Rick Voight

No. 26 Tennis Monarchs Fall to Utah State, 4-3

March 09, 2018
By ODU Athletics

TAMPA, Fla. – The No. 26 Old Dominion men’s tennis team (8-6, 0-0 Conference USA) fell by a 4-3 score to Utah State (8-5, 1-0 MW) on Friday morning in Tampa, Fla.

“All the credit goes to Utah State,” said ODU head coach Dominik Mueller. “They brought the things that made us good in the last couple weeks; passion and execution. We hung in there and fought back, but simply started to play our games too late. Great thing about this weekend is that we have two more matches, so no reason to drop our heads. We have another tough opponents in USF tomorrow.”

On Saturday, March 10, ODU will square-up against South Florida at 1:30 p.m. Old Dominion will close the weekend on Sunday, March 11 against George Washington at 1:00 p.m.

RESULTS 

Utah State 4, #26 Old Dominion 3

Singles

  1. Adam Moundir (ODU) def. Sergiu Bucur (USU) 1-6, 7-6 (10-8), 6-2
  2. Jaime Barajas (USU) def. #83 Aziz Kijametovic (ODU) 6-3, 6-4
  3. Vincent Schneider (ODU) def. Valdemar Holm (USU) 7-5, 6-3
  4. Samuel Serrano (USU) def. Francois Musitelli (ODU) 6-4, 6-7 (3-7), 6-3
  5. Jannik Giesse (ODU) def. Jose Carvajal (USU) 6-2, 7-5
  6. Felipe Acosta (USU) def. Javier Jover Maestre (ODU) 6-3, 4-6, 6-1

Order of Finish: 5, 3, 2, 1, 6, 4*

Doubles

  1. Jaime Barajas/Andrew Nakajima (USU) def. #43 Adam Moundir/Aziz Kijametovic (ODU) 6-1
  2. Jose Carvajal/Valdemar Holm (USU) def. Vincent Schneider/Javier Jover Maestre (ODU) 6-4
  3. Jannik Giesse/Jacob Nicolussi (ODU) def. Sergiu Bucur/Samuel Serrano (USU) 6-4

Order of Finish: 1, 3, 2*

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