College State, Texas (Tallahassee, Fla.) – The Seminole men’s tennis team takes on its toughest test of the season Friday evening when they face third-ranked Texas A&M in College Station. Florida State (6-1) is looking for its highest-ranked win under head coach Dwayne Hultquist and it’s first Top 10 win since beating No. 7 Oklahoma 4-3 in 2013. FSU is also looking for win No. 1000 in program history.
Florida State is led by 15th-ranked senior Benjamin Lock and No. 77 Marco Nunez. The pair won all four singles matches this past weekend against Alabama and Troy, and have teamed up for a perfect doubles record on the season. The Seminoles as a team are a perfect 6-0 in the doubles point this season.
Texas A&M (5-0) is coming off a 4-3 win over No. 4 Baylor Wednesday night in Waco. The Aggies are led by Arthur Rinderknech, the fourth-ranked player in the country. No. 29 Shane Vinsant is A&M’s other ranked player. The two form the 12th-ranked doubles tandem in the country and the Aggies also have the 29th- and 60th-ranked doubles teams in the country.
The 7:00 p.m. Eastern match will be streamed live at http://www.12thman.com/watch.
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