Women's Tennis Rolls Over Howard, 7-0

January 28, 2008
By ODU Athletics

Jan. 28, 2008

Norfolk, Va. - The Old Dominion University women's tennis team improved to 3-0 on the season after defeating visiting Howard University 7-0 Sunday night at the Folkes-Stevens Indoor Tennis Center.

The Lady Monarchs make short work of the Lady Bison to win the doubles point as ODU captured an 8-0 victory at No. 1 doubles, an 8-1 win at No. 2 doubles and an 8-3 decision at No. 3.

In singles play the Lady Monarchs earned five straight set victories, including 6-0, 6-0 victories by Nadine Fahoum at No. 4 and Jana Kubicikova at No. 6. At the No. 2 singles position Barbara Costa dropped the first set 4-6, but rebounded to win the final two frames 6-2, 6-1 over Howard's Jasmin Smith.

ODU returns to action this Friday, Feb. 1 when the Lady Monarchs will host CAA foe James Madison at 6 p.m.



1. Haarhoff/Dobrowolska (ODU) def. Wright/Works (HU) 8-0

2. Costa/Fahoum (ODU) def. Smith/Gee (HU) 8-1

3. Kubicikova/Cohen (ODU) def. Shaw/Ambush (HU) 8-3


1. Charleen Haarhoff (ODU) def. Aja Wright (HU) 6-2, 6-0

2. Barbara Costa (ODU) def. Jasmin Smith (HU) 4-6, 6-2, 6-1

3. Daniela Cohen (ODU) def. Alyssa Works (HU) 6-1, 6-4

4. Nadine Fahoum (ODU) def. Michelle Gee (HU) 6-0, 6-0

5. Joanna Dobrowolska (ODU) def. Whitney Ambush (HU) 6-1, 6-0

6. Jana Kubicikova (ODU) def. Marian Blancada (HU) 6-0, 6-0

FINAL SCORE: Old Dominion University 7, Howard University 0

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