Virginia Plays Clemson at ACC Women's Tennis Championship
|2015 ACC Women’s Tennis Championship|
|Date & Time||Wednesday-Sunday, April 22-26 | All Day|
|Location||Cary, N.C. | Cary Tennis Park|
|Coverage||Live Scoring | Championship CentralÂ | Bracket|
|Additional Information||TwitterÂ | Coach Guilbeau TwitterÂ |Â Facebook
Virginia Notes | All-ACC Release
April 22, 2015
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – No. 4 seed Virginia (18-5, 11-3 ACC) plays No. 5 seed Clemson (16-8, 10-4 ACC) in the ACC Women’s Tennis Championship quarterfinals on Friday (April 24) at Cary Tennis Park. First serve is set for 3 p.m.
The Cavaliers seek their second consecutive ACC championship after claiming their first league title last season. Virginia begins the championship in the quarterfinals for the fourth consecutive season and is 20-30 all-time in ACC Championship dual matches. Virginia has advanced to the semifinals in each of the past three seasons and six times overall (1993, 2001, 2003, 2012, 2013 and 2014) since 1990 when the single-elimination format with no playback was established.
Virginia, which posted 11 ACC wins and a seven-match winning streak during the regular season, is 8-35 all-time against Clemson including a 4-3 win this season. UVa is 2-5 against the Tigers in the ACC Championship.
All-ACC performers Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.), Danielle Collins (St. Petersburg, Fla.) and Stephanie Nauta (Galveston, Texas) lead the Cavaliers into Friday’s action. Elbaba is 13-4 at No. 1 singles and Collins is 14-4 at No. 2. Nauta is 12-5 at No. 3 and Skylar Morton (Bethesda, Md.) is 10-5 at No. 4. Maci Epstein (Winter Park, Fla.) is 12-3 at No. 5, while Cassie Mercer (Huntington, W.Va.) and Marie Faure (Toulouse, France) have both seen action at No. 6.
ACC Championship action began Wednesday (April 22) and continues through Sunday (April 26).
Live scoring for all of Virginia’s matches in the championship will be available at VirginiaSports.com.
2015 ACC Women’s Tennis Championship Schedule
Friday, April 24
12 p.m. – No. 1 North Carolina vs. No. 9 Virginia Tech
12 p.m. – No. 2 Miami vs. No. 10 Florida State
3 p.m. – No. 3 Duke vs. No. 6 Georgia TechÂ
3 p.m. – No. 4 Virginia vs. No. 5 Clemson
Saturday, April 25
2 p.m. – Semifinal 1
2 p.m. – Semifinal 2
Sunday, April 26
2 p.m. – Championship Final