CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. –  The No. 14 Virginia women’s tennis team (6-2, 2-1 ACC) begins a month-long homestand by hosting Louisville (5-4, 2-2 ACC) and Notre Dame (7-5, 2-3 ACC) on Saturday and Sunday, March 6-7, at the Boar’s Head Sports Club.

FOLLOW ALONG

  • Live scoring and video will be available through links on VirginiaSports.com
  • Saturday’s match against Louisville will be played indoors
  • Please check the @UVAWomensTennis social media accounts for the latest information as to whether the matches will be played on the indoor or outdoor courts at the Boar’s Head Sports Club

NOTING THE CAVALIERS

  • The Cavaliers moved back up to No. 14 in this week’s ITA team rankings after slipping to No. 15 last week. Individual rankings in singles and doubles have not been updated since the preseason
  • Virginia picked up its first two ACC wins last weekend, with a 7-0 sweep at Boston College and a 4-3 win at Syracuse
  • Freshman Emma Navarro (Charleston, S.C.) has started her collegiate career with a perfect 7-0 mark, all at No. 1 singles
  • Senior Vivian Glozman (Bellevue, Wash.) improved to 7-2 in singles with a pair of wins on the No. 5 court last weekend
  • Senior Rosie Johanson (Vancouver, Canada) improved to 6-2 in dual matches with two wins at No. 3 last weekend
  • Junior Sofia Munera (Pereira, Colombia) went 2-0 in singles last weekend, including picking up the clincher at Syracuse
  • Glozman and junior Amber O’Dell (New Milford, N.J.) have the hot hand at doubles, with a perfect 3-0 record on the No. 3 court, including a victory against UNC’s Alle Sanford and Anna Smith

NOTING LOUISVILLE

  • Louisville was swept last weekend at No. 1 North Carolina and No. 11 Duke
  • The Cardinals took down Syracuse (4-3) and Boston College (5-2) the previous weekend on their home courts
  • Cardinals’ Raven Neelyand Tatiana Simova are now 8-1 in doubles competition after splitting their latest matchups in North Carolina
  • In singles, four Cardinals have each achieved the five-win mark. Andrea Di Palmaleads the team with a 7-2 record, while Neely’s 5-3 mark comes from splitting time at the top three slots
  • Virginia is 4-1 all-time against the Cardinals. UVA won the last meeting 7-0 in 2019 in Charlottesville

NOTING NOTRE DAME

  • Notre Dame will play at Virginia Tech on Saturday before heading to Charlottesville on Sunday. It will be the team’s first match since Feb. 21
  • In its last action, the Fighting Irish dropped a pair of matches against Boston College and Syracuse by 4-3 scores
  • The Irish were 11-5 last season with a 3-2 mark in conference play
  • Page Freeman was the 2020 ITA Midwest Region Rookie of the Year and Cameron Corse was the regional Player to Watch
  • Virginia is 8-1 all-time against Notre Dame and won both meetings during the 2019 season, a 5-2 victory in the regular-season and a 4-1 win in the opening round of the ACC Championship. The two teams did not play in 2020 

ATTENDANCE GUIDELINES

  • Due to health and safety considerations, in addition to the current guidelines for sports venues set by the Commonwealth of Virginia, attendance for UVA home men’s and women’s tennis competitions will be limited to the family of student-athletes and coaching staff until further notice

 

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