As repoirted bu the University of Virginia website, UVA men’s tennis team was defeated 4-1 by Ohio State, ranked no.1. Cavaliers will travel to Chicago next week to compete in the 2023 ITA National Team Indoor Championships, held February 17-20 at XS Tennis Village.
Andres Pedroso, head coach of the Virginia men’s team, explained: “Congratulations to the Ohio State Buckeyes. They showed today why they have been one of the most consistent programs in college tennis for years. If I know one thing about our team, it’s that they will respond and today we will get one step closer to where we want to be.
We always think long term and will hit our stride. Thanks to all the amazing fans who came out to support us today. The atmosphere today at the Boar’s Head was incredible. We are so grateful to be fighting in front of our Wahoo fans.” Virginia opened the game with a 6-4 win by Chris Rodesch and Bar Botzer on superior doubles court.
Iñaki Montes and Ryan Goetz won tied points to recover a break to take a 6-5 lead on the double two court, holding serve to secure the point for the Cavaliers in a 7-5 win. Virginia won the doubles point, but Ohio State won four singles games to earn the win.
About the University of Virginia
The University of Virginia is a public research university located in Charlottesville, Virginia and was founded by Thomas Jefferson. Conceived in 1800, and opened in 1819, it is important in the history of the United States for being the first to offer studies on subjects that are now common, such as architecture, astronomy and philosophy, as well as the first to divide school and church.
Its School of Engineering and Applied Sciences was the first engineering school in the United States associated with a university. Grape. it was officially included in The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia. The University, along with Jefferson’s Monticello House, was named a World Heritage Site, one of three modern American places to have been honored.
It was the first campus in the world to be included by UNESCO in this list. The University of Virginia sports program is a Division I-A member and, since 1953, has been a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. Photo Credits: UVA website