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Nov. 17, 2015

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The Virginia women’s tennis team added three athletes for the 2016-17 season with the signing of Hunter Bleser (New Braunfels, Texas), Camille Favero (Sacramento, Calif.) and Chloe Gullickson (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.) to national letters of intent, head coach Mark Guilbeau announced on Tuesday.

“Our entire UVA women’s tennis program welcomes Hunter Bleser, Camille Favero and Chloe Gullickson to the University of Virginia and into the team,” Guilbeau said. “We are very excited to have these three young ladies and their families joining us. We appreciate all of the efforts they have made in choosing UVA and in reaching such high academic and athletic standards throughout their high school and junior careers. We are also grateful to their parents and coaches for helping them with the multitude of steps it takes to reach the levels these three have.

“The appreciation for hard work; respect and discipline to the day-to-day process; and the enjoyment that they show for competing at the sport of tennis are three of the many great characteristics Hunter, Camille and Chloe will bring into this program. We look forward to the process ahead and to working with this group and the team to continue a strong tradition of women’s tennis at UVA.”

Bleser comes to the Cavaliers from Austin Tennis Academy in New Braunfels, Texas, where she has compiled a 37-26 overall record and is currently ranked as the No. 80 player in the latest rankings. She is also the No. 11 player in the Gulf States region and ranked No. 10 in Texas. Bleser was a 2014 winner at the Girls 18s National Showcase.

Favero comes to Virginia from Laurel Springs High School in Sacramento, Calif. She has compiled a 32-16 overall record and is ranked as the No. 19 player in the latest rankings. She is also rated as the No. 6 player in the Southwest region and the state of California.

Gullickson joins the Cavaliers from Cardinal Newman High School in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. She is rated as the No. 27 player in the latest rankings and is the No. 6 rated player in the Southeast region. Gullickson is the No. 3 rated player in the state of Florida. She has compiled an overall record of 29-12.

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