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Men's Tennis Finishes Clean Weekend With 4-0 Win Over Southern Miss

Bruce Butler

NORFOLK, Va. – The 53rd-ranked Old Dominion men's tennis team finished off a clean weekend on Saturday with a 4-0 win over Southern Miss at the Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center.
ODU (15-5, 5-1) is off to its second best run to start a season in the last 24 years as they were 16-4 after 20 matches in the 2015-16 season when they finished 21-5.
"It was a great, clean weekend. Really happy how our guys came back today ready to go and focused until the end," said ODU Head Coach Dominik Mueller.
The Monarchs took the doubles point after dropping No. 3 spot to the Golden Eagles 6-2. ODU won at No. 1 with Jakob Cadonau and Connor van Schalkwyk with a 6-2 win and clinched the point behind Cosme Rolland de Ravel and Codie van Schalkwyk with a 6-4 win at No. 2. Those two won the last two games of the set to ice the point.
In singles, the Monarchs got rolling with Aryan Saleh winning over Pasawee Reansuwong 6-1, 6-1 at No. 6 for a 2-0 lead. Rolland de Ravel defeated Shamirul Shahril 6-3, 6-0 at No. 2 to push the lead to 3-0. Connor van Schalkwyk locked up the match with a 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) won over Dakotah Bobo at the top spot.
ODU now heads to Charlotte on Friday and Coastal Carolina on April 6 for their next matches.
Tennis Match Results
Southern Miss vs Old Dominion
3/30/2024 at Norfolk, Va.
(Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center)
#53 Old Dominion 4, Southern Miss 0
Singles competition
1. #111 Connor van Schalkwyk (ODU-M) def. Dakotah Bobo (USM) 6-2, 7-6 (7-5)
2. CosmeRolland DeRavel (ODU-M) def. Shamirul Shahril (USM) 6-3, 6-0
3. Yanis Moundir (ODU-M) vs. Olimjon Nabiev (USM) 7-5, 0-3, unfinished
4. Codie van Schalkwyk (ODU-M) vs. Henry Lamchinniah (USM) 6-3, 3-3, unfinished
5. Maxime Mareschal-Hay (ODU-M) vs. Olle Noltorp (USM) 6-6 (3-6), unfinished
6. Aryan Saleh (ODU-M) def. Pasawee Reansuwong (USM) 6-1, 6-1
Doubles competition
1. Jakob Cadonau/Connor van Schalkwyk (ODU-M) def. Dakotah Bobo/Henry Lamchinniah (USM) 6-2
2. CosmeRolland DeRavel/Codie van Schalkwyk (ODU-M) def. Olimjon Nabiev/Saheb Sodhi (USM) 6-4
3. Pasawee Reansuwong/Shamirul Shahril (USM) def. Yanis Moundir/Aryan Saleh (ODU-M) 6-2
Match Notes:
Southern Miss 7-6, 3-2
Old Dominion 15-5, 5-1; National ranking #53
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (6,2,1)