TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State men’s tennis sophomores Bryn Nahrung and Richard Thongoana won the Bedford Cup doubles Championship at the Scott Speicher Memorial Tennis Center on Sunday afternoon
Nahrung and Thongoana met up with Nilo Duarte and Federico Nani of UNF in the semifinals to start the day. The Florida State sophomores went back and forth with Nani/Duarte eventually ending in a tie-breaker. With a final 8-7(3) decision Nahrung and Thongoana earned a spot in the doubles championship match at the Bedford Cup.
Nahrung and Thongoana went on to capture their first doubles championship as a pair. The Seminole duo jumped out to a 4-2 lead against Bogdan Pavel and Mikhail Sokolovsky of UCF. Nahrung and Thongoana remained consistent through the match as they went on to take down UCF’s Pavel and Sokolovky 8-4.
Up next for the Florida State men’s tennis team will be the ITA Regional Championships Oct. 24-27 in Gainesville, Fla.
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Day Three Results
Bryn Nahrung/Richard Thongoana (FSU) def. Nilo Duarte/Federico Nani UNF 8-7(3)
Bryn Nahrung/Richard Thongoana (FSU) def. Bogdan Pavel/M Sokolovsky (UCF) 8-4