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#25 Tigers Travel to #22 Georgia Tech & Louisville This Weekend

#25 Tigers Travel to #22 Georgia Tech & Louisville This Weekend

Match Information vs. Georgia TechWho: #25 Clemson (7-5, 5-2 ACC) at #22 Georgia Tech (10-5, 5-1 ACC)When: Friday, March 25, 3 p.m.Where: Byers Tennis Complex, Atlanta, Ga.Live Stats: ( Video: ($) ( @ClemsonWTennis on Twitter

Clemson Notes:

  • The Tigers are 7-5 on the season and 5-2 in ACC play, and are ranked 25th in the nation according to the ITA poll released on March 22.
  • Clemson is coming off two-straight ACC wins at home, a 6-1 victory over Florida State on March 12 and a 4-3 in over #30 Syracuse on March 13.
  • Freshman Ayan Broomfield is 8-4 in dual matches this season, and 6-2 since moving up to the No. 1 singles position on Feb. 20. Broomfield was named the ACC Player of the Week this past week after her performances against the Seminoles and the Orange.
  • Clemson’s No. 3 doubles team of senior Joana Eidukonyte and sophomore Daniela Ruiz is 7-1 on the season, and 5-1 in ACC doubles matches.

Georgia Tech Notes:

  • Georgia Tech is 10-5 overall and 5-1 in the ACC, and is ranked 22nd nationally.
  • The Yellow Jackets are coming off a 4-1 victory over Florida State in Tallahassee, Fla. on March 18.
  • Georgia Tech is led by Johnnise Renaud, who is ranked 30th nationally and is 17-7 in singles in 2015-16, and 10-3 in dual matches played at No. 1 and 2 singles.
  • Clemson has a 29-9 advantage in the series against Georgia Tech, which dates back to 1984.
  • The most recent contest between the two teams was a battle, with the Tigers coming out on top, 4-3, on April 4, 2015 in Clemson. In the match, Eidukonyte won her No. 2 singles match over Paige Hourigan in three sets to clinch the victory for Clemson.

Match Information vs. LouisvilleWho: #25 Clemson (7-5, 5-2 ACC) at Louisville (7-10, 0-7 ACC)When: Sunday, March 27, 11 a.m.Where: Bass-Rudd Tennis Center, Louisville, Ky.Live Stats: ( @ClemsonWTennis on Twitter 

Louisville Notes:

  • Louisville is 7-10 overall and 0-7 in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
  • The Cardinals are coming off a pair of 6-1 losses at home, against Boston College on March 16 and Duke on March 18.
  • The Tigers and Cardinals have met just once in women’s tennis, on March 7, 2015 in Clemson, with the Tigers winning in a 7-0 sweep. Eidukonyte and Daniela Ruiz won matches at No. 2 and 5 singles, respectively, in that contest.

ITA Rankings:

TEAMGeorgia Tech – 22ndClemson – 25th

SINGLESJoana Eidukonyte (Clemson) – 20thJohnnise Renaud (Georgia Tech) – 30thAyan Broomfield (Clemson) – 52ndPaige Hourigan (Georgia Tech) – 105thRasheeda McAdoo (Georgia Tech) – 117th

DOUBLESPaige Hourigan/Kendal Woodard (Georgia Tech) – 18th