March 30, 2018
|No. 18 Virginia (12-4, 6-2 ACC) vs. No. 24 Florida State (11-7, 3-4 ACC)|
|Date & Time||March 31 | 10:00 a.m.|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | Boar’s Head Sports Club|
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 18 Virginia (12-4, 6-2 ACC) women’s tennis team continues its home stand on Saturday (March 31), hosting No. 24 Florida State (11-7, 3-4 ACC) in a 10 a.m. match at the Boar’s Head Sports Club.
Admission to all home Virginia tennis matches is free. Fans are reminded to plan to arrive early for matches at the Boar’s Head Sports Club as construction projects at the facility have limited parking.
ALUMNI WEEKEND AND RECOGNITION
Saturday’s match against the Seminoles will be part of a reunion weekend for the women’s tennis program with several past players returning to Grounds to be a part of the celebration. Returning players and program members will be recognized on the court between doubles and singles.
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 FLORIDA STATE
The Seminoles enter the Saturday contest coming off a 6-1 loss on the road at No. 4 Duke on Thursday afternoon. Florida State is 11-7 on the season and 3-4 in the ACC with conference wins coming against Clemson, Pitt and Wake Forest. Two Seminoles are ranked in the Oracle/ITA singles rankings with Carla Touly coming in at No. 30 and Petra Hule at No. 105. In doubles, the pairing of Ariana Rahmanparast and Touly is ranked No. 58.
UP NEXT FOR THE HOOS
Virginia will return to the road next week, playing one match on the road as the Cavaliers and Hokies continue the Commonwealth Clash when the two teams meet on Saturday (April 7). The contest at Virginia Tech is set for a 1 p.m. first serve.