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Furman Tops USC Upstate, 5-2

Furman Tops USC Upstate, 5-2

 

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Furman won five singles matches to top USC Upstate, 5-2, Wednesday at the Mickel Tennis Center in Greenville, S.C. 

The Spartans took the doubles point to open the match.  Ankush Arora and Francisco Neto defeated freshmen Ivan Mitric and Drew Singerman, 6-4, at flight two, and Luka Eble and Felix Ewers recorded a 6-3 victory over sophomore Trevor Croyder and rookie Daniel Vishnick at flight three.  Furman senior Cameron Green and junior Jake Munns blanked Fernando Bernardes and Ignacio Garrido, 6-0, in the top-seeded contest.

The Paladins scored straight-sets wins in the top five singles matches for the team victory.  Green defeated Ewers, 6-0, 6-3, at flight one, and Munns beat Neto, 6-3, 6-0, at flight two.  At number three, Mitric notched a 6-2, 6-4 advantage over Bernardes, and Bhangdia defeated Arora, 6-2, 6-2, at number four.  Vishnick downed Eble, 6-2, 6-2, in the flight five match.

Garrido added a second point for USC Upstate with a 6-3, 7-5 win versus sophomore Clarke Wilson at flight six.

Furman (12-4) continues its four-match home stand on Sunday when the Paladins entertain Clemson.  First serve is set for 1 p.m. at the Mickel Tennis Center.

Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information

 

Furman 5, USC Upstate 2
Mar 14, 2018 at Greenville, S.C. (Mickel Tennis Center)

Singles competition

1. Cameron Green (FUR) def. Felix Ewers (UPST) 6-0, 6-3

2. Jake Munns (FUR) def. Francisco Neto (UPST) 6-3, 6-0

3. Ivan Mitric (FUR) def. Fernando Bernardes (UPST) 6-2, 6-4

4. Jake Bhangdia (FUR) def. Ankush Arora (UPST) 6-2, 6-2

5. Daniel Vishnick (FUR) def. Luka Eble (UPST) 6-2, 6-2

6. Ignacio Garrido (UPST) def. Clarke Wilson (FUR) 6-3, 7-5

 

Doubles competition

1. Cameron Green/Jake Munns (FUR) def. Fernando Bernardes/Ignacio Garrido (UPST) 6-0

2. Ankush Arora/Francisco Neto (UPST) def. Ivan Mitric/Drew Singerman (FUR) 6-4

3. Luka Eble/Felix Ewers (UPST) def. Trevor Croyder/Daniel Vishnick (FUR) 6-3

 

Match Notes

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