Lady Monarchs Handle Bucknell, 4-0

March 12, 2013
By ODU Athletics

March 12, 2013


LAS PALMAS, PUERTO RICO - Old Dominion University women's tennis stopped a two-match losing streak with a dominant 4-0 victory over Bucknell Tuesday afternoon in Puerto Rico.

ODU (8-5) made quick work of the Bison in doubles as Melissa Esnal Olguin and Juliana Pires were 8-2 winners at No. 2 while Nika Khmolovska and Faith Atiso put together an 8-0 win at No. 3.

The match was called after the Monarchs clinched the victory but ODU led all stopped matches as well.

Khmolovska notched a 6-0, 6-0 triumph at No. 6 while Diana Ivanova was a 6-3, 6-0 winner at No. 1. Hristova cruised to a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 2 to clinch the Monarch victory.

ODU takes on Colgate on Thursday.

ODU 4 Bucknell 0
1. Ivanova/Hristova (ODU) DNF. Vidrascu/Cioffi (BU) 5-3
2. Esnal Olguin/Pires (ODU) def. Bush/Colvin (BU) 8-2
3. Khmolovska/Atiso (ODU) def. Schneider/Morgan (BU) 8-0

1. Diana Ivanova (ODU) def. Elena Vidrascu (BU) 6-3, 6-0
2. Nikol Hristova (ODU) def. Maria Cioffi (BU) 6-0, 6-1
3. Ivana Vukovic (ODU) DNF. Lydia Colvin (BU) 6-1, 5-1
4. Melissa Esnal Olguin (ODU) DNF. Jen Bush (BU) 6-1, 3-1
5. Nika Khmolovska (ODU) DNF. Stephanie Pino (BU) 6-0, 6-0
6. Faith Atiso (ODU) DNF. Sam Madnick (BU) 7-5

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