Old Dominion Drops Tough 4-3 Decision to Marshall
NORFOLK, Va. – The Old Dominion women’s tennis team (9-6) dropped a hard fought match to Marshall (10-6) by a 4-3 score on Sunday afternoon at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center.
ODU’s double tandems Borislava Botusharova/Marijana Novakovic and Adriana Rajkovic/Natalya Malenko took care of business to give ODU a 1-0 lead.
Ingrid Vojcinakova gave the Lady Monarchs a 2-1 lead after downing Anna Pomyatinskaya (6-1, 6-3).
No. 89 Borislava Botusharova made it a 3-2 advantage for Old Dominion after straight setting Stephanie Smith (7-5, 6-2), but the Thundering Herd would claim victory in No. 1, 3, 5 and 6 singles to ultimately squeak out a 4-3 win on Sunday in Norfolk.
Old Dominion will be back in action on Wednesday, March 29, when the Lady Tennis Monarchs host Delaware for a 12:30 p.m. start at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center.
Tennis Match Results
Marshall vs Old Dominion
Mar 19, 2017 at Norfolk, Va.
(Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center)
Marshall 4, Old Dominion 3
1. Derya Turhan (MARSH) def. #84 Holly Hutchinson (ODU) 6-3, 6-2
2. #89 Borislava Botusharova (ODU) def. Stephanie Smith (MARSH) 7-5, 6-2
3. Maddie Silver (MARSH) def. Eliska Petrackova (ODU) 6-4, 6-4
4. Ingrid Vojcinakova (ODU) def. Anna Pomyatinskaya (MARSH) 6-1, 6-3
5. Rachael Morales (MARSH) def. Nataliia Vlasova (ODU) 6-1, 6-1
6. Daniela Dankanych (MARSH) def. Adriana Rajkovic (ODU) 7-6, 0-6, 7-5
1. Maddie Silver/Anna Pomyatinskaya (MARSH) def. Holly Hutchinson/Ingrid Vojcinakova (ODU) 6-1
2. Borislava Botusharova/Marijana Novakovic (ODU) def. Stephanie Smith/Rachael Morales (MARSH) 6-4
3. Adriana Rajkovic/Natalya Malenko (ODU) def. Derya Turhan/Marija Bogicevic (MARSH) 6-2
Old Dominion 9-6
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (5,4,1,2,3,6)