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Furman Concludes Florida Trip With Sweep Of Valparaiso

Furman Concludes Florida Trip With Sweep Of Valparaiso

DELAND, FLA. – Furman concluded its spring break trip to Florida with a 7-0 sweep of Valparaiso Tuesday in a neutral match at the Mandy Stoll Tennis Center on the campus of Stetson in Deland, Fla. 

The Paladins won at flights two and three doubles to take the opening point.  Freshmen Drew Singerman and Ivan Mitric scored a 6-2 victory over Brandon Ancona and Gabriel Carvajal at flight two, and sophomores Clarke Wilson and Trevor Croyder teamed up to beat Brian Pecyna and Franklin Brozovich, 6-1, at number three.  The flight one match was unfinished.

In singles action, the Paladins swept the top four matches in straight sets and won the final two flights in tiebreakers.  Senior Cameron Green downed Chad Kissell, 6-1, 6-4, at flight one, and junior Jake Munns topped Kweisi Kenyatte, 6-4, 7-5, at flight two.  In the third-seeded contest, Mitric defeated Ancona, 6-4, 6-2, while Singerman bested Garrett Gardner, 7-5, 6-4, at number four.  Sophomore Jake Bhangdia came from behind for a 4-6, 6-4, 1-0(10-7) advantage versus Daniel Langston in the fifth-seeded match up, and freshman Daniel Vishnick outlasted Pecyna, 6-2, 3-6, 1-0(10-5) at flight six.

Furman (11-4) returns to Greenville to open a four-match home stand on March 14 versus USC Upstate.  First serve is set for 3 p.m. at the Mickel Tennis Center.

Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information


Furman 7, Valparaiso 0
Mar 06, 2018 at Deland, Fla. (Mandy Stoll Tennis Center) 

Singles competition

1. Cameron Green (FUR) def. Chad Kissell (VALPO) 6-1, 6-4

2. Jake Munns (FUR) def. Kweisi Kenyatte (VALPO) 6-4, 7-5

3. Ivan Mitric (FUR) def. Brandon Ancona (VALPO) 6-4, 6-2

4. Drew Singerman (FUR) def. Garrett Gardner (VALPO) 7-5, 6-4

5. Jake Bhangdia (FUR) def. Daniel Langston (VALPO) 4-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-7)

6. Daniel Vishnick (FUR) def. Brian Pecyna (VALPO) 6-2, 3-6, 1-0 (10-5)


Doubles competition

1. Cameron Green/Jake Munns (FUR) vs. Garrett Gardner/Kweisi Kenyatte (VALPO) unfinished

2. Drew Singerman/Ivan Mitric (FUR) def. Brandon Ancona/Gabriel Carvajal (VALPO) 6-2

3. Clarke Wilson/Trevor Croyder (FUR) def. Brian Pecyna/Franklin Brozovich (VALPO) 6-1