Monarchs Claim Victory in All Nine Matches in 7-0 Win Against The Citadel
By ODU Athletics
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Old Dominion University men’s tennis team pummeled The Citadel 7-0 and advance their overall record to 10-5, while The Citadel falls to 2-16 for the season.
At No. 1 doubles, ODU’s Jonas Kuwert and Dante Terenzio took down Elliott Sperr and Dillon Berkabile 8-5. In No. 2 doubles, the Monarch’s tandem of Zvonimir Podvinski and Koen Wiggemans were too much for The Citadel’s Peter Bleach and Jackson Pride 8-6. Carlos Lopez Villa and Daniel Abegg teamed up to defeat Oliver Dedding and Connor Grady 8-4.
Carlos Lopez Villa (ODU) continued his winning ways at the No. 1 single’s slot against Elliott Sperr (Citadel) 6-1. Old Dominion’s senior left-hander, Dante Terenzio beat Dillon Berkabile 6-2, 6-3. Zvonimir Podvinski got the nod at the No. 3 single’s spot and got the better of Peter Bleach 6-1, 6-2. Jonas Kuwert kept it going for the Monarchs with a (6-2, 6-2) win over Jackson Pride. Koen Wiggemans had no problem with Oliver Dedding 6-4, 6-3, while ODU’s walk-on Daniel Abegg (ODU) claimed victory over Connor Grady 6-3, 6-4.
Next Up for the Tennis Monarachs
Old Dominion will return to action this weekend, at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center on Friday, March 21, against Dartmouth at 11:00 a.m. and then will remain at home for a showdown against College of Charleston on Sunday, March 23 at 11:00 a.m.
1. Jonas Kuwert/Dante Terenzio (ODU) def. Elliott Sperr/Dillon Berkabile (Citadel) 8-5
2. Zvonimir Podvinski/Koen Wiggemans (ODU) def. Peter Bleach/Jackson Pride (Citadel) 8-6
3. Carlos Lopez Villa/Daniel Abegg (ODU) def. Oliver Dedding/Connor Grady (Citadel) 8-4
1. Carlos Lopez Villa (ODU) def. Elliott Sperr (Citadel) 6-1, 6-1
2. Dante Terenzio (ODU) def. Dillon Berkabile (Citadel) 2-6, 6-3, 6-2
3. Zvonimir Podvinski (ODU) def. Peter Bleach (Citadel) 6-1, 6-2
4. Jonas Kuwet (ODU) def. Jackson Pride (Citadel) 6-2, 6-2
5. Koen Wiggemans (ODU) def. Oliver Dedding (Citadel) 6-4, 6-3
6. Daniel Abegg (ODU) def. Connor Grady (Citadel) 6-3, 6-4
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