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Old Dominion Powers Past Delaware, 4-1

March 29, 2017
By ODU Athletics

NORFOLK, Va. – The Old Dominion women’s tennis team (10-6) downed Delaware (8-5) by a 4-1 score on Wednesday afternoon outside at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center.

"Hats off to Delaware,” said ODU head coach Dom Manilla. “I was incredibly impressed at how prepared they were for today’s match with the wind and the outdoor tennis that we played. I was really impressed with the level of energy they brought to the doubles that carried over into singles. I feel lucky that we were able to eke out a win."

The Lady Monarchs will welcome in-state rival VCU (11-6) on Sat., April 1, at 11:00 a.m. Admission for all is free. Old Dominion's match originally scheduled for Sunday, April 2, against South Alabama has been CANCELLED.

Meet VCU
The VCU Rams have started the season off at 11-6 after winning their first four matches of the season. The Rams are most recently coming off a win over Middle Tennessee of the C-USA by a score of 4-3, which snapped their four-match losing streak. 

For a complete look at the ITA Singles, Doubles and Team Rankings, please CLICK HERE.

Tennis Match Results
Delaware vs. Old Dominion
March 29, 2017 at Norfolk, Va.
(Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center)
Old Dominion 4, Delaware 1

Singles Competition
1. #89 Holly Hutchinson (ODU) vs. Brooke Pilkington (UD) 5-7, 4-6, 1-0, unfinished
2. Sara Komer (UD) def. Eliska Petrackova (ODU) 6-0, 6-1
3. Ingrid Vojcinakova (ODU) def. Denny LaMachia (UD) 6-3, 6-2
4. Natalya Malenko (ODU) def. Sarah Hall (UD) 2-6, 6-0, 6-0
5. Nataliia Vlasova (ODU) vs. Amanda Studnicki (UD) 6-4, 2-6, 1-2, unfinished
6. Marijana Novakovic (ODU) def. Draga Sabotic (UD) 6-2, 6-1

Doubles Competition
1. Holly Hutchinson/Ingrid Vojcinakova (ODU) def. Denny LaMachia/Amanda Studnicki (UD) 6-3
2. Sara Komer/Sarah Hall (UD) def. Borislava Botusharova/Marijana Novakovic (ODU) 6-2
3. Adriana Rajkovic/Natalya Malenko (ODU) def. Brooke Pilkington/Draga Sabotic (UD) 6-4

Match Notes:
Delaware 8-5
Old Dominion 10-6
Order of Finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (6,2,4,3)

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