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#14 Cavalier Women Serve Up Win Against South Carolina

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UVa freshman Rachel Pierson UVa freshman Rachel Pierson

The #14 Virginia women's tennis team beat #33 South Carolina 5-2 Sunday at the Boar's Head Sports Club.

The Cavaliers won the doubles point, and Julia Elbaba won her #1 singles match 6-1, 6-3 to give UVa a 2-0 lead.

Rachel Pierson (7-6(6), 4-6, 10-5) and Marie Faure (6-2, 6-4) picked up wins at #3 and #6 singles, respectively, to seal the match.

Stephanie Nauta won her #4 singles match 6-4, 7-5.

Virginia will return to action Friday as it hosts the 2014 ITA National Team Indoor Championships at the BHSC.

 

Doubles:

 

1. #8 Elbaba/Pierson (UVa) def. Lechemia/Blevins (SC) 7-5

2. Collins/Xi (UVa) vs. Folland/Popova (SC) 3-4 DNF

3. Epstein/Nauta (UVa) def. Dailey/Siles Luna (SC) 6-2

Order of Finish: 3,1

 

Singles:

1. #11 Julia Elbaba (UVa) def. Elixane Lechemia (SC) 6-1, 6-3

2. Katerina Popova (SC) def. #28 Danielle Collins (UVa) 6-4, 4-6, 10-3

3. #43 Rachel Pierson (UVa) def. #113 Brigit Folland (SC) 7-6(6), 4-6, 10-5

4. #85 Stephanie Nauta (UVa) def. Ximena Siles Luna (SC) 6-4, 7-5

5. Meghan Blevins (SC) def. Maci Epstein (UVa) 6-3, 7-5

6. Marie Faure (UVa) def. Caroline Dailey (SC) 6-2, 6-4

Order of Finish: 1,3,6,5,2,4

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