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Women’s Tennis Falls to South Carolina, 8-1

April 7, 1999

CLEMSON, S.C. – The 60th ranked Clemson’s Women’s Tennis team was defeated by the 16th ranked University of South Carolina Wednesday afternoon, bringing their season record to 4-13. The Gamecocks improve their record to 13-3.

Clemson freshman Carmina Giraldo fell to South Carolina’s Katarina Markovski in 3 sets by a score of 5-7, 6-1, 7-5 at number one singles. In the two spot, senior Kate-Maree Mair of Clemson was defeated by Celine Regnier, 6-0, 6-2. Junior Tiger Catherine Galvin lost a three set battle to Jennifer Radman of the Gamecock’s, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 at three singles. Clemson’s Cecilia Hincapie was shut down by her USC opponent Leigh Eichelberger, 6-2, 6-3. Clemson sophomore Cinny Clausen fell to Lynn-Yin Tan of South Carolina, 6-3, 6-0 at five singles. In the six slot, Christina Oldock of Clemson was defeated by Tamara Sutton by a score of 6-4, 6-0.

In doubles action, the Tiger’s freshman-senior duo of Carmina Giraldo and Kate-Maree Mair fell to Mandy Carvalho and Radman, 8-4. At two doubles, Clemson’s Hincapie and Clausen ended the Gamecock’s streak with a win over Valentine Vernaz and Regnier, 8-3. At three doubles, Oldock and Meredith Chandler of Clemson were overcome by Eichelberger and Tan of South Carolina, 8-0.

Clemson (4-13) will take on Florida State in Clemson on Sunday morning April 11 at 10 am.

South Carolina 8, Clemson 1

Singles

1  Katarina Markovski (USC) def. Carmina Giraldo (CU),  5-7, 6-1, 7-52  Celine Regnier (USC) def. Kate-Maree Mair (CU),           6-0, 6-23  Jennifer Radman (USC) def. Catherine Galvin (CU),    6-2, 4-6, 6-44  Leigh Eichelberger (USC) def. Cecilia Hincapie (CU),      6-2, 6-35  Lynn-Yin Tan (USC) def. Cinny Clausen (CU) ,              6-3, 6-06  Tamara Sutton (USC) def. Christina Oldock (CU),           6-4, 6-0

Doubles

1  Radman/Carvalho (USC) def. Giraldo/Mair (CU),                  8-42  Hincapie/Clausen (CU) def. Vernaz/Regnier (USC),               8-33  Eichelberger/Tan (USC) def. Oldock/Chandler (CU),              8-0

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