On the second day of play from the 2022 ITA Division II Men’s National Team Indoor Championship, Semifinal action got underway as two teams punched their tickets to tomorrow’s Championship match.
After picking up a hard-fought win in the First Round against Delta State, Barry (1) was in for another slugfest in today’s Semifinals, matching up with West Florida (5) who picked up a dominant 4-1 win over Hawai’i Hilo (4) in the opening round of competition. .
Securing the doubles point in dominant fashion, the Bucs showed why they were named the top seed at this year’s DII Indoor Championship as they survived many tough tests up and down their lineup to come out with the 4-1 victory over the Argonauts.
In the second Semifinal match of the day, Columbus State (2) outlasted Saint Leo (3) to advance to their third-straight ITA DII Men’s National Team Indoor Championship.
Taking the doubles point after wins on courts No. 1 and No. 2, the Cougars picked up some quick wins in singles play from courts No. 2, No. 4, and No. 5 to cruise to the 4-0 victory.
Tomorrow’s Final will mark the second time in the three year history of the DII National Indoor Championship that Barry and Columbus State have squared off in the Final. The previous meeting came in 2020 with Columbus State winning their first of two consecutive National Indoor Titles.
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Main Draw Results:
- (1) Barry def (5) West Florida 4-1
- (2) Columbus State def (3) Saint Leo 4-0
Consolation Draw Results:
- (8) Delta State def (4) Hawai’i Hilo 4-1
- (6) UIndy def (7) North Georgia 4-0