WACO, Texas – Reigning NCAA singles champion Danielle Collins (St. Petersburg, Fla.) rallied past Michigan’s Ronit Yurovsky in the round of 32 to highlight Virginia women’s tennis action at the 2015 NCAA Women’s Tennis Singles Championship on Thursday (May 21) at the Hurd Tennis Center.
Collins defeated 31st-ranked Yurovsky 4-6, 6-0, 6-3 to increase her winning streak to 15 matches. Collins will play 47th-ranked Jennifer Brady of UCLA in the round of 16 on Friday (May 22). Collins is 10-0 against ranked opponents during her 15-match winning streak.
Virginia junior Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) was eliminated by 21st-ranked Chanelle Van Nguyen of UCLA 6-2, 6-0 in another round of 32 match. Elbaba, who was seeded sixth in the championship, finishes the season with a 30-7 record. Elbaba is a three-time ITA singles All-American and has won 30 or more matches in each of her three seasons at Virginia.
Fans can follow Collins’ quest for her second straight NCAA singles championship online at VirginiaSports.com and via Twitter at @NCAATennis2015 and #NCAAMWT.