March 28, 1998
GREENVILLE, S.C. -- The Seminole tennis team swept doubles and picked up 4 of 6 victories during singles play to defeat Furman 5-2 at the Minor Mickel Tennis Center in Greenville, South Carolina. The win improved Florida State's record to 12-4 overall (2-2 in the ACC).
FSU opened the match by capturing the doubles point with wins by No. 1 Ty Braswell and Davidson Kozlowski, No. 2 Alex Golub and Yvo Niks, and No. 3 Jay Travis and Michael Ingham.
Florida State took four of the six singles matches, all in straight sets, to garner the team victory. No. 1 Ty Braswell led the way for FSU with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Furman's Sam Schroerlucke. No. 2 Yvo Niks, No. 3 Michael Ingham, and No. 5 Davison Kozlowski picked up FSU's other singles victories.
The Seminoles will complete their weekend road trip with a Sunday afternoon match against conference-foe Clemson.
Florida State 5, Furman 2
No. 1 Braswell (FSU) d. Schroerlucke (FU) 6-4, 6-3;
No. 2 Niks (FSU) d. Abney (FU) 7-6, 6-1;
No. 3 Ingham (FSU) d. Nickell (FU) 6-4, 6-3;
No. 4 Gill (FU) d. Weinstein (FSU) 6-3, 7-6;
No. 5 Kozlowski (FSU) d. Parker (FU) 6-3, 7-5;
No. 6 Peeper (FU) d. Travis (FSU) 6-4, 3-6, 6-0.
No. 1 Braswell-Kozlowski (FSU) d. Abney-Schroerlucke (FU) 8-2,
No. 2 Golub-Niks (FSU) d. Gill-Parker (FU) 8-4,
No. 3 Travis-Ingham (FSU) d. Nickell-Peeper (FU) 9-7.
Records: Florida State 12-4 (2-2), Furman 9-9.