No. 1-seeded Ohio State men's tennis defeated No. 16 Columbia, 4-1, on Saturday afternoon to advance to the national quarterfinals, which will be played in Orlando on May 16.
— Ohio State M Tennis (@OhioStateMTEN) May 11, 2019
Ohio State hosted Columbia in Columbus, and after winning two out of three doubles matches to being play, Ohio State owned a 1-0 lead.
In singles competition, senior Hunter Tubert won his match, 6-1, 6-4, and sophomore John McNally won his match, 6-3, 7-5. Only junior JJ Wolf and junior Kyle Seelig went into third sets, but Wolf finished off his opponent, 4-6, 6-1, 6-1, to eliminate Columbia before Seelig needed to finish his own.
Ohio State will play the winner of No. 9 North Carolina in the semifinals.