Furman Concludes Play At Bulldog Scramble

Luke Synn

ATHENS, GA.. -- The Furman men's tennis team competed this weekend at the Bulldog Scramble in Athens, Ga.  The tournament showcased 37 players from Georgia, Georgia Tech, Oklahoma, Furman, Vanderbilt, East Tennessee State, and LSU. 

On Friday, junior Luke Synn notched a 6-4, 0-6, 6-4 win over Tam Trihn of LSU, while freshman Juan Sheppard defeated LSU's Eric Perez, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4, in Saturday singles action.  

The Paladins picked up two singles wins on Sunday, as Sheppard beat Austin Kennedy of LSU, 6-2, 6-7, 6-4, and sophomore Ben Horst recorded a 1-6 ,7-5, 6-4 victory versus Perez.

This tournament concludes the Paladins' fall schedule.  Furman will open the 2014 spring season on January 11 when the Paladins take on Mercer and South Alabama in Tallhassee, Fla.  

 

Complete Furman Results

Bulldog Scramble

Friday Doubles

Andrew Korinek/Justin Butsch (LSU) d. Joel Cook/Juan Sheppard (FU), 6-3

Jeff Offerdahl/Anton Kovirgin (VU) d.  Jacob Behal/Ben Horst (FU), 6-2

Mason Vierra/Pen Binet (VU) d. Luke Synn/Luke Hoover (FU), 6-3

 

Friday Singles - Round 1

#19 Ben Wagland (UGA) d. Jacob Behal (FU), 6-0, 6-2

Eric Diaz (UGA) d. Juan Sheppard (FU), 6-4, 6-4

Garrett Brasseaux (UGA) d. Luke Hoover (FU), 6-0, 6-0

Luke Synn (FU) d. Tam Trinh (LSU), 6-4, 0-6, 6-4

Eric Perez (LSU) d. Joel Cook (FU), 7-6(5), 6-4

Pen Binet (VU) d. Ben Horst (FU), 3-6, 6-3, 6-4

Pen Binet (VU) d. Joel Cook (FU), 6-2, 7-6

Anton Kovirgin (VU) d. Jacob Behal (FU), 7-6, 6-2

Carlos Benito (GT) d. Luke Synn (FU), 3-6, 6-3, 6-1

Nick Papac (OU) d. Ben Horst (FU), 6-4, 6-2

Suresh Eswaran (VU) d. Luke Hoover (FU), 6-1, 6-2

Justin Butsch (LSU) d. Juan Sheppard (FU), 6-3, 6-4

 

Saturday Doubles

Chris Simpson/Boris Arias (LSU) d. Jacob Behal/Ben Horst (FU), 6-3

Kris Yee/Pen Binet (VU) d. Juan Sheppard/Joel Cook (FU), 6-1

Jeff Offerdahl/Anton Kovirgin (VU) d. Luke Synn/Luke Hoover (FU), 6-1

 

Saturday Singles

#72 Hernus Pieters (UGA) d. Luke Synn (FU), 6-3, 6-0

Rhys Johnson (VU) d. Jacob Behal (FU), 6-3, 6-0

Juan Sheppard (FU) d. Eric Perez (LSU), 3-6, 6-1, 6-4

Pen Binet (VU) d. Luke Hoover (FU), 6-1, 6-1

 

Sunday Doubles

Trinh/Perez (LSU) d. Juan Sheppard/Joel Cook (FU), 6-2

Kris Yee/Suresh Eswaran (VU) d. Synn/Hoover (FU), 6-3

Ryan Smith/Ryhs Johnson (VU) d. Behal/Horst (FU), 6-4

 

Sunday Singles

Jeff Offerdahl (VU) d. Luke Synn (FU), 6-1, 6-1

Mason Vierra (VU) d. Luke Hoover (FU), 7-5, 6-1

Boris Arias (LSU) d. Joel Cook (FU), 6-4, 7-6

Tam Trinh (LSU) d. Jacob Behal (FU), 4-6, 6-4, 6-3

Ben Horst (FU) d. Eric Perez (LSU), 1-6, 7-5, 6-4

Juan Sheppard (FU) d. Austin Kennedy (LSU), 6-2, 6-7, 6-4