May 25, 2012
Ohio State singles and doubles advanced to the next round of the NCAA Championships in Athens, Ga. The Buckeyes' Blaz Rola defeated Illinois' Dennis Nevolo (6-4, 6-3) in singles play, but Buckeye teammate Chase Buchanan fell to Stanford's Bradley Klahn (6-4, 5-7, 6-2) in the Round of 16. Rola will face Virginia's Mitchell Frank on Saturday in quarterfinal action.
On the doubles side, Rola and Buchanan defeated the Illini's Roy Kalmanovich and Nevolo (6-7 (2), 6-2, 6-1) and move on to face Kentucky's Panav Jha and Eric Quigley in Saturday's quarterfinals.