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BLACKSBURG, Va. -- The No. 63 Virginia Tech women’s tennis team defeated Maryland 5-2 Sunday, March 10 in the Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center.
Tech clinched the point when Emily Lauten and Carol Kahoun won 8-5 over Gabriela Srodowski and Olga Gaistruck at No. 3 Raluca Mita and Tea Ivanovic claimed the No. 2 doubles match with an 8-4 victory over Nataliya and Olga Bredikhina.
Tech quickly clinched the match in singles play. Williford dominated at No. 4 with a 6-0, 6-2 win over Srodowski. Mita defeated O. Bredikhina 6-2, 6-4 at No. 2.
The Hokies clinched the match with Stoica’s 6-2, 6-4 win over Van Berlo at No. 1.
Maryland got on the board as Gaistruck defeated Tech’s Kahoun 6-3, 6-2 in the No. 5 spot. The Terps tallied their second point of the day with a 2-6, 7-6 (4), 1-0 (8) win by N. Bredikhina over Ivanovic at No. 6.
Tech got back on track to finish the day with a 7-6, 6-3 win by Martinez-Marcos and bring the final score to 5-2.
The Hokies return to action Thursday, March 14 as they travel to Hammond, La. for a double-header.
No. 1 Ilinca Stoica/Kelly Williford (VT) def. Vroni Van Berlo/Sarah Gealer (MD) 8-2
No. 2 Tea Ivanovic/Raluca Mita (VT) def. Nataliya Bredikhina/Olga Bredikhina (MD) 8-4
No. 3 Carol Kahoun/Emily Lauten (VT) def. Gabriela Srodowski/Olga Gainstruck (MD) 8-5
Order of finish: 1,3*,2
No. 1 Ilinca Stoica (VT) def. Vroni Van Berlo (MD) 6-2, 6-4
No. 2 Isel Martinez-Marcos (VT) def. Sarah Gealer (MD) 7-6, 6-3
No. 3 Raluca Mita (VT) def. Olga Bredikhina (MD) 6-2, 6-4
No. 4 Kelly Williford (VT) def. Gabriela Srodowski (MD) 6-0, 6-2
No. 5 Olga Gaistruck (MD) def. Carol Kahoun (VT) 6-3, 6-2
No. 6 Nataliya Bredikhina (MD) def. Tea Ivanovic (VT) 2-6, 7-6 (4), 1-0 (8)
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