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Women's Tennis Finishes Regular Season At App State Saturday


#66 ODU (13-5, 9-0 Sun Belt) at App State (12-8, 6-4)
Match Info – 10 a.m., Saturday
Location – Boone, N.C.
Live Stats – here

NORFOLK, Va. – The 66th-ranked Old Dominion women's tennis team concludes their regular season on Saturday with a visit to Boone, North Carolina to face App State.
The Monarchs have already clinched the regular season title and the top-seed for next week's Sun Belt Conference Tournament in Rome, Georgia.
ODU (13-5, 9-0) heads to App State on the heels of a 4-3 regular season clinching win on Senior Day over Georgia Southern. The match came down to sophomore Allison Isaacs at No. 3 who won 6-2, 6-3 to ice the victory. Graduate student Alexandra Viktorovitch set up Isaacs as she evened the match at 3-3 with a 7-6 (7-3), 6-2 win at No. 2.
In singles this spring, Lidiia Rasskouskaia has a 15-1 mark and has won her last eight matches mainly at No. 5 to lead the team. Ulyana Romanova is 13-4 mainly at No. 6, while Sophia Johnson is 11-3 at No. 1 and Viktorovitch is 11-4 mainly at No. 2. The duo of Rasskouskaia and Johnson have the best doubles mark this spring going 11-4 at No. 1, while Romanova and Alexandra Viktorovitch are 6-4 at No. 2.
The all-time series has ODU leading 3-0 winning last year's match 7-0 in Norfolk on April 22.
The Mountaineers have lost their last two matches heading into this regular season finale falling at South Alabama (4-1) and at Marshall (4-3).
In league play they won four straight after a league opening loss to JMU (5-2). They defeated Georgia State (4-1), Troy (4-0), ULM (5-2) and Arkansas State (5-2). Following that run they lost to Louisiana (4-3) and beat Texas State (4-1) and Southern Miss (4-1).
Savannah Dada-Mascoll and Maggie Pate lead App State with 14 wins in singles. Dada-Mascoll is 14-1 at No. 1, while Pate is 14-5 mainly at No. 3 and Naledi Manyube joins them in double figure singles wins at 11-5.
ODU heads to Rome, Georgia for the 2024 Sun Belt Conference Championships. The Monarchs will play on Friday, April 25 at 10 a.m. against an opponent to be determined.