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#19 North Carolina Defeats Clemson

April 9, 2010

CHAPEL HILL, NC – The 19th-ranked North Carolina men’s tennis team defeated Clemson 5-2 in a men’s intercollegiate tennis match at Chapel Hill, NC Friday.

With the win, the Heels move to 14-4 overall, and 5-2 in the ACC. The Tigers drop to 17-6 overall, and 3-5 in league play. Clemson is ranked 40th nationally.

The Tigers won matches at number five and six singles. At number five singles, Wes Moran defeated North Carolina¹s Andrew Crone 6-2, 6-3. At the number six contest, Clemson¹s Moritz Dettinger defeated Zach Hunter 7-5, 6-4.

Clemson will play at Duke on Sunday, April 11, at 12:00 p.m. in the Tigers¹ next action.

# 19 UNC 5, #40 Clemson 2

Records: UNC 13-4 (4-2), Clemson 17-5 (3-4)

Doubles:

1. Clay Donato and Stefan Hardy (UNC) d. Derek DiFazio and Gera Boryachinskiy (CU) 8-5 2. Cameron Ahari and Brennan Boyajian (UNC) d. Moritz Dettinger (CU) 8-3 3. Andrew Crone and Jose Hernandez (UNC) d. Kevin Galloway and Robert Pietrucha (CU) 8-2

Singles:

1. #51 Clay Donato (UNC) d. Derek DiFazio (CU) 6-1, 6-2 2. #78 Jose Hernandez (UNC) d. Carlos Alvarez (CU) 6-1, 7-6(4) 3. Stefan Hardy (UNC) d. Kevin Galloway (CU) 6-3, 6-2 4. #108 Brennan Boyajian (UNC) d. Gera Boryachinsky (CU) 7-5, 2-6, 1-0 5. Wes Moran (CU) d. Andrew Crone (UNC) 6-2, 6-3 6. Moritz Dettinger (CU) d. Zach Hunter (UNC) 7-5, 6-4

Order of Finish:

Doubles: 3, 2*, 1

Singles: 1, 3, 5, 2*, 6, 4

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