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Clemson Men’s Tennis Competes at Harvard Classic

Clemson Men’s Tennis Competes at Harvard Classic

Feb. 9, 2003

BOSTON, MA – The Clemson men’s tennis team competed at the Harvard Classic in Boston, MA this weekend. The Tigers posted a 1-2 record over the weekend, falling to Harvard (4-3) and Minnesota (5-2), but defeating Boise State (5-2). Clemson is now 6-2 on the season.

Against Minnesota, Nathan Thompson defeated Thomas Haug 6-3, 6-4 at number one singles. At number two singles, Sander Koning fell to Alex Zhariwen 6-2, 6-3. Jarmaine Jenkins fell to Chris Wettenger 6-7, 6-3, 7-5 at flight three singles. Clemson’s Ash Misquith dropped a 6-2, 6-2 decision to Manuel Lieuano at number four singles. At flight five singles, the Tigers’ Damiisa Robinson was victorious over Avery Ticer, 7-6, 6-3. At number six singles, John Boetsch lost a 7-5, 7-5 decision to Clay Estes.

In singles against Boise State on Saturday afternoon, Nathan Thompson dropped a 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 decision to Marcus Bernston at flight one. Jenkins won a three set decision (6-4, 2-6, 6-4) for the Tigers at number two singles over Guillame Bouvier of Boise State. At number three singles Koning lost a 6-4, 7-5 decision to Thomas Schueck. Micah Thompson was victorious at flight four singles posting a 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 win over Mahmound Rezk. At number five singles, Robinson downed Matras Silva by a score of 6-1, 6-1. John Boetsch won by default at number six singles.

In doubles action against Boise State, Robinson and Misquith dropped an 8-5 decision to Bernston and Bouvier at number one doubles. The Tigers’ duo of Koning and Boetsch downed Schueck and Silva at number two doubles, 9-8 (7.5). Nathan Thompson and Jenkins won at flight three by default.

Against Harvard, Nathan Thompson defeated Dave Lingman at number one singles 6-4, 6-3. Clemson’s Koning downed George Turner at flight two singles 6-3, 7-6. Jenkins fell to Mark Riddell at number three singles 4-6, 6-4, 6-1. At number four singles, Micah Thompson dropped a 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 decision to Cliff Nguyen. Robinson was victorious at flight five singles with a 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 win over Chris Chiou. At number six singles, Boetsch fell to Harvard’s Oli Choo, 6-1, 6-0.

In doubles action against Harvard, Nathan Thompson and Jenkins fell to Riddell and Lingma 9-8 (5) at number one doubles. Koning and Boetsch lost an 8-1 decision to Choo and Nguyen at number two doubles. At flight three doubles, Misquith and Robinson lost to Turner and Chiou 8-5.

Clemson 3, Minnesota 4 Singles 1. Nathan Thompson (CU) def. Thomas Haug (MN) 6-3, 6-4 2. Alex Zhariwen (MN) def. Sander Koning (CU) 6-2, 6-3 3. Chris Wettenger (MN) def. Jarmaine Jenkins (CU) 6-7, 6-3, 7-5 4. Manuel Lieuano (MN) def. Ash Misquith (CU) 6-2, 6-2 5. Damiisa Robinson (CU) def. Avery Ticer (MN) 7-6, 6-3 6. Clay Estes (MN) def. John Boetsch (CU) 7-5, 7-5 Doubles 1. N. Thompson/Jenkins (CU) def. Haug/Ticer (MN) (CU) (Def.) 2. Robinson/Misquith (CU) def. Lieuano/ Estes (MN) (Def.) 3. Koning/Boetsch (CU) def. Zhariwen/Wettenger (MN) (Def.)

Clemson 5, Boise State 2 Singles 1. Marcus Bernston (BSU) def. Nathan Thompson (CU) 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 2. Jarmaine Jenkins (CU) def. Guillame Bouvier (BSU) 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 3. Thomas Schoeck (BSU) def. Sander Koning (CU) 6-4, 7-5 4. Micah Thompson (CU) def. Mahmond Rezk (BSU) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 5. Damiisa Robinson (CU) def. Matias Silva (BSU) 6-1, 6-1

Doubles 1. Bernston/Bouvier (BSU) def. Robinson/Misquith (CU) 8-5 2. Koning/Boetsch (CU) def. Schoeck/Silva (BSU) 9-8 (7-5) 3. N. Thompson/Jenkins def. (Def.)

Clemson 3, Harvard 4 Singles 1. Nathan Thompson (CU) def. Dave Lingman (HU) 6-4, 6-3 2. Sander Koning (CU) def. George Turner (HU) 6-3, 7-6 3. Mark Riddell (HU) def. Jarmaine Jenkins (CU) 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 4. Cliff Nguyen (HU) def. Micah Thompson (CU) 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 5. Damiisa Robinson (CU) def. Chris Chiou (Harvard) 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (4) 6. Oli Choo (HU) def. John Boetsch (CU) 6-1, 6-0 Doubles 1. Riddell/Lingman (HU) def. N. Thompson/Jenkins (CU) 9-8 (5) 2. Choo/Nguyen (HU) def. Koning/Boetsch (CU) 8-1 3. Turner/Chiou (HU) def. Misquith/Robinson (CU) 8-5