No. 12 Virginia Closes Out Regular Season vs. Virginia Tech and NC State
|No. 12 VirginiaÂ vs. No. 38 Virginia Tech and NC State|
|Date & Time||Saturday-Sunday, April 18-19Â |Â 11 a.m. & 12 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Snyder Tennis Center|
|Coverage||Live Video | Live ScoringÂ | Saturday Parking Map|
|Additional Information||TwitterÂ | Coach Guilbeau TwitterÂ |Â Facebook
April 17, 2015
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – No. 12 Virginia closes out the regular season with a pair of ACC women’s tennis home matches against No. 38 Virginia Tech and NC State on Saturday-Sunday, April 18-19.
The Cavaliers (16-5, 9-3 ACC) play the Hokies (14-7, 6-6 ACC) in a Commonwealth Clash battle on Saturday (April 18) at 11 a.m. The first 100 students at the match will receive a free Wahoowa koozie. Virginia hosts the Wolfpack (10-13, 1-11 ACC) on Sunday (April 19) at 12 p.m. There will be free Domino’s Pizza and Pepsi products for fans in attendance while supplies last. The team will conduct a post-match clinic for children grades eight and below following the match. Live video and scoring for each match is available on VirginiaSports.com. Admission to both matches is free and fans can park for free at the Culbreth Garage.
Virginia split a pair of ACC matches last weekend, losing 4-3 at then-No. 2 North Carolina before defeating then-No. 35 Georgia Tech 5-2. The Cavaliers have netted nine of more league wins for three consecutive seasons, marking a school record. The Cavaliers have three ranked singles players in juniors Julia Elbaba (No. 4), Danielle Collins (No. 22) and Stephanie Nauta (No. 30). Freshman Cassie Mercer and junior Skylar Morton are ranked No. 41 in doubles, while Morton and Elbaba are ranked No. 89.
Saturday’s Virginia-Virginia Tech match is sponsored by Virginia529, the official college savings plan of University of Virginia Athletics. There is one point at stake in the Virginia529 Commonwealth Clash, the new point rivalry series between University of Virginia and Virginia Tech. The Cavaliers currently lead the Clash by a score of 9-7. Learn more about Virginia529 and this new competition at TheCommonwealthClash.com.
The Cavaliers are 35-5 all-time against Virginia Tech, including a 7-0 win in Blacksburg last season. Virginia Tech features No. 50 Francesca Fusinato and No. 85 Ilinca Stoica in singles. Virginia is 30-9 all-time vs. NC State, including a 7-0 win in Raleigh last season.