Men's Tennis Shuts Out Duquesne 7-0; Beats Villanova 6-1
By ODU Athletics
March 10, 2006
ORLANDO, FL - Old Dominion Men's Tennis earns back-to-back wins after beating Duquesne in a 7-0 shut out before, defeating Villanova 6-1. ODU went undefeated in doubles action outscoring their opponents 48-10.
The doubles teams of Harel Srugo and Alex Seleznev, Nate Grover and Matthew Sands, and Rodriga Souza and Dom Manilla were unstoppable against the Dukes and Wildcats as they beat their competition by as much as 8-0 in one instance.
In singles action, no. 36 Harel Srugo brought home two wins, first over the Duke's Devon Peightal 6-0, 6-3, then over Villanova's Dimitri Chimerakis 6-0, 6-0. Seleznev Grover, Sands, and Manilla all went unbeaten on the day helping the Monarchs capture victories on the road.
The Monarchs return to action Friday March 10, at 2:00pm as they take on South Florida in Tampa.
Old Dominion Men Results
Old Dominion 7, Duquesne 0 (March 8, 2007 in Orlando , FL )
Doubles 1 . Srugo/Seleznev (ODU) d . Peightal/Ortega (DU) 8-2 2 . Grover/Sands (ODU) d . Williams/Ojeda (DU) 8-3 3 . Souza/Manilla (ODU) d . Clough/Belmonte (DU) 8-1
Singles 1 . Harel Srugo (ODU) d . Devon Peightal (DU) 6-0,6-3 2 . Alex Seleznev (ODU) d . Michael Ortega (DU) 7-5,6-2 3 . Rodrigo Souza (ODU) d . Paul Clough (DU) 6-0,6-1 4 . Nate Grover (ODU) d . Rob Ojeda (DU) 6-4,6-2 5 . Matthew Sands (ODU) d . Blake Williams (DU) 6-2,6-2 6 . Dom Manilla (ODU) d . Mike Belmonte (DU) 6-2,6-2
Old Dominion 6, Villanova 1 (March 8, 2007 in Orlando , FL )
Doubles 1 . Srugo/Seleznev (ODU) d . Chimerakis/Borden (VU) 8-0 2 . Grover/Sands (ODU) d . Fahrendorf/Farmer (VU) 8-3 3 . Souza/Manilla (ODU) d . Maher/Chittajallu (VU) 8-1
Singles 1 . Harel Srugo (ODU) d . Dimitri Chimerakis (VU) 6-0,6-0 2 . Alex Seleznev (ODU) d . Scott Fahrendorf (VU) 6-1,6-1 3 . Brian Maher (VU) d . Rodrigo Souza (ODU) 6-3,2-3 retire 4 . Nate Grover (ODU) d . John Borden (VU) 6-1,6-1 5 . Mathew Sands (ODU) d . Charlie Farmer (VU) 6-3,6-2 6 . Dom Manilla (ODU) d . Sumanth Chittajallu (VU) 6-7,6-3,1-0
ODU men in the ITA National Fila Collegiate Rankings as of March 9, 2006