UVa Women's Tennis Opens Spring Season With Win Over Marshall
Jan. 26, 2002
Charlottesville, Va. – The UVa women’s tennis team opened its spring season with a 4-3 victory over Marshall, at the Boar’s Head Inn tennis facility, in Charlottesville. A doubles win from the team of Amy O’Donnell and Christine Kim clinched the doubles point, while a Jennifer Tuchband victory at singles, clinched the match.
O’Donnell and Kim defeated Marshall’s team of Kroh/Nzudic by a score of 9-8. Also triumphing in doubles were freshman twins Dora and Marta Bechliwanis, defeated Marshall’s Johnson/Hock team by a score of 8-6.
The Bechliwanis twins also claimed victories in singles, as Dora defeated Nzudic, 6-3, 6-1, at No. 4, while Marta defeated Hock, 6-3, 6-0, at No. 5.
The Cavaliers return to action on February 2, when they take on Old Dominion in Virginia Beach, Va., at 2 p.m.
1. Jessica Johnson (MU) def. Henriette Williams (UVa), 3-6, 7-5, 6-12. Jennifer Tuchband (UVa) def. Anna Mitina (MU), 6-5, 7-63. Alice Sukner (MU) def.. Amy O'Donnell (UVa), 7-5, 6-34. Dora Bechliwanis (UVa) def. Lille Nzudic (MU), 6-3, 6-15. Marta Bechliwanis (UVa) def. Danielle Hock (UVa), 6-3, 6-06. Joelle Good (MU) def. Laura James (UVa), 6-2, 6-2
1. Mitino/Sukner (MU) def. Williams/Tuchband (UVa), 8-62. D.Bechliwanis/M. Bechliwanis (UVa) def. Johnson/Hock (MU), 8-63. O'Donnell/Kim (UVa) def. Kroh/Nzudic (MU), 9-8