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UCLA Downs Clemson in Men’s Tennis 4-0

May 23, 2004

Tulsa, OK – For the second consecutive day UCLA has ended a Clemson tennis season at an NCAA Tournament. In men’s competition in Tulsa, OK, UCLA defeated Clemson 4-0 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday. On Saturday, the UCLA women defeated the Clemson women 4-0 in the NCAA Women’s tournament in Athens, Ga.

Sunday’s match was delayed 1:10 due to inclement weather. Clemson finishes the season with a 26-12 record overall. This was the most victories for the Tigers since the 1986 season. Under Head Clemson Head Coach Chuck Kriese, this was Clemson’s seventh trip to the NCAA Final Eight, and the first trip to the Final Eight since the 1986 season.

UCLA won the doubles point winning at number one and three doubles. At number two singles, Luben Pampoulov defeated the Tigers’ Goran Sterijovski 6-0, 6-2. At number four singles, Alberto Francis defeated John Boetsch of Clemson 6-4, 6-3. At number five singles, UCLA’s Kris Kwinta won over Damiisa Robinson 7-6, 6-3. All six of UCLA’s singles players are ranked nationally by the ITA poll.

UCLA 4, Clemson 0

Doubles

Alberto Francis/Kris Kwinta (UCLA) d. Jarmaine Jenkins/Nathan Thompson, 8-5

Philipp Gruendler/Luben Pampoulov (UCLA) vs. John Boetsch/Damiisa Robinson (Clem) DNF

Tobias Clemens/Chris Surapol (UCLA) d. Brett Twenty/Ryan Young (CLEM) 8-5

UCLA Wins Doubles Point

Singles

#1 Tobias Clemens (UCLA) vs. Nathan Thompson(Clem) DNF

#2 Luben Pampoulov (UCLA)d. Goran Sterijovski (Clem) 6-0, 6-2

#3 Chris Lam vs. Jarmaine Jenkins (Clem) DNF

#4 Alberto Francis (UCLA) d. John Boetsch (Clem) 6-4, 6-3

#5 Kris Kwinta (UCLA) d. Damiisa Robinson (Clem) 7-6, 6-3

#6 Philipp Gruendler (UCLA) vs. Ryan Young (Clem) DNF

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