CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia Men’s Tennis Team (24-4) opens play at the 2023 NCAA Men’s Tennis Team Championship by hosting the Charlottesville Regional Saturday and Sunday, May 6-7 at the Virginia Tennis Facility at Boar’s Head Resort.
Matches are scheduled to be played away. Please monitor Virginia’s social media accounts for any weather-related changes.
- $5 for general admission and $3 for students with valid ID per day
- Children 2 years and older must have a ticket
- Tickets will be available for purchase online, by phone or at the Bryant Hall box office and can be picked up at the courts
2023 CHARLOTTESVILLE REGIONAL SCHEDULE
SATURDAY 6 MAY (MEN)
10 a.m. Ole Miss vs. VCU
1:00 p.m. (5) VIRGINIA vs. Navy
SATURDAY MAY 6 (WOMEN)
4 p.m. Second round match
SUNDAY MAY 7 (MEN)
1 p.m. Second round match
- Matches will be covered in the Cracked Racquets Cross Court cast on their YouTube channel
- Individual on-court streams will also be available on VirginiaSports.com
- Live score will be available for all matches
NOTING THE RIDERS
- Virginia brings a 16-game winning streak to the tournament. Last year, the Cavaliers won 17 games in a row heading into the NCAA Tournament
- Virginia has not lost an away game this season
- This is the third consecutive year that UVA has earned automatic qualification from the ACC in the championship.
- Chris Rodesch has won his last 10 singles matches. The ACC Championship MVP is 24-6 in singles action this season with a 15-1 record on the No. 1 court. He has four wins this year against players ranked in the top five of the singles rankings.
- Rodesch was seeded 9-16 in the NCAA singles championship, his first time as a seed in the tournament and his second time earning a spot on the court. He is No. 9 in the updated singles rankings
- Iñaki Montes was invited to participate in the doubles and singles championships. Montes and Ryan Goetz were seeded 5-8 in the doubles tournament and are No. 8 in this week’s standings
- Montes is ranked No. 26 in the ITA singles rankings
- Goetz earned the deciding points for the Cavaliers in the semifinal and ACC championship games. Goetz is 8-1 in his last 10 singles matches with a 24-5 singles record. He picked up his 20e double match win of the year, posting a 20-3 record this spring
- Goetz has 20 wins in singles and doubles, with a 21-7 record in the latter, including a 17-6 record in doubles matches
- Jeffrey von der Schulenburg is 11-1 in his last 12 singles matches (all completed). He is 26-7 overall in singles with a 21-4 record in doubles.
- von der Schulenburg earned his third invitation to compete in the NCAA Singles Championship. He is the only current player to have played in three consecutive NCAA Individual Championships. He is No. 49 in the latest ITA Singles Rankings
- Alex Kiefer went 10-0 in conference singles
- Måns Dahlberg is 7-2 in his last 10 games
- Cavaliers are 104-26 combined in singles and doubles this spring for an .800 winning percentage
VIRGINIA & NCAA TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP
- The defending NCAA champions are in search of their sixth NCAA title
- This is Virginia’s 19th consecutive appearance at the NCAA Championship and the 18th time it has hosted a regional competition.
- The Cavaliers have advanced to the NCAA Round of 16 in 16 of the last 17 championships, the quarterfinals in 15 of the last 17, the semifinals in 11 of the last 15 and seven of the last 11 finals.
- Virginia is the fifth seed in this year’s championship. The Cavaliers were the seven seeds last year when they won the title
SCOUTING OLE MISS, VCU & NAVY
- Ole Miss (17-9) advanced to the SEC Championship quarterfinals before losing 4-0 to Tennessee. They do their 29e direct appearance in the NCAA Championship
- Ole Miss is No. 26 in the latest ITA Tag Team Rankings
- The Rebels were in Charlottesville in January for the ITA kickoff games, losing 4-1 to Princeton in Game 1 before beating Nevada 4-0 in the consolation game.
- VCU (20-5) won their sixth consecutive Atlantic 10 championship and is No. 40 in the latest ITA team rankings
- Charles Bertimon earned the A10’s automatic spot in the NCAA Singles Championship. He is 28-8 overall with a 16-4 record in doubleheaders. He is ranked No. 83 in the latest ITA Singles Chart.
- This is the second straight year the Rams will play in the Charlottesville area. Last season, the Rams won their first-round game against Penn before losing 4-0 to UVA
- The Navy (23-19) won its fifth straight Patriot League championship. The contenders are in the playoffs for the 11th time in 15 tournaments and the 15th time, the best in the Patriot League, since the field was expanded to 64 teams in 1999
- Sasha Panyan has been named Patriot League Player of the Year. He is 16-6 in doubles matches at No. 1
- Panyan and Luke Garner are 21-2 in doubles matches at No. 1 in doubles
- Navy has previously faced Virginia in the first round of the 2009 and 2010 NCAA Tournaments. The Cavaliers won both games