March 12, 2001
TALLAHASSEE, FL.–The Florida State men’s tennis team fought hard but did not manage to upset No. 32 Wake Forest University today in Winston-Salem, N.C. as the Demon Deacons roll past the Seminoles 6-1. The Seminoles now stand at 6-7 overall for the season, 2-1 in the ACC.
Florida State dropped the doubles point to the Demon Deacons despite getting a win at the No. 1 position where Gustav Buch and Alex Herrera defeated Wake Forest’s Raul Munoz and David Loewenthal 8-6.
Xavier Luscan at the No. 1 position was the only Seminole to win a singles match this afternoon as he defeated Raul Munoz in straight sets, 6-1, 6-3.
The men will now travel to Dallas, T.X. for a match against Southern Methodist University on Wednesday March 14th at 2 p.m.
#32 Wake Forest 6
#47 Florida State 1
No. 1 Xavier Luscan (FSU) d. Raul Munoz (WFU) 6-1, 6-3
No. 2 David Bere (WFU) d. Gustav Bucht (FSU) 6-2, 6-3
No. 3 David Loewenthal (WFU) d. Jarrod Owen (FSU) 6-2, 6-2
No. 4 Mike Murray (WFU) d. Romain Jurd (FSU) 4-6, 6-1, 6-2
No. 5 Trent Brendon (WFU) d. Jeff Scarella (FSU) 6-2, 6-4
No. 6 Justin Kaufmann (WFU) d. Rodrigo Laub (FSU) 7-6 (4), 6-3
No. 1 Alex Herrera/Bucht (FSU) d. Munoz/Loewenthal (WFU) 8-6
No. 2 Murray/Bere (WFU) d. Bartosz Koldej/Luscan (FSU) 8-5
No. 3 Kaufmann/Andrew Simpson (WFU) d. Scarella/Owen (FSU) 8-6