Oct. 20, 2001
The Florida State men’s tennis team completed day two of tournament action hosting the annual Seminole Fall Classic at the Scott Speicher Tennis Center. Seminole Rodrigo Laub advanced into the final round of the Singles flight A consolation, while Florida State’s doubles tandems Owen-Herrera and Bucht-Laub have advanced into the semi-finals round of action.
In singles flight A Seminole sophomore Alex Herrera fell to Alabano Franco of Georgia State in round three. FSU’s Gustav Bucht would also see a loss as he fell to the No.4 seed Matias Ormaza of Georgia State. Ormaza would continue on advancing into the finals round where he is set to go up against his teammate Pablo Perez Gras. Seminole Romain Jurd completed action in singles competition after falling to UCF’s Cablin Bradu in three sets.
In singles flight A consolation FSU’s Rodrigo Laub has advanced to the finals round of competition after defeating Jaegar of UCF, 6-4, 6-1. Laub will face South Florida’s Escallon in finals action Sunday morning.
In singles flight B competition Seminole Jarrod Owen fell in third round action to North Florida’s Miguel Angelo. Angelo would go onto advance into the finals round of action where he will face UCF’s Johan Westin. In B consolation play Wake Forests Souza will face the winner of Furman’s Futch and Wake Forests Paulos.
Florida State has advanced to tandems in the doubles round of action in Owen-Herrera and Bucht-Laub. Owen-Herrera defeated UCF’s Sanabria and Bradu, 8-6. The two will face the winner of Wake Forests Olave-Angelo and Georgia State’s Lisac-Magnone in semi-finals action. After taking an 8-3 win over Valdosta State’s Kreutzfelot-Davies, Seminoles Bucht-Laub have advanced to semi-finals action where they are set to go up against South Florida’s Meier-Escallon. In consolation doubles FAMU’s Popisil-Wadawu have advanced to the finals round where they will face the winner of Poulos-Souza and Ormaza-Perez Gras.
Action continues on Sunday, Oct. 21st at the Scott Speicher Tennis Center as the singles finals will begin at 9:00 a.m. with doubles action to follow.