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Clemson’s Julie Coin Falls In Semi-finals Of Riviera/ITA All-American Championships

Clemson’s Julie Coin Falls In Semi-finals Of Riviera/ITA All-American Championships

Oct. 10, 2004

PACIFIC PALISADES, CA – Clemson women’s tennis senior Julie Coin fell in the semi-finals of the 2004 Riviera/ITA All-American Championships on Saturday. The senior from Amiens, France, advanced to the round of four for the second consecutive year. Coin dropped a 6-1, 6-4 decision to Northwestern’s Audra Cohen, who previously upset second-seeded Megan Bradley of Miami (FL). Coin, the four-seed, defeated William & Mary’s Megan Muth (6-2, 6-2), UNLV’s Elena Gancheva (walkover – injury) and Nicole Leimbach of Southern California (6-1, 6-4) en route to her final four appearance.

In main draw consolation doubles play, Daniela Alvarez and Maria Brito fell to William & Mary’s Megan Muth and Amy Wei by a score of 8-4. The duo from William & Mary went on to capture the consolation doubles draw title. Alvarez and Brito advanced to the quarterfinals of the qualifying singles consolation draw. Alvarez defeated Florida’s Lolita Frangulyan by a score of 7-5, 6-2, and topped Anna Erickson of Sacramento State 6-3, 6-3 before falling to eventual draw champion Kristi Miller of Georgia Tech by a score of 6-3, 6-3. Brito defeated Georgia Tech’s Lyndsay Shosho in three sets (2-6, 6-3, 7-6), then downed Roberta Fessenko of Sacramento State in another three-set match, 3-6, 6-2, 6-3. In the quarterfinals, Brito fell to Victoria Domina of Eastern Michigan by a score of 6-0, 6-3.

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