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No. 35 ODU Takes Down West Virginia in Morgantown, 4-0

March 04, 2018
By ODU Athletics

MORGANTOWN, W.V. - The No. 35 nationally ranked Old Dominion women’s tennis team improved to 11-3 on the season after shutting out West Virginia (4-4) by a 4-0 score on Sunday at the Summit Tennis Academy.

ODU has claimed victory in seven of its last nine matches.

Holly Hutchinson/Natalya Malenko and Yulia Starodubtseva/Louie McLelland won their respective doubles matches, giving ODU a 1-0 lead.

Hutchinson defeated Christina Jordan in straight sets (6-3, 6-1) on Court No. 1. Starodubtseva made quick work of Anne-Sophie Courteau (6-2, 6-1) in No. 2 singles to give ODU a 3-0 lead. After dropping the first set, Victoria Olivarez sealed the deal for the Monarchs after fighting back to take down Sofia Duran (1-6, 6-1, 6-3).

The Monarchs will host their remaining seven matches at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center. Old Dominion will also host the 2018 Conference USA Tournament, which will begin on April 19 and will run through April 22.

Tennis Match Results
Old Dominion vs West Virginia
March 4, 2018 at Morgantown. W.Va.
(Summit Tennis Academy)

#35 Old Dominion 4, West Virginia 0

Singles competition

  1. Holly Hutchinson (ODU) def. Christina Jordan (WVU) 6-3, 6-1
  2. Yulia Starodubtseva (ODU) def. Anne-Sophie Courteau (WVU) 6-2, 6-1
  3. Lyn Yuen Choo (WVU) vs. Nataliia Vlasova (ODU) 3-6, 6-6 (5-3), unfinished
  4. Victoria Olivarez (ODU) def. Sofia Duran (WVU) 1-6, 6-1, 6-3
  5. Giovanna Caputo (WVU) vs. Natalya Malenko (ODU) 4-3, unfinished
  6. Abigail Rosiello (WVU) vs. Louie McLelland (ODU) 3-1, unfinished 

Doubles competition

  1. Christina Jordan/Sofia Duran (WVU) def. Nataliia Vlasova/Victoria Olivarez (ODU) 6-2
  2. Holly Hutchinson/Natalya Malenko (ODU) def. Lyn Yuen Choo/Yvon Martinez (WVU) 6-1
  3. Yulia Starodubtseva/Louie McLelland (ODU) def. Giovanna Caputo/Anne-Sophie Courteau (WVU) 6-4

Match Notes:
Old Dominion 11-3; National ranking #35
West Virginia 4-4
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (1,2,4)
A: 68

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