Women's Tennis Falls To #43 Louisville

April 06, 2008
By ODU Athletics

April 6, 2008

Norfolk, Va. - The Old Dominion University women's tennis team took on 43rd ranked Louisville Sunday morning and the visiting Cardinals (15-5) walked away with a 5-2 victory, halting the Lady Monarchs winning streak at two.

The ODU tandem of Charleen Haarhoff and Nadine Fahoum got things started with an 8-5 win over the Louisville duo of Natalia Baez and Bianca Gorbea at No.1 doubles. However, the Cardinals secured the doubles point with an 8-6 victory at No. 2 and an 8-5 victory at No. 3.

In singles action, the Lady Monarchs managed just two victories on the day. Fahoum improved to 18-2 on the year with a 6-2, 0-6, 6-0 decision over Lindsey Jones at No. 2, while at No. 3 Joanna Dobrowolska won in straight sets over Gorbea, 6-2, 7-6 (7-0) to improve her singles mark to 16-4.

ODU returns to action this Friday, April 11 when the Lady Monarchs will visit CAA foe Virginia Commonwealrh.



1. Haarhoff/Fahoum (ODU) def. Baez/Gorbea (UL) 8-5

2. Imre/White (UL) def. Cohen/Dobrowolska (ODU) 8-6

3. Jones/Van Aerde (UL) def. Costa/Kubicikova (ODU) 8-5


1. Lauren Imre (UL) def. Charleen Haarhoff (ODU) 6-4, 6-4

2. Nadine Fahoum (ODU) def. Lindsey Jones (UL) 6-2, 0-6, 6-0

3. Joanna Dobrowolska (ODU) def. Bianca Gorbea (UL) 6-2, 7-6 (7-0)

4. Robyn White (UL) def. Barbara Costa (ODU) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2

5. Natalia Baez (UL) def. Daniela Cohen (ODU) 6-3, 6-4

6. Jo-Ann Van Aerde (UL) def. Marija Citic (ODU) 6-2, 6-3

FINAL SCORE: Louisville 5, ODU 2

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