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Furman Extends Winning Streak With 6-1 Victory Over Gardner-Webb

Furman Extends Winning Streak With 6-1 Victory Over Gardner-Webb

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Furman extended its winning streak to seven matches with a 6-1 victory over Gardner-Webb Sunday at the Mickel Tennis Center in Greenville, S.C. 

The Paladins won two of three doubles matches to capture the opening point.  Senior Cameron Green and sophomore Clarke Wilson downed Johan Fors and Paul Hogan, 6-2, in the top-seeded contest, then the Bulldogs' Maximilian Scholl and Breno Plentz defeated freshman Daniel Vishnick and sophomore Trevor Croyder, 7-5, at flight three to even the slate.  In the decisive flight two match, Furman freshmen Ivan Mitric and Drew Singerman outlasted Millen Hurrion and Adam Schmidt, 7-6(2), to take the point.

In singles action, Green defeated Scholl, 7-5, 6-2, at flight one, and Mitric topped Hurrion, 6-3, 6-3, at number two.  In the flight three match, Singerman held off Hogan, 6-4, 7-5, and sophomore Jake Bhangdia recorded a 6-4, 6-3 win over Schmidt at number four.  At flight six, junior Alex Steryous bested Fors, 6-1, 6-3.

The Bulldogs scored at flight five, when Plentz came from behind to hold off Vishnick, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4.

Furman (9-1) will travel to Duke Saturday for a 3 p.m. match.

Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information


Furman 6, Gardner-Webb 1
Feb 18, 2018 at Greenville, S.C. (Mickel Tennis Center) 

Singles competition

1. Cameron Green (FUR) def. SCHOLL, Maximilian (GWU18M) 7-5, 6-2

2. Ivan Mitric (FUR) def. HURRION, Millen (GWU18M) 6-3, 6-3

3. Drew Singerman (FUR) def. HOGAN, Paul (GWU18M) 6-4, 7-5

4. Jake Bhangdia (FUR) def. SCHMIDT, Adam (GWU18M) 6-4, 6-3

5. PLENTZ, Breno (GWU18M) def. Daniel Vishnick (FUR) 4-6, 6-1, 6-4

6. Alex Steryous (FUR) def. FORS, Johan (GWU18M) 6-1, 6-3


Doubles competition

1. Cameron Green/Clarke Wilson (FUR) def. FORS, Johan/HOGAN, Paul (GWU18M) 6-2

2. Ivan Mitric/Drew Singerman (FUR) def. HURRION, Millen/SCHMIDT, Adam (GWU18M) 7-6 (7-2)

3. SCHOLL, Maximilian/PLENTZ, Breno (GWU18M) def. Daniel Vishnick/Trevor Croyder (FUR) 7-5


Match Notes

Order of finish: Doubles (1,3,2); Singles (6,4,2,3,1,5)