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Women’s Tennis Falls to Florida State, 5-4

April 11, 1999

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson’s Women’s Tennis team was defeated by 18th ranked Florida State in a tight match Sunday afternoon, bringing their season record to 5-14, 1-6 in the ACC. The Seminoles’s increased their record to 19-6, 4-2 ACC.

Clemson freshman Carmina Giraldo defeated Gallovits of Florida State 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 at number one singles. In the two spot, senior Kate-Maree Mair of Clemson fell to Nanette Duxin, 6-1, 6-4. Junior Tiger Catherine Galvin won her battle over Marina Raic of the Seminoles, 6-4, 6-4, at three singles. Clemson’s Cecilia Hincapie shut down her FSU opponent Kia Asberg, 6-3, 6-2. Clemson sophomore Cinny Clausen fell to the Seminole’s Jessica Balbuena at five singles by a score of 6-2, 6-3. In the six slot, Christina Oldock of Clemson lost a three set match to Ali Weber, 5-7, 6-3, 6-3.

In doubles action, the Tiger’s freshman-senior duo of Carmina Giraldo and Kate-Maree Mair fell to Gallovits and Duxin, 8-5. Clemson’s Hincapie and Clausen were successful over Raic and Balbuena at two doubles by a score of 8-1. At three doubles, Galvin and Meredith Chandler of Clemson were overcome by Asberg and Natalie Carratala of Florida State, 8-5.

Clemson (5-14, 1-6 ACC) will take on Georgia Tech in Clemson next Saturday morning April 17 at 10 am..

Florida State 5, Clemson 4

Singles

1       Carmina Giraldo (CU) def. Gallovits (FSU),       6-2, 4-6, 6-12       Nanette Duxin (FSU) def. Kate-Maree Mair (CU),        6-1, 6-43       Catherine Galvin (CU) def. Marina Raic (FSU),         6-4, 6-44       Cecilia Hincapie (CU) def. Kia Asberg, (FSU)          6-3, 6-25       Jessica Balbuena (FSU) def. Cinny Clausen (CU),       6-2, 6-36       Ali Webber (FSU) def. Christina Oldock (CU),     5-7, 6-3, 6-3

Doubles

1       Gallovits/Duxin (FSU) def. Giraldo/Mair (CU),              8-52       Hincapie/Clausen (CU) def. Raic/Balbuena (FSU),            8-13       Asberg/Carratala (FSU) def. Galvin/Chandler (CU),          8-5

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