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Women's Tennis Falls at VCU, 6-1

Courtesy: ODU Athletics
Release: February 11, 2012
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Feb. 11, 2012

RICHMOND, Va. - Aleksandra Mitrovska won at No. 3 singles for Old Dominion University women's tennis but it was not enough as VCU defeated the Lady Monarchs 6-1 Saturday evening in Richmond.

Mitrovska defeated Josefin Hjertquist 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 at No. 3 singles for her fourth win of the season.

Diana Ivanova and Melissa Esnal Olguin dropped a pair of tough three-set matches at No. 1 and No. 2 singles. Ivanova fell 6-1, 6-7, 6-1 to Alex Barra while Esnal Olguin dropped a tough 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 match to Ana Barra.

The loss gives ODU their first defeat of the season, moving to 3-1 overall while VCU improves to 8-1.

Old Dominion is back in action tomorrow morning when they host James Madison at 11 a.m.

1. Alex Barra/Ana Barra (VCU) over Ivanova/Esnal Olguin (ODU) 8-1
2. Hjertquist/ Yakauleva (VCU) over Mitrovska/Pires (ODU) 8-5
3. Gerasimova/ Kvitashvili (VCU) over Khmolovska/Atiso (ODU) 8-1

1. Alex Barra (VCU) over Diana Ivanova (ODU) 6-1, 6-7, 6-1
2. Ana Barra (VCU) over Melissa Esnal Olguin (ODU) 6-1, 3-6, 6-3
3. Aleksandra Mitrovska (ODU) over Josefin Hjertquist (VCU) 6-1, 4-6, 6-2
4. Olga Terteac (VCU) over Juliana Pires (ODU) 6-0 6-0
5. Marketa Placha (VCU) over Nika Khmolovska (ODU) 6-4, 6-1
6. Salome Kvitashvili (VCU) over Faith Atiso (ODU) 6-1, 6-0


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