April 22, 2017
|No. 43 Virginia (10-11, 7-6 ACC) vs. No. 39 Miami (10-10, 7-6 ACC) and Towson (13-11)|
|Date & Time||Sunday, April 23 | 11:00 a.m. vs. Miami | 4:00 p.m. vs. Towson|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Boar’s Head Sports Club|
|Coverage||Live Scoring and Video|
|Additional Information||Twitter | Coach Guilbeau Twitter | Facebook | Instagram|
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 43 Virginia women’s tennis team (10-11, 7-6 ACC) closes out the regular season on Sunday (April 23), hosting No. 39 Miami and Towson in a pair of matches at the Boar’s Head Sports Club. The ACC match against Miami is set for an 11 a.m. start, while the non-conference match with Towson is set for 4 p.m.
Admission to all Virginia women’s tennis matches is free to the public. Fans can follow the action through live stats and video linked at VirginiaSports.com and can get updates by following the program’s official Twitter account @UVAWomensTennis.
Virginia is coming off a hard-fought win over No. 42 Florida State on Friday afternoon that saw the Cavaliers rally with four-straight singles wins to defeat the Seminoles 4-3. Junior Teodora Radosavljevic (Belgrade, Serbia) fought through three sets to clinch the victory.
The Cavaliers have a pair of players ranked in the latest edition of the ITA women’s singles rankings, with Rosie Johanson (Abbotsford, British Columbia) at No. 49 and junior Cassie Mercer (Huntington, W.V.) at No. 118. The doubles tandem of freshman Chloe Gullickson (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.) and Mercer are the No. 33 doubles team in the latest ITA women’s doubles rankings.
Miami (10-10, 7-6 ACC) is coming off a pair of wins on Friday after defeating Virginia Tech 5-2 and Longwood 5-0 in a doubleheader. The Hurricanes have a pair of players ranked in the latest ITA women’s singles rankings, including No. 17 Sinead Lohan and No. 38 Estela Perez-Somarriba. Miamie does not have a doubles team in the latest ITA women’s doubles rankings.
Towson (13-11) is coming off a loss to Elon in the quarterfinals of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Championships on Friday afternoon. The Tigers finished seventh in the CAA standings this season. Virginia and Towson have one common opponent on the season, Duquesne, a match the Cavaliers won 6-1 and the Tigers dropped 4-3.
Following the Sunday doubleheader, the Cavaliers will return to action next week at the ACC Women’s Tennis Championships hosted by Berry College in Rome, Ga. Seeding and match times will be announced later at VirginiaSports.com.