Women's Tennis Results From Tribe Classic
By ODU Athletics
Nov. 11, 2002
WILLIAMSBURG, VA -- Women's tennis team members senior Julia Sotiriu (Wendelstein, Germany) and freshman Coralie Herrmann (Porrentruy, Switzerland) were both in action at the Tribe Classic held on the campus of William and Mary over the weekend.
In singles, Herrmann finished the three-day event with a 3-1 record, while Sotiriu went 2-2. Together, Sotiriu and Herrmann combined for a 3-1 doubles mark.
Sotiriu defeated Samantha Liu of Cincinnati, 6-3, 6-4, and Sheila Rao of Colgate, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in her victories. She fell 6-4, 6-4 to Lille Nzudie of Marshall and 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-0 to Lingda Yang of host William and Mary in her two defeats.
Herrmann collected wins over William and Mary's Jessica Reed (6-1, 6-1), Mariana Locano of Cincinnati (6-4, 6-0), and Allison Stoloff of Colgate (6-1, 6-1). Her lone defeat was a 6-4, 6-3 loss to Danielle Hock of Marshall.
Herrmann and Sotiriu posted victories over Lauren Erikson and Sheila Rao of Colgate (8-6), Ashley Crank and Olivia Hill of Marshall (8-0), and Lingda Yang and Kelli Partlow of William and Mary (8-4). Their lone loss was at the hands of Penn State's Lindsay Bowning and Judy Wang (8-6).
Teammate junior Nataly Cahana (Qiriat Bialik, Israel) was in action over the weekend at the ITA Indoor Championships in Farmers Branch, Texas. Fifth seeded Cahana was upset in the first round with 7-4, 6-3 loss to Tulsa's Alicia Pillay.
The ITA Indoor Championship and the Tribe Classic conclude the fall schedule for the women. The Lady Monarch tennis team will return to the court in January at the Milwaukee Tennis Classic. Old Dominion will play in its first dual meet of the season at Virginia on January 21st.
Julia Sotiriu (ODU) def. Samanth Liu (Cin): 6-3, 6-4 Julia Sotiriu (ODU) def. Sheila Rao (Col): 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 Lille Nzudie (Mar) def. Julia Sotiriu (ODU): 6-4, 6-4 Lingda Yang (WM) def. Julia Sotiriu (ODU): 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-0
Coralie Herrmann (ODU) def. Mariana Locano (Cin): 6-4, 6-0 Coralie Herrmann (ODU) def. Melissa Reed (WM): 6-1, 6-1 Coralie Herrmann (ODU) def. Allison Stoloff (Col): 6-1, 6-1 Danielle Hock (Mar) def. Coralie Herrmann (ODU): 6-4, 6-3
Julia Sotiriu/Coralie Herrmann (ODU) def. Lauren Erikson/Sheila Roa (Col): 8-6 Julia Sotiriu/Coralie Herrmann (ODU) def. Ashley Crank/Olivia Hill (Mar): 8-0 Julia Sotiriu/Coralie Herrmann (ODU) def. Lingda Yan/Kelli Partlow (WM): 8-4 Lindsay Sowning/Judy Wang (PSU) def. Julia Sotiriu/Coralie Herrmann (ODU): 8-6