Baseball Voucher Books 2015 Holiday
Holiday Family 4-Pack
Monarch Maniacs
Taylor's Tally
Tickets for Troops
Wrestling Voucher Books 2014
Pick 5 Game Mini-Plan
BBall Season Tickets 2014-15

Men's Tennis Falls In Semifinals To #1 UNCW

Courtesy: ODU Athletics
Release: April 18, 2009
Send this article to a friend Print RSS

April 18, 2009

Norfolk, Va. – The fourth-seeded ODU men’s tennis team fell just short of advancing to the CAA Championship finals when the No. 4 seed Monarchs fell 4-3 to top seeded Seahawks of UNC Wilmington, Saturday afternoon at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center.


UNCW fell into an early hole after the Monarchs captured the doubles point. ODU’s number one tandem of Tobias Fanselow and Matt Fawcett beat Ryan Ybarra and Gustavo Bertei, 8-4 and the number two duo of Aleksandr Seleznev and Alex Funkhouser defeated Illia Ziamtsou and Kinshuk Sharma, 8-6.


The Seahawks got a 6-1, 6-1 win at number four singles from Ybarra over Yakov Diskin, but the Monarchs moved ahead 3-1 after a 6-1, 6-2 triumph by Seleznev over Bertei at number one and a 6-2, 6-4 victory by Krzysztof Muzalewski over Alex Wetherell at number six. UNCW swept the remaining matches to earn the victory, however. Ziamtsou topped Funkhouser, 6-3, 7-5 at number five, Michael Pereira outlasted Fanselow, 6-2, 5-7, 6-4 at number two and Sharma clinched the win by rallying for a 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 victory over Fawcett at number three.



Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center – Norfolk, Va.


#1 UNC Wilmington 4, #4 Old Dominion 3



#1 Aleksandr Seleznev (ODU) d. Gustavo Bertei (UNCW)             6-1, 6-2

#2 Michael Pereira (UNCW) d. Tobias Fanselow (ODU)                  6-2, 5-7, 6-4

#3 Kinshuk Sharma (UNCW) d. Matt Fawcett (ODU)                     4-6, 6-4, 6-4

#4 Ryan Ybarra (UNCW) d. Yakov Diskin (ODU)                           6-1, 6-1

#5 Illia Ziamtsou (UNCW) d. Alex Funkhouser (ODU)                    6-3, 7-5

#6 Krzysztof Muzalewski (ODU) d. Alex Wetherell (UNCW)         6-2, 6-4



#1) Fanselow/Fawcett (ODU) d. Ybarra/Bertei (UNCW)                 8-4

#2 Seleznev/Funkhouser (ODU) d. Ziamtsou/Sharma (UNCW)       8-6

#3 Pereira/Wetherell (UNCW) vs. Diskin/Muzalewski (ODU)          6-6 - DNF



Holiday Family 4-Pack
Pick 5 Game Mini-Plan
Baseball Voucher Book Holiday 2015
BBall Season Tickets 2014-15
Wrestling Voucher Books 2014-15
Tickets the Troops
ODAF Donor Spotlight
Monarch Media