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South Carolina Upends Clemson on Wednesday in Columbia

Feb. 22, 2012

COLUMBIA, SC – The 26th-ranked South Carolina women’s tennis team upended 17th-ranked Clemson (7-3), 4-3, on Wednesday at the Carolina Tennis Center in Columbia, SC. The win snapped Clemson’s five-match winning streak over the Gamecocks (5-1). Clemson now holds a 24-23 all-time lead in the series.It was the second match Clemson has lost this season when winning the doubles point. The Tigers had won 25 in a row when taking the doubles point before the last two matches.Clemson won the doubles point, winning matches at flights two and three after dropping and 8-1 decision at flight one. Romy Kölzer won, 8-6 at two doubles, while Romy Kölzer, respectively, who each won in a third set. Ciolkowski is now 14-5 overall, while Kölzer improved to 10-1 in her freshman season.Clemson plays next at No. 8 Georgia on Sunday in Athens, and they play seven of the next eight on the road overall. No. 26 South Carolina (5-1) def. No. 17 Clemson (7-3), 4-3Feb. 22, 2012 – Carolina Tennis Center – Columbia, SCDoubles

  1. Alawi/Morgina (SC) def. #38 Gumulya/Wong (CU), 8-1
  2. Ciolkowski/Kölzer (CU) def. Kanakova/Andersson (SC), 8-6
  3. Vyskocilova/Kochanova (CU) def. Pereira/Popova (SC), 9-8

Order of Finish:1,2,3*

Singles

  1. #29 Anya Morgina (SC) def. #55 Romy Kölzer (CU) def. Adriana Pereira (SC), 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
  2. Josefin Andersson (SC) def. Monika Kochanova (CU), 6-0, 6-2

Order of Finish:1,6,4,2*,5,3

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