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Story & images by Ron Cioffi/USTA Southern

The Vanderbilt Commodores rolled to their first Southern Tennis On Campus Championship with a 28-17 victory over North Carolina State.

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Both universities’ A teams matched up on the show courts in front of the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College clubhouse and observation deck on Saturday.

The 57-court facility in Rome, Ga. hosted the event. Based on the number of courts, it is one of the largest tennis facilities in the country.

Devyn Marinos, Vanderbilt

Devyn Marinos, Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt’s Devyn Marinos carried her team with a 6-2 singles victory in a set started by NC State’s Natalie Ivanov. In the mixed doubles Marinos and Aaron Yeh shined with a 6-2 win over Ivanov and Henry Pinyan.

Commodores Charlotte James/Samara Michael downed the Wolfpack’s Ana Maria Keating/Livia Popa 6-1 in the women’s doubles. Both men’s matches were narrowly won by NC State, with Pinyan/Revanth Bobba defeating Yeh/Nikhil Namdar 6-5 in doubles and Adarsh Arun besting Kamdar 6-5 in singles.

In the Rally bracket, Appalachian State defeated Duke B 28-18, giving the school its first bid to the national tournament. 

Matches were played Feb. 25-27.

Adarsh Arun, North Carolina State

Adarsh Arun, North Carolina State

Schools in USTA Southern receive seven bids to the 2022 USTA Tennis On Campus National Championship, scheduled to be played at the USTA National Campus, Orlando, Fla., April 7-9. Based on play in this event and other criteria, the following schools received bids: 

  • Vanderbilt, champion
  • NC State, finalist
  • Georgia, third
  • South Carolina, fourth
  • Georgia Tech A placed fifth, Georgia Tech B placed sixth and Georgia Tech also received a bid based on winning the TOC Fall Invitational played last year in Mobile, Ala.
  • UNC-Chapel Hill, seventh
  • Appalachian State, Rally champion
Vanderbilt A, 2022 Southern TOC Champion

Vanderbilt A, 2022 Southern TOC Champion