Women's Tennis Defeats Virginia Tech, 5-2

March 26, 2003
By ODU Athletics

March 26, 2003

BLACKSBURG, VA -- The Old Dominion women's tennis team improved to 5-6 on the year as they defeated the Virginia Tech Hokies, 5-2, on Friday afternoon.

The Lady Monarchs took two of the three doubles matches to earn the point. The duo of senior Nataly Cahana and freshman Maretha van Niekerk posted an 8-6 victory over the Hokies' Kristen Stubbs and Felice Lam at No. 1 doubles, while freshmen Kerstin Endlich and Verena Munzinger used an 8-6 match to record a win at No. 3 doubles over Zdenka Videnova and Elissa Kinard.

Old Dominion won four of the six singles matches. Cahana and Endlich each registered straight set wins for the Lady Monarchs. Cahana earned a 6-1, 6-2 victory at No. 1 singles over Kristen Stubbs, while Endlich had a 6-4, 6-3 win at No. 3 singles over Virginia Tech's Elissa Kinard. Freshman Maretha van Niekerk used a 6-1, 4-6, 7-5, decision over Carolyn Kramer at No. 2 singles, while classmate Verena Munzinger closed out the Old Dominion win with a 6-7, 6-1, 1-0 win at No. 6 singles over Zdenka Videnova.

Match Summary:


#1 #18 Nataly Cahana (ODU) def. Kristen Stubbs (VT): 6-1,6-2 #2 Maretha Van Niekerk (ODU)def. Carolyn Kramer (VT): 6-1,4-6,7-5 #3 Kerstin Endlich (ODU) def. Elissa Kinard (VT): 6-4,6-3 #4 Felice Lam (VT) def. Julia Sotiriu (ODU): 6-1,6-3 #5 Ginger Lowdermilk (VT) def. Coralie Herrmann: 6-2,7-6 #6 Verena Munzinger (ODU) def. Zdenka Videnova (VT): 6-7,6-1,1-0


#1 Nataly Cahana/Maretha Van Niekerk (ODU) def. Kristen Stubbs/Felice Lam (VT): 8-6 #2 Carolyn Kramer/Ginger Lowdermilk (VT) def. Julia Sotiriu/Coralie Herrmann (ODU): 8-5 #3 Kerstin Endlich/Verena Munzinger (ODU) def. Zdenka Videnova/Elissa Kinard (VT): 8-6

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