Lady Monarch Tennis Falls To #66 Va. Tech, 5-2
By ODU Athletics
March 29, 2006
NEWPORT NEWS, VA. -- The Old Dominion women's tennis team fell 5-2 to #66 Virginia Tech on Wednesday afternoon at the outdoor courts at Huntington Park in Newport News. The loss drops the Lady Monarchs to 14-7 overall this season.
The Lady Monarch collected a point in doubles action and from Charleen Haarhoff at No. 2 singles. In doubles, ODU's tandem of Kerstin Endlich and Larissa Santos downed JJ Larson and Anat Elazarri for an 8-2 victory at the top spot, while at No. 2 doubles, Haarhoff and Fernanda Luiz edged Inga Beermann and Jessica Brouwer, 8-4. Haarhoff later earned the Lady Monarchs' other point with a three set, 3-6, 6-0, 6-3, victory over Elazari.
Old Dominion returns to action Thursday against East Carolina. The match will be played at Huntington Park.
#66 Virginia Tech 5, Old Dominion 2
1. #121 Inga Beermann (VT) def. Kerstin Endlich (ODU) 6-1,6-0
2. Charleen Haarhoff (ODU) def. Anat Elazari (VT) 3-6,6-0,6-3
3. JJ Larson (VT) def. Barbara Costa (ODU) 6-3,6-2
4. Ashley James (VT) def. Fernanda Luiz (ODU) 7-6,6-2
5. Jessica Long (VT) def. Larissa Santos (ODU) 2-6,7-5,1-0 (8)
6. Bethan James (VT) def. Barbara Kerner (ODU) 6-1,6-3
Order of Finish 1,6,3,4,5,2
1. Endlich/Santos (ODU) def. Larson/Elazari (VT) 8-2
2. Haarhoff/Luiz (ODU) def. Beermann/Jessica Brouwer 8-4
3. A. James/Long (VT) def. Costa/Kerner (ODU) 8-6
Order of Finish 1,3,2