Tech Defeats West Virginia, 6-1
Hokies post five singles victories and two doubles wins in the match
February 12, 2000 BLACKSBURG, Va. - The Virginia Tech men's tennis team defeated West Virginia, 6-1, tonight, at the Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center. The Hokies won five singles matches and two doubles matches. West Virginia's No. 1 doubles team of Mike Dektas and James Kent defeated Davor Dupljak and Saber Kadiri, 9-8 (4). Tech won the No. 2 and No. 3 doubles matches to take the doubles point. The Hokie team of Andrew Vu and Gerard Baynham defeated Ion Vlad and Guillaume Raux, 8-6 and the duo of Eddie Terzimehic and Jay Bruner shutout Iraki Tatishvili and Kurt Feigmacher, 8-0. At No. 1 singles, Tech's Dupljak defeated Dektas, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 and Kurz defeated Kent, 7-6, 7-5, giving the Hokies the 3-0 lead. West Virginia's Tatishvili won No. 3 singles, 6-4, 6-0, over VU before Tech's Terzimehic defeated Raux, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 at No. 4 singles, giving the Hokies a 4-1 lead. The Hokies won both No. 5 and No. 6 singles as Bruner defeated Vlad, 5-7, 6-3, 6-2 and Kadiri defeated Feigmacher, 6-0, 6-3, giving Tech a 5-1 lead after singles play was over. Virginia Tech raises its record to 2-4, and West Virginia drops to 0-1 on the season. The Hokies return to action on Friday, Feb. 18, at Ohio State at 7 p.m. The Mountaineers host George Washington on Feb. 19.
Virginia Tech 6, West Virginia 1 Singles No. 1 Davor Dupljak (VT) def. Mike Dektas (WVU) 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 No. 2 Michael Kurz (VT) def. James Kent (WVU) 7-6, 7-5 No. 3 Iraki Tatishvili (WVU) def. Andrew Vu (VT) 6-4, 6-0 No. 4 Eddie Terzimehic (VT) def. Guillaume Raux (WVU) 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 No. 5 Jay Bruner (VT) def. Ion Vlad (WVU) 5-7, 6-3, 6-2 No. 6 Saber Kadiri (VT) def. Kurt Feigmacher (WVU) 6-0, 6-3 Doubles No. 1 Mike Dektas/James Kent (WVU) def. 9-8 (4) Davor Dupljak/Saber Kadiri (VT) No. 2 Andrew Vu/Gerard Baynham (VT) def. 8-6 Ion Vlad/Guillaume Raux (WVU) No. 3 Eddie Terzimehic/Jay Bruner (VT) def. 8-0 Iraki Tatishvili/Kurt Feigmacher (WVU)