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.