Men's Tennis Sweeps a Pair of Matches on Sunday
March 7, 2010
NORFOLK, Va. -- Five Monarchs earned two singles wins in a pair of team victories on Sunday, as ODU dropped CAA foe James Madison, 6-1, and University of Maryland Baltimore County, 6-1. The Monarchs improve to 13-6 overall and 1-2 in the CAA this season.
ODU also swept the doubles points in each match, behind Krzysztof Muzalewski and Yakov Diskin at No. 2 doubles and Fahoum Fahoum with Albert Ochagavia at No. 3. Muzalewski bounced back with a pair of singles wins at No. 4 after losing his 8-match winning streak last time out. He improves to 20-8 overall and 14-3 in dual matches this season.
ODU also got a pair of wins at No. 1, behind junior Tobias Fanselow, improving to 17-2 in dual matches, and at No. 2, as Benjamin Chomette battled to defeat his opponents and improve to 14-5 this year.
Chomette lost the first set to JMU rookie Greg Vladimirsky, 3-6, but bounced back for a 6-4 win in the second and a 10-3 win in the third. Against UMBC, he posted a 6-1, 6-2 straight set win.
The Monarchs will return to the courts in two weeks as they host Binghamton on March 21 at 10:00 a.m.
OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY vs. JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY
1. Chomette/Fanselow (ODU) def. Smith/King (JMU); 8-6
2. Muzalewski/Diskin (ODU) def. Vonenko/Hardy (JMU); 8-2
3. Ochagavia/Fahoum (ODU) def. Vladimirsky/Maarauen (JMU); 8-5
1. Tobias Fanselow (ODU) def. Mike Smith (JMU); 6-4, 4-6, 6-4
2. Benjamin Chomette (ODU) def. Greg Vladimrsky (JMU); 3-6, 6-4, (10-3)
3. Tommi Nissinen (JMU) def. Yakov Diskin (ODU); 3-6, 7-5, 7-5
4. Krzysztof Muzalewski (ODU) def. Yaroslav Voznenko (JMU); 6-1, 6-2
5. Albert Ochagavia (ODU) def. Stephen Hardy (JMU); 6-2, 6-4
6. Fahoum Fahoum (ODU) def. Jovan Milic (JMU); 6-2, 6-1
FINAL SCORE: Old Dominion 6, James Madison 1
OLD DOMINION vs. UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-BALTIMORE COUNTY (UMBC)
1. Voorman/Tsang (UMBC) def. Fanselow/Chomette (ODU); 8-6
2. Muzalewski/Diskin (ODU) def. Mayer/Phiri (JMU); 8-5
3. Ochagavia/Fahoum (ODU) def. Berret/Bricker (UMBC); 8-6
1. Tobias Fanselow (ODU) def. Chris Meyer (UMBC); 6-4, 6-1
2. Benjamin Chomette (ODU) def. Fredi Voorman (UMBC); 6-1, 6-2
3. Adam Duprat (UMBC) def. Yakov Diskin (ODU); 6-2, 6-1
4. Krzysztof Muzalewski (ODU) def. Gaulthier Berret (UMBC); 6-4, 6-0
5. Albert Ochagavia (ODU) def. Joe Adewumi (UMBC); 6-3, 6-3
6. Fahoum Fahoum (ODU) def. Mwali Phiri (UMBC); 6-4, 6-2
FINAL SCORE: Old Dominion 6, UMBC 1