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Clemson Defeats UNC-Greensboro 6-1

March 2, 2010

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson men’s tennis team won its 11th consecutive match today with a 6-1 victory over UNC-Greensboro in a men’s intercollegiate tennis match at Clemson, SC Tuesday evening.

With the win, Clemson improves to 11-0 overall, while UNC-Greensboro falls to 6-2 this season. The 11-0 start is the third best start for a Clemson men’s tennis team in the history of Tiger tennis. The 1969 Clemson Team finished the year with a 16-0 record for the best start in school history. The 1962 team won 12 matches to start that season for the second best beginning of a season at Clemson.

The Tigers’ Kevin Galloway won his 14th match of the season today as he defeated Jacob Wright of UNC-Greensboro 6-1, 6-2 at number three singles. Galloway has a 14-6 record overall and a 10-1 record in dual match play. Carlos Alvarez both won their 11th singles match of the season.

Clemson will play host to Central Florida on March 6, at 2:00 p.m. at the Hoke Sloan Center in the Tigers¹ next action.

Clemson 6, UNC-Greensboro 1

Doubles 1. Moritz Dettinger/Rok Bizjak (CU) d. Orcun Seyrek/Arsel Kumdereli (UNCG) 8-1 2. Carlos Alvarez/Juan Bolona (CU) d. Kyle Eddins/William John (UNCG) 8-4 3. Gera Boryachinskiy/Robert Pietrucha (CU) d. Jacob Wright/Timion Meijs (UNCG) 8-5

Singles 1. Orcun Seyrek (UNCG) d. Rok Bizjak (CU) 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 2. Carlos Alvarez (CU) d. Arsel Kumdereli (UNCG) 6-4, 6-1 3. Kevin Galloway (CU) d. Jacob Wright (UNCG) 6-1, 6-2 4. Wes Moran (CU) d. Timion Meijs (UNCG) 7-6, 6-1 5. Zachary Rigsby (CU) d. Kyle Eddins (UNCG) 6-2, 7-6 6. Juan Bolona (CU) d. William John (UNCG) 4-6, 6-0, 1-0 (10-8)