Home UVA tennis standout Danielle Collins in NCAA singles final
Sports

UVA tennis standout Danielle Collins in NCAA singles final

uva-logo-new2Virginia sophomore Danielle Collins (St. Petersburg, Fla.) punched her ticket to the NCAA Women’s Singles final with a win over Duke’s Ester Goldfeld in a semifinal match on Sunday (May 25) at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex on the campus of the University of Georgia.

No. 32 Collins (35-10) defeated No. 27 Goldfeld 6-3, 7-6 (7-3) and will play No. 24 Lynn Chi of Cal in the final on Monday (May 26).

Collins is the first Virginia women’s player in school history to play in the NCAA quarterfinals or higher during her impressive run at the tournament. Collins has defeated No. 43 Veronica Corning of Northwestern, No. 18 Annet Schutting of Cal, No. 2 Robin Anderson of UCLA, No. 7 Hayley Carter of North Carolina and No. 27 Goldfeld in the tournament. She has earned Virginia’s fourth All-America singles honor, joining Lindsey Hardenbergh (2011) and Julia Elbaba (2013-14).

Fans can follow Collins during tomorrow’s singles final online at NCAA.com and VirginiaSports.com and via Twitter at @NCAATennis2014 and #NCAAMWT.

Contributors

Contributors

Have a guest column, letter to the editor, story idea or a news tip? Email editor Chris Graham at [email protected]. Subscribe to AFP podcasts on Apple PodcastsSpotifyPandora and YouTube.

Latest News

Ross Breitenbach
State/National

Virginia Tech grad is now an Emmy Award-winning producer

mjf aew dynamite
Sports

AEW having trouble moving tickets for upcoming ‘Dynamite’ show in Norfolk

AEW is coming back to Chartway Arena in Norfolk, and it’s a guarantee that the number of people on hand won’t be anywhere near the company’s high-water mark at the venue.

Mamadi Diakite
Sports

UVA Basketball alum Mamadi Diakite traded to Memphis Grizzlies

UVA Basketball alum Mamadi Diakite, who saw limited action in the 2023-2024 NBA season with San Antonio and New York, is now on his way to Memphis, part of a trade with the Brooklyn Nets.

UVA Bob Klesges
Local

UVA School of Medicine mourns Bob Klesges, top expert in tobacco cessation

Staunton recycling plastic
Local

Staunton: Recycling program one year after successful move to Public Works

jail handcuffs
State/National

16-year-old Richmond juvenile arrested in homicide on Magnolia Street

police crime tape at crime scene
State/National

Richmond: Man found dead in roadway with gunshot identified by police