January 19, 2022

Buckeyes Perfect on Opening Day


COLUMBUS, Ohio – The #6 Ohio State Men’s Tennis team is 2-0 on opening day with a 7-0 win over Toledo and a 6-1 victory over Xavier. The Buckeyes had two 4-0 performances on the day with James Trotter and Andrew Lutschaunig sweeping their matches. Jake Van Emburgh also posted a 3-0 performance on his Buckeye debut.

Toledo Match

The Buckeyes rolled in the opener against Toledo, 7-0. OSU won the doubles point with wins on courts one (6-1) and two (6-2). In singles, Vocel breezed through the first set 6-0 against Adam Kovac on court two and then won the second set 6-2 to post the Buckeyes second point.

Kingsley downed Pawit Sornlaksup 6-3, 6-2 on court one and the remaining four points were all won in a 5-minute span. James Trotter won 6-3, 6-2 on court four and Andrew Lutschaunig followed quickly with a 6-3, 6-0 win on court six. Jake Van Emburgh picked up his first singles win as a Buckeye on court three and the Justin Boulais capped the match with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Marko Galic on court five.

Xavier Match

The Buckeyes stayed hot going into the evening when they defeated Xavier 6-1. OSU clinched the doubles point with Cannon/Boulais’ win on court three (6-1) and Lutschaunig/Trotter’s win on court one (6-3).

In singles, Vocel dominated the first set 6-0 and fought out a 6-4 victory in the second set on court two. Van Emburgh stayed perfect on his Buckeye debut on court three with a 6-2, 6-0 sweep. Trotter followed soon after and won in straight sets on court four. Boulais and Lutschaunig followed suit and won in straight sets on courts five and six respectively.

#6 Ohio State 7, Toledo 0

1. #21 Cannon Kingsley (OSU) def. Pawit Sornlaksup (TOLEDO-M) 6-3, 6-2
2. #5 Matej Vocel (OSU) def. Adam Kovac (TOLEDO-M) 6-0, 6-2
3. Jake Van Emburgh (OSU) def. Krzysztof Wetoszka (TOLEDO-M) 6-2, 6-1
4. #42 James Trotter (OSU) def. Cole Shoults (TOLEDO-M) 6-3, 6-2
5. Justin Boulais (OSU) def. Marko Galic (TOLEDO-M) 6-1, 6-2
6. Andrew Lutschaunig (OSU) def. Luis Kleinschnitz (TOLEDO-M) 6-3, 6-0

1. Andrew Lutschaunig/James Trotter (OSU) def. Cole Shoults/Pawit Sornlaksup (TOLEDO-M) 6-1
2. Cannon Kingsley/Jake Van Emburgh (OSU) def. Adam Kovac/Krzysztof Wetoszka (TOLEDO-M) 6-2
3. Matej Vocel/Justin Boulais (OSU) vs. Luis Kleinschnitz/Luka Jankovic (TOLEDO-M) 5-3, unfinished

Order of finish: Doubles (1,2); Singles (2,1,4,6,3,5)

#6 Ohio State 6, Xavier 1

1. Diego Nava (Xavier) def. #21 Cannon Kingsley (OSU) 7-5, 6-4
2. #5 Matej Vocel (OSU) def. Ryan Cahill (XAVIER) 6-0, 6-4
3. Jake Van Emburgh (OSU) def. Brett Winters (XAVIER) 6-2, 6-0
4. #42 James Trotter (OSU) def. Charlie Temming (XAVIER) 6-3, 6-3
5. Justin Boulais (OSU) def. Marco Pennelli (XAVIER) 6-1, 6-2
6. Andrew Lutschaunig (OSU) def. Cambell Nakayama (XAVIER) 6-3, 6-2

1. Andrew Lutschaunig /James Trotter (OSU) def. Diego Nava/ Ryan Cahill (XAVIER) 6-3
2. Jake Van Emburgh/Matej Vocel (OSU) vs. Brett Winters/Cambell Nakayama (XAVIER) 5-2, unfinished
3. Cannon Kingsley/Justin Boulais (OSU) def. Charlie Temming/Pascal Mosberger (XAVIER) 6-1

Order of finish: Doubles (3,1); Singles (2,3,4,5,6,1)