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ODU Places Three on All C-USA Singles First Team and One Tandem on All-Doubles Team

April 28, 2017
By ODU Athletics

IRVING, Texas – Ingrid Vojcinakova, Borislava Botusharova and Holly Hutchinson were all named to the All-Conference USA Singles First Team on Friday afternoon, as voted on by the leagues head coaches. Vojcinakova and Hutchinson also teamed up to garner All-Doubles Second Team honors.

Old Dominion's three student-athletes on the All C-USA Singles First Team was tied with Conference USA champions Rice for the most of any school in the conference. 

Vojcinakova (Žilina, Slovakia) ended her senior campaign playing No. 1 singles for the Lady Monarchs. She also went 2-0 at the No. 1 doubles slot with partner Holly Hutchinson, while the two posted a 4-4 overall record in doubles. Vojcinakova compiled an overall singles record of 10-4 and competed at all spots within the Old Dominion lineup.

Botusharova (Pazardzhik, Bulgaria) was nationally ranked in singles all season. She played No. 1 and No. 2 singles during the spring and compiled an 11-3 record. She was 7-3 at No. 1 position and 4-0 at No. 2 position. She delivered the deciding point during the First Round of the C-USA Tournament match against UAB. Botusharova ended the season nationally ranked No. 98.

Hutchinson (Middlesex, England) was nationally ranked in singles all year and was also the highest ranked freshman in Conference USA for the entire season. In the fall, she defeated the No. 11 nationally ranked singles player, Sydney Campbell, of Vanderbilt.

Hutchinson's highest singles ranking was No. 57, according to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). She played No. 1 and No. 2 singles during her freshman season and compiled a 10-5 record. The Middlesex, England-native was 4-4 at the No. 1 position and 6-1 at No. 2 position. Hutchinson was part of the No. 1 doubles team with three different partners throughout the season and accumulated a 7-5 record.

All-Conference USA Singles

1st Team
Andrea Lazaro, FIU
Maryna Verksler, FIU
Derya Turhan, Marshall
Maria Kononova, North Texas
Borislava Botusharova, Old Dominion
Holly Hutchinson, Old Dominion
Ingrid Vojcinakova, Old Dominion
Katherine Ip, Rice
Lindsey Hodge, Rice
Wendy Zhang, Rice
Pardis Kianoush, UAB
Miriam Rosell Canudas, UTSA
Elpida Malamou, WKU

2nd Team
Tai Martin, Charlotte
Ulyana Grib, FIU
Mina Markovic, FIU
Jazmin Britos, Louisiana Tech
Maddie Silver, Marshall
Stephanie Smith, Marshall
Costanza Magazzini, Middle Tennessee
Tamuna Kutubidze, North Texas
Savannah Durkin, Rice
Alison Ho, Rice
Carolin Drescher, Southern Miss
Monica Malinen, WKU

3rd Team
Sasha Lee, Charlotte
Victoria Pahlett, Charlotte
Gabriela Ferreira, FIU
Lyndsey Boos, Florida Atlantic
Nadja Manjon, Louisiana Tech
Rachael Morales, Marshall
Anna Pomyatinskaya, Marshall
Lidia Burrows, Middle Tennessee
Minying Liang, North Texas
Alexis Thoma, North Texas
Fernanda Astete, Rice
Alex Kitchen, Southern Miss

All-Conference USA Doubles

1st Team
Andrea Lazaro/Nina Nagode, FIU
Maria Kononova/Tamuna Kutubidze, North Texas
Lindsey Hodge/Wendy Zhang, Rice

2nd Team
Ulyana Grib/Maryna Veksler, FIU
Anna Pomyatinskaya/ Derya Turhan, Marshall
Holly Hutchinson/Ingrid Vojcinakova, ODU

3rd Team
Savannah Durkin/Katherine Ip, Rice
Cindy Oest/Natalia De Ugarte/WKU
Alison Ho/Priya Niezgoda, Rice

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