Huskers Fall to Monarchs, 4-0
Durham, N.C. -- The Nebraska women's tennis team fell to Old Dominion Saturday afternoon at the ITA Weekend Kick-Off hosted by Duke University. The Monarchs secured the doubles point and three wins in singles competition to defeat the Huskers 4-0.
Beginning the day with doubles play, the No. 2 pair of Vasanti Shinde and Jessica Aragon fell to Yulia Starodubtseva and Oleksanda Andrieieva, 6-0. Shinde and Aragon are now 1-2 on the season and 1-1 at No. 2 doubles.
In singles, Jeannie Lozowski dropped a 6-0, 6-2 contest to Alesya Yakubovich at No. 6. Hayley Haakenstad lost to Brooke Pilkington 6-0, 6-1 at the No. 5 position. The match concluded with Jessica Aragon falling 6-1, 6-1 to Yulia Starodubsteva at No. 4 to give Old Dominion the 4-0 victory.
The Big Red will take on Gonzaga in the consolation match Sunday morning at 9 a.m. CT at the Sheffield Indoor Tennis Facility.
Results vs. Old Dominion
1. Vasanti Shinde (NEB) vs. Holly Hutchinson (ODU) 4-6, 1-2, unfinished
2. Claire Reifeis (NEB) vs. Nataliia Vlasova (ODU) 3-6, 3-3, unfinished
3. Marina Cozac (NEB) vs. Oleksandra Andrieieva (ODU) 3-6, 1-2, unfinished
4. Yulia Starodubtseva (ODU) def. Jessica Aragon (NEB) 6-1, 6-1
5. Brooke Pilkington (ODU) def. Hayley Haakenstad (NEB) 6-0, 6-1
6. Alesya Yakubovich (ODU) def. Jeannie Lozowski (NEB) 6-0, 6-2
Order of Finish: Doubles (2,3); Singles (6,5,4)