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Tigers Sweep Wofford

Tigers Sweep Wofford

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson men’s tennis team swept Wofford on Friday afternoon at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center. The Tigers improve to 5-0 overall while the Terriers fall to 2-2 on the season.

In doubles play the Tigers claimed victories on courts two and three. Seniors Christian Harris and Daffra Sanon improved to 3-1 overall with a strong 6-0 victory at No. 3. Senior Robert Dudley and freshman Carlos Kelaidis extended their unbeaten streak to five after clinching the doubles point at No. 2, 6-2.

The Tigers came out strong in singles play when junior Sam Edwards and senior Robert Dudley nearly clinched at the same time, giving the Tigers a 3-0 lead over the Terriers. Edwards was the first to clinch with a (6-2, 6-0) victory over Julian Chousa of Wofford at No. 4. Dudley was not far behind when he clinched the point at No. 3 with a (6-2, 6-1) win against Parks Schoen. Senior Daffra Sanon then clinched the match with a strong effort at No. 2, (6-4, 6-3), improving to 4-1 overall in dual matches. Favrot, Harris, and Lett all won their matches after the complete the sweep over Wofford, 7-0.

“I am proud of the toughness the guys showed today.  No doubt we have improved a level from last weekend. We would like to thank our family, friends, and fans who came out for today’s match. The support was great, ” said Head Coach John Boetsch.

Clemson returns to the courts on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when the Tigers hosts Michigan State and Presbyterian at Hoke Sloan Tennis Center.

Clemson 7, Wofford 0

Singles:

  1. Alex Favrot (CU) def. Haris Poric (WOF) 7-6(2), 6-4
  2. #123 Daffra Sanon (CU) def. Lucas Cerbelli (WOF) 6-4, 6-3
  3. Robert Dudley (CU) def. Parks Schoen (WOF) 6-2, 6-1
  4. Sam Edwards (CU) def. Julian Chousa (WOF) 6-2, 6-0
  5. Christian Harris (CU) def. (WOF) 3-6, 6-1, 1-0(3)
  6. Brent Letts (CU) def. Kyle Barr (WOF) 7-6(5), 6-0

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

Doubles:

  1. Alex Favrot/Sam Edwards (CU) vs. Haris Poric/Julian Chousa (WU) 5-2, unfinished
  2. Robert Dudley/Carlos Kelaidis (CU) def. Lucas Cerbelli/Trevor Gotkowski (WU) 6-2
  3. Daffra Sanon/Christian Harris (CU) def. Jack Thomas/Parks Schoen (WU) 6-0

Order of finish: 3,2

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