The 7-1 University of Miami women's tennis team - 12th in the nation - Boston College will meet in its third ACC game of the year recently at 12 p.m at the tennis center Neil Schiff. The Hurricanes will try to remain undefeated in the conference, set to improve their record to 3-0, but strong competition from the 48th-ranked Eagles.
UM has been playing solid tennis lately, with all the squad to make up to six wins against ranked opponents so far this season. In particular, the reeds will benefit greatly from the work of the 118th Lina Lileikite place. The first year was appointed Co-ACC Player of the Week after outstanding performances against the University of North Florida and Clemson last weekend.
Seniors Anna Bartenstein and Gabriela Mejia continue to have lead by example in the top of the line-up. No. 12 Bartenstein, with a record of 8-2, has won the last five singles matches in straight sets. No. 25 Mejia, who had yet to lose a single game in the individual before the fight this weekend against Clemson finally dropped his first match to No. 76 Keri Wong, but still a season-high 8-1.
Boston College is number 48 in the latest rankings ATI ranked team with a record of 7-4. The double play by Alex Kelleher and Olga Khmylev was a bright spot for the Eagles as the duo is currently ranked number 18 to play in the doubles.
In last year's meeting between the two teams in the Flynn Recreation Complex in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, Hurricanes took home a 7-0 sweep of the Eagles.