April 10, 2008 - by
No. 12 Florida State Men’s Tennis Heads Northeast For A Pair Of Weekend Matches

April 10, 2008

Tallahassee, Fla.- The No. 12 ranked Florida State men’s tennis team has it sights set on locking up the No. 3 seed in the 2008 ACC Tournament as they travel to Maryland and Boston College this weekend to take on the No. 58-ranked Terrapins and the unranked Eagles.

A win against either Maryland (10-8, 2-7) on Friday, April 11 or Boston College (8-14, 1-6) on Saturday, April 12 will assure the Seminoles (16-4, 7-2) of a top three finish in the ACC.

Florida State has dominated the Terrapins throughout the years holding an 18-1 advantage over Maryland and have not lost to them since 1984.  Under head coach Dwayne Hultquist the Seminoles have only lost two points in eight years to Maryland.  The match with the Terrapins will begin at 3:00 p.m.

FSU does not have the same type of history against Boston College, but the Garnet and Gold has been equally dominant going 4-0 against the Eagles.  Florida State won last years match against Boston College 7-0 in Tallahassee.  Saturday’s match between the two teams has been moved to 7:00 p.m. and indoors due to the threat of inclement weather.

The Seminoles have the opportunity to set several milestones this weekend.  With one victory in either singles or doubles senior Sam Chang will earn his 150th career victory with Florida State.  For the doubles tandem of sophomore Jean-Yves Aubone and freshman Clint Bowles, two doubles’ victories would tie the duo for first place on the all-time single season doubles wins list at FSU.  The team of Jeff Groslimond and Chris Westerhof won 27 matches together in 2005.

For match results visit www.seminoles.com


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