March 28, 2018
|No. 18 Virginia (11-4) vs. No. 45 William & Mary (10-7)|
|Date & Time||March 29 | 3:30 p.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Snyder Tennis Center|
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 18 Virginia (11-4) women’s tennis team hosts No. 45 William & Mary (10-7) in a 3:30 p.m. match on Thursday afternoon at the Snyder Tennis Center. It’s the first of two home matches this week for Virginia who returns to ACC play on Saturday morning against No. 24 Florida State.
Admission to all home Virginia tennis matches is free. Concessions are available at the Snyder Tennis Center. Free parking is available at the Culbreth Garage.
FOLLOW THE ACTION
Fans can keep up with the action through live stats and a live video stream linked at VirginiaSports.com. Fans can also get updates by following the program’s official Twitter account @UVAWomensTennis.
CAVALIERS IN THE RANKINGS
The Cavaliers are in the top 25 of the team rankings for the third week this season. Virginia is ranked No. 18 in the latest Oracle/ITA Women’s Tennis rankings after posting a win over No. 19 Miami last weekend. The Cavaliers have now won four straight ACC matches with a win over Pittsburgh to close last weekend’s action.
Virginia features a doubles team in the national rankings as the pairing of Rosie Johanson (Abbotsford, British Columbia) and Meghan Kelley (Falmouth, Maine) is ranked No. 12 in the ITA Women’s Doubles rankings. In singles, the Cavaliers also have one player make an appearance with Johanson ranked No. 74 nationally.
A LOOK AT WILLIAM & MARY
The Tribe of William & Mary enter Thursday’s match with an overall record of 10-7 this season. William & Mary is led by the No. 111 ranked player in Rosie Cheng. The Tribe is coming off a split in last weekend’s action with a 6-1 loss at Rice before taking a 5-2 win over Princeton in Houston. William & Mary does not have a doubles pairing in the national rankings.
UP NEXT FOR THE HOOS
Virginia will continue to play at home on Saturday morning, hosting No. 24 Florida State in a 10 a.m. match at the Snyder Tennis Center. It will be an alumni reunion weekend for the Cavaliers with several past members of the women’s tennis program returning to Grounds. The returning players will be recognized at the match against the Seminoles.