Lady Monarchs Win Seventh Straight Match With 5-2 Victory Over Maryland

February 15, 2009
By ODU Athletics

Feb. 15, 2009

College Park, Md. – The ODU women’s tennis team won its seventh consecutive dual match Sunday morning, defeating the Maryland Terrapins 5-2 at the Tennis Center at College Park.  The Lady Monarchs won seven of the nine matches played to improve to 9-2 on the year, while the Terrapins fell to 1-4.


The 64th ranked Lady Monarchs won the doubles point with a sweep of all three matches.    Nadine Fahoum and Charleen Haarhoff, ranked 40th in the ITA rankings, defeated Maryland’s Michal Amir and Lisa Miller 8-3 at No. 1.  At No. 2, Joanna Dobrowolska and Irina Dementyeva came away with an 8-4 win over Maggie MacKeever and Eleanor Peters, while Margarita Spicin and Marija Citic won by the same score at No. 3 over the Terrapin duo of Karin Lundmark and Oksana Krutiyenko.


In singles action, Fahoum and Dementyeva recorded straight sets victories at No. 1 and No. 5 respectively, extending their winning streak to seven matches.  Haarhoff went three sets with Lundmark at No. 2, coming away with the 7-5, 2-6, 7-5 victory, while at No. 3 Dobrowolska came from a set down to defeat Peters, 6-7 (1), 7-5, 10-5.


The Lady Monarchs return to the courts on Saturday, Feb. 21 when they host the Temple Owls at the Folkes-Stevens Indoor Tennis Center.





1. Nadine Fahoum (ODU.) def. Michal Amir (Md.)                    6-2, 6-3

2. Charleen Haarhoff (ODU) def. Karin Lundmark (Md.)          7-5, 2-6, 7-5

3. Joanna Dobrowolska (ODU) def. Eleanor Peters (Md.)        6-7(1), 7-5, 10-5

4. Lisa Miller (Md.) def. Margarita Spicin (ODU)                       6-4, 7-6(5)

5. Irina Dementyeva (ODU) def. Oksana Krutiyenko (Md.)      6-1, 6-4

6. Jordan Hansbrough (Md.) def. Marija Citic (ODU)                3-6, 6-4, 10-5



1. Haarhoff/Fahoum (ODU) def. Amir/Miller (Md.)                                  8-3

2. Dobrowolska/Dementyeva (ODU) def. MacKeever/Peters (Md.)     8-4

3. Citic/Spicin (ODU) def. Lundmark/Krutiyenko (Md.)                          8-4


Order of Finish:

Singles: 5, 1, 4, 2, 3, 6

Doubles: 1, 2, 3


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