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Old Dominion Falls to Virginia, 5-0

February 18, 2017
By ODU Athletics

NORFOLK, Va. – The Old Dominion women’s tennis team (5-2) had its four-match win-streak snapped by the University of Virginia (4-3), a 2016 NCAA Elite Eight participant, by a 5-0 score on Saturday night in front of hundreds at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center.

Old Dominion will wrap up the weekend on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 10:00 a.m. against the University of Pennsylvania (1-3) at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center. The Lady Monarchs will look to avenge their loss last year in Philly where the fell, 4-1. Admission for all is free.  

Meet Penn:
The University of Pennsylvania has started the season 1-3, with its only win coming against Temple. Penn started the season with losses to Georgia Tech and Kentucky, both coming during the ITA Kickoff Weekend. The Quakers fell to Georgia Tech and Kentucky 4-0 in both matches and then UVA on Saturday morning in Norfolk by a 4-3 score. In their win, the Quakers beat Temple 6-1, only dropping the No. 6 singles match. Penn will take on Virginia on Saturday before their match against the Lady Monarchs on Sunday.

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Tennis Match Results
Virginia vs. Old Dominion
Feb 18, 2017 at Norfolk, Virginia
(Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center)
Virginia 5, Old Dominion 0

Singles Competition
1. Cassie Mercer (VA) def. #89 Borislava Botusharov (ODU) 6-1, 6-2
2. Rosie Johanson (VA) def. #57 Holly Hutchinson (ODU) 6-3, 6-2
3. Adriana Rajkovic (ODU) vs. Meghan Kelley (VA) 7-5, 2-6, unfinished
4. Chloe Gullickson (VA) def. Ingird Vojcinakova (ODU) 6-0, 6-2
5. Nataliia Vlasova (ODU) vs. Hunter Bleser (VA) 6-4, unfinished
6. Camille Favero (VA) def. Eliska Petrackova (ODU) 6-4, 6-2

Doubles Competition
1. Cassie Mercer/Chloe Gullickson (VA) def. Holly Hutchinson/Nataliia Vlasova (ODU) 6-4
2. Rosie Johanson/Meghan Kelley (VA) def. Adriana Rajkovic/Ingird Vojcinakova (ODU) 6-3
3. Borislava Botusharov/Marijana Novakovic (ODU) def. Camille Favero/Hunter Bleser (VA) 6-3

Match Notes:
Order of Finish: Doubles (2,3,1); Singles (1,2,6,4)

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