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Furman's Ivan Mitric Ranked 117th Nationally

Furman's Ivan Mitric Ranked 117th Nationally

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Furman's Ivan Mitric is ranked 117th nationally in the latest 2019 Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division I men's singles poll, which was released today by the organization.

Mitric, a sophomore from Toronto, Ontario, has wins this spring over Aleksa Daskalovic of S.C. State, 6-1, 6-2, and Lipscomb's Victor Chaw, 4-6, 6-1, 6-1, both at flight one.

Last fall, Mitric reached the round of 16 in the main singles draw at the USTA/ITA Carolina Regional Championships in October, picking up a win over Oliver Palmer of UNCG, 6-0, 4-6, 6-2, in the first round and beating Wake Forest's Melios Efstathiou, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(6) in the round of 64.  In round three, Mitric defeated Gardner Webb's Millen Hurrion, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3.

Early in November, Mitric, who was honored as the 2018 Southern Conference Freshman of the Year, beat Michael Copeland of UNCW, 6-3, 7-5, at the UNCW Team Invite.

Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information