RICHMOND, Va. -- The Virginia Tech women’s tennis team fell 5-2 to the No. 49 VCU Rams Tuesday afternoon.
The Hokies dropped the doubles point for the first time this season as the Rams swept doubles play.
Olga Barscheuskaya and Daria Yakauleva defeated Tech’s Ilinca Stoica and Kelly Williford 8-4 at No. 1. The Rams’ success continued as Josefin Hjertquist and Cindy Chala topped Carol Kahoun and Raluca Mita 8-2 at No. 2.
No. 1 singles went to the Rams, as well, as Martinez-Marcos fell to Chala 6-2, 6-1. Terteac topped Williford 6-4, 6-4 at No. 3.
Tech scored their two points at No. 2 and 4 singles. At No. 2, Stoica defeated Hjertquist 6-0, 6-2 and at No. 4, Mita defeated Barscheuskaya 6-1, 6-4.
The Rams rounded out the day as Yukako Noi defeated Kahoun 6-0, 6-3 at No. 5. Tea Ivanovic went to a 10-point tiebreak to decided the match at No. 6 but fell to Karina Alesha 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (7).
The Hokies return to action as they travel to Morgantown to take on West Virginia on Saturday, March 2.
No. 1 Olga Barscheuskaya/Daria Yakauleva (VCU) def. Ilinca Stoica/Kelly Williford (VT) 8-4
No. 2 Josefin Hjertquist/Cindy Chala (VCU) def. Carol Kahoun/Raluca Mita (VT) 8-2
No. 3 Salome Kvitashvill/Olga Terteac (VCU) def. Emily Lauten/Isel Martinez-Marcos (VT) 6-3 (Ret.)
No. 1 Cindy Chala (VCU) def. Isel Martinez-Marcos (VT) 6-2, 6-1
No. 2 Ilinca Stoica (VT) def. Josefin Hjertquist (VCU) 6-0, 6-2
No. 3 Olga Terteac (VCU) def. Kelly Williford (VT) 6-4, 6-4
No. 4 Raluca Mita (VT) def. Olga Barscheuskaya (VCU) 6-1, 6-4
No. 5 Yukako Noi (VCU) def. Carol Kahoun (VT) 6-0, 6-3
No. 6 Karina Alesha (VCU) def. Tea Ivanovic (VT) 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (7)
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