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#12 UNC Upsets #5 UVa Women's Tennis

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#4 Julia Elbaba lost 6-1, 7-5 against #1 Jamie Loeb #4 Julia Elbaba lost 6-1, 7-5 against #1 Jamie Loeb

The #5 Virginia women's tennis team lost 5-2 against #12 North Carolina Saturday at the Snyder Tennis Center.

The defeat snaps a three-match winning streak for UVa (8-3, 3-1 ACC).

The Cavaliers won the doubles point, and Stephanie Nauta won 6-2, 6-2 at #4 singles to give the Wahoos a 2-0 lead, but UNC captured the last five singles matches.

Virginia will be back on the courts Sunday at noon as the 'Hoos host Maryland.

 

#12 North Carolina 5, #5 Virginia 2
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Snyder Tennis Center

Doubles:

1. #7 Elbaba/Pierson (UVa) def. #5 Price/Kay (UNC) 8-5
2. #9 Carter/Loeb (UNC) def. Collins/Xi (UVa) 8-3
3. Epstein/Nauta (UVa) def. #32 Slater/Vialle (UNC) 8-6
Order of Finish: 2,1,3*

Singles:
1. #1 Jamie Loeb (UNC) def. #4 Julia Elbaba (UVa) 6-1, 7-5
2. #6 Hayley Carter (UNC) def. #58 Danielle Collins (UVa) 6-2, 6-2 
3. #52 Caroline Price (UNC) def. #47 Rachel Pierson (UVa) 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 
4. #42 Stephanie Nauta (UVa) def. #83 Whitney Kay (UNC) 6-2, 6-2 
5. Kate Vialle (UNC) def. Maci Epstein (UVa) 2-6, 7-5, 7-6(4)
6. Tessa Lyons (UNC) def. Marie Faure (UVa) 6-3, 6-4
Order of Finish: 4,6,2,1,3*,5

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