Women's Tennis Falls To VCU
By ODU Athletics
Feb. 8, 2004
RICHMOND, VA - 16th-ranked Virginia Commonwealth won the doubles point and three singles matches to edge Old Dominion 4-3 Sunday at the Thalhimer Tennis Center. The Lady Monarchs fall to 3-2 on the year with both losses coming at the hands of ranked squads. The Rams improved to 6-0.
The Rams swept the doubles points defeating the ODU's No. 1 doubles team of Nataly Cahana (Qiriat Bialik, Israel) and Fernada Luiz (Belo Horizonte, Brazil), 8-0, and Coralie Herrmann () and Larissa Santos, 8-3, at No. 2 doubles.
The Lady Monarchs picked up wins at No. 1 singles as 33rd ranked Nataly Cahana defeated Olga Borisova in three sets, 7-6, 3-6, 10-8. Larissa Santos also picked up a victory for the Lady Monarchs defeating VCU' Cristina Arribas, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, at No. 4 singles. The Lady Monarchs picked up a win at No. 6 singles by default.
The Old Dominion women's tennis team returns to action at Maryland on Saturday, February 14th.
#16 VCU 4, Old Dominion 3
1. Silvia Urikova/Olga Borisova (VCU) d. Nataly Cahana/Fernada Luiz (ODU), 8-0
2. Cristina Gago/Cristina Arribas (VCU) d. Coralie Herrmann/Santos (ODU), 8-3
1. Nataly Cahana (ODU) d. Olga Borisova (VCU), 7-6, 3-6, 10-8
2. Silvia Urikova (VCU) d. Coralie Herrmann (ODU), 6-0, 6-0
3. Cristina Gago (VCU) d. Fernada Luiz (ODU), 6-2, 6-3
4. Santos (ODU) d. Cristina Arribas (VCU), 6-4, 4-6, 6-1
5. Camille Ripert (VCU) d. Martinez (ODU), 7-5, 6-3
6. ODU won by default