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Women's tennis tops UNC in milestone win for Rogers

The Virginia women's tennis team split a pair of ACC matches at home this weekend, losing to Duke Saturday before beating North Carolina yesterday to earn coach Phil Rogers his 200th career victory in his 18th year at the Cav helm.

The Cavaliers (12-8, 2-4 ACC) fell to the No. 13 Blue Devils in a rain-shortened 5-1 match Saturday before moving indoors to the Boar's Head Sports Club yesterday and taking a 6-3 win over the Tar Heels.

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    On the road again

    The Cavalier softball team was one of five Virginia squads that had a successful trip to North Carolina this weekend.

    The Cavs (18-30, 0-4 ACC) took a pair of games at Elon Friday and reached the finals of the North Carolina Invitational Tournament in Chapel Hill yesterday, falling to the Heels, 6-2.

    Virginia suffered a 3-1 loss to UNC Saturday afternoon, but rebounded with an 8-0 win over Radford yesterday morning. The Cavaliers also lost to Florida International, 4-0, to set up a date with the Heels in the title game.

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    vs. Elon College, game 1 Box Score
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    Center fielder Corinne Good played her 202nd game as a Cavalier in the Elon doubleheader, establishing a new Virginia record.

    Spring fever

    Rising sophomore tailback Arlen Harris rushed for 114 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries in the Virginia football team's second spring scrimmage Saturday.

    Freshman quarterbacks Matt Schaub and Bryson Spinner, playing in the absence of injured starter Dan Ellis, completed 30 of 43 passes for 368 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions. Spinner also ran for a touchdown.

    Wideouts Billy McMullen and James Johnson each caught six passes to lead the receiving corps, while linebacker Byron Thweatt led the defense with 10 tackles, including six solo stops.

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