MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The No. 49 nationally ranked/No. 2 seed Old Dominion men’s tennis team (18-5) advanced to its third straight Conference USA Semifinals after cruising to a 4-2 victory over No. 7 seed UAB (10-12) in the Quarterfinals on Friday afternoon at the Adams Tennis Center.
“UAB was a very hard opponent,” said ODU head coach Dominik Mueller. “In the postseason it's all about advancing and we did that today. We settled into the tournament now and can't wait to play again tomorrow.”
With the win, the Monarchs will take on the winner of the No. 3 seed FAU vs. No. 6 seed Southern Miss match on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. EST.
After dropping the doubles point, ODU won four of the five completed singles matches, as Javier Jover Maestre, Michael Weindl, Jacob Nicolussi and No. 50 Adam Moundir all claimed victory on their respective courts.
ODU has now won 10 of its last 12 matches entering Saturday’s Semifinals showdown.