CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. –  The No. 15 Virginia women’s tennis team (4-2, 0-1) plays a pair of ACC road matches this weekend at Boston College (2-2, 1-2 ACC) on Friday, Feb. 26 at 12 p.m. and Syracuse (3-3, 1-1 ACC) on Sunday, Feb. 28 at 11 a.m.

MATCH DETAILS

  • Live scoring for both matches will be available through links on VirginiaSports.com. There will not be live video streams for either match

NOTING THE CAVALIERS

  • The Cavaliers fell to No. 15 in this week’s ITA team rankings. Individual rankings in singles and doubles have not been updated since the preseason
  • The Cavaliers opened conference play last week with a 5-2 loss against No. 1 North Carolina
  • Freshman Emma Navarro (Charleston, S.C.) and sophomore Natasha Subhash (Fairfax, Va.) earned the points for the Cavaliers with both toppling top-10-ranked opponents in singles
  • Navarro topped No. 3 Alexa Graham on the top court. The victory earned her ACC Co-Freshman of the Week honors. It was her third time this season receiving the accolade
  • Navarro has started her collegiate career with a perfect 5-0 record at No. 1 singles
  • Subhash picked up the second top-10 win of her career when she defeated No. 6 Cameron Morra. Last season, she defeated then-No. 5 Alexa Graham in straight sets
  • Both Subhash and junior Amber O’Dell (New Milford, N.J.) have won their last three singles matches
  • Senior Vivian Glozman (Bellevue, Wash.) is tied with Navarro for the team lead in singles victories with five this year

NOTING BOSTON COLLEGE

  • Boston College is coming off its first-ever road win at Notre Dame last week
  • BC was 9-5 last season, with all nine wins coming against non-conference opponents
  • Yufei Long, who plays No. 1 singles, is ranked No. 76
  • Virginia is 23-0 all-time against the Eagles

NOTING SYRACUSE

  • Syracuse is also coming off a win against Notre Dame in its last match
  • The Orange were 8-3 last season with a 3-2 mark in conference play
  • The Orange return six players from last year’s squad. Graduate student Miranda Ramirezenters her fifth season tied for 13th in career wins at Syracuse with 131. She was an All-ACC Third Team honoree as a junior when she finished the season with a team-best 18-8 singles record
  • Virginia won last year’s meeting 7-0. It was Syracuse’s final match before the season was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Virginia is 12-1 all-time against the Orange. Syracuse’s lone victory came in 1987

ON THE HORIZON

  • The Cavaliers return home next weekend to begin a six-match homestand that spans the entire month of March, beginning with a Saturday, March 6 contest against Louisville
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