ODU Women's Tennis Improves to 6-2 With Win Over St. Francis University

February 19, 2012
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Feb. 19, 2012

NORFOLK, Va.- Old Dominion University women's tennis hosted the St. Francis University Red Flash on Sunday morning and it was their third match in 24 hours at the Folkes/Stevens Indoor Tennis Center. The Lady Monarchs topped the Red Flash 5-2

With the win the Lady Monarchs improve to 6-2 on the 2012 season.

Diana Ivanova and Melissa Esnal Olguin quickly dispatched Alex Sachs and Lucy Jasso 8-0. Nika Khmolovska and Aleksandra Mitrovska defeated Shivani Patel and Nuria Valls 8-1 at No. 2 doubles.

The Lady Monarchs took the 1-0 team lead and never looked back.

Diana Ivanova, Aleksandra Mitrovska, and Melissa Esnal Olguin all won in straight sets over Nuria Vall, Devynn Sarver, and Shivani Patel, respectively.

Nika Khmolovska also won in straight sets at No.4 singles.

Faith Atiso played at No. 5 singles and lost a hard fought pro set to Alex Sachs 8-4.

The Lady Monarchs return to action against Longwood on Friday, February 24, at 1 PM.




Diana Ivanova/ Melissa Esnal Olguin over Alex Sachs/ Lucy Jasso, 8-0
Nika Khmolovska / Aleksandra Mitrovska over Shivani Patel/ Nuria Valls, 8-1
Devynn Sarver/ Laura Husband wins by default.


Diana Ivanova over Nuria Valls, 6-0, 6-0
Aleksandra Mitrovska over Devynn Sarver, 6-0, 6-1
Melissa Esnal Olguin over Shivani Patel, 6-1, 6-2
Nika Khmolovska over Lucy Jasso, 6-3, 6-3
Alex Sachs over Faith Atiso, 8-4
Laura Husband wins by default.

Order of Finish:

Doubles: 1, 2
Singles: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5