January 24, 2003 - by
Florida State Men’s Tennis Set To Host Seminole Team Tournament

Jan. 24, 2003


The Florida State men’s tennis team will host the Seminole Team Tournament Saturday, January 25th. Three teams, Florida A&M, UAB and UCF, will visit the Scott Speicher Tennis Center. The matches are scheduled to begin at 9:00 am and the last matches will be held 3:00 pm.

The first two matches of the day are scheduled to take place at 9:00 am. Florida State will take on Florida A&M in its first match of the day, while UAB will face off against UCF. The losers of the first two matches will then go head-to-head at noon. The winners will have a break before taking to the courts at 3:00 pm.

In Florida State’s first match of the day, the Seminoles will face Florida A&M. In the all-time series against the Rattlers, the Tribe holds a 5-0 advantage. The last time the two teams squared off was in 2001, when the Seminoles defeated the Rattlers by a score 7-0.

Florida State will take on UAB or UCF in the second match of the day. Against UAB, the Seminoles lead the series with a mark of 4-2. The last time Florida State faced the Blazers was in 1991, when UAB defeated the Tribe 4-3. The Seminoles hold a perfect 8-0 record against UCF. Florida State defeated the Golden Knights by a score of 5-2 last season.

The Seminoles will begin dual-match play next Friday, January 31st, when they travel to South Bend, Ind. to take on the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. The match is scheduled to begin at 5:00 pm.

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