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Ash Misquith Named ACC Men’s Tennis Player of the Week

Ash Misquith Named ACC Men’s Tennis Player of the Week

April 15, 2003

Clemson’s Ash Misquith was named this week’s Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week after leading the No. 31 Tigers to three conference wins over No. 25 Georgia Tech, No. 34 Virginia and Maryland.

The Halifax, Nova Scotia, product, defeated Georgia Tech’s Marko Rajevac, 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 (10-6) at No. 6 singles, before overcoming Virginia’s Nick Meythaler, 3-6, 6-0, 7-6 at No. 6 singles, clinching the win for the Tigers. Later in the week, the sophomore beat Maryland’s Greg Chambers, 6-2, 6-0 at No. 6 singles.

Misquith finished 7-0 in the league at No. 6 singles. In doubles action, Misquith paired with Nathan Thompson to defeat the Terrapins’ Troy Demers/Chris Chiu at No. 1 doubles, 8-4. Clemson is the number two seed in this year’s ACC Championship and will take on the winner of No. 7 North Carolina versus No. 8 NC State on Friday, April 18 at the Millbrook Exchange Park in Raleigh, N.C.

Misquith has a 17-5 overall record in singles. In dual match play he has a 16-4 record in singles. Currently, Ash has a 13-6 record in doubles including an 11-6 record in dual match action.