BLACKSBURG, Va. -- The No. 68 Virginia Tech women’s tennis team is back in action this weekend. Tech will travel to Charleston, W.V. for an 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2 match against the West Virginia Mountaineers. The Hokies will then take on the Richmond Spiders on Sunday, March 3 at 1 p.m. in the Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center.
The Hokies made their debut in the rankings on Tuesday as the ITA released its latest rankings.
Tech currently sits at 6-2 and boasts a key win over then No. 41 Minnesota. Both of the Hokies’ losses have come to ranked opponents, as they have fallen to then No. 53 William & Mary and No. 49 VCU.
The last time the Hokies were in action was a loss to VCU in Richmond, Va. Tech fell 2-5 in their first road trip of the year and lost the doubles point for the first time this season.
West Virginia currently has a 1-7 record. Last weekend, the Mountaineers fell to then No. 48 Penn State 2-5 in State College, Pa.
Richmond enters the Sunday’s match with a 3-7 record. The Spiders most recently fell to Maryland 1-6 in College Park.
The Hokies will return to action Saturday, March 9 to take on Marshall and Sunday, March 10 against Maryland.
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