#11 Clemson Women’s Tennis Sweeps the Maryland Terrapins 7-0

#11 Clemson Women’s Tennis Sweeps the Maryland Terrapins 7-0

April 4, 2009


CLEMSON, SC – The 11th-ranked Clemson women’s tennis team extended their winning steak to seven after they swept the Maryland Terrapins 7-0 on Saturday afternoon at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center in Clemson, SC. The win improves Clemson to 15-5 overall and 7-1 in the ACC, while the Terrapins fall to 4-14 and 1-7 in the ACC.

Clemson began the day by winning all three of the doubles matches for the fourth consecutive time. The 8th-ranked duo of Ani Mijacika and Ina Hadziselimovic, ranked 27th in the nation, then followed that with an 8-2 victory over Jordan Hansbrough and Eleanor Peters. Estefania Balda and Alexandra Luc finished off the sweep by defeating Michal Amir and Julia Huschke 8-2.

The Tigers did not drop a set in singles action Saturday. Balda gave the Tiger’s their second point of the afternoon with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Mackeever at flight four. Hadziselimovic defeated Lundmark 6-1, 6-2 to finish second in singles play at flight three and give the Tigers a 2-0 lead.

Junior Ani Mijacika, 1st-ranked player nationally, clinched the match with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Eleanor Peters. She improves her record to 15-2 during the spring season. Wong gave Clemson their fifth point as she defeated Lisa Miller 6-0, 6-4 at flight five, and Laurianne Henry then followed with a win over Jordan Hansbrough at flight six.

Freshman and 12th-ranked Josipa Bek closed out the match with a 6-0, 7-5 victory over Maryland’s Michal Amir, earning the Tigers the sweep.

Clemson will be back in action Sunday as they host Boston College at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center.

Clemson def. Maryland, 7-0 Doubles 1. #8 Mijacika/Wong(CU) d. Miller/Mackeever 8-1 2. #27 Hadziselimovic/Bek(CU) d. Hansbrough/Peters 8-2 3. Luc/Balda(CU) d. Amir/Huschke 8-2 Order of Finish: 1, 2, 3

Singles 1. #1 Ani Mijacika(CU) d. Eleanor Peters 6-3, 6-0 2. #12 Josipa Bek(CU) d. Michal Amir 6-0, 7-5 3. #120 Ina Hadziselimovic(CU) d. Karin Lundmark 6-1, 6-2 4. #101 Estefania Balda(CU) d. Maggie Mackeever 6-1, 6-0 5. #102 Keri Wong(CU) d. Lisa Miller 6-0, 6-4 6. Laurianne Henry(CU) d. Jordan Hansbrough 6-1, 6-2 Order of Finish: 4, 3, 1*, 5, 6, 2 *Clinches Win