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Women’s Tennis Competes at ACC Indoors

Feb. 1, 2000

CHAPEL HILL, NC – The Clemson women’s tennis team competed in the 2000 ACC Indoor Women’s Tennis Championships at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center last weekend. Wake Forest swept the title, winning the singles and doubles draws.

Clemson senior Cath Galvin defeated Kristin Nichols (NC State) 6-1, 6-3 in the first round of singles, before losing to Prim Siripipat of Duke 6-2, 6-1 in the second round. Katina Gildemeister of NC State defeated Clemson junior Cinny Clausen 6-0, 6-2 in the first round, and Jen Tuchband of Virginia beat Tiger freshman Sunnie Harmon 6-2, 6-2 in the first day of singles competition.

Tiger freshman Laurence Jayet had a bye in the first round, then dropped a 6-1, 6-4 decision to Erin Hebling of North Carolina in the second round. Freshman Ana Stiglic was defeated by Marissa Gildemeister of NC State 6-1, 6-2 in the first round, and sophomore Anna Savitskaya lost to Bobbie Guthrie of Georgia Tech 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the second round.

In the consolation matches, Savitskaya defeated Lori Sorsley of NC State 6-3, 0-6, 6-3 in the quarterfinals of the consolation round, then lost to Janet Bergman of Wake Forest 6-3, 6-4, 6-3. Clausen lost of Chrissie Terrill (Maryland) 6-2, 7-5, and Harmon lost to Kendrick Bunn (North Carolina) 6-2, 6-1. Stiglic was defeated by Leslie Cook of Virginia 6-1, 6-4 in the first round of the consolation matches.

Clemson’s doubles team of Jayet and Savitskaya earned a bye in the first round then defeated Christie O’Donnell and Henrietta Williams of Virginia 8-2 in the second round. In the quarterfinals, the Clemson team defeated Marlene Mejia and Erin Nebling of North Carolina 8-5. The team defeated Maren Haus and Lea Miller (Wake Forest) 8-6 to reach the finals of the tournament, then dropped an 8-6 decision to Bea Biclik and Adria Engel of Wake Forest.

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