Men’s College Tennis Final – Guilford 5, Roanoke 4

Posted by Press Release on April 13, 2013 at 7:10 am under College | Comments are off for this article

SALEM, Va. — Guilford College’s Turner Votipka and Ben Nelson teamed for three victorys in the Quakers’ 5-4 Old Dominion Athletic Conference match Friday.

Votipka won his first singles match against Roanoke’s (9-6, 5-4 ODAC) James Lee, 6-4, 6-3. Erik Meiler defeated Chris Migliarese in a tight third-singles showdown, 7-5, 6-4. Mark Cheong dropped his first fourth-singles set 5-7 but followed with a 6-3, 7-5 finish. Nelson won his match against Lewis Young at sixth singles easily, 6-1, 6-3.

Votipka and Nelson paired for Guilford’s (6-7, 4-4 ODAC) only doubles victory. The tandem defeated Migliarese and Jacob Morris, 8-2,

The Quakers play their final matches of the season tomorrow, Saturday, Apr. 13 against Lynchburg College and Randolph College at 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., respectively. Both matches are against conference opponents.

Tennis Match Results
Guilford vs Roanoke
Apr 12, 2013 at Salem, Va.
Guilford 5, Roanoke 4

Singles competition
1. Turner Votipka (GC) def. James Lee (RC) 6-4, 6-3
2. Matt Kessler (RC) def. Trevor Cox (GC) 6-4, 5-7, 6-2
3. Erik Meiler (GC) def. Chris Migliarese (RC) 7-5, 6-4
4. Mark Cheong (GC) def. Jacob Morris (RC) 5-7, 6-3, 7-5
5. Ian Webster (RC) def. John Brvenik (GC) 6-0, 7-5
6. Ben Nelson (GC) def. Lewis Young (RC) 6-1, 6-3

Doubles competition
1. James Lee/Matt Kessler (RC) def. Trevor Cox/Erik Meiler (GC) 8-6
2. Turner Votipka/Ben Nelson (GC) def. Chris Migliarese/Jacob Morris (RC) 8-2
3. Ian Webster/Lewis Young (RC) def. Byron Hamilton/Mark Cheong (GC) 8-4

Match Notes:
Guilford 6-7, 4-4 ODAC
Roanoke 9-6, 5-4 ODAC
Old Dominion Athletic Conference match


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