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No. 19 Nationally Ranked ODU Handles Penn, 4-2

February 24, 2019
By ODU Athletics

NORFOLK, Va. - The No. 19 nationally ranked Old Dominion women’s tennis team (9-2) handed Penn (6-2) its second loss of the season by a 4-2 score on Sunday afternoon at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center.

After dropping the doubles point, ODU picked up singles wins from Nataliia Vlasova, Oleksanda Andrieieva, Brooke Pilkington and Alesya Yakubovich.

With the victory, the Tennis Monarchs are now 6-0 at home so far this season. ODU has won six of its last seven matches. Penn was riding a two-match win-streak entering Sunday’s match in Norfolk, while Old Dominion handed the Quakers their first road loss of the season.

No. 19 Old Dominion will return to action on Saturday, March 1, when the Monarchs host Memphis for a 1:00 p.m. ET start. The following day, Sunday, March 3, ODU will welcome West Virginia for a 10:00 a.m. start. Both matches will take place at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center and admission for all is free.

Tennis Match Results
University of Pennsylvania vs. Old Dominion
Feb 24, 2019 in Norfolk, Va.
(Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center)

#19 Old Dominion 4, University of Pennsylvania 2

Singles competition
1. Holly Hutchinson (ODU) vs. #97 Luliia Bryzgalova (UPENN) 2-6, 7-6, 3-5, unfinished
2. Nataliia Vlasova (ODU) def. Marta Kowalska (UPENN) 6-1, 6-4
3. Oleksanda Andrieieva (ODU) def. Marija Curnic (UPENN) 3-6, 6-1, 6-2
4. Ashely Zhu (UPENN) def. Yulia Starodubtseva (ODU) 7-5, 7-5
5. Brooke Pilkington (ODU) def. OJ Singh (UPENN) 6-4, 4-6, 6-1
6. Alesya Yakubovich (ODU) def. Mimi Levine (UPENN) 7-5, 6-1 

Doubles competition
1. Marta Kowalska/Marija Curnic (UPENN) def. Holly Hutchinson/Brooke Pilkington (ODU) 6-3
2. OJ Singh/Luliia Bryzgalova (UPENN) def. Oleksanda Andrieieva/Yulia Starodubtseva (ODU) 6-3
3. Nataliia Vlasova/Natalya Malenko (ODU) def. Mimi Levine/Ashely Zhu (UPENN) 6-2

Match Notes:
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (2,6,3,4,5)

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