March 21, 1998
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida State men's tennis defeated conference foe N.C. State 5-2 Saturday at the Scott Speicher Tennis Center in Tallahassee. With the win, the Seminoles improve their record to 11-3 overall and 2-2 in the ACC.
Florida State began the match capturing the doubles point by taking two of the three matches. Winning for FSU was No. 2 Davidson Kozlowski and Yvo Niks, 8-2, and No. 3 Michael Ingham and Jay Travis 8-0.
In singles action, Florida State took four of the six points. Leading the way was No. 2 Ty Braswell. He defeated Keith Salmon in straight sets 6-1, 6-4. Other winners were No. 4 Michael Ingham, No. 5 Steve Weinstein and No. 6 Davidson Kozlowski.
The Seminoles take the court again on March 28 when they face Furman at 2:00 p.m. in Columbia, South Carolina.
Florida State 5 N.C. State 2
Singles: No. 1 Bracone (NCSU) d. Golub (FSU) 7-6, 6-7, 6-3; No. 2 Braswell (FSU) d. Salmon (NCSU) 6-1, 6-4; No. 3 Jackson (NCSU) d. Niks (FSU) 7-6, 6-4; No. 4 Ingham (FSU) d. Smith (FSU) 6-2, 6-3; No. 5 Weinstein (FSU) d. Desai (NCSU) 6-4, 6-0; No. 6 Kozlowski (FSU) d. Bolick (NCSU) 6-1, 6-2 Doubles: No. 1 Bracone, Jackson (NCSU) d. Braswell, Golub (FSU) 8-2; No. 2 Kozlowski, Niks (FSU) d. Smith, Thomas (NCSU) 8-2; No. 3 Ingham, Travis (FSU) d. Desai, Salmon (NCSU) 8-0 Florida State (11-3, 2-2) N.C. State (8-5, 0-1)