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Clemson Men’s Tennis Drops Match To No. 7 Georgia

March 13, 2001

Clemson, SC – Seventh-ranked Georgia dominated singles and doubles play en route to a 7-0 victory over 40th-ranked Clemson in men’s tennis action on Tuesday afternoon at The Hoke Sloan Tennis Center. With the loss, Clemson falls to 3-7 on the season. The win improves Georgia’s overall record to 10-1. The Bulldogs have now won six straight matches.

Georgia got out of the gates quickly by winning all three doubles matches against the Tigers. At the number-one position, in a showdown of nationally ranked doubles teams, Georgia’s second-ranked team of Matias Boeker and Travis Parrott defeated Clemson’s 23rd-ranked team of Darren Knight and Eric Cohn by a score of 8-5. The match marked the first time this season that Knight and Cohn played at the number-one position. The match also marked the end of the Clemson duo’s eight match winning streak.

After capturing the doubles point, Georgia went on to win all six singles matches against the Tigers. Josh Goffi, Josh Goffi, while playing with a broken finger, dropped his match to 60th-ranked Chad Carlson 7-5, 6-4.

Clemson will next be in action this weekend as the Tigers travel to Montgomery, Alabama for the Blue Gray Tennis Classic.

Georgia 7, Clemson 0

Singles 1. Chad Carlson (UGA) d. Josh Goffi (CU) 7-5, 6-4 2. Bo Hodge (UGA) d. Marko Gojanovic (CU) 6-7, 6-3, 6-2 3. Lesley Joseph (UGA) d. Micah Thompson (CU) 6-2, 6-2 4. Brandon Wagner (UGA) d. Brad Emendorfer (CU) 6-4, 7-6 5. Travis Parrott (UGA) d. Lee Taylor Walker (CU) 6-2, 6-1 6. Nick Boeker (UGA) d. Kevin Gottfried (CU) 7-5, 6-4

Doubles 1. Boeker-Parrott (UGA) d. Darren Knight-Eric Cohn (CU) 8-5 2. Hodge-Joseph (UGA) d. Gojanovic-Emendorfer (CU) 8-2 3. Carlson-Nicolas Boeker (UGA) d. Walker-Jamin Thompson (CU) 8-6