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Women’s Tennis Stuns 18th Ranked BYU

March 2, 1999

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson women’s tennis team defeated 18th ranked Brigham Young, 5-4, Tuesday morning in Clemson, giving the Tigers a 2-5 record.

Clemson freshman Carmina Giraldo was defeated at number one singles, by 68th-ranked Gee Gee Garvin 6-2, 7-5. At two singles, Clemson senior Kate-Maree Mair took the match from Brooke Leavens, by a score of 6-4, 1-6, 6-3. The Tigers’ Catherine Galvin triumphed at three singles over Kim Kelly, 3-6, 7-5, 6-4. At four singles, Clemson senior Cecilia Hincapie fell to Jodi Richardson of BYU by the score of 4-6, 6-4, 7-5. Cinny Clausen of Clemson took a loss to Tara Ferguson 6-4, 6-2, in the number five spot. At number six singles, Clemson sophomore Christina Oldock was victorious over Khushchehr Italia 6-4, 7-5.

In doubles action, the Tiger team of Giraldo and Mair defeated Garvin and Richardson, 8-2. At two doubles, Oldock and Galvin of Clemson took the loss to Kelly and Leavens, 8-3. The pair of Hincapie and Clausen were victorious over Shari Smith and Italia at three doubles, 8-4.

Clemson (2-5) will take on Georgia at 2:30 pm this Friday March 5 in Athens.

CLEMSON 5, No. 18 BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY 4

Singles

1   Gee Gee Garvin #68 (BYU)    def. Carmina Giraldo (CU)     6-2,7-52   Kate-Maree Mair (CU)        def. Brooke Leavens (BYU)     6-4,1-6, 6-33   Catherine Galvin (CU)       def. Kim Kelly (BYU)          3-6, 7-5, 6-44   Jodi Richardson (BYU)       def. Cecilia Hincapie (CU)    4-6, 6-4, 7-55   Tara Ferguson (BYU)         def. Cinny Clausen (CU)       6-4, 6-26   Christina Oldock (CU)       def. Khushchehr Italia (BYU)  6-4, 7-5

Doubles

1   Giraldo/ Mair (CU)          def. Garvin/ Richardson (BYU)   8-22   Kelly/ Leavens (BYU)        def. Galvin/ Oldock (CU)        8-33   Hincapie/ Clausen (CU)      def. Italia/ Shari Smith (BYU)  8-4

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