Men's Tennis ACCtion: Wednesday, February 27
Feb. 28, 2008
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - The No. 26 University of Miami men's tennis team defeated Furman, 5-2, Wednesday afternoon at Neil Schiff Tennis Center to improve to 5-0 at home this season and 6-2 overall heading into Atlantic Coast Conference play next week.
The Hurricanes were again led at the top by No. 4 Daniel Vallverdu, who won his seventh match in eight tries this spring at the No. 1 position for UM with a dominant 6-4, 6-0 win over Andy Juc to put the `Canes up 2-1 early on over the Paladins (1-8).
J.C. Whitner won UM's third point with a 6-4, 6-2 win in the No. 5 spot over Jordan Walters before Carl Sundberg won the clincher in the No. 5 position over Chris Motes, 6-3, 6-4.
"Carl, J.C. and Dani all played very well today," head coach Mario Rincon said. "It wasn't ideal conditions with it being a cold, windy afternoon but we did a good job of playing through it."
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