Lady Monarchs Win Seventh Straight Match With 5-2 Victory Over Maryland
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.
OLD DOMINION 5, MARYALND 2
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