April 19, 2002
RALEIGH, N.C. – The Florida State men’s tennis team fell to the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, 4-0, Friday morning in the semifinal round of the ACC Tournament at the Millbrook Exchange Tennis Center. The Seminoles only win on the day came from winning a win at no. 3 doubles. The Seminoles finish the season at 12-10.
In doubles play, the Seminoles got a win at the no. 3 position from senior Gustav Bucht and teammate Herrera. The tandem defeated Fabio Campos and Joao Menano in an 8-3 decision. This win was not enough however, as the Yellow Jackets took the no. 1 and no. 2 doubles matches to win the doubles point.
The Yellow Jackets continued their streak into singles play, where they won the first three singles points to clinch the match. Freshman Mat Cloer’s match against David Wright at the no. 2 position, Romain Jurd’s no. 3 singles battle with Tech’s Joao Menano and The no. 6 matchup netween Jarrod Owen and Stephen Moros were halted once the match was decided due to the time constraints of the tournament.
Upon returning home, the Seminoles will await the announcement of the NCAA Tournament selections.
Georgia Tech 4
Florida State 0
No. 1 Roger Anderson (GT) def. Xavier Luscan (FSU) 6-2, 6-2
No. 2 Mat Cloer (FSU) vs. David Wright (GT) DNF
No. 3 Romain Jurd (FSU) vs. Joao Menano (GT) DNF
No. 4 Scott Schnugg (GT) def. Gustav Bucht (FSU) 6-2, 7-6 (5)
No. 5 West Nott (GT) vs. Chip Webb (FSU) 7-6 (2), 6-4
No. 6 Jarrod Owen (FSU) vs. Stephen Moros (GT) DNF
No. 1 Anderson/Wright (GT) def. Luscan/Scarella (FSU) 8-4
No. 2 Schnugg/Nott (GT) def. Owen/Cloer (FSU) 8-3
No. 3 Bucht/Herrera (FSU) def. Campos/Menano (GT) 8-3