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Spencer

Furman

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Player
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 141
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
High School: Sammamish High School

Bio

All-ACC (2017 – Second Team)
All-ACC Academic Team (2017)
ACC Academic Honor Roll (2017)

Furman Career Statistics

2017 Fall: Played in four fall events with the Duke James Bonk Invite, ITA All-American Championships, ITA Carolina Regional and Wake Forest Fall Invitational … played to an 8-4 doubles record and 10-3 singles mark … the 10 wins marked the second most on the squad during the fall season … opened the fall ranked No. 44 in the Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) singles ledger and No. 12 with Nick Stachowiak in doubles … started the fall campaign quickly by capturing the A1 flight at the Bonk Invite … won all four matches at the Bonk Invite, including a 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 win against North Carolina’s Simon Soendegaard in the championship match … qualified for the ITA All-American Championships main draw and went 1-1 … downed Arizona State’s Tim Ruehl 6-4, 7-5 in the Round of 64 before falling 6-1, 6-4 to Ole Miss’ Gustav Hansson, who was ranked No. 14 … in singles at the ITA Carolina Regional, made a run to the Round of 32 before bowing out with a 7-5, 2-6, 6-4 setback to South Carolina’s Paul Jubb … closed out the singles portion of the fall earning third place in the A1 draw of the Wake Forest Fall Invitational … went 3-1 at the event, dropping only a 6-4, 7-6 (7) decision to Wake Forest’s Bar Botzer … in doubles, paired with Ryan Dickerson, Nicolas Alvarez and Stachowiak … teamed up with Dickerson for the Bonk Invitational, advancing to the A2 flight championship match, when the duo dropped an 8-5 decision to N.C. State’s Igor and Ivan Saveljic … with Alvarez, earned three consecutive straight set wins at the ITA Carolina Regional before falling 6-4, 6-3 to Clemson’s Alex Favrot and Simon Baudry in the quarterfinals … dropped both matches with Stachowiak at the ITA All-American main draw … finished the fall with Stachowiak at the Wake Forest Fall Invitational, going 3-0 and capturing the A3 finals title … swept the final two opponents, blanking James Massie and Olly Cull of UNC Asheville and Bennett Crane and Antonio Cembellin of Indiana in the championship match.

