April 8, 1999
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The 11-8 Florida State men’s tennis team hosts Florida Atlantic on Friday and Georgia State on Sunday. On Friday, head coach David Barron has announced, that the team will play in memory of FSU’s first tennis coach Don Loucks. Loucks passed away on Tuesday from heart failure. Coach Loucks was inducted into the FSU Hall of Fame in 1985.
The Seminoles are 8-2 at home this season, with three matches remaining at the Scott Speicher Tennis Center in Tallahassee. The Tribe is led by a trio of seniors, Ty Braswell, Davidson Kozlowski, and Yvo Niks. Braswell and Kozlowski team to form the No.1 doubles team for FSU, and they come into this weekend’s matches with a record of 17-10 overall. Freshman Noah Schnell is riding a three-match winning streak and sophomore Chad Mooney leads the team in total victories with 18, one more than Niks.
Match time on Friday is scheduled for 3:30pm. On Sunday, the Seminoles will take the courts at 2:00pm to face Georgia State. Both matches will be played on the tennis courts named after FSU Hall of Famer, and former tennis coach Don Loucks.