Lady Monarchs Open Fall Season At UVA Invitational
Sept. 19, 2008
Charlottesville, Va. - The ODU women's tennis team kicked off its fall campaign today at the UVA Invitational at the Snyder Tennis Center in Charlottesville. The Lady Monarchs posted a 2-1 mark in doubles play and a 2-4 record in singles action during day one.
Doubles play saw Marija Citic and freshman Irina Dementyeva earn an 8-3 victory over Alejandra Guerra and Arielle Vanstrolly of UNCG, while Charleen Haarhoff and Nadine Fahoum defeated Tennessee's Caitlin Whoriskey and Maria Sorbello, 8-2.
In singles action Dementyeva and Haarhoff registered ODU's only victories of the day with their three-set victories. Dementyeva downed Marshall's Kristina Koprcina 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 and Haarhoff dropped the first set before rebounding to defeat South Carolina's Gina Schofield 2-6, 6-4, 6-1.
Play continues Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Snyder Tennis Center. The tournament concludes Sunday, with play beginning at 9 a.m.
Citic/Dementyeva (ODU) def. Guerra/Vonstrolly (UNCG) 8-3
Haarhoff/Fahoum (ODU) def. Whoriskey/Sorbello (Tenn) 8-2
Zubori/Jocic (S.Car) def. Dobrowolska/Spicin (ODU) 8-6
Isabell Raich (Mar) def. Marija Citic (ODU) 6-1, 6-1
Irina Dementyeva (ODU) def. Kristina Koprcina (Mar) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2
Rosalia Alda (Tenn) def. Nadine Fahoum (ODU) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
Natalie Pluskuta (Tenn) def. Joanna Dobrowolska (ODU) 5-7, 7-6, 7-6
Charleen Haarhoff (ODU) def. Gina Schofield (S.Car) 2-6, 6-4, 6-1
Miljana Jocic (S.Car) def. Margarita Spicin (ODU) 6-4, 6-1