Women's Tennis Topped By UVA 5-2

February 22, 2008
By ODU Athletics

Feb. 22, 2008

Charlottesville, Va. - The Lady Monarchs' women's tennis team could not get past No. 53 Virginia as ODU fell 5-2 Friday afternoon at the Boyd Tinsley Courts at the Boar's Head Sports Club. With the loss the Lady Monarchs fell to 6-4 on the year, while the Cavaliers improved to 5-3.

Charleen Harrhoff and Nadine Fahoum defeated UVA's Amanda Rales and Lara Alexander 8-4 at No. 1 doubles, but the Cavaliers won the No. 2 and No. 3 matches to steal the doubles point.

In singles action the Cavaliers captured four of the six matches with the Lady Monarchs' only victories coming at No. 2 and No. 6. Freshman Nadine Fahoum remained undefeated on the year at 10-0 by defeating Jennifer Stevens in straight sets at No. 2, 6-2, 6-2. Jana Kubicikova accounted for ODU's second point by coming from a set down at No. 6 to defeat Cathy Nimitz 6-7, 7-6, 14-12.

The Lady Monarchs return to action Saturday morning at 10 a.m. when they host CAA foe Georgia State.


Doubles: 1. Haarhoff/Fahoum (ODU) def. Rales/Alexander (UVa) 8-4 2. Yahner/Pereira (UVa) def. Dobrowolska/Costa (ODU) 9-7 3. Stevens/Williams (UVa) def. Jubicikova/Cohen (ODU) 8-5

Singles: 1. Amanda Rales (UVa) def. Charleen Haarhoff (ODU) 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 2. Nadine Fahoum (ODU) def. Jennifer Stevens (UVa) 6-2, 6-2 3. Maggie Yahner (UVa) def. Joanna Dobrowolska (ODU) 6-2, 5-7, 6-4 4. Lindsey Pereira (UVa) def. Barbara Costa (ODU) 6-2, 6-1 5. Lara Alexander (UVa) def. Daniela Cohen (ODU) 6-0, 6-2 6. Jana Kubicikova (ODU) def. Cathy Nimitz (UVa) 6-7, 7-6, 14-12

FINAL SCORE: Virginia 5, ODU 2

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