January 26, 2020

Buckeyes Win ITA Kickoff Championship


COLUMBUS, Ohio The Buckeyes finished with their second victory on the weekend over the Tulsa Hurricane to win the ITA Kickoff Championship. 

In doubles, Ohio State clinched the doubles point in a whopping twenty-three minutes. Freshman tandem Justin Boulais and Cannon Kingsley coasted to a 6-0 victory on court three, while John McNally and Robert Cash rolled 6-1to seize the doubles point.  

In singles, Cannon Kingsley defeated Jarod Hing 6-0, 6-3 to bring the Buckeyes to a 2-0 match lead. Kyle Seelig dominated Juan Pablo Cenoz posting a 6-0, 6-1 victory to set up the clinching point. On court one, John McNally brought it home with a 6-2,6-1 victory over Kody Pearson to improve Ohio State’s overall record to 6-0. 

Ohio State rolled to another 4-0 victory later in the evening versus the Toledo Rockets. John McNally and Kyle Seelig won 6-1 on court three while Justin Boulais and Robert Cash clinched the doubles point with a 6-2 victory.

In singles, Justin Boulais defeated Krzysztof Wetoszka 6-0,6-2. Kyle Seelig gave the Buckeyes a 3-0 match lead with a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Cole Shoults. On court six, Tim Seibert clinched the match point with a 6-1, 6-0 win over Max Skaer.

Ohio State will host No.1 Texas Saturday Jan 26, 1 p.m. (EST) at the OSU Varsity Tennis Center. 

#6 Ohio State 4, Tulsa 0 

1. #24 John McNally (OSU) def. Kody Pearson (TUL) 6-2, 6-1
2. #16 Cannon Kingsley (OSU) def. Jarod Hing (TUL) 6-0, 6-3
3. Justin Boulais (OSU) vs. Stefan Hampe (TUL) 6-4, 2-1
4. #28 Kyle Seelig (OSU) def. Juan Pablo Cenoz (TUL) 6-0, 6-1
5. Robert Cash (OSU) vs. Ezequiel Santalla (TUL) 6-4, 2-2
6. #40 James Trotter (OSU) vs. Boriss Kamdem (TUL) 6-2, 3-4 

1.#2 John McNally/Robert Cash (OSU) def. Jarod Hing/ Tom Thelwall Jones (TUL) 6-1
2. James Trotter/Andrew Lutschaunig (OSU) vs. Connor Di Marco/ Kody Pearson (TUL) *3-3
3. Cannon Kingsley/ Justin Boulais (OSU) def. Boriss Kamdem/ Dan Sidall (TUL) 6-0 

Match Notes:  

Overall record: Tulsa 5-1, #6 Ohio State 6-0
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1); Singles (2,4,1)
ITA Kickoff Weekend
Official: Mark Anderson T- 1:29 A-145 

#6 Ohio State 4, Toledo 0 

1. #24 John McNally (OSU) vs.Danilo Vukotic (TOL) 6-4, 1-1
2. Kyle Seelig(OSU) def. Cole Shoults (TOL) 6-1, 6-1
3. Justin Boulais (OSU) def. Krzysztof Wetoszka(TOL) 6-0, 6-2
4. James Trotter (OSU) vs. Luis Kleinschnitz(TOL) 6-4, 1-0
5. RobertCash (OSU) vs. Filip Zupancic (TOL) 6-2, 1-0
6. TimSeibert (OSU) def.. Max Skaer (TOL) 6-1, 6-0 

1. James Trotter/ Andrew Lutschaunig(OSU) vs. Danilo Vukotic/ Filip Zupancic (TOL) 3-4
Justin Boulais/ Robert Cash (OSU) def. Cole Shoults/ Krzysztof Wetoszka(TOL) 6-2
3. John McNally/ Kyle Seelig (OSU) def. Luis Kleinschnitz/ Thawin Suksathaporn(TOL) 6-1 

Match Notes:
Overall record:  Toledo 2-4   #6 Ohio State 7-0
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2); Singles (3,2,6)
Official: Mark Anderson T- 1:23  1:00 A- 63