ODU has won five of its last seven matches.
ODU has won five of its last seven matches.
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Old Dominion Falls at No. 44 Virginia Tech, 5-2

February 25, 2017
By ODU Athletics

BLACKSBURG, Va. – The Old Dominion women’s tennis team (6-3) fell to No. 44 nationally ranked Virginia Tech (7-2) by a 5-2 score at the Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center on Saturday. ODU has won five of its last seven matches.

Reigning C-USA Player of the Week, No. 68 Holly Hutchinson improved to 6-1 on the season after downing Elena Cerezo-Codina (VT) 0-6, 6-4, 7-6 (4) in No. 2 singles.

Also picking up a victory in singles action for Old Dominion was Eliska Petrackova, who was too much for Sansitha Nandakumar (6-2, 6-4).

ODU will return to action on Thursday, March 2, when the Lady Monarchs take on No. 10 nationally ranked Baylor in Waco at 6:00 p.m. Then on Friday, March 3, Old Dominion will battle Conference USA foe North Texas at 4:00 p.m. in Denton.

SCOREBOARD

No. 44 Virginia Tech: 5     Old Dominion: 2

Singles
1. Francesca Fusinato (VT) def. No. 112 Borislava Botusharova (ODU) 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (4)
2. No. 68 Holly Hutchinson (ODU) def. Elena Cerezo-Codina (VT) 0-6, 6-4, 7-6 (4)
3. Natalie Novotna (VT) def. Adriana Rajkovic (ODU) 6-2, 6-2
4. No. 92 Caroline Daxhelet (VT) def. Natalya Malenko (ODU) 6-1, 6-2
5. Nancy Ghanem (VT) def. Ingrid Vojcinakova (ODU) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3
6. Eliska Petrackova (ODU) def. Sansitha Nandakumar (VT) 6-2, 6-4
Order of finish: 3,4,6, 2,1*,5

Doubles
1. Daxhelet/Cerezo-Codina (VT) vs. Hutchinson/Vojcinakova (ODU) 5-5 *DNF*
2. Butler/Fusinato (VT) def. Rajkovic/Malenko (ODU) 7-5
3. Nandakumar/Novotna (VT) def. Botusharova/Novakovic (ODU) 6-2
Order of finish: 3,2

For a complete look at the ITA Singles, Doubles and Team Rankings, please CLICK HERE.

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