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Tennis Monarchs Sweep Nebraska in ITA Kickoff, 4-0

January 26, 2019
By ODU Athletics

DURHAM, N.C. – The Old Dominion women’s tennis (3-0) took down Nebraska (1-2) by a 4-0 score in the 2019 ITA kickoff Weekend, held at the Sheffield Indoor Tennis Courts on Saturday afternoon.  

In doubles, it was ODU’s Yulia Starodubtseva/Oleksanda Andrieieva and Natalya Malenko/Nataliia Vlasova who secured the point for the Monarchs.

In singles, Old Dominion’s Yulia Starodubtseva (6-1, 6-1), Brooke Pilkington (6-0, 6-1) and Alesya Yakubovich (6-0, 6-2) all won in straight sets.

With the victory, the Tennis Monarchs will get a stab at No. 4 nationally ranked Duke on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. For live stats and live video of tomorrow’s match, please visit: http://www.goduke.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=4200&ATCLID=211787385

Tennis Match Results
Old Dominion University vs. Nebraska
Jan 26, 2019 at Durham, N.C.
(Sheffield Indoor Tennis Center)

Old Dominion University 4, Nebraska 0 

Singles competition
1. Vasanti Shinde (NEB) vs. Holly Hutchinson (ODU) 4-6, 1-2, unfinished
2. Claire Reifeis (NEB) vs. Nataliia Vlasova (ODU) 3-6, 3-3, unfinished
3. Marina Cozac (NEB) vs. Oleksanda Andrieieva (ODU) 3-6, 1-2, unfinished
4. Yulia Starodubtseva (ODU) def. Jessica Aragon (NEB) 6-1, 6-1
5. Brooke Pilkington (ODU) def. Hayley Haakenstad (NEB) 6-0, 6-1
6. Alesya Yakubovich (ODU) def. Jeannie Lozowski (NEB) 6-0, 6-2

Doubles competition
1. Hayley Haakenstad/Claire Reifeis (NEB) vs. Holly Hutchinson/Brooke Pilkington (ODU) 3-4, unfinished
2. Yulia Starodubtseva/Oleksanda Andrieieva (ODU) def. Jessica Aragon/Vasanti Shinde (NEB) 6-0
3. Natalya Malenko/Nataliia Vlasova (ODU) def. Marina Cozac/Jeannie Lozowski (NEB) 6-3

Match Notes:
Old Dominion University 3-0
Nebraska 1-2
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3); Singles (6,5,4)

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