Women's Tennis Defeats George Washington, 7-0

February 08, 2007
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Feb. 8, 2007

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The Old Dominion women's tennis team upped its mark to 5-0 on the season as they defeated George Washington 7-0 at Center Court Racket Club on Thursday afternoon.

Old Dominion's No. 1 and No. 2 doubles team each earned 8-2 victories over their opponents. At No. 1 singles Charleen Haarhoff (Durban, South Africa) and Fernanda Luiz (Nova Lima, Brazil) defeated Kendall Swenson and Verena Knoedler, while at No. 2 doubles, Larissa Santos (Florianopolis, Brazil) and Jana Kubickova defeated Madhuri Jha and Mara Frisch. The No. 3 Lady Monarch doubles team of Barbara Costa (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) and Daniela Cohen prevailed over the Colonial's Tracy Stecko and Honig by an 8-1 score.

In singles, all six Lady Monarchs earned victories in straight sets. Both Jana Kubickova at No. 4 singles and Daniela Cohen at No. 6 singles only allowed their Colonial opponent to earn only one game. Kubickova defeated Verena Knoedler, 6-0, 6-1, while Cohen took home a 6-1, 6-0 match against Rachael Hesling..

In other singles action, No. 93 Haarhoff downed Kendall Swenson, 6-4, 6-3 at the top spot. At No. 2 singles, Luiz defeated Madhuri Jha, 6-1, 6-2. Larissa Santos, playing at No. 3 singles, picked up a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Tracy Stecko. Barbara Costa at No. 5 singles took home a 6-1, 6-1 win.

The Lady Monarch women's tennis team return to action taking on Richmond at 1:00 pm on Friday, February 9, 2007 at Center Court Racket Club in Newport News, VA

Old Dominion 7, George Washington 0
No. 1 Haarhoff/Luiz (ODU) d. Swenson/Knoedler (GWU) 8-2
No. 2 Santos/Kubickova (ODU) d. Jha/Frisch (GWU) 8-2
No. 3 Costa/Cohen (ODU) d. Stecko/Honig (GWU) 8-1

No. 1 Charleen Haarhoff (ODU) d. Kendall Swenson (GWU) 6-4,6-2
No. 2 Fernanda Luiz (ODU) d. Madhuri Jha (GWU) 6-1,6-2
No. 3 Larissa Santos (ODU) d. Tracy Stecko (GWU) 6-2,6-3
No. 4 Jana Kubickova (ODU) d. Verena Knoedler (GWU) 6-0,6-1
No. 5 Barbara Costa (ODU) d. Mara Frisch (GWU) 6-1,6-1
No. 6 Daniela Cohen (ODU) d. Rachael Hesling (GWU) 6-1,6-0