April 20, 2001 - by
Wake Forest Knocks Florida State Men’s Tennis Out Of ACC Tourney

April 20, 2001





Tallahassee, Fla. – The No. 4 seeded Wake Forest Demon Deacons defeated the No. 5 Florida State Seminoles 4-2 in the first quarterfinal match at 2001 Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Tennis Championship at the Lake Cane Tennis Center in Orlando, Fla.


The Deacons won four singles matches to defeat the Seminoles after dropping the doubles point. Wake Forest was victorous at No. 1, No. 3, No. 5 and No. 6 singles. The match was clinched by Deacon Justin Kaufmann who defeated Jarrod Owen 5-7, 6-3, 6-3 at No. 6 singles.


The Seminoles were led by Alex Herrera who defeated Trent Brendon 6-3, 6-3 at No. 4 singles. Florida State also won the doubles points with wins at No. 1 and No. 3.


Wake Forest improves its record to 14-9 and will advance to the semifinals where they will face the No. 1 seeded Duke Blue Devils on Saturday, April 21 at 10:00 a.m. With the loss, Florida State falls to 10-13 on the year.


Wake Forest 4


Florida State 2


No. 1 – Raul Munoz (WF) d. Gustav Bucht 6-4, 6-4


No. 2 – Rodrigo Laub (FSU) vs. Mike Murray DNF


No. 3 – David Loewenthal (WF) d. Romain Jurd 6-2, 6-1


No. 4 – Alex Herrera (FSU) d. Trent Brendon 6-3, 6-3


No. 5 – David Bere (WF) d. Jarrod Owen 6-1, 6-4


No. 6 – Justin Kaufmann (WF) d. Bartosz Koldej 5-7, 6-3, 6-3


Doubles


No. 1 – Herrera/Owen (FSU) d. Munoz/Murray 8-3


No. 2 – Brendon/Loewenthal (WF) d. Bucht/Laub 8-5


No. 3 – Koldej/Jurd (FSU) d. Andrew Simpson/Bere 9-7

Related Articles