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Hutchinson Defeats No. 2 Player in Country; ODU Falls at No. 2 UNC, 4-1


CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Old Dominion women's tennis team suffered its first loss of the season by a 4-1 score to No. 2 nationally ranked North Carolina at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center as part of the 12th annual Intercollegiate Tennis Association Kickoff Weekend. ODU's Holly Hutchinson took down the No. 2 ranked singles player in straight sets (7-5, 6-3).
"Despite the loss today I feel good about how we competed," explained ODU head coach Dominic Manilla. "I'm happy with where our competitive spirit is at this point in the season.  We will pick over this match with a fine-tooth comb to make sure all lessons are learned and we continue to grow. We are determined to keep getting better every day."
Old Dominion will return to action on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 5:00 p.m., when the Monarchs take on LSU in Baton Rouge, La.
Tennis Match Results
Old Dominion vs North Carolina
Jan 25, 2020 at Chapel Hill, N.C.
(Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center)
#2 North Carolina 4, Old Dominion 1
Singles competition
1. #47 Holly Hutchinson (ODU) def. #2 Cameron Morra (NC) 7-5, 6-3
2. #8 Alexa Graham (NC) def. #107 Yulia Starodubtseva (ODU) 7-5, 6-1
3. #4 Sara Daavettila (NC) def. Brooke Pilkington (ODU) 6-3, 6-3
4. #36 Alle Sanford (NC) vs. Alesya Yakubovich (ODU) 7-5, 6-6 (2-3), unfinished
5. Elizabeth Scotty (NC) vs. Shahar Biran (ODU) 4-6, 6-3, 5-0, unfinished
6. Makenna Jones (NC) def. Tatsiana Sasnouskaya (ODU) 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)
Doubles competition
1. #6 Alexa Graham/Sara Daavettila (NC) vs. #8 Alesya Yakubovich/Yulia Starodubtseva (ODU) 5-3, unfinished
2. Alle Sanford/Makenna Jones (NC) def. Shahar Biran/Alexandra Viktorovich (ODU) 6-1
3. Elizabeth Scotty/Cameron Morra (NC) def. Brooke Pilkington/Holly Hutchinson (ODU) 6-2

Match Notes:
Old Dominion 3-1
North Carolina 4-0; National ranking #2
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3); Singles (3,1,2,6)
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