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Clemson and Fresno State Tennis Match Suspended due to darkness and rain

March 24, 2005

FRESNO, CA–The Clemson-Fresno State Men’s Tennis Match schedule on Wednesday was suspended and will resume on Thursday due to rain delays and darkness. The match will resume on Thursday at 1:00 p.m. est.

Fresno State was leading 2-1 when play was stopped because of darkness. Clemson’s number one singles and doubles player, Nathan Thompson was not in the lineup Wednesday.

No. 50 Fresno State leads No. 14 Clemson, 2-1

Doubles (Fresno State wins point)

1) Cech/Modoc (FS) def. Young/Keeler (Clem), 8-5

2) Young/Keeler (Clem) def. Irie/Mascheroni (FS), 8-3

3) Sinn/Gibbs (FS) def. Twente/Boling (Clem), 8-1

Order of completion: 3, 2, 1

Singles

1) Jakub Cech (FS) is tied with Clement Reix (Clem), 7-6 (7), 2-6 suspended

2) Sergiu Modoc (FS) is tied with Sander Koning (Clem), 7-6 (5), 4-6 suspended

3) Charles Irie (FS) is tied with Ryan Young (Clem), 7-6 (3), 3-6, suspended

4) Andy Sinn (FS) def. Brett Twente (Clem), 6-1, 2-6, 6-2

5) Clint Boling (Clem) def. Nicolas Mascheroni (FS), 6-2, 6-2

6) Michael Gee (Clem) leads Sam Tadevosian (FS), 7-6 (3), 6-6 (1-0), suspended

Order of completion: 5, 4

Records: Fresno State (8-5), Clemson (20-3)

Time of Match: 2:50 (not including 1:20 in rain delays)

Conditions: 55 degrees, rainy, winds 5 mph

Match Timeline Rain delays and darkness hampered play Wednesday when Fresno State hosted 14th-ranked Clemson. Here is a look at the proceedings during the match:

* 2:00: Match begins

* 2:10: Play suspended by rain

* 3:00: Play resumes

* 3:36: Fresno State clinches the doubles point; takes 1-0 lead in match

* 4:20: Play suspended by rain

* 4:50: Play resumes

* 6:10: Play suspended by darkness

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