After a well-deserved few days off, James Finnigan and his No. 48th ranked Florida Institute of Technology Tennis teammates hit the hard courts to do battle with the No. 38th ranked Florida Southern. After a hard fought match, FIT came close but in the end dropped the match 6-3.
Aria Canadell Solana and Ricardo Corona started the match off fast for Florida Tech, punishing FSC's No. 1 doubles pair of Laurent Mailloux and Miguel Alvarez-Hevia 8-2. In No. 2 doubles, the team stumbled a bit as Majed Alshaikh and Finnigan suffered a tough loss to Fabian Lundberg and Brian Slivonik 8 - 2. In the final doubles draw of the day, Wade Ball and Tjimon Louisy lost a heartbreaker 9-7 to Jose De Sario and Derek Bell.
Finnigan playing in the number 5 spot went down in straight sets 6-1, 6-4 to Oscar Soderlund.