February 17, 2001 - by
FSU Men’s Tennis Defeats Troy State 4-3 In Seminole Spring Tourney
TALLAHASSEE, FL.–The Florida State men’s tennis team finished strong in the Seminole Spring Tournament, defeating Troy State 4-3 on the final day. With this win the Seminoles move to 3-0 in the all-time series against the Trojans and 4-4 on the season.


After dropping the doubles point, Florida State needed to take home four out of six singles matches for the win. Rodrigo Laub at No. 6 singles did not waste any time against Troy State’s Mark Prior and won 6-4, 6-0. FSU’s Jarrod Owen played No. 4 singles and won in straight sets over Jody Kane, 6-4, 7-5. Xavier Luscan at the No. 1 singles position for FSU rallied from behind to get the 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 win over Willy Campos. Clinching the match for the Seminoles was No. 5 Jeff Scarella with a 6-7, 6-1, 6-2 win over Matias Mosso.


Georgia State and Central Florida battled for first place in the Seminole Spring Tournament with Georgia State coming out on top, 4-3. Clinching the match for the Panthers was Carl Lumsden at the No. 1 singles position. He defeated UCF’s Federico Camacho 6-1, 2-6, 6-4.


The Florida State men’s tennis team will now prepare for rival Miami as they are scheduled to travel to Coral Gables for a match-up with the Hurricanes on Saturday February 24th at 1:30 PM.


Box Score
#59 FSU 4
Troy State 3


Singles


No. 1 Xavier Luscan (FSU) d. Willy Campos (TSU) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3


No. 2 Aman Gill (TSU) d. Roman Jurd (FSU) 6-4, 6-2


No. 3 Daniel Quincero (TSU) d. Alex Herrera (FSU) 7-6, 6-3


No. 4 Jarrod Owen (FSU) d. Jody Kane (TSU) 6-4, 7-5


No. 5 Jeff Scarella (FSU) d. Matias Mosso (TSU) 6-7, 6-1, 6-2


No. 6 Rodrigo Laub (FSU) d. Mark Prior (TSU) 6-4, 6-0



Doubles


No. 1 Campos/Gill (TSU) d. Gustav Bucht/Herrera (FSU) 9-7


No. 2 Quincero/Kane (TSU) d. Scarella/Laub (FSU) 8-6


No. 3 Luscan/Owen (FSU) d. Mosso/Prior (TSU) 8-4

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