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UVa Men's Tennis Team Advances to Round of 16

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Mitchell Frank won his match 6-0, 6-2 Mitchell Frank won his match 6-0, 6-2
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va (WVIR) -
The defending national champion Virginia men's tennis team has advanced to the NCAA Round of 16 for the 11th year in a row, after beating Penn State 4-1 Sunday at the Snyder Tennis Center.

UVa lost the doubles point against the Nittany Lions, but rallied to win four-straight singles matches.

The Cavaliers (25-2) are the 4-seed in the NCAA Tournament, and will play 13-seed Notre Dame Friday in Athens, Georgia.

Virginia is 22-0 all-time in postseason matches at the Snyder Tennis Center and the Boar's Head Sports Club.

#4 VIRGINIA 4, #23 PENN STATE 1

Doubles:
1. #26 Bader/Stakhovsky (PSU) def. #53 Corinteli/Styslinger (UVa) 8-5
2. Reilly/Young (PSU) def. #61 Domijan/Richmond (UVa) 8-5
3. Frank/J.Shane (UVa) def. Barry/Trkulja (PSU) 8-1

Order of Finish: 3,1,2

Singles:
1. #6 Alex Domijan (UVa) def. #37 Leonard Stakhovsky (PSU) 6-1, 6-2
2. #4 Mitchell Frank (UVa) def. Russell Bader (PSU) 6-0, 6-2
3. #46 Ryan Shane (UVa) def. Alex Fennell (PSU) 6-4, 6-2
4. Matt Barry (PSU) led #113 Thai-Son Kwiatkowski (UVa) 6-4, 4-2 DNF
5. Justin Shane (UVa) def. Roman Trkulja (PSU) 6-1, 6-0
6. J.C. Aragone (UVa) led Nika Dolidze (PSU) 6-2, 5-3 DNF

Order of Finish: 5,1,2,3

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