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Virginia Men’s Tennis | No. 2 Virginia Plays Commonwealth Clash Match on Wednesday

Virginia Men's Tennis | No. 2 Virginia Plays Commonwealth Clash Match on Wednesday

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. –  The No. 2 Virginia men’s tennis team (16-4, 8-0 ACC) plays a midweek Smithfield Commonwealth Clash match at Virginia Tech (9-7, 2-6 ACC) on Wednesday, April 3, at 3 p.m.

The Cavaliers will close out the weekend hosting Boston College on Sunday, April 7 at 12 p.m. (Please note the new match time for Sunday’s contest)


  • Live streaming and live scoring will be available


  • The Smithfield Commonwealth Clash is a rivalry between Virginia and Virginia Tech across all school-sponsored sports with 21 individual event points on the line.
  • The school that accumulates 11 points or more will be crowned the winner of the Smithfield Commonwealth Clash trophy
  • Virginia currently holds an 8-6 lead
  • Virginia captured the Clash in 2015, 2016, 2019 and 2023, while Virginia Tech won the Clash in 2017, 2018 and 2022. The 2020 and 2021 clashes were canceled due to the pandemic.


  • Virginia remained at No. 2 in the latest ITA Team rankings
  • Senior Chris Rodesch moved to No. 6 in the ITA Singles Rankings
  • Senior Iñaki Montes and grad student James Hopper moved up to No. 6 in the doubles rankings. Rodesch and senior Jeffrey von der Schulenburg are ranked No. 21
  • Virginia has won 46 consecutive conference matches. Their last loss in a conference contest was Jan. 18, 2020 against Louisville
  • Virginia has not lost an outdoor match since falling in the Round of 16 of the 2021 NCAA Championship
  • Virginia Tech is ranked No. 58 in the latest ITA team rankings
  • Virginia holds a 61-9 record in the series


  • The Cavaliers play their final regular-season home game on Sunday, April 7, hosting Boston College at 12 p.m.
  • The start time for the match has been moved up to noon from its previously-announced time
  • Sunday is Senior Day with fourth-year Chris Rodesch, Jeffrey von der Schulenburg, Iñaki Montes and Alex Kiefer as well as grad student Edoardo Graziani and student-manager Jacob Hayley all being honored in a pre-match ceremony 10 minutes before the start of the competition

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