Michael Dove

Tennis Monarchs Sweep Morgan State, 7-0

January 31, 2019
By ODU Athletics

NORFOLK, Va. – The Old Dominion women’s tennis team (5-1) swept Morgan State (0-5) by a 7-0 score on Thursday at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center.

In doubles, all three ODU tandems handled business giving Old Dominion an early 1-0 lead. Starodubtseva/Andrieieva (6-3), Malenko/Vlasova (6-3) and McLelland/Yakubovich (6-0) picked up doubles wins over the Bears.

The Monarchs won all six singles matches in straight sets. Nataliia Vlasova (6-1, 6-0), Oleksandra Andrieieva (6-1, 6-1), Yulia Starodubtseva (6-1, 6-0), Brooke Pilkington (6-0, 6-1), Alesya Yakubovic (6-0, 6-1) and Louie McLelland (6-0, 6-3) all picked up wins in singles.

Old Dominion will return to action on Friday, Feb. 8 at 2:00 p.m. ET, when the Monarchs travel to Murfreesboro, Tenn. to take on Middle Tennessee for a Conference USA showdown.

TENNIS MATCH RESULTS
Norfolk, Va. – Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center

ODU:  7 
Morgan State: 0

DOUBLES
1) Starodubtseva/Andrieieva (ODU) def. Middlebrooks/Wright (Morgan) 6-3
2) Malenko/Vlasova (ODU) def. Oliveira/Abraham (Morgan) 6-3
3) McLelland/Yakubovich (ODU) def. Nash/Goldin (Morgan) 6-0
Order to Finish: 3,2,1

SINGLES 
1) Nataliia Vlasova (ODU) def. Peggy Rook (Morgan) 6-1 6-0
2) Oleksandra Andrieieva (ODU) def. Asmara Rose (Morgan) 6-1, 6-1
3) Yulia Starodubtseva (ODU) def. Dana Santiago (Morgan) 6-1, 6-0
4) Brooke Pilkington (ODU) def. Oriane  Yeheounou (Morgan) 6-0, 6-1
5) Alesya Yakubovic (ODU) def. Averiana Mitchell (Morgan) 6-0, 6-1
6) Louie McLelland (ODU) def. Jourdan Wallace (Morgan) 6-0, 6-3
Order to Finish: 2,3,1,4,5,6

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