No. 26 Men's Tennis Defeats Georgetown For Third Straight Win
By ODU Athletics
March 24, 2007
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The No. 26 Old Dominion men's team won its third straight and four of their last five outings by downing Georgetown, 6-1, while playing on the campus of Christopher Newport University on Friday. The win improves the Monarchs overall record to 11-4.
Doubles play saw the Monarchs sweep all three positions en-route to taking its first point of the afternoon. Both the No. 1 doubles duo of No. 26 Henrique Cancado and Harel Srugo and the No. 2 doubles group of Alex Seleznev and Eidy Igarshi posted wins by an 8-3 score.
Singles action saw the Monarchs win the first five matches at the top five positions. Rodrigo Souza at fifth singles clinched the win for Old Dominion. Souza used a 7-5, 6-2 victory over Georgetown's Adam Gross to give the Monarchs their 11th win of the season.
Other victors for Old Dominion in singles was No. 17 Harel Srugo with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Will Lowell at No. 1 singles and No. 27 Henrique Cancado at No. 2 singles with a 6-2, 6-0 win over Anthony Tau. At No. 3 singles, Alex Seleznev posted a 6-2, 6-4 win over Jeffrey Schnell and No. 4 singles had Eidy Igarashi wrap up the singles wins with a 6-1, 3-6, 10-8 win over Jeffery Schnell.
The Monarch men's tennis team returns to action on Saturday when they host #20 Virginia Commonwealth.
No. 26 Old Dominion 6, Georgetown 1
No. 1 No. 36 Srugo/Cancado (ODU) def. Paris/Walsh (GTown) 8-3
No. 2 Seleznev/Igarashi (ODU) def. Tau/Lowell (GTown) 8-3
No. 3 Souza/Diskin (ODU) def. Somell/Tywary (GTown) 8-4
Order of finish 1,2,3
No. 1 No. 17 Harel Srugo (ODU) def. Will Lowell (GTown) 6-2,6-2
No. 2 No. 27 Henrique Cancado (ODU) def. Anthony Tau (GTown) 6-2,6-0
No. 3 Alex Seleznev (ODU) def. Etienne Paris (GTown) 6-2,6-4
No. 4 Eidy Igarashi (ODU) def. Jeffrey Schnell (GTown) 6-1,3-6,10-8
No. 5 Rodrigo Souza (ODU) def. Adam Gross (GTown) 7-5,6-2
No. 6 Ted Tywang (GTown) def. Yakov Diskin (ODU) 6-4,6-0
Order of finish 1,3,5,2,4,6