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Lady Monarchs Knock Off No. 73 Richmond, 4-3

Courtesy: ODU Athletics
Release: March 28, 2012
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March 28, 2012

RICHMOND, Va. - Aleksandra Mitrovska defeated Melissa Kandinata at No. 2 singles 7-6, 3-6, 7-6 to clinch the team victory as Old Dominion women's tennis knocked off No. 73 Richmond Wednesday afternoon.

The win is the first for Old Dominion over a ranked opponent since a 5-2 win over No. 50 Denver in the 2009-10 season.

ODU dropped all three doubles matches to start the match, but fought back in singles as Diana Ivanova got things started with a dominant 6-3, 6-0 win over Joanna Matuszczyk at No. 1 singles.

Nika Khmolovska got ODU's second win with a 7-5, 6-2 triumph over Alexandra Smyth at the No. 5 spot.

The Spiders picked up wins at No. 4 and No. 6 singles with wins from Elizabeth Sims and Nil Horoz.

Melissa Esnal Olguin gave the Lady Monarchs their third victory with a come-from-behind 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 win over Helen Cunningham at the No. 3 spot.

Mitrovska clinched the win with her dramatic three-set win over Kandinata at No. 2.

The win snaps a five-match losing streak for ODU and the loss stops a three-match winning streak for UR.

ODU is back in action April 1 when they take on Marshall at VCU.

Old Dominion 4, Richmond 3

1. Cunningham/Smyth (UR) def. Ivanova/Mitrovska (ODU) 8-4
2. Kandinata/Sims (UR) def. Esnal Olguin/Pires (ODU) 8-5
3. Matuszczyk/Horoz (UR) def. Khmolovska/Atiso (ODU) 8-3

1. Diana Ivanova (ODU) def. Joanna Matuszczyk (UR) 6-3, 6-0
2. Aleksandra Mitrovska (ODU) def. Melissa Kandinata (UR) 7-6(1), 3-6, 7-6(1)
3. Melissa Esnal Olguin (ODU) def. Helen Cunningham (UR) 1-6, 6-4, 6-3
4. Elizabeth Sims (UR) def. Juliana Pires (ODU) 6-7, 6-1, 6-3
5. Nika Khmolovska (ODU) def. Alexandra Smyth (UR) 7-5, 6-2
6. Nil Horoz def. Faith Atiso (ODU) 6-2, 6-0


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