Men’s Tennis Drops Regular Season Finale at #34 ODU, 4-3

College of William & Mary

NORFOLK, Va. – The William & Mary men’s tennis team closed out the regular season with a narrow 4-3 setback at No. 34-ranked Old Dominion on Sunday afternoon. The Green and Gold took the early lead by capturing the doubles point, but the Monarchs (16-6) won four of the six singles matches to pull out the team triumph. Senior Alec Miller led the charge for W&M (11-10) in singles with a top-100 win, while sophomore Brenden Volk continued his winning ways at No. 6. After ODU won at the top doubles post, the Tribe responded with wins at No. 2 and No. 3 to claim the initial point of the match for the sixth time in the last eight matches. Senior Christian Cargill and freshman Louis Newman evened doubles play with a 6-4 win over Vincent Schneider and Jannik Giesse at the No. 3 spot. Volk and freshman Michael Chen won for the seventh time in their last eight matches to clinch the point with a 7-5 triumph over Adam Moundir and Javier Jover Maestre on line two. In singles action, Miller won his second straight and notched his first career nationally-ranked win. The Tribe senior topped No. 96-ranked Aziz Kijametovic, 6-2, 7-6, at the No. 2 post. Volk won his fifth-straight match at the No. 6 position, upending Jover Maestre in three sets, 6-1, 5-7, 7-5.  Notes
W&M captured the doubles point for the sixth time in the last eight matches … It marked the Tribe’s seventh 4-3 match of the season and W&M is 5-2 in those contests … Sunday was the eighth time in the last 11 meetings between the Tribe and Monarchs that has finished with a 4-3 score line … Senior Christian Cargill and freshman Louis Newman won their second-straight match, improving to 13-7 overall and 8-5 in dual-match competition … Sophomore Brenden Volk and freshman Michael Chen won for the seventh time in …

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