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AgSouth Homegrown Athlete of the Week – Carol Salge

AgSouth Homegrown Athlete of the Week – Carol Salge

March 24, 2008

Carol Salge, Women’s Tennis, Senior, San Roque, Brazil

Salge won two singles matches and two doubles matches over the weekend and helped the Tiger women’s tennis team to a 6-1 upset over ninth-ranked Duke in Durham, NC on Sunday. The 20th-ranked tandem of Salge and teammate Ani Mijacika recorded doubles upsets over two of the nation’s top-10 ranked doubles teams.

In Clemson’s 4-3 loss to #13 North Carolina on Saturday, Salge won her flight four singles match against Laura Reichert, 6-0, 6-2. In doubles play, Salge and Mijacika recorded their first upset of the weekend with an 8-5 victory over the Tar Heels’ 10th-ranked Sanaz Marand and Sophie Grabinski.

In the Tigers’ 6-1 upset over the #9 Blue Devils on Sunday, Salge defeated 17th-ranked Reka Zsilinszka 6-2, 6-4 at the number three singles position. At flight one doubles, Salge and Mijacika registered an 8-2 win over Duke’s third-ranked tandem of Melissa Mang and Amanda Granson.