Honolulu, Hawai’i – Florida State wrapped up its final tournament of the season before dual matches begin next weekend with a 33-8 mark in the Rainbow Warrior Invitational against Hawai’i and Nebraska. On Thursday, FSU won seven of eight singles matches, moving its three-day singles record to 22-4.
Senior Michael Rinaldi and freshman Aziz Dougaz finished the tournament with unbeaten 6-0 marks after wins Thursday. Both players won in three sets Thursday and went 3-0 playing as a doubles pair.
Juniors Jake Albo and Jack Haffey and sophomores Jose Gracia, Parker Evertsen, and Terrance Whitehurst also won matches Thursday.
The Seminoles begin dual match action January 16 in Tallahassee against South Alabama and Alabama A&M. Florida State is seeking its 14th-consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance.
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Day 3 – Rainbow Warrior Invitational
Michael Rinaldi (FSU) def. Toby Boyer (NU), 2-6, 7-5, 6-4
Jack Haffey (FSU) def. Chris Schindler (NU), 6-4, 6-3
Aziz Dougaz (FSU) def. Igor Kolaric (UH), 6-4, 4-6, 6-1
Jose Gracia (FSU) def. Spencer Travalino (UH), 6-2, 6-3
Terrance Whitehurst (FSU) def. Ruben Blattner (UH), 6-0, 6-2
Jake Albo (FSU) def. Fabien Woehrl (UH), 6-3, 6-0
Parker Evertsen (FSU) def. Kula Companion (UH), 6-1, 6-1
Dusty Boyer (NU) def. #77 Marco Nunez (FSU), 6-4, 7-6 (4)