April 18, 2013
    No. 52 Hokies wrap up regular season at No. 55 Miami, No. 30 Florida State
    Tech set to face Hurricanes on Friday and Seminoles on Sunday

    BLACKSBURG, Va. – The 52nd-ranked Virginia Tech men’s tennis team will conclude the 2013 regular season on the road, traveling through Florida to face No. 55 Miami on Friday, April 19 for a 2 p.m. match in Coral Gables. Tech will make the trip to No. 30 Florida State on Sunday, April 21 for a noon match in Tallahassee.

    Virginia Tech (12-8, 4-4 ACC) is coming off a split last weekend, defeating Georgia Tech, 6-1 before being edged by No. 25 Clemson, 4-3. The Hokies’ freshman Amerigo Contini is currently ranked 52nd in the ITA standings and picked up a big win last weekend, defeating 24th-ranked Yannick Maden of Clemson. Contini has posted a 13-5 record in duals this season.

    Fellow freshman Andreas Bjerrehus holds an ITA ranking of 98th in the singles standings with a 13-6 record in duals. The two have teamed up in doubles and are ranked 22nd in the doubles with a 13-5 record in the No. 1.

    Miami (13-10, 2-6 ACC) fell to North Carolina, 5-2 and Duke, 7-0 last weekend. The Hurricanes are led this season by Wilfredo Gonzalez has posted a record of 15-7 in duals this season and is 10-0 in Coral Gables. Gabriel Flores and William Albanese have tallied 13 dual wins in singles each this season.

    Florida State (17-7, 4-4 ACC) split last weekend, falling to Duke 4-3 before picking up a 5-2 win against North Carolina. Dominic Cotrone is 15-8 in duals for the Seminoles, including 11-7 in the No. 1 and is ranked 95th in the ITA standings. Benjamin Lock is 14-9, playing primarily in the No. 2 and 3. Cotrone has also teamed up with Blake Davis this season in doubles with the duo ranked 42nd and are 10-2.

    Following the weekend, the Hokies will find out their seeding for the 2013 ACC Men’s Tennis Championship. The tournament will be April 25-28 in Cary, N.C.

    For updates on Virginia Tech men's tennis, follow the Hokies on Twitter (@VT_MTennis).

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