Guilford Men Seeded Fourth for ODAC Tournament

Marck Cheong (Zach Morgan photo)

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Guilford College opens play in the 2013 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Men's Tennis Tournaments this weekend. The Quakers are seeded fourth in the eight-team field.

Guilford (8-7) hosts Virginia Wesleyan College Saturday (4/20) in the first round 2:00 p.m. The Quakers earned the fourth seed with a 6-4 league record. The Marlins (10-11) also went 6-4 in the league, but Guilford received the home match by winning the regular-season matchup. The Quakers pulled out a narrow 5-4 win in the teams' first meeting Feb. 15. Guilford's wins came from the number-two and number-three doubles teams, along with singles victories at numbers three, five, and six

Trevor Cox and Mark Cheong lead Guilford with 6-4 singles records in conference matches. Erik Meiler and Turner Votipka are not far behind with 5-5 marks and Ben Nelson is 4-0. The team of Nelson and Votipka won all four ODAC matches this year at second doubles.

Fans can follow Guilford's tournament play at www.guilfordquakers.com. Complete tournament coverage can be found on line at www.odaconline.com.