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Furman Concludes Fall Season At UNCG

Alex Steryous
Alex Steryous

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The Furman men's tennis team concluded the 2017 fall season at UNCG in Greensboro, N.C. this weekend.

Junior Alex Steryous downed UNCG's Daniel Hammarstedt, 6-3, 6-3, in the opening round of singles, and senior Josh Pistorius beat Eric Whisnant of UNCG, 6-4, 6-0, in round two action.

In doubles play, Steryous and sophomore Trevor Croyder defeated Elon's Taylor Foote and Louis Rico, 8-7(5), then Croyder teamed with Pistorius for an 8-3 win over the Elon duo.  Steryous also combined with Elon's Jacob Bicknell to top Eric Whisnant and Nico Grewe of UNG, 8-7(0).

Furman is scheduled to open the 2018 spring season versus Coastal Carolina on Jan. 17 at the Mickel Tennis Center in Greenville, S.C.

Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information


Day One Results

Doubles Round 1

A Steryous/T Croyder FU def T Foote/L Rico ELON 8-7(5)

W Bissett/J Renones ECU def J Bicknell/J Pistorius ELON/FU 8-6


Singles Round 1

Jacob Bicknell ELON def Trevor Croyder FU 6-0, 7-5

Alex Steryous FU def Daniel Hammarstedt UNCG 6-3, 6-3

Javier Renones ECU def Josh Pistorius FU 6-3, 6-4


Singles Round 2

Josh Pistorius FU def Eric Whisnant UNCG 6-4, 6-0

Andrew Sinai UNCA def Alex Steryous FU 6-2, 6-7(11), 1-0(9)

Javier Renones ECU def Trevor Croyder FU 6-3, 6-1


Day Two Results


W Bissett/J Renones ECU def A Steryous/T Croyder FU 8-1

A Steryous/ J Bicknell FU/ELON def E Whisnant/N Grewe UNCG 8-7(0)

T Croyder/J Pistorius FU def T Foote/L Rico ELON  8-3



James Massie UNCA def Josh Pistorius FU 6-4, 6-0

Camilo Ponce ELON def Alex Steryous FU 6-0, 6-0