ODU Defeats UNCW, 4-3
April 14, 2006
CARY, N.C. - Old Dominion won the doubles point and split the six singles matches to edge UNC Wilmington, 4-3, in Colonial Athletic Association women's tennis Friday at the Cary Tennis Center. The Lady Monarchs, who clinched the No. 3 seed in next week's CAA Women's Tennis Championships, improved to 18-8 overall and 5-3 in the league with the victory. The Lady Seahawks stand 21-5 and 6-1. In the regular season finale for both teams, ODU won at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles before UNCW's Molly Molony and Kristin Mears were victorious in a tiebreaker over ODU's Barbara Costa and Barbara Kerner, 8-7 (4), at No. 3 doubles.
In singles, Charleen Haarhoff defeated Molly Molony at number two, while, Fernanda Luiz won over Cassie Martin and, Larissa Santos defeated Lauren Isenhour at number five singles for the Lady Monarchs.
Both teams will next compete in the CAA Championships, which run Thursday through Saturday in Newport News, Va.
Old Dominion 4, UNC Wilmington 3 Cary, N.C. April 14, 2006
Singles 1. Lindsey Hess (UNCW) def. Kerstin Enlich (ODU), 6-4, 6-1 2. Charleen Haarhoff (ODU) def. Molly Molony (UNCW), 6-3, 6-1 3. Fernanda Luiz (ODU) def. Cassie Martin (UNCW), 6-1, 7-5 4. Kristin Mears (UNCW) def. Barbara Costa (ODU), 6-7 (8), 6-3, 10-4 5. Larissa Santos (ODU) def. Lauren Isenhour (UNCW), 6-1, 6-2 6. Katie Carlson (UNCW) def. Barbara Kerner (ODU), 6-7 (8), 6-2, 12-10
Doubles 1. Charleen Haarhoff- Fernanda Luiz (ODU) def. Lindsey Hess-Lauren Isenhour (UNCW), 8-6 2. Kerstin Enlich- Larissa Santos (ODU) def. Cassie Martin-Katie Carlson (UNCW), 8-6 3. Molly Molony-Kristin Mears (UNCW) def. Barbara Costa-Barbara Kerner (ODU), 8-7 (4)