|Freshman Oana Manole tallied her third victory in singles play, defeating Ivana Vukovic , 6-3, 3-6 (10-3)?.
|All-Pro Photography/Dale Sparks Photo
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia University tennis team concluded its road trip to Norfolk, Va., today, falling to Old Dominion, 6-1.
After winning the first set, 6-3, freshman Oana Manole
etched her third singles victory of the season, downing the Monarchs' Ivana Vukovic, 10-3, in a tiebreaker. Manole dropped the second set to Vukovic, 6-3.
The Mountaineers (1-5) gave up the doubles point, with the duo of junior Ikttesh Chahal
and sophomore Vivian Tsui
, teaming up for the first time this season, falling to Ingrid Vojcinakova and Marijana Novakovic, 8-1.
In singles, Old Dominion took four of the five matches played. At No. 1 singles, freshman Kaja Mrgole
, WVU's win leader, stormed back in the second set with a 6-0 victory after dropping the first set to Nikol Hristova, 4-6. Mrgole stumbled in the tiebreaker, 10-7, losing her second match of the spring.
The Mountaineers are back in action on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Ridgeview Racquet Club against Buffalo at 1 p.m.
No. 1: Kaja Mrgole
and Oana Manole
(WVU) did not finish against Melissa Esnal Olguin and Nikol Hristova (Old Dominion), 5-3
No. 3: Old Dominion wins by forfeit
No. 1: Nikol Hristova (Old Dominion) defeats Kaja Mrgole
(WVU), 4-6, 6-0 (10-7)
No. 2: Ingrid Vojcinakova (Old Dominion) defeats Ikttesh Chahal
(WVU), 6-0, 6-3
No. 3: Oana Manole
(WVU) defeats Ivana Vukovic (Old Dominion), 6-3, 3-6 (10-3)
No. 4: Marijana Novakovic (Old Dominion) defeats Irinka Toidze
(WVU), 6-2, 6-1
No. 5: Nika Khmolovska (Old Dominion) defeats Vivian Tsui
(WVU), 6-0, 6-0
No. 6: Old Dominion wins by forfeit
WVU: 1 , Old Dominion: 6