Virginia Pulls Off Big Upset of No. 1 North Carolina

No. 27 Virginia defeated No. 1 North Carolina, 4-3, in ACC women’s tennis action Saturday afternoon. The win was Virginia’s first against a top-ranked opponent in program history.

Virginia also defeated North Carolina Central, 6-0, improving to 10-7 overall and 4-1 in the ACC after the two-match sweep.

The Cavaliers claimed the doubles point against North Carolina and received singles wins from junior Caryssa Peretz and Julia Elbaba, and the match-clinching win from co-captain Erin Vierra.

The Cavaliers host Wake Forest on Saturday, April 6 at Snyder Tennis Center. First serve is set for 12 p.m.


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