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MTEN: No. 19 Wolfpack Wins Pair Over Appalachian St. & Winthrop

Posted March 7, 2014

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The No. 19 NC State men’s tennis team returned to the court on Friday after a 12-day hiatus, sweeping a pair of matches over Appalachian State and Winthrop from the J.W. Isenhour Tennis Center.

“Our guys looked hungry today and they did a really nice job of taking care of business,” said head coach Jon Choboy. “We really looked sharp and were mentally consistent. The guys did what they had to do today in beating two good opponents.”

The Wolfpack defeated the Mountaineers 7-0 in the first match of the day, then followed that up with a 4-0 win over the Eagles of Winthrop. With the two wins, NC State closes out its non-conference slate at 11-2, as it opens Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) play this Sunday, March 9 against No. 10 Duke. First serve is scheduled for 3 p.m.

“I think our schedule up to this point in the season has prepared us for the level of competition in our conference,” Choboy said. “I think we’re as ready as we can be at this point in time, but we just need to go out there and do what we’ve done up to this point in the season.

No. 19 NC State: 7, Appalachian State: 0
The Wolfpack won a 7-0 decision over the Mountaineers to kick things off in the first match of the day.
Simon Norenius and Parker McGuiness, playing together at No. 3 doubles captured the first match of the day for the Wolfpack with a 8-1 victory against Steve Lake and Jan-Willem Kleynhans. Thomas Weigel and Nick Horton followed shortly with an 8-4 win over Zach Bost and Sebastien King at the No. 1 doubles slot, to clinch the doubles point for the Pack.

Beck Bond and Austin Powell then wrapped up a hard-fought 8-7 (1) win over Daniel Hoang and Oliver Casey at the No. 2 doubles position.

In singles play, freshman Ian Dempster defeated Hoang 6-1, 6-2 on court three to put the Pack up 2-0, while Sean Weber, playing in the No. 1 spot for the first time this year, took his match 6-2, 6-4 over King to push the advantage to 3-0.

Bond followed up his doubles victory with a straight-set 6-3, 6-4 singles win over Casey, earning the match-clinching point for the Pack in his first go-around at the No. 2 singles position this season.

McGuiness took his match 7-6 (2), 6-4 over Bost to earn his second singles victory of the season, while Weigel made quick work of Jack Maddocks, 6-2, 6-1 at the No. 5 spot in the order. Norenius eased by Matt Saltsgaver 6-2, 6-1 to close out the match against the Mountaineers.

#19 NC State 7, Appalachian State 0

Singles competition:
1. Sean Weber (NCSU) def. Sebastien King (APPST) 6-2, 6-4
2. Beck Bond (NCSU) def. Oliver Casey (APPST) 6-3, 6-4
3. Ian Dempster (NCSU) def. Daniel Hoang (APPST) 6-1, 6-2
4. Parker McGuiness (NCSU) def. Zach Bost (APPST) 7-6 (7-2), 6-4
5. Thomas Weigel (NCSU) def. Jack Maddocks (APPST) 6-2, 6-1
6. Simon Norenius (NCSU) def. Matt Saltsgaver (APPST) 6-1, 6-2

Doubles competition:
1. Thomas Weigel/Nick Horton (NCSU) def. Zach Bost/Sebastien King (APPST) 8-4
2. Beck Bond/Austin Powell (NCSU) def. Daniel Hoang/Oliver Casey (APPST) 8-7 (7-1)
3. Simon Norenius/Parker McGuiness (NCSU) def. Steve Lake/Jan-Willem Kleynhans (APPST) 8-1

Match Notes:
Appalachian State 4-3
NC State 10-2; National ranking #19
Order of finish: Doubles (3,1,2); Singles (3,1,2,4,5,6)
T-3:35 A-69

No. 19 NC State: 4, No. 74 Winthrop: 0
NC State followed up its 7-0 victory over Appalachian State with an equally dominant performance against No. 74 Winthrop, taking a 4-0 win over the Eagles in the second match of the day.

The No. 2 doubles pair of Weber and Norenius got things off on the right foot for the Pack, by claiming an 8-2 decision over Tremayne Mitchell and Juan Pablo Boada. At the top spot in the order, the No. 42 ranked doubles duo of Dempster and Robbie Mudge followed with an impressive 8-1 victory against Dylan Comerford and Peter Nagovna to clinch the doubles point for State. With the win, Dempster and Mudge improve to 12-0 on the season and 10-0 during the spring campaign.

Bond and Powell gave the Wolfpack a complete sweep of the doubles matches with an 8-2 win over Michael Chen and Yuta Hirokawa from the No. 3 doubles slot.

In singles play, No. 91 ranked Mudge cruised to a 6-2, 6-0 win over Comerford, while Nick Horton took care of Mitchell, 6-1, 6-2 to garner his sixth singles victory of the year. No. 45 Powell followed with a 6-1, 6-2 win against Hirokawa to clinch the match-winning point for the Pack.

With both NC State and Winthrop having played matches earlier in the day, both teams agreed to play to four points instead of the usual format of seven points.

#19 NC State 4, #74 Winthrop 0

Singles competition:
1. #45 Austin Powell (NCSU) def. Yuta Hirokawa (WINTHROP) 6-1, 6-2
2. #91 Robbie Mudge (NCSU) def. Dylan Comerford (WINTHROP) 6-2, 6-0
3. #122 Thomas Weigel (NCSU) vs. Juan Pablo Boada (WINTHROP) 6-2, 5-4, unfinished
4. Nick Horton (NCSU) def. Tremayne Mitchell (WINTHROP) 6-1, 6-2

Doubles competition:
1. #42 Robbie Mudge/Ian Dempster (NCSU) def. Dylan Comerford/Peter Nagovnak (WINTHROP) 8-1
2. Sean Weber/Simon Norenius (NCSU) def. Tremayne Mitchell/Juan Pablo Boada (WINTHROP) 8-2
3. Beck Bond/Austin Powell (NCSU) def. Yuta Hirokawa/Michael Chen (WINTHROP) 8-2

Match Notes:
Winthrop 6-6; National ranking #74
NC State 11-2; National ranking #19
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (2,4,1)
T-1:58 A-83

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