No. 2 Virginia blanks No. 15 Texas
Cavaliers roll past Longhorns, extend home winning streak to 90
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Second-ranked Virginia opened its home schedule on Friday evening with a 7-0 victory against No. 15 Texas in front of 519 fans at the Boyd Tinsley Courts. The Cavaliers improve to 2-0 on the season with the win, while the Longhorns (4-1) suffered their first loss of the year.
The Cavaliers opened the match by sweeping the doubles point. Alex Domijan and Steven Rooda topped David Holiner and Daniel Whitehead 8-1 at No. 2 doubles. Jarmere Jenkins teamed with Drew Courtney for an 8-3 win at No. 1 against Soren Hess-Olesen and Alex Hilliard. Mitchell Frank and Julen Uriguen completed the Cavaliers sweep with an 8-4 win at No. 3 against Chris Camillone and Jacoby Lewis.
In singles play, the Cavaliers won four matches in straight sets to quickly clinch the dual match. Domijan posted a 6-2, 6-1 win versus Whitehead at No. 2, followed by a 6-2, 6-2 win by Jenkins at No. 1 against Hess-Olesen.
Philippe Oudshoorn clinched the victory for Virginia with his 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 6 against Lewis before Justin Shane added a 6-4, 6-4 victory against Camillone at No. 5. Frank defeated Sudanwa Sitaram in a third-set tiebreaker at No. 3 to make the score 6-0 and Courtney saved two match points to top Lloyd Glasspool 3-6, 7-6(3), 7-6(6) at No. 4 to complete the shutout.
The win extended Virginia's school-record home winning streak to 90 consecutive matches.