No. 9 Virginia Hosts No. 18 Alabama Monday
Feb. 14, 2016
|No. 9 Virginia (4-3) vs. No. 18 Alabama (2-3)|
|Date & Time||Monday, Feb. 15, 2016|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Boyd Tinsley Courts|
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 9 Virginia (4-3) women’s tennis team returns home for action, hosting No. 18 Alabama (2-3) on Monday (Feb. 15) at 4 p.m. The match will be played at the Boar’s Head Sports Club.
Both teams are coming off an appearance at the ITA National Team Indoor Championships last weekend and have not competed since that event hosted by Wisconsin.
Virginia enters the match led by a trio of seniors serving as captains, all three of whom are ranked in the national rankings.
Danielle Collins (St. Petersburg, Fla.) leads the way for the Cavaliers and is ranked No. 2 nationally in singles in the latest ITA Rankings. Julia Elbaba (Oyster Bay, N.Y.), who is ranked No. 15 in singles, and Stephanie Nauta (Galveston, Texas), who is ranked no. 63 in singles, also serve as captains for the Cavaliers and played the top three spots in the lineup at the ITA National Team Indoors this past weekend.
Virginia also puts a nationally-ranked doubles team on the court with Collins pairing with freshman Meghan Kelley. The duo is ranked No. 13 in doubles.
Alabama has a pair of players ranked nationally in singles with Andie Daniell ranked No. 47 and Joanna Nena Savva ranked No. 122 by the ITA. In doubles, the pairing of Daniell and Erin Routliffe is ranked No. 52 by the ITA.
Admission to the match is free and fans who aren’t able to make it out to the Boar’s Head Sports Club can follow the action with live stats and video at VirginiaSports.com.