Monarchs Open With Tripleheader Sweep In Men's Tennis

January 18, 2009
By ODU Athletics

Jan. 18, 2009

Norfolk, Va. - The Old Dominion University men's tennis team cruised to a tripleheader sweep on Saturday, as the Monarchs defeated George Washington (6-1), Liberty (7-0) and Norfolk State (7-0).

 

Against GWU, the Monarchs won the doubles point and then proceeded to capture five of six singles matches, all coming in straight sets.  Arya Vayghan earned the only point for the Colonials with his 6-2, 7-5 win over Old Dominion's Krzysztof Muzalewski at No. 6.

 

In the second contest of the day, Liberty opened up with an 8-7 (1) win in No. 1 doubles, before the Monarchs rallied to win at No. 2 and No. 3 to win the double point.  In singles action, ODU won all six matches, four coming in straight sets.

 

ODU closed out the day by blanking Norfolk State 7-0, behind 6-0, 6-0 singles victories by Aleksandr Seleznev and Alex Funkhouser.

 

 

ODU VS. GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY

 

Doubles:

1. Seleznev/Fanselow (ODU) def. Atalay/Sohaili (GWU)                      8-2

2. Fawcett/Muzalewski (ODU) def. Levinski/Kushma (GWU) 8-5

3. Funkhouser/Diskin (ODU) def. Hannah/Vayghan (GWU)      8-4

 

SINGLES:

1. Seleznev (ODU) def. Atalay (GWU)                         6-1, 6-2

2. Fanselow (ODU) def. Levinski (GWU)                     6-1, 6-3

3. Diskin (ODU) def. Hannah (GWU)               7-6 (4), 6-3

4. Funkhouser (ODU) def. Sohaili (GWU)                    6-4, 6-1

5. Fawcett (ODU) def. Kushma (GWU)                       7-6 (3), 7-5

6. Vayghan (GWU) def. Muzalewski (ODU)    6-2, 7-5

 

FINAL SCORE: ODU 6, George Washington 1

 

 

ODU vs. LIBERTY

 

Doubles:

1. Cypert/Lemmi (Lib) def. Fawcett/Muzalewski (ODU)           8-7 (1)

2. Funkhouser/Diskin (ODU) def. Steyn/Simpson (Lib)             8-5

3. Marks/Couzens (ODU) def. Reyes/Machado (Lib)   8-3

 

Singles:

1. Fanselow (ODU) def. Cypert (Lib)   6-1, 6-1

2. Diskin (ODU) def. Steyn (Lib)                      6-3, 2-6, (10-5)

3. Funkhouser(ODU) def. Simpson (Lib)          6-2, 6-1

4. Fawcett (ODU) def. Reyes (Lib)                  6-1, 6-2

5. Muzalewski (ODU) def. Lemmi (Lib)            6-3, 4-6 (10-6)

6. Marks (ODU) def. Machado (Lib)               6-3, 6-3

 

FINAL SCORE: ODU 7   LIBERTY 0

 

 

ODU vs. NORFOLK STATE

 

Doubles:

1. Funkhouser/Diskin (ODU) def. Vleek/Krakora (NSU)          8-3

2. Marks/Couzens (ODU) def. Ruff/Sessom (NSU)                  8-3

3. Muzalewski/Fawcett (ODU) def. (NSU)                               DNP

 

Singles:

1. Seleznev (ODU) def. Vleek (NSU)   6-0, 6-0

2. Diskin (ODU) def. Krakora (NSU) 6-0, 6-3

3. Funkhouser (ODU) def. Ruff (NSU)             6-0, 6-0

4. Fawcett (ODU) def. Sessom (NSU)             6-2, 6-1

5. Couzens (ODU) def. Cooper (NSU)            6-4, 6-1

6. Marks (ODU) def. (NSU)                            DNP

 

FINAL SCORE: ODU 7, NSU 0

 

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