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N.C. State Defeats Clemson 5-2

N.C. State Defeats Clemson 5-2

March 26, 2010

RALEIGH, NC – N.C. State defeated Clemson 5-2 in a men’s Atlantic Coast Conference tennis match at Raleigh, NC Friday afternoon.

With the win, N.C. State improves to 13-5 overall and 1-2 in the ACC. Clemson falls to 15-3 overall and 1-2 in league play. N.C. State is ranked 46th nationally, while the Tigers are ranked 33rd.

The Tigers’ Kevin Galloway defeated Rob Lowe at number three singles 6-1, 6-4 for one of the Tigers victories today. Galloway now has a 20-7 record overall in singles and a 16-2 mark in dual matches to lead the Tigers in both categories.

Clemson’s Juan Bolona defeated Fernando Banos at number six singles 6-4, 5-7, 10-6 for the Tigers’ second team point of the afternoon.

The Tigers will continue this road trip with a match at Wake Forest on Sunday. The Demon Deacons are ranked 26th.

No. 46 NC State 5, No. 33 Clemson 2

Doubles

1. Dominic Hodgson/Rob Lowe (NCS) d. Derek DiFazio/Wes Moran (CU), 8-6

2. Moritz Dettinger/Zachary Rigsby (CU) d. Fernando Banos/Frideric Prandecki (NCS), 8-6

3. Jaime Pulgar/Dave Thomson (NCS) d. Carlos Alvarez/Juan Bolona (CU), 8-5 Order of finish: 2,1,3

Singles

1. No. 94 Jaime Pulgar (NCS) d. Carlos Alvarez (CU), 6-3, 6-1

2. Dominic Hodgson (NCS) d. Derek DiFazio (CU), 6-0, 6-4

3. Kevin Galloway (CU) d. Rob Lowe (NCS), 6-1, 6-4

4. Dave Thomson (NCS) d. Wes Moran (CU), 6-3, 6-1

5. Rafael Paez (NCS) d. Zachary Rigsby (CU), 6-1, 6-3

6. Juan Bolona (CU) d. Fernando Banos (NCS), 6-4, 5-7, 10-6

Order of finish: 4,3,2,1*,5,61* clinched win

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