Women’s tennis: UVA ranked No. 23 in ITA preseason rankings

UVA men’s tennisThe UVA women’s tennis team enters the dual portion of the season ranked No. 23 in the Oracle/ITA Rankings with the release of the preseason polls by organization on Wednesday (Jan. 9).

Virginia, which opens its season at home on Jan. 19 with a doubleheader against Quinnipiac (10 a.m.) and Army (3 p.m.) at the Boar’s Head Sports Club, also enters the dual portion of the season with a presence in the singles and doubles rankings.

Following a strong fall performance, senior Meghan Kelley (Falmouth, Maine) enters the dual portion of the season ranked No. 32 in singles. She also pairs with freshman Sofia Munera (Pereira, Colombia) as the No. 10 tandem in the doubles rankings.

The Cavaliers finished the 2017-18 season as the No. 23 team in the nation following an appearance in the second-round of the NCAA Tournament and a 16-9 record under first-year head coach Sara O’Leary.

Virginia also finished with a 9-5 mark in the ACC, tied for the third-most wins in conference play in program history.


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