Sept. 21, 2002
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida State men’s tennis teams completed the annual Seminole Fall Classic on Saturday. FSU’s Hagen Endler was the only Seminole in action, as he faced Rolando Vargas of Troy State in the semifinals of the Singles B draw.
As the Seminole Fall Classic reached its’ final day, Endler was the only Seminole remaining in match play. Troy State’s Vargas would prove to be all he could handle as the two paired off for the semifinals of the Singles B draw. These two battled out for three sets before Vargas pulled away with a 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 victory over the Seminole newcomer.
With the tournament being the toughest in recent years, the Seminole men’s tennis team proved that they would be a team to watch this upcoming season. Close battles with Florida had fans coming away impressed with the play of the Florida State tennis team.
FSU was without its’ top player, Mat Cloer, who was not able to participate in the weekends tournament due to an ankle injury.
Florida State will return to action on Friday, Sept. 27, as they head to Lexington, KY for the Charles Fluitt Invitational.