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No. 20 Tigers Face Tough Test at No. 3 Florida Sunday

No. 20 Tigers Face Tough Test at No. 3 Florida Sunday

Match Information:

Who: No. 20 Clemson (2-1) at No. 3 Florida (3-0)When: Sunday, Feb. 14 at 1 p.m.Where: Ring Tennis Complex, Gainesville, Fla.Live Stats: FloridaGators.com (http://www.sidearmstats.com/florida/wten/xlive.htm)Social: @ClemsonWTennis on Twitter and Instagram

Match Notes:

  • The Tigers are 2-1 on the season, with wins over Virginia Tech (4-3) on the road and UNC Wilmington (6-1) at home.
  • Clemson’s lone loss on the season was to No. 2-ranked Georgia on Jan. 30 in Athens, Ga.
  • No. 3 Florida will be the second team the Tigers have faced this spring that is ranked in the top three in the nation.
  • Freshman Ayan Broomfield has a 2-1 record in dual matches so far this season, playing all three contests at No. 2 singles.
  • In doubles play, the Tigers are led by senior Joana Eidukonyte and freshman Fernanda Navarro, with a 2-1 record at the No. 1 doubles position.
  • Florida is 4-0 on the season, and is coming off sweeps of No. 4 Southern Cal (7-0) and No. 29 Baylor (4-0).
  • The Gators have a 23-1 all-time advantage in the series against the Tigers.
  • The most recent meeting between the two teams was a 4-3 Clemson loss on Feb. 16, 2015 in the first round of the ITA Team Indoor Championships in Charlottesville, Va. The Tigers won the doubles point in that contest, and earned two singles victories, including one by Eidukonyte at No. 3 singles.

ITA Rankings:

TEAMFlorida – 3rdClemson – 20th

SINGLESBelinda Woolcock (Florida) – 4thJoana Eidukonyte (Clemson) – 11thBrooke Austin (Florida) – 19thKourtney Keegan (Florida) 35thAnna Danilina (Florida) – 73rdFernanda Navarro (Clemson) – 75thJosie Kuhlman (Florida) – 116thBrianna Morgan (Florida) – T-124th

DOUBLESKuhlman/Woolcock (Florida) – 14thAustin/Keegan (Florida) – 16thDanilina/Morgan (Florida) – 22ndSpencer Liang/Peggy Porter (Florida) – 48th

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