2016-17: A second team All-ACC honoree who went from playing on courts four and five to ending the season on the top court … finished the year ranked No. 77 in singles in the Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) poll … played to a 20-13 singles record, 14-12 dual match mark and 5-7 ledger in ACC matches … a standout in doubles with classmate Nick Stachowiak as the pair earned an NCAA Doubles Tournament selection and ended the campaign ranked No. 23 in the Oracle/ITA ledger … posted a 19-5 record with Stachowiak and 6-3 league record, tied for the ninth most ACC doubles wins by a freshman in program history … pair turned in a .792 winning percentage, the ninth highest in a career in program history … overall, finished 22-7 in doubles action, good for the 10th-best winning percentage (.759) by a freshman in program history … in singles, won eight of first 10 dual matches, taking six straight from February 5 – March 7 … picked up first career dual match win in initial contest, downing Elon’s Salvador Mijares 6-3, 6-1 on court four … clinched matches on consecutive days from court five, downing Ivan Rakic of Michigan State 6-3, 6-0 and Javier Amantegui of VCU 6-4, 6-2 … earned win in first career ACC match, downing Mitch Harper of Virginia Tech 7-5, 6-4 on court three in Blacksburg … recorded highest-ranked win of career against No. 5 Skander Mansouri of Wake Forest, coming back for a 5-7, 6-4, 1-0 (6) victory on court three … earned first career ranking following the upset of Mansouri, checking in at No. 76 … two matches later, versus N.C. State, registered another ranked victory, topping No. 92 Alexis Galarneau in three sets, 1-6, 6-4, 7-5 … won first career match at No. 1, downing Boston College’s Derek Austin 6-2, 6-2 … recorded third ranked win in three weeks with a 6-1, 6-2 victory against No. 52 Aziz Dougaz of No. 27 Florida State, helping Duke to its first ranked win of the season … topped out at No. 72 in the Oracle/ITA rankings after dowing Dougaz, a first team All-ACC selection … earned team-best fourth ranked win of the season against Miami in the ACC Championship second round as No. 64 Piotr Lomacki retired after Furman won the first set 7-5 … paired with Stachowiak to form the top doubles team … duo won its first 13 matches, the longest streak for a Blue Devil pair since Henrique Cunha and Raphael Hemmeler won 16 straight from March 5 – May 16, 2013 … streak was snapped with a 6-4 setback to the No. 2 team in the country, Mansouri and Christian Seraphim of Wake Forest … Stachowiak and Furman gave Duke the doubles point at No. 15 Kentucky with a 6-3 win on court two against Nils Ellefsen and Enzo Wallart … with Stachowiak, defeated Vuk Budic and Alex Jesse 7-5 on court two to give the Blue Devils an early 1-0 lead at No. 17 Illinois … secured doubles point in first ACC match, downing Abraham Asaba and Jai Corbett 6-4 at Virginia Tech on court one … finished the doubles point against Boston College with a 7-6 (2) win against Austin and Hank Workman on court one … gave Duke an early 1-0 lead against Florida State with a 6-4 win against No. 71 Dougaz and Guy Iradukunda, the pair’s first doubles win versus a ranked duo … helped the Blue Devils capture the doubles point at No. 17 Georgia Tech with a 7-6 (5) win versus Carlos Benito and Christopher Eubanks … earned highest-ranked win of the year against Notre Dame’s No. 19 team of Eddy Covalschi and Josh Hagar, taking a 6-2 decision on court one … won second consecutive decision against a ranked pair by downing Miami’s No. 40 tandem of Max Andrews and Jesse Flores 6-4 … pair defeated Andrews and Flores again, this time ranked No. 55, in the ACC Championship with a 6-1 win … duo suffered a 6-2, 6-4 setback to California’s fifth-ranked Filip Bergevi and Florian Lakat in the opening round of the NCAA Doubles Tournament ... played in two fall tournaments, at the ITA Carolina Regional in doubles and at the Charlotte 49ers Fall Invitational in singles and doubles … played to a 3-2 doubles record and 4-0 singles mark … ended his fall with the A1 singles title in Charlotte, winning all four of his singles matches in straight sets … won the championship with a 6-1, 7-6 (3) victory versus Winthrop’s Diego Quiroz … in doubles, teamed with TJ Pura and posted a 1-1 record at the ITA Carolina Regional, falling to Clemson’s Daffra Sanon and Igor Smelyanski 7-5, 6-4 and defeating the Presbyterian duo of Diego Manzanas and Brandon Mills, 6-3, 6-4 in the consolation round … at the Charlotte 49ers Fall Invitational, played with Ryan Dickerson and took the A2 flight consolation championship with a 6-2 victory against Davidson’s Shamael Chaudhry and J.B. Gough … went 2-1 overall with Dickerson.

Prior to Duke: A blue chip prospect from Sammamish High School who has been as high as No. 5 in the TennisRecruiting.net national rankings … held the top spot on the IMG TennisRPI rankings and has been in the TennisRecruiting.net top 10 since freshman year of high school … entered Duke with a universal tennis rating of 13.55 … during June of 2016, won four total qualifying draw matches at the Canada F3 and Canada F4 Futures events to advance to the main draw both times … played in the USA F12 Futures event in Memphis, Tenn., in April of 2016 and won three matches in the qualifying draw to move to the main draw … one of the victories was against ATP No. 912 player Jonas Luetjen, a former All-America at Ole Miss … a month earlier, in March, pushed ATP No. 430 Filip Peliwo to three sets before falling 6-4, 2-6, 4-6 … won two gold balls from junior national titles during career … took part in the February USTA National Selection Tournament in Arlington, Texas, and won first four matches to advance to the finals … in May of 2015, captured the USTA National Selection Tournament in Stanford, Calif., with five consecutive victories, including a 6-3, 6-1 victory in the finals versus Conner Hance … also earned one letter as a senior golfer at Sammamish, qualifying for the state championship.

Personal: Born Myles Spencer Furman on August 20, 1997, in Seattle ... son of Liz and Greg Furman ... has an older sister, Chandler.

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