Old Dominion punched its ticket to the 2017 Conference USA Championship match in Murfreesboro.
Old Dominion punched its ticket to the 2017 Conference USA Championship match in Murfreesboro.
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ODU Advances to C-USA Title After Blanking Southern Miss, 4-0

April 22, 2017
By ODU Athletics


MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The No. 49 nationally ranked/No. 2 seed Old Dominion men’s tennis team (19-5) advanced to its second consecutive Conference USA Championship after blanking No. 6 seed Southern Miss (21-5) by a 4-0 score in the Semifinals on Saturday afternoon at the Adams Tennis Center.

With the victory, the Tennis Monarchs will take on No. 40 nationally ranked/No. 1 seed Rice tomorrow, Sunday, April 23 at 12:00 p.m. EST.

On Saturday, ODU tandems of Adam Moundir/Javier Jover Maestre and Michael Weindl/Jacob Nicolussi gave the Monarchs a 1-0 lead after winning their respective doubles matches.

No. 50 nationally ranked Adam Moundir made quick work out of Wen-Po Tseng (6-3, 6-4) in No. 1 singles to give ODU a 2-0 advantage.

Javier Jover Maestre was too much for Teeradon Tortrakul (6-1, 6-1) in No. 3 singles giving the Monarchs a 3-0 lead.

Michael Weindl punched Old Dominion’s ticket to the title match after downing Daniel Merker (7-5, 6-0) in No. 2 singles.

ODU has now won 11 of its last 13 matches entering Sunday’s Championship.

Conference USA Championship Central Page (Will Include Live Stats Link for Sunday’s Championship)

Tennis Match Results
No. 6 Southern Miss vs. No. 2 Old Dominion
4/22/2017 in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

No. 2 Old Dominion 4, No. 6 Southern Miss 0

Singles Competition
1. #50 Adam Moundir (ODU) def. Wen-Po Tseng (USM) 6-3, 6-4
2. Michael Weindl (ODU) def. Daniel Merker (USM) 7-5, 6-0
3. Javier Jover Maestre (ODU) def. Teeradon Tortrakul (USM) 6-1, 6-1
4. Jacob Nicolussi (ODU) vs. Chao-Yu Huang (USM) 7-5, 3-2, unfinished
5. Aziz Kijametovic (ODU) vs. Jorman Reyes (USM) 6-7 (4-7), 1-4, unfinished
6. Justin Herrera (ODU) vs. Rakshit Rishi (USM) 4-6, 1-3, unfinished

Doubles Competition
1. Adam Moundir/Javier Jover Maestre (ODU) def. Daniel Merker/Jorman Reyes (USM) 6-0
2. Wen-Po Tseng/Chao-Yu Huang (USM) def. Aziz Kijametovic/Jose Nunez Navarro (ODU) 6-4
3. Michael Weindl/Jacob Nicolussi (ODU) def. Teeradon Tortrakul/Rakshit Rishi (USM) 6-4

Match Notes:
No. 6 Southern Miss 21-5
No. 2 Old Dominion 19-5
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (1,3,2)
C-USA Championship Semifinals
Official: Ted Mason 

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