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Old Dominion Downs Clemson, 4-3

Old Dominion Downs Clemson, 4-3

March 1, 2002

Clemson, SC – Old Dominion won four of six singles matches and went on to defeat Clemson 4-3 in women’s college tennis Friday afternoon at Clemson’s Hoke Sloan Tennis Center. The Lady Tigers fell to 3-5 for the season. They will play host to Charlotte at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center Saturday afternoon at 12:00 Noon.

Clemson was led by Ioana Paun and Anna Stiglic, who both won singles matches. Paun increased her record to 5-3 for the season with a dominating 6-1, 6-0 victory over Julia Sotiriu at the number-five singles. Stiglic defeated Patricia Araujo at number-six singles in consecutive sets, 6-3, 6-1.

Clemson did not gain a victory at the first four singles matches. Two of the contests went to three sets. At the number-one singles, Old Dominion’s Nataly Cahana defeated Clemson’s Alix Lacelarie, 6-4, 5-7, 6-3. Lacelarie fell to 13-9 for the season with the loss. Mily Kannarkat of Old Dominion defeated Milena Stanoycheva 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 at number-four singles in the other three-set match.

Clemson won the doubles point by winning at number-one and number-two doubles. Clemson’s number-one team of Laurence Jayet and Alix Lacelarie defeated Cahana and Radeljevic 8-4. Clemson’s top doubles team improved its overall record to 10-6 for the season with the victory.

Results Singles #1 Nataly Cahana (ODU) d. Alix Lacelarie (C) 6-4, 5-7, 6-3 #2 Ana Radeljevic (ODU) d. Anna Savitskaya (C) 6-1, 6-3 #3 Lara van Rooyen (ODU) d. Laurence Jayet (C) 6-4, 6-4 #4 Mily Kannarkat (ODU) d. Milena Stanoycheva (C) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 #5 Ioana Paun (C) d. Julia Sotiriu (ODU) 6-1, 6-0 #6 Anna Stiglic (C) d. Patricia Araujo (ODU) 6-3, 6-1

Doubles #1 Jayet-Lacelarie (CU) d. Cahana-Radeljevic (ODU) 8-4 #2 Dolinska-Savitskaya (CU) d. Sotiriu-Kannarkat (ODU) 8-4 #3 Kannarkat-Araujo (ODU) d. Stanoycheva-Richele LeSaldo (CU) 8-5