Men's Tennis Loses to Rival Florida
March 4, 1998
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The Florida State Seminoles men's tennis team recorded their first lost of the season falling to the University of Florida, 6-1, Wednesday at the Scott Speicher Tennis Center in Tallahassee. FSU's record now stands at 8-1 on the season.
The lone winner on the day for FSU was Yvo Niks at No. 3 singles. Niks' 6-2, 7-6 win over Nathan Overholser improved his record to 18-3 on the season and 9-0 in dual match play this spring.
The Seminoles play again on March 9th when they open up ACC play versus Wake Forest in Tallahasse at 2:30 p.m.
Florida 6 - Florida State 1
Singles: No. 1 O'Neal (UF) d. Braswell (FSU) 7-5, 6-3; No. 2 Glover (UF) d. Golub (FSU) 6-3, 6-2; No. 3 Niks (FSU) d. Overholser (UF) 6-2, 7-6; No. 4 Morrison (UF) d. Ingham (FSU) 2-6, 7-5, 6-4; No. 5 El Sawaf (UF) d. Weinstein (FSU) 7-6, 3-6, 6-0; No. 6 Adcock (UF) d. Travis (FSU) 6-4, 6-3 Doubles: No. 1 Overholser, Morrison (UF) d. Braswell, Golub (FSU) 8-5; No. 2 O'Neal, Whigham (UF) d. Niks, Kozlowski (FSU) 8-6; No. 3 El Sawaf, Mann (UF) d. Ingham, Travis (FSU) 9-8