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Women’s Tennis To Play Host To ACC Foes Boston College and Maryland This Weekend

Women’s Tennis To Play Host To ACC Foes Boston College and Maryland This Weekend

March 24, 2006

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s tennis team, currently riding a five-match winning streak, will welcome Boston College and Maryland to the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center this weekend. The Tigers (9-4, 2-1 ACC) and Eagles (6-5, 0-3 ACC) will meet on Saturday, Mar. 25 at 11:00 AM, while Clemson will square off with the Terrapins (9-5, 2-1 ACC) at 12:00 noon on Sunday.

Tiger freshman Federica van Adrichem has won her last five matches to bring her combined fall and spring record to 17-9. The Amersfoort, Netherlands native moved up to #45 in the Fila/ITA rankings released on Mar. 21. Maria Brito and Carol Salge are also ranked at #113 and #125, respectively in the poll, while Salge and van Adrichem are listed ninth in the most recent doubles poll after compiling an 8-3 record during the dual season.

Saturday’s contest will mark the first meeting in history between the Tigers and ACC newcomer Boston College.

Clemson has dominated the series with Maryland, holding a 23-3 all-time advantage. The Tigers have won the last seven matches between the two schools, including a 7-0 decision last season in College Park, MD. Clemson has also won 10 of 11 matches played on its home court. The Tigers defeated Maryland, 6-1, in Clemson, SC during the 2004 season. The Terrapins only win on the Tigers’ home court came during the 1998 season.

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