) in the win. Boston College received its lone point from Katya Vasilyev at No. 4 singles, and fell to 11-8, 5-4 ACC.
The Cavaliers clinched the doubles point with wins at Nos. 2 and 3. Nauta and Epstein beat Vasilyev and Emily Safron 8-3 on court two and Elbaba and Cassie Mercer (Huntington, W.Va.) topped Asiya Dair and Jennifer Ren 8-4 on court three. Collins and Skylar Morton (Bethesda, Md.) held a 5-3 lead over Lexi Borr and Jessica Wacnik on court one when the point was clinched.
In singles, Epstein defeated Safron 6-2, 6-3 on court five. No. 31 Collins beat Borr 6-0, 6-3 on court two. No. 34 Nauta clinched the win with a 6-2, 6-1 win over No. 115 Dair on court three. No. 3 Elbaba beat No. 87 Wacnik 6-2, 6-2 on court one. Vasilyev then put Boston College on the scoreboard with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Morton on court four. Faure made the final score 6-1 with a 7-6, 6-0 win over Heini Salonen on court six.
Virginia returns to action at Louisville on Saturday, April 4. First serve at Bass-Rudd Tennis Center is set for 12 p.m.