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Women’s Tennis Defeats Furman

March 11, 1999

CLEMSON, S.C. –The Clemson women’s tennis team defeated Furman, 6-3, Thursday afternoon in Clemson. Freshman Carminia Giraldo defeated Furman sophomore Meredith Moore 6-0, 6-0 at number one singles. Paladin freshman Megan Dunigan, ranked 100th nationally, defeated Tiger senior Kate-Maree Mair 6-1, 6-2 at flight two singles.

The Tigers won at flights three, four and five singles. Junior Catherine Galvin defeated freshman Gene Holman 6-7(1), 5-7, 6-1 at three singles, while senior Cecilia Hincapie defeated sophomore Sara Rosenblum 6-1, 6-2 at four singles. Sophomore Christina Oldock defeated junior Jarrell Starnes 6-3, 6-2 at five singles. Furman senior Jennifer Connell won by default at six singles.

In doubles competition, the Clemson duo of Mair and Giraldo defeated Furman’s Moore and Rosenblum 8-5 at number one. The Paladin team of Starnes and Dunigan defeated Clemson’s Oldock and Galvin 8-2 at number two doubles, and the Tiger team of Meredith Chandler and Hincapie defeated Connell and Holman 8-1 at flight three doubles.

The Tigers (4-6) will travel to Tennessee Sunday for a 1:00 p.m. match. Furman (5-4) will play host to the College of Charleston on Saturday.

CLEMSON 6, FURMAN 3

Singles

        1       Carminia Giraldo (CU) def. Meredith Moore (FUR)        6-0, 6-0        2       #100 Megan Dunigan (FUR) def. Kate-Maree Mair (CU)     6-1, 6-2        3       Catherine Galvin (CU) def. Gene Holman (FUR),          6-7(1), 7-5, 6-1        4       Cecilia Hincapie (CU) def. Sara Rosenblum (FUR)        6-1, 6-2        5       Christina Oldock (CU) def. Jarrell Starnes (FUR)       6-3, 6-2        6       Jennifer Connell (FUR) won by default

Doubles

        1       Mair/Giraldo (CU) def. Moore/Rosenblum (FUR).             8-5        2       Starnes/Dunigan (FUR) def. Oldock/Galvin (CU)             8-2        3       Meredith Chandler/Hincapie (CU) def. Connell/Holman (FUR) 8-1

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