Women's Tennis Falls to #9 Virginia
Feb. 25, 2011
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The No. 48 DePaul women's tennis team fell to No. 9 Virginia 4-0 in the opening round of Blue Gray National Tennis Classic on Friday at the Lagoon Park Tennis Center. The Blue Demons fall into consolation bracket and face Auburn on Saturday at 8:30 a.m.
Virginia took the doubles point and an early 1-0 lead with wins on the first and third courts. DePaul's No. 55 pair of Katarina Milinkovic and Gia McKnight fell to No. 10 Emily Fraser and Hana Tomljanovic, 8-1. The Blue Demons duo is now 1-2 against pairs ranked in the top 35.
Virginia captured wins second, fourth and fifth courts to seal the victory.
DePaul falls to 7-5 on the season, while all five of its losses have come to ranked teams. Virginia improves to 9-1 and faces No. 43 Ohio State on Saturday.
No. 9 Virginia 4, No. 48 DePaul 0