No. 12 Virginia Travels to North Carolina and Georgia Tech
|No. 12 Virginia at No. 2 North Carolina & No. 36 Georgia Tech|
|Date & Time||Friday & Sunday, April 10Â & 12 | 3Â p.m. & Noon|
|Location||Chapel Hill, N.C. & Atlanta, Ga|
|Coverage||Live ScoringÂ at UNCÂ | Â / VideoÂ at GT|
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April 9, 2015
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – No. 12 Virginia hits the road for ACC women’s tennis matches at No. 2 North Carolina and No. 36 Georgia Tech this weekend.
The Cavaliers (15-4, 8-2 ACC) play the Tar Heels on Friday (April 10) and Yellow Jackets on Sunday (April 12). First serve is set for 3 p.m. on Friday and 12 p.m. on Sunday. Live scoring for both matches and live video ($) for the Georgia Tech match is available on VirginiaSports.com.
Virginia takes a three-match winning streak into its match at North Carolina. The Cavaliers have defeated Wake Forest (7-0), then-No. 63 Boston College (6-1) and Louisville (7-0) since dropping a 5-2 decision to then-No. 16 Miami on March 27. Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) is ranked No. 2 in singles, Stephanie Nauta (Galveston, Texas) is ranked No. 36 and Danielle Collins (St. Petersburg, Fla.) is ranked No. 37. Cassie Mercer (Huntington, W.Va.) and Skylar Morton (Bethesda, Md.) are ranked No. 31 in doubles, while Maci Epstein (Winter Park, Fla.) and Nauta are ranked No. 87. Epstein and Marie Faure (Toulouse, France) are ranked No. 89.
The Cavaliers are 13-37 all-time against North Carolina (23-0, 11-0 ACC), including a 5-2 loss in Charlottesville last season. Virginia defeated then-No. 1 North Carolina 4-3 in Chapel Hill during the 2013 dual season. North Carolina features No. 6 Jamie Loeb, No. 14 Haley Carter, No. 19 Caroline Price, No. 93 Whitney Kay, No.105 Ashley Dai and No. 120 Kate Vialle. In doubles, Price and Loeb are ranked No. 7 and Carter and Kay are No. 21. Dai and Vialle are ranked No. 49.
Virginia is 21-12 all-time vs. Georgia Tech (10-7, 6-4 ACC), including a pair of wins last season. No. 56 Paige Hourigan and No. 104 Johnnise Renaud lead the Yellow Jackets in singles. Georgia Tech features No. 17 Kendal Woodard and Hourigan and No. 84 Rasheeda McAdoo and Alexis Prokopuik in doubles.