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Furman Downs UNC Greensboro, 5-2

Furman Downs UNC Greensboro, 5-2

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Furman downed UNC Greensboro, 5-2, Friday at the UNCG Tennis Courts in Greensboro, N.C.

Furman won two out of three doubles matches to capture the opening point.  Senior Cameron Green and junior Jake Munns scored a 6-1 advantage over Connor Thompson and Nick Grewe at flight one, and sophomores Clarke Wilson and Trevor Croyder beat Jack Burkill and Ollie Palmer, 6-1, at number three.  The Spartans' Logan Walker and Marcus Vidgren topped freshmen Ivan Mitric and Drew Singerman, 6-4, at flight two.

The Paladins claimed four singles points for the win.  Munns defeated Vidgren, 6-4, 6-2, at flight two, and Mitric came from behind for a 2-6, 7-6(8), 6-1 advantage over Palmer at number three.  At flight four, Singerman topped Grewe, 6-3, 6-2, and sophomore Jake Bhangdia beat Daniel Hammarstedt, 1-6, 6-3, 6-4, at number five.

UNC Greensboro scored at fight one and flight six.  In a hard-fought top-seeded match-up, Thompson held off Green, 6-3, 2-6, 7-6(3), and Burkill defeated freshman Daniel Vishnick, 6-1, 6-4, at number six.

Furman (14-5, 3-1 SoCon) will play at Charlotte Saturday at 4:30 p.m.

Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information


Furman 5, UNCG Men's Tennis 2

Mar 30, 2018 at Greensboro, N.C. (UNCG Tennis courts) 

Singles competition

1. Connor Thompson (UNCG-M) def. Cameron Green (FUR) 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (7-3)

2. Jake Munns (FUR) def. Marcus Vidgren (UNCG-M) 6-4, 6-2

3. Ivan Mitric (FUR) def. Ollie Palmer (UNCG-M) 2-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-1

4. Drew Singerman (FUR) def. Nico Grewe (UNCG-M) 6-3, 6-2

5. Jake Bhangdia (FUR) def. Daniel Hammarstedt (UNCG-M) 1-6, 6-3, 6-4

6. Jack Burkill (UNCG-M) def. Daniel Vishnick (FUR) 6-1, 6-4


Doubles competition

1. Cameron Green/Jake Munns (FUR) def. Connor Thompson/Nico Grewe (UNCG-M) 6-1

2. Logan Walker/Marcus Vidgren (UNCG-M) def. Ivan Mitric/Drew Singerman (FUR) 6-4

3. Clarke Wilson/Trevor Croyder (FUR) def. Jack Burkill/Ollie Palmer (UNCG-M) 6-1


Match Notes

Furman 14-5

UNCG Men's Tennis 7-6

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