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Clemson Men’s Tennis Defeats South Alabama, 4-3

Clemson Men’s Tennis Defeats South Alabama, 4-3

March 1, 2003

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson men’s tennis team defeated South Alabama by a score of 4-3 on Saturday at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center on the campus of Clemson University. The Tigers improve to 11-4 overall, while the Jaguars fall to 6-3 on the season.

In singles play, Nathan Thompson downed Clinton Jacobs at number on singles, 6-2, 6-3. The Tigers’ Sander Koning defeated the Jaguars’ Heinrich Heyl at flight two singles by a score of 6-2, 6-2. At number three singles, Micah Thompson dropped a three-set match (7-6, 4-6, 6-3) to Aurelio DiZazzo. Jarmaine Jenkins posted a win at number four singles over David Nylen by a score of 6-1, 6-2. At flight five singles, Damiisa Robinson was victorious over Jorgen Vestli, 6-3, 6-1. John Boetsch fell to Evan Fowler at number six singles by a score of 2-6, 6-3, 7-6.

In doubles action, Nathan Thompson and Jenkins fell to Heyl and Jacobs at number one doubles, 6-2, 6-3. The Tigers duo of Robinson and Ash Misquith were victorious over Pavel Mazaev and Vestli at flight two doubles by a score of 8-4. At number three doubles, DiZazzo and Fowler defeated Clemson’s Koning and Boetsch by a score of 8-6.

The Tigers will return to action tomorrow, as they open ACC play against NC State at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center at 1:00 p.m.

Clemson 4, South Alabama 3 Singles 1. Nathan Thompson (CU) def. Clinton Jacobs (SA) 6-2, 6-3 2. Sander Koning (CU) def. Heinrich Heyl (SA) 6-2, 6-2 3. Aurelio DiZazzo (SA) def. Micah Thompson (CU) 7-6, 4-6, 6-3 4. Jarmaine Jenkins (CU) def. David Nylen (SA) 6-1, 6-2 5. Damiisa Robinson (CU) def. Jorgen Vestli (SA) 6-3, 6-1 6. Evan Fowler (SA) def. John Boetsch (CU) 2-6, 6-3, 7-6

Doubles 1. Heyl-Jacobs (SA) def. N. Thompson-Jenkins 8-4 2. Robinson-Ash Misquith (CU) def. Pavel Mazaev-Vestli (SA) 8-4 3. DiZazzo-Fowler (SA) def. Koning-Boetsch (CU) 8-6