April 13, 2008 - by
No. 12 Florida State Men’s Tennis Finishes ACC Regular Season With 6-1 Victory Against Boston College 6-1

April 13, 2008

Chestnut Hill, Mass. The No. 12 Florida State men’s tennis team survived the elements to defeat Boston College 6-1 in the teams final regular season ACC match Saturday evening in Chestnut Hill, Mass.  The contest was delayed by rain twice before the teams moved indoors to finish the singles matches.


“This is the best we’ve ever finished in the ACC,” FSU head coach Dwayne Hultquist.  “Now we are looking forward to the ACC Tournament in Orlando.”


The Seminoles (18-4, 9-2) took the doubles point from the Eagles (8-16, 1-10) on the strength of wins on courts two and three by senior Sam Chang and junior Maciek Sykut and junior Drew Bailey and sophomore Brad Mixson.  Both matches ended with 8-2 scores.  The only loss came on court one when the No. 16 ranked team in the nation sophomore Jean-Yves Aubone and freshman Clint Bowles were defeated by Boston College’s Thomas Nolan and Erik Kreutzer 8-4.


In singles, FSU took five out of the six matches dominating on almost every court.  Chang, Mixson, junior Chris Cloer and Bailey all won in straight sets.  On court two Chang won 6-1, 6-2 against the Eagles Alex Rastorgouev, on court four Mixson was victorious 6-1, 6-4 over Brendon Wong, Cloer won on court five against Kreutzer 6-3, 6-3 and Bailey rounded out the winners for the Garnet and Gold on court six with a 7-5, 6-0 victory over Adam Davison.  On court four Sykut escaped with a three set win against Jason Sechrist 6-3, 3-6, 6-0.  The Seminoles lone defeat came on court one where No. 65 Bowles lost in straight sets 7-5, 6-3 to Nolan.


The match began outdoors at 3:30, but was delayed twice by rain.  The two teams finished the singles competition indoors and the match ended late Saturday evening.  Florida State now sets its sights on the ACC Tournament which begins Thursday, March 17 in Altamonte Springs, Fla.  Seeding for the tournament will be announced on Monday, March 14.


For live match results from the ACC Tournament visit www.seminoles.com



#12 Florida State 6, Boston College 1
1.  Thomas Nolan (BC) def. #65 Alex Rastorgouev (BC) 6-1, 6-2
3. Maciek Sykut (FSU) def. Jason Sechrist (BC) 6-3, 3-6, 6-0

4. Brad Mixson (FSU) def. Brendon Wong(BC) 6-1, 6-4
5. Chris Cloer (FSU) def. Erik Kreutzer (BC) 6-3, 6-3
6. Drew Bailey (FSU) def. Adam Davison(BC) 7-5, 6-0

1.  Nolan/Kreutzer (BC) def. #16 Jean-Yves Aubone/Bowles (FSU) 8-4
2. Chang/Sykut (FLAST) def.  Brian Garber/Davison(BC) 8-2
3. Mixson/Bailey (FSU) def. Geoff Mueller/Sechrist(BC) 8-2


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