Yulia Starodubtseva (ODU) def. Jasmine Asghar (OU) 6-3, 6-3 in No. 2 singles
Yulia Starodubtseva (ODU) def. Jasmine Asghar (OU) 6-3, 6-3 in No. 2 singles
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ODU Has Five-Match Win-Streak Snapped in 4-3 Loss at Oklahoma

February 10, 2018
By ODU Athletics

NORMAN, Okla. - The Old Dominion women’s tennis team (8-2) dropped a 4-3 match at Oklahoma (2-4) on Saturday at the Headington Family Tennis Center.

Yulia Starodubtseva, Victoria Olivarez and Adriana Rajkovic all earned singles victories for Old Dominion in Norman.

The Tennis Monarchs will be back in action tomorrow, Sunday, Feb. 5 at 11:00 a.m. EST, when they face Wichita State (5-2) at the Sheldon Coleman Tennis Complex.

Live Stats for Wichita State Match

Meet Wichita State
Head coach Colin Foster is currently in his ninth season at the helm of the Shockers’ program. In the 2016 season, he led Wichita State to a school-record tying 27 dual wins and saw the Shockers rank as high as 13th nationally, which led to him receiving a five-year contract extension in May of 2016. Under Foster, the Shockers have swept the conference regular season and tournament championships in each of his first seven seasons. 

The Shockers currently have two singles players nationally ranked in No. 73 Fatima Bizhukova, as well as No. 104 Sandra Honigova.

Tennis Match Results
Old Dominion vs Oklahoma
Feb 10, 2018 at Norman, Okla.
(Headington Family Tennis Center)
Oklahoma 4, Old Dominion 3

Singles competition

  1. #18 Lily Miyazaki (OU) def. Holly Hutchinson (ODU) 6-1, 7-6 (7-3)
  2. Yulia Starodubtseva (ODU) def. Jasmine Asghar (OU) 6-3, 6-3
  3. Christiana Brigante (OU) def. Nataliia Vlasova (ODU) 7-5, 6-0
  4. Victoria Olivarez (ODU) def. Simran Kaur Sethi (OU) 4-6, 7-6 (7-3), 1-0 (10-7)
  5. Adriana Rajkovic (ODU) def. Camila Romero (OU) 6-4, 6-2
  6. Malene Stripp (OU) def. Louie McLelland (ODU) 6-2, 6-4

Doubles competition

  1. Jasmine Asghar/Christiana Brigante (OU) def. Yulia Starodubtseva/Holly Hutchinson (ODU) 7-6 (7-5)
  2. Nataliia Vlasova/Victoria Olivarez (ODU) def. Skyler Miller/Malene Stripp (OU) 6-2
  3. Camila Romero/Simran Kaur Sethi (OU) def. Adriana Rajkovic/Natalya Malenko (ODU) 7-6 (7-1)

Match Notes:
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (2,5,3,6,1,4)

Looking Ahead for the Monarchs
After this weekend’s two road matches, the Monarchs will continue to travel to play their next four matches. Those four matches, in order, consist of: Penn, Temple, C-USA opponent Marshall and finally, West Virginia. Once this long road stretch is over, ODU will get the comfort of playing the next seven matches at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center and also get to host the Conference USA Tournament.

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