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UMW: Eagles reach CAC final
FROM STAFF REPORTS
The 24th-ranked University of Mary Washington men’s tennis team swept York College, 9–0, in the Capital Athletic Conference tournament semifinals Tuesday at the Battleground athletic complex.
The Eagles (14–12) will host either Salisbury University or St. Mary’s College Friday at 4 p.m. in the CAC championship.
Singles: Evan Charles (UMW) d. Tyler Cheatham 6–3, 6–3; Tyler Carey (UMW) d. Philip Myers 6–3, 6–1; Will Apperson (UMW) d. Nathaniel Hoskins 6–0, 6–1; Riley Baver (UMW) d. James Villari 6–1, 6–1; Kaleb Nguyen (UMW) d. Matthew Rosenkrantz 6–0, 6–0; Kevin Aquino (UMW) d. Jake Greenstein 6–2, 6–2.
Doubles: Donato Rizzolo–Charles (UMW) d. Myers–Villari 8–1; Baver–Nguyen (UMW) d. Cheatham–Hoskins 8–0; Apperson–Carey (UMW) d. Rosenkrantz–Greenstein 8–0.
Eleventh-ranked York College scored the first three goals of Tuesday’s CAC semifinal en route to a 9–6 victory over the 12-ranked Eagles in York, Pa.
Catherine Kennedy scored two goals and dished out an assist to pace UMW (13–4), which now must await a possible NCAA tournament at-large berth next month.
Johns Hopkins used two three-run innings to defeat the Eagles, 8–4, in Baltimore, Md., Tuesday.
Jake Rudman had a single and double for the Mary Washington (11–19–1), which visits Newport News Apprentice School on Friday at 5 p.m.