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Men’s Tennis Opens 2000 Season With 1-2 Record

Feb. 14, 2000

DALLAS – The Clemson men’s tennis team defeated Minnesota 4-3, but lost to SMU 5-2, and Boise State 4-3 in the season opening matches for the Tiger Tennis squad at Dallas, TX.

Clemson’s number one player Josh Goffi won all three of his matches including a three-set match over Marsh Mankad of Minnesota 6-2, 4-6, 6-4.

Tomasz Boniecki was sidelined the first two matches in singles with food poising but came back and clinched the win for the Tigers in the Minnesota match. At number three-singles, Boniecki defeated Jorge Duenas 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 to give Clemson the win.

The Tigers will play at Baylor Monday afternoon (2-14-00) in the next match for the Tigers.

SMU 5, CLEMSON 2 Singles

1. Josh Goffi (CU) d. Toby Hansson (SMU)         7-6, 6-42. Dustin Mauck (SMU) d. Luis Garcia (CU)        7-6, 6-33. Geraldo Mulas (SMU) d. Brad Emendorfer (CU)   6-3, 4-6, 6-44. Jon Walmark (SMU) d. Darren Knight (CU)       4-6, 6-4, 6-35. Marco Gojanovic (CU) d. Alex Ruzzinski (SMU)  7-5, 7-66. Genius Chidzikuc (SMU) d. Micah Thompson (CU) 6-1, 7-5

Doubles

1. Goffi-Knight (CU) d. Hannson-Walmark (SMU)       9-72. Mauck-Venkairaghan (SMU) d. Garcia-Boniecki (CU) 8-63. Mulas-Chidzikwk (SMU) d. Barth-Gojanovic (CU)    9-8

BOISE STATE 4, CLEMSON 3 Singles

1. Josh Goffi (CU) d. Wes Moodie (BS)           6-7, 6-4, 7-62. Leif Mineke (BS) d. Luis Garcia (CU)         6-4, 7-53. Rio Kuharski (BS) d. Brad Emendorfer (CU)    2-6, 6-4, 6-24. Darren Knight (CU) d. Ronald Ruginbama (BS)  6-3, 7-65. Marco Gojanovic (CU) d. Marcus Berntson (BS) 2-6, 6-3, 6-36. Mark Roberts (BS) d. Micah Thompson (BS)     6-0, 7-6

Doubles

1. Moodie-Mineke (BS) d. Goffi-Knight (CU)       8-62. Kuharski-Roberts (BS) d. Barth-Gojanovic (CU) 8-43. Ruginbama-Berntson (BS) d. Garcia-Cohn (CU)   9-8

CLEMSON 4, MINNESOTA 3 Singles

1. Josh Goffi (CU) d. Marsh Mankad (M)           6-2, 4-6, 6-42. Thomas Houg (M) d. Luis Garcia (CU)           7-5, 7-63. Tomasz Bonieki (CU) d. Jorge Duenas (M)       3-6, 6-4, 6-44. Martin Michaloski (M) d. Brad Emendorfer (CU) 6-4, 6-7, 6-35. Tyson Parry (M) d. Darren Knight (CU)         5-7, 6-3, 6-26. Marco Gojanovic (CU) d. Jon Suensson (M)      6-1, 6-2

Doubles

1. Houg-Michaloski (M) d. Knight-Goffi (CU)      9-82. Bonieki-Gojanovic (CU) d. Mankad-Duenas (M)   9-83. Garcia-Cohn (CU) d. Parry-Sloss (M)           8-3

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