No. 50 N.C. State Defeats Monarch Men's Tennis, 5-2

February 12, 2006
By ODU Athletics

Feb. 12, 2006

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- The Old Dominion men's tennis team fell to No. 50 N.C. State, 5-2, on the courts at Center Court Racket Club in Newport News, Virginia.

The victory kept the Wolfpack undefeated at 8-0, while the Monarchs dropped their fourth straight and fell to 6-4 overall. Old Dominion will take on #67 William & Mary on Sunday. The Tribe are the defending CAA champions.

Old Dominion's two points came from junior Henrique Cancado at No. 2 singles and No. 90 Eidy Igarashi at No. 3 singles. Cancado defeated Val Banada in straight sets, 6-4, 6-1, while Igarashi came back from a first set loss to edge out Andre Iriarte, 6-7, 7-6 (10-6).

No. 50 NC State d. No. 71 Old Dominion, 5-2

Singles:
1. Nick Cavaday d. Harel Srugo (ODU), 6-2, 6-4
2. Henrique Cancado (ODU) d. Val Banada, 6-4, 6-1
3. No. 90 Eidy Igarashi (ODU) d. Andre Iriarte, 6-7, 7-6 (10-6)
4. William Noblitt d. Alex Seleznev (ODU), 6-0, 6-1
5. Will Shaw d. Nate Grover (ODU), 6-4, 6-0
6. Jay Weinacker d. Matt Sands (ODU), 6-1, 6-3

Doubles:
1. Alex Seleznev/Harel Srugo (ODU) d. Val Banada/Will Shaw, 8-7
2. Nick Cavaday/Chris Welte d. No. 33 Henrique Cancado/Eidy Igarashi (ODU), 8-6
3. William Noblitt/Ben Zink d. Nate Grover/Matt Sands (ODU), 8-5

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