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Mace & Crown | April 27, 2015

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Tennis Archives * Mace & Crown

Roadrunner’s Defeat No. 58 Monarchs

April 19, 2015 |

By Michael High

Staff Writer

Norfolk, VA – The No. 3 seeded Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners men’s tennis team ousted the No. 58 nationally ranked and No. 2 seeded Old Dominion Monarchs (16-3), 4-2, from the C-USA tournament, Saturday … Read More

Limitless: Carlos Lopez Villa

September 17, 2014 |

When the ball gets hoisted in the air and the racket swings back at full force, the crowd drops silent in anticipation of magic. Ask any Old Dominion athletics followers to describe Carlos Lopez Villa and they … Read More

A Tough Test

February 26, 2014 |

Men’s Tennis Snag Close Win Over UTSA

Although the match took place inside, Saturday Feb. 22 was a perfect day to watch Old Dominion University Men’s Tennis (7-2). The Monarchs battled against a tough C-USA foe UTSA (3-5). The Roadrunners’ … Read More

Monarchs Net Victory on Wings of Intensity

January 29, 2014 |

The Old Dominion Monarchs men’s tennis team played three matches this weekend, the first coming in the form of a victory over the in-state rival University of Richmond Spiders.

ODU won the match by a score of 4-3, with the … Read More

Al See You Around

April 24, 2013 |

Senior puts cap on four year tenure; Ponders legacy, future, and the road ahead

Albert Ochagavia’s college tennis career has come to an end. The senior men’s tennis star and native Spaniard saw his number five seed Old Dominion Monarchs … Read More

Wear With All, Curtain Call

April 10, 2013 |

Seniors Honored Before Match, Finish Home Season in Spectacular Fashion

Perfect spring time weather arrived just in time for the home finale of the 2013 season for the Old Dominion women’s tennis team.  The Monarchs were able to send seniors … Read More

The Lady Monarchs just keep getting better

April 10, 2013 |

Old Dominion demolishes Towson 4-0

The Old Dominion Lady Monarchs tennis team served the Towson Tigers an agonizing 4-0 defeat. Old Dominion has improved to 11-7 on the season, while Towson falls to 9-7.

This is the second time this … Read More

Old Dominion Women’s Tennis Served Another Crushing Defeat

April 3, 2013 |

Gaining the early point in doubles proves to be a key factor in the Seahawks’ victory

The boisterous roar of a monarch was nowhere to be found Thursday evening as the UNCW Seahawks muted the Old Dominion … Read More

One Step at a Time

March 27, 2013 |

Virginia Commonwealth University women’s tennis put the “pedal to the metal” Saturday afternoon, smashing the Old Dominion Lady Monarchs 6-1 at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center.

Following a week that included dominate victories over Bucknell and Colgate, the Lady Monarchs fall … Read More

Sky High Rally Cry

February 27, 2013 |

Esnal-Olguin pushes closer to the limit to propel team to victory

Melissa Esnal-Olguin entered the second set with a deficit before igniting the flames on her way to a three set power surge 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 over Alex Ion to … Read More

The Monarchs Pummel the Radford Highlanders

February 20, 2013 |

Old Dominion University men’s tennis meant business Saturday afternoon, swiftly trampling the Radford Highlanders 4-0 at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center.

Following a week in which the Monarchs were dealt two crushing losses against Dartmouth and George Washington, the win moves … Read More

Super ‘Nova Girl

February 6, 2013 |

Senior Women’s Tennis Sensation Igniting Racquet Flames in the Spring Stretch

​“I would like to be remembered as a hardworking tennis player who tried to put everything on the court for the team and for the success in the match.”

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Double Dagger Net Swagger

January 23, 2013 |

A singles clinic and doubles sweep ended a near perfect day for the Lady Monarchs (2-0) as they knocked off the Norfolk State Spartans (0-1) 7-0 and Howard Bison (0-1) 6-1, respectively as Old Dominion began the 2013 campaign Saturday … Read More

Serving it Up with Nika Khmolovska

October 31, 2012 |

Junior Nika Khmolovska has been a force on the tennis court this year.  She has accumulated a 5-2 record in singles and a 2-2 record in doubles with sophomore Faith Atiso and freshman Ivana Vukovic.  Khmolovska also won the Margie … Read More