Baseball Voucher Books 2015
UVA at Harbor Park 2015
Big Blue 5K 2015
Bark in the Park 2015
2015 Football Season Tickets
Spring Football 2015
Monarch Maniacs
Uploaded Ad
Tickets for Troops

ODU Wins Conference Opener In Men's Tennis

Courtesy: ODU Athletics
         
Release: January 30, 2009
Send this article to a friend Print RSS

Jan. 30, 2009

Norfolk, Va. – The ODU Monarchs swept all three doubles matches and all six singles matches to win their Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) opener 7-0 over visiting James Madison Friday afternoon at the Folkes-Stevens Indoor Tennis Center.  With the win the Monarchs improved to 5-1, while the Dukes fell to 0-5 on the year.

 

The Monarchs opened by winning the doubles with an 8-2 win No. 1, an 8-7(1) win at No. 2, and an 8-3 victory at No. 3.

 

In singles action, ODU got straight set victories by Aleksandr Seleznev at No. 1, Yakov Diskin at No. 3, Matt Fawcett at No. 5 and Dan Couzens at No. 6.  The Monarchs Tobias Fanselow, ranked 80th in the country, needed three sets to defeat JMU’s Mike Smith, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 at No. 2.  In the No. 4 match, Alex Funkhouser won the first set 6-4 and after surrendering the second set, rebounded to earn the 6-3 victory in the final set.

 

The Monarchs return to action Saturday morning when they’ll host Elon at 9 a.m. and Howard at 5 p.m.

 

 

DOUBLES

1. #43 Seleznev/Fanselow (ODU) def. Robinson/Maarauen (JMU)       8-2

2. Fawcett/Muzalewski (ODU) def. Smith/King (JMU)                         8-7(1)

3. Diskin/Funkhouser (ODU) def. Rubenstein/Nissiuen (JMU)               8-3

 

SINGLES

1. Aleksandr Seleznev (ODU) def. Jared Robinson (JMU)        7-5, 6-3

2. #80 Tobias Fanselow (ODU) def. Mike Smith (JMU)           6-4, 2-6, 6-4

3. Yakov Diskin (ODU) def. Ville Maarauen (JMU)                 6-4, 6-1

4. Alex Funkhouser (ODU) def. Tommi Nissinen (JMU)           6-4, 6-7(4), (10-6)

5. Matt Fawcett (ODU) def. Brian Rubenstein (JMU)               6-2, 6-4

6. Dan Couzens (ODU) def. Matt King (JMU)                         6-3, 6-3

 

FINAL SCORE: Old Dominion 7, James Madison 0

 

SIGN UP FOR
E-MAIL UPDATES

Advertisement
Football Season Tickets 2015
ODU Spring Football 2015
Baseball Voucher Books 2015
Auction
UVA at Harbor Park 2015
Big Blue 5K 2015
March Auctions
Bark in the Park 2015
Tickets the Troops
ODAF Donor Spotlight
Monarch Media