April 1, 2005
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
For the second time in two weeks, inclement weather has forced the postponement of a match for the Florida State University men’s tennis team. The No. 26 Seminoles were scheduled to play 19th-ranked Clemson at 5 p.m. on Friday (April 1), but heavy rains made the courts at the Scott Speicher Center unplayable, forcing the match to be postponed until Saturday at 11 a.m.
Clemson has won the last three meetings between the two the two schools including a 4-3 victory last season. At 3-2 in the league, 12-6 overall, Florida State is tied for fifth in the ACC, but holds the tiebreaker over Wake Forest and North Carolina for the final first round by in the ACC Tournament. The Tigers (21-3 overall, 3-0 ACC) are in a three-way tie for first place. The Seminoles have won three of their last four matches against top-25 teams.
The featured match will be at number one singles where two-time ACC Player of the Year Mat Cloer (Brevard, N.C.) will take on No. 18 Nathan Thompson. Number one doubles will be a battle of FSU’s No. 27 tandem of Jeff Groslimond (Atlanta, Ga.) and Chris Westerhof (Durban, South Africa) versus Thompson and Ryan Young, who are rated one spot back.