William and Mary Down Sooners
March 16, 2008

March 15, 2008

MONTGOMERY, Ala.  - William and Mary defeated the No. 46 Oklahoma men's tennis team (5-7) on Saturday morning, 4-1 at the Blue-Gray National Classic.

Ionut Beleleu was the only Sooner to record a victory as he defeated Dominic Pagon at No. 2 singles.

"We're disappointed with the loss, but this team fought hard throughout singles and doubles," head coach Paul Lockwood said.

William and Mary took the No. 3, 4 and 5 singles matches.  The Tribe also took the No. 1 and 3 doubles matches.

Because of the score the No. 1 and 6 singles and No. 2 doubles matches were not finished.

"We had our chances, but William and Mary just played solid tennis and came away with the victory," Lockwood added.

Next up, the Sooners travel to Jacksonville, Fla., to take on Jacksonville on Thursday, March 20.

William and Mary 4, Oklahoma 1
No. 1 Alex Cojanu (W&M) vs. Andrei Daescu (OU), did not finish
No. 2 Dominic Pagon (W&M) def. Ionut Beleleu (OU), 6-2, 6-1
No. 3 Marwan Ramadan (W&M) def. Sergey Avdeyev (OU), 6-4, (3-6), 6-3
No. 4 Keziel Juneau (W&M) def. Alex Joitoiu (OU), 7-5, (6-7), 6-2
No. 5 Sebastien Vidal (W&M) def. Vlad Marinescu (OU), (1-6), 7-6, 6-3
No. 5 Alexander Zuck (W&M) vs. Federico Chavarria (OU), did not finish

No. 1 Alex Cojanu/Dominic Pagon (W&M) def. Federico Chavarria/Andrei Daescu (OU), 8-5
No. 2 Keziel Juneau/Richard Wardell (W&M) vs. Ionut Beleleu/Ryan Thomas (OU), did not finish
No. 3 Kavi Sud/Sebastien Vidal (W&M) def. Sergey Avdeyev/Vlad Marinescu (OU), 8-1

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