Women's Tennis Battles, Falls to No. 72 Marshall, 5-1
By ODU Athletics
April 1, 2012
RICHMOND, Va. - Old Dominion University women's tennis fell to Marshall 5-1 Sunday evening in Richmond.
Marshall won all three doubles matches to earn the doubles point but junior Diana Ivanova got ODU on the board with a 6-3, 7-5 victory over Dominika Zapranza at No. 1 singles.
That was the only victory of the day for ODU, however, there were several close matches on the day. Maria Voscekova eked out a 7-5, 7-5 win over Aleksandra Mitrovska at the No. 2 spot while Ellie Ball won a tight 6-4, 6-3 match at No. 3.
Juliana Pires lost a tough three-setter to Kai Broomfield, 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 at No. 5 singles.
The Lady Monarchs are back in action Friday, April 6 when they host William and Mary at 3 p.m.
Marshall 5 ODU 1
1. Zapranza/Voscekova (MU) over Ivanova/Mitrovska (ODU) 8-2
2. Ball/Kucin (MU) over Esnal Olguin/Pires (ODU) 8-6
3. Timko/Koprcina (MU) over Khmolovska/Atiso (ODU) 8-3
1. Diana Ivanova (ODU) over Dominika Zapranza (MU) 6-3, 7-5
2. Maria Voscekova (MU) over Aleksandra Mitrovska (ODU) 7-5, 7-5
3. Ellie Ball (MU) over Melissa Esnal Olguin (ODU) 6-4, 6-3
4. Nika Khmolovska (ODU) vs. Kara Kucin (MU) 6-3, 3-6, 2-1 Did not Finish
5. Kai Broomfield (MU) over Juliana Pires (ODU) 6-3, 3-6, 7-5
6. Karlyn Timko (MU) over Faith Atiso (ODU) 6-0, 6-1