Lady Monarch Tennis Cruises To Victory In Season Finale
By ODU Athletics
April 26, 2002
NORFOLK, VA -- The Old Dominion women's tennis team closed out the 2002 regular season with a 6-1 non-conference victory over Virginia Tech this afternoon. The win improves the Lady Monarchs to 13-9 on the season.
Old Dominion captured all three doubles matches to win the points. Teammates Nataly Cahana and Ana Radeljevic played to a 8-3 win at first singles, while Mily Kannarkat and Julia Sotiriu used a 8-5 win over their opponent at second singles. Lara van Rooyen and Patricia Araujo teammed for a 8-4 win at third doubles.
The Lady Monarchs gave up just one singles match on the afternoon. Ninth ranked Nataly Cahana (Quirat Balik, Israel) cruised to a 6-2, 6-0 win at first single, while Ana Radeljevic (Zagreb, Croatia) overpowered her opponent 6-1, 6-3. At third singles, Lara van Rooyen (Pretoria, South Africa) emerged with a 6-2, 6-2 win and fourth singles member Mily Kannarkat (Va Beach, VA) played to a 6-1, 6-1 victory. Julia Sotiriu (Wendelstein, Germany) dropped the lone ODU match of the day, falling 6-2, 7-5 at fifth singes. Patrica Araujo (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) rounded out the competition losing just one set on her way to a 6-0, 6-1 win at sixth singles.
OLD DOMINION 6 VA TECH 1
SINGLES: 1. Cahana (ODU) d. Stubbs (VA Tech) 6-2,6-0 2. Radeljevic (ODU) d. Vincent (VA Tech) 6-1,6-3 3. van Rooyen (ODU) d. Lowdermilk (VA Tech) 6-2,6-2 4. Kannarkat (ODU) d. Kramer (VA Tech) 6-1,6-1 5. Videnova (VA Tech) d. Sotiriu (ODU) 6-2,7-5 6. Araujo (ODU) d. Simmonds (VA Tech) 6-0,6-1
DOUBLES: 1. Cahana/Radeljevic (ODU) d. Vincent/Videnova (VA Tech) 8-3 2. Kannarkat/Sotiriu (ODU) d. Kramer/Lowdermilk (VA Tech) 8-5 3. van Rooyen/Araujo (ODU) d. Stubbs/Simmonds (VA Tech) 8-4SINGLES