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Johnson, Viktorovitch Finish Run At ITA All-American Championships


Alexandra Viktorovitch and Sofia Johnson

CARY, N.C. – The Old Dominion women's tennis team had a pair of competitors in the ITA All-American Championships held in Cary, N.C. this week.
In singles, junior Sofia Johnson went 1-1 in the prequalifying singles rounds. She lost her opening match to Cristina Tiglea of Texas Tech 4-6, 6-3, 7-5. In her consolation round match she defeated Selin Ovunc of Auburn 6-3, 6-4.
In the qualifying rounds for doubles, Johnson and Alexandra Viktorovitch dropped their opening match to Holly Staff and Valeria Ray of Vanderbilt 8-3. They rebounded to defeat Selma Cadar and Mary Brumfield of Maryland 8-6 and then fell to Bente Spee and Sara Dahlstrom of Florida 8-1 in consolation rounds.
"Overall, it was a decent tourney for us. Sofia had a nice win in singles over Auburn and Alex and Sofia had a strong win over Maryland," said ODU Head Coach Dominic Manilla. "We would have liked to have gone further but hats off to our opponents as they played better. Looking forward to getting back on campus and getting back to work."
The Monarchs return to action on October 19 at the ITA Regionals at Liberty.
ITA All-American Championships
Cary, N.C.
ODU Results
Cristina Tiglea (Texas Tech) def. Sofia Johnson (ODU) 4-6, 6-3, 7-5
Johnson def. Selin Ovunc (Auburn) 6-3, 6-4
Holly Staff/Valeria Ray (Vanderbilt) def. Sofia Johnson/Alexandra Viktorovitch (ODU) 8-3
Johnson/Viktorovitch def. Selma Cadar/Mary Brumfield (7/Maryland) 8-6
Bente Spee/Sara Dahlstrom (Florida) def. Johnson/Viktorovitch 8-1