No. 12 Virginia Records 5-2 Win Over No. 35 Georgia Tech
Box Score April 12, 2015
ATLANTA, Ga. – No. 12 Virginia recorded a 5-2 win over No. 35 Georgia Tech in ACC women’s tennis action on Sunday (April 12) at Ken Byers Tennis Complex.
Skylar Morton (Bethesda, Md.), Stephanie Nauta (Galveston, Texas), Marie Faure (Toulouse, France), Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) and Danielle Collins (St. Petersburg, Fla.) each recorded singles wins as the Cavaliers improved to 16-5 overall and 9-3 in ACC play. Virginia has nine or more league wins for the third consecutive season.
Georgia Tech claimed the doubles point and a singles win on court five, but fell to 11-8 overall and 7-5 in the ACC.
The Yellow Jackets used wins on courts three and one to record the doubles point. Rasheeda McAdoo and Johnnise Renaud beat No. 87 Nauta and Maci Epstein (Winter Park, Fla.) 8-2 on court three. Georgia Tech clinched the doubles point on court one as No. 17 Kendal Woodard and Paige Hourigan beat No. 31 Cassie Mercer (Huntington, W.Va.) and Morton 8-2.
In singles, Morton beat Natasha Prokhnevska 6-3, 6-2 on court four. No. 36 Nauta gave the Cavaliers a 2-1 lead with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Woodard on court three. McAdoo evened the score at 2-2 with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Mercer on court five, but the Cavaliers closed out the Yellow Jackets with three straight singles wins. Faure beat Alexis Prokopuik 6-4, 6-1 on court six and No. 2 Elbaba beat No. 104 Renaud 7-5, 6-2 on court one. Collins made the final score 5-2 with a 5-7, 6-1, 6-0 win over No. 56 Hourigan on court two.
Virginia hosts Virginia Tech in a Commonwealth Clash on Saturday, April 18. First serve at Snyder Tennis Center is set for 12 p.m.