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Clemson defeats Virginia Tech 4-3 in men’s tennis

March 31, 2006

CLEMSON, SC–Paul Koenke defeated Nico Delgado at number four singles 6-4, 7-6 in clinching the match and leading 14th-ranked Clemson to a 4-3 win over Virginia Tech in a men’s Atlantic Coast Conference tennis match at Clemson, SC Friday afternoon.

With the win, Clemson improves to 18-5 overall and 3-3 in the ACC. Virginia Tech falls to 12-8 overall and 3-3 in league play.

Under Head Coach Chuck Kriese, Clemson has won 87 of 105 ACC matches at home since 1978.

The Tigers will play host to 11th-ranked Virginia Sunday afternoon in another Atlantic Coast Conference match.


1. Arvid Puranen (VT) d. Clement Reix (CU) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3

2. Sander Koning (CU) d. Albert Larregola (VT) 6-4, 6-4

3. Ryan Young (CU) d. Alex Sergeev (VT) 6-2, 6-2

*4. Paul Koenke (CU) d. Nico Delgado (VT) 6-4, 7-6

5. David Rosenfeld (VT) d. Brett Twente 6-3, 6-7, 7-6

6. Brandon Corace (VT) d. Kevin Fleck (CU) 6-4, 6-2


1. Jarmaine Jenkins-Reix (CU) d. Wilkins-Puranen (VT) 8-4

2. Koning-Young (CU) d. Sergeev-Rosenfeld (VT) 8-6

3. Larregola-Delgado (VT) d. Twente-Ian Keeler (CU) 9-8

*Clinched Match