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No. 39 Women's Tennis Falls to No. 45 Virginia Tech, 4-3

March 09, 2018
By ODU Athletics

NORFOLK, Va. - The No. 39 Old Dominion women’s tennis team (11-4) fell to No. 45 Virginia Tech (9-2) by a 4-3 score on Friday at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center. The loss snapped the Monarchs three-match win-streak. Friday marked the first time in the past four matches that ODU has been scored on.

Holly Hutchinson/Natalya Malenko and Yulia Starodubtseva/Adriana Rajkovic each won their respective doubles matches to give ODU a 1-0 lead.

Nataliia Vlasova and Yulia Starodubtseva picked up singles victories, but the Hokies would claim victory in the other four matches to pull out a 4-3 victory in Norfolk.

The Tennis Monarchs will return to action on Sunday, March 11, when ODU hosts Tulane (7-5) for a 10:00 a.m. start.

SCOREBOARD 

No. 39 Old Dominion: 3  
No. 45 Virginia Tech: 4 

Doubles Results:
1) Nataliia Vlasova/Tori Olivarez (ODU) vs Cerezo-Codina/Caroline Daxhelet (VT) DNF 3-5
2) Holly Hutchinson/Natalya Malenko (ODU) def. Butler/Natalie Novotna (VT) 6-2
3) Yulia Starodubtseva/Adriana Rajkovic (ODU) def. Nika Kozar/Nina Sorkin (VT) 6-2

Singles Results:
1) Natalie Novotna (VT) def. Holly Hutchinson (ODU) 6-1, 3-6, 6-4
2) Nataliia Vlasova (ODU) def. Caroline Daxhelet (VT) 5-7, 6-4, 7-5
3) Yulia Starodubtseva (ODU) def. Elena Cerezo-Codina (VT) 6-2, 6-1
4) Nika Kozar (VT) def. Tori Olivarez (ODU) 6-4, 6-2
5) Katherine Butler (VT) def. Adriana Rajkovic (ODU) 6-2, 7-5, 6-3
6) Nina Sorkin (VT) def. Natalya Malenko (ODU) 7-5, 6-0

Order of Finish:
Singles: 3, 4, 6, 1, 5, 2
Doubles: 3, 2 

 

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