The #14 Virginia women's tennis team beat #12 Alabama 4-1 Sunday in the ITA National Team Indoor Tournament at the Boar's Head Sports Club.
The Cavaliers finished 2-1 in the tournament by beating #7 Texas A&M and Alabama in the consolation round, after falling against #2 Florida in the opening round Friday.
Tenth-ranked Duke will take on #5 UCLA in the ITA Tournament championship game Monday at 11 AM.
Virginia (5-1) will return to action against Alabama Saturday in Tuscaloosa.
#14 Virginia 4, #12 Alabama 1Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014Boar's Head Sports Club
Doubles1. #8 Elbaba/Pierson (UVa) def. Daines/Spielmann (UA) 6-22. Jansen/Blanco (UA) def. Collins/Xi (UVa) 3-1, retired3. Nauta/Epstein (UVa) def. Zabor/Perez (UA) 6-2Order of Finish: 2,1,3*
Singles1. #11 Julia Elbaba (UVa) def. Mary Anne Daines (UA) 6-3, 6-12. #28 Danielle Collins (UVa) vs. #76 Danielle Spielmann (UA) 6-3, 3-6, 9-4 DNF3. Maya Jansen (UA) def. #43 Rachel Pierson (UVa) 0-6, 6-3, 14-124. #85 Stephanie Nauta (UVa) def. #69 Emily Zabor (UA) 6-2, 6-25. Maci Epstein (UVa) def. Luicelena Perez (UA) 6-1, 7-6(5)6. Marie Faure (UVa) vs. Carmen Blanco (UA) 5-7, 4-2 DNFOrder of Finish: 3,1,4,5*
Mike Shiers joined the NBC29 News Team as a weekend sports anchor in September of 2009. Email
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