Lady Monarchs Pound NSU (7-0) and Howard (4-1)
NORFOLK, Va. – The Old Dominion University women’s tennis team defeated the Bison from Howard University, 4-1, on Saturday afternoon and then the Spartans from Norfolk State, 7-0, on Saturday night at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center.
In single’s play, ODU’s Ingrid Vojcinakova beat Umarah Mughnee from Howard (6-2, 6-3). Nika Khomolovska picked up another point for the Lady Monarch’s after winning her match over Maame Osei (HOW), 6-4, 6-0, while Melissa Esnal Olguin made quick work of Howard’s Jessica Josiah (6-1, 6-1).
In double’s action, Old Dominion’s Nikol Hristova and Ingrid Vojcinakova defeated Howard’s Katelyn Stokes and Stacey Roheman, 6-3. ODU’s Faith Atiso and Ivana Vukovic took down Maame Osei and Jessica Josiah from Howard, 6-3, clinching the doubles point for the Lady Monarchs.
Norfolk State Recap
The Lady Monarchs cruised past the Spartans of Norfolk State, starting with a singles victory for Old Dominion’s Nikol Hristova over Liza Gordeeva (6-2, 6-0). Melissa Esnal Olguin did not give up a game against Krystal Scott (6-0, 6-0). Adding another team point for the Lady Monarchs was freshman Ingrid Vojcinakova with her victory over Andrea Macchiavello (6-1, 6-0).
In doubles, it was much of the same with the duo of Nikol Hristova and Ingrid Vokcinakova helping earn the first point for the Lady Monarchs. The win of Faith Atiso and Ivana Vukovic clinched the sole double’s team point for the Old Dominion.
SINGLES Results vs. Howard
1. Nikol Hristova (ODU) DNF Katelyn Stokes (HOW) 6-3, 4-5
2. Ingrid Vojcinakova (ODU) d. Umarah Mughnee (HOW) 6-2, 6-3
3. Nika Khomolovska (ODU) d. Maame Osei (HOW) 6-4, 6-0
4. Stacey Roheman (HOW) d. Marijana Novakovic (ODU) Default
5. Ivana Vukovic (ODU) DNF Audra Bell (HOW) 7-6, 3-5
6. Melissa Esnal Olguin (ODU) d. Jessica Josiah (HOW) 6-1, 6-1
DOUBLES Results vs. Howard
1. Nikol Hristova/Ingrid Vojcinakova (ODU) d. Katelyn Stokes/Stacey Roheman (HOW) 6-3
3. Faith Atiso/Ivana Vukovic (ODU) d. Maame Osei/Jessica Josiah (HOW) 6-3
SINGLES Results vs. Norfolk State
1. Nikol Hristova (ODU) d. Liza Gordeeva (NSU) 6-2, 6-0
2. Ingrid Vojcinakova (ODU) d. Andrea Macchiavello (NSU) 6-1, 6-0
3. Nika Khomolovska (ODU) d. Yvonne Kamegne (NSU) 6-1, 6-1
4. Ivana Vukovic (ODU) d. Mafalda Lhorca (NSU) 6-4, 6-1
5. Melissa Esnal Olguin (ODU) d. Krystal Scott (NSU) 6-0, 6-0
6. Faith Atiso (ODU) d. Ana Popovic (NSU) 6-0, 6-2
DOUBLES Results vs. Norfolk State
1. Nikol Hristova/ Ingrid Vokcinakova (ODU) d. Andrea Macchiavello/ Mafalda Lhorca (NSU) 6-1
3. Faith Atiso/ Ivana Vukovic (ODU) d. Ana Popovic/ Yvonne Kamegne (NSU) 6-3
Next Up for the Lady Monarchs
Old Dominion will travel to Philadelphia, Pa. to take on Penn on Saturday, January 25.
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