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Clemson Men’s Tennis Knocks Off UVa, 5-2

April 2, 2000

CLEMSON, SC — The 37th-ranked Clemson men’s tennis team defeated 36th ranked Virginia 5-2 on Sunday night at the Clemson Indoor Tennis Facility. With the win, Clemson Head Coach Chuck Kriese registered his 132nd career ACC win. That total places Kriese in tie with former University of North Carolina Head Coach Don Skakle for total number of career ACC wins.

Clemson swept the Cavaliers in doubles and won four out of six singles matches. In singles 45th ranked Tomasz Boniecki, Brad Emendorfer, Luis Garcia, and Sandon Barth each picked up wins for the Tigers. Boniecki, while playing in the number-two position, defeated 39th ranked Huntley Montgomery of Virginia 6-0, 7-5. Boniecki is now 23-5 overall and 5-0 in the ACC.

In doubles, the 11th ranked Clemson pair of Josh Goffi and Darren Knight defeated 14th ranked Montgomery and Brian Vahaly of Virginia by a score of 8-6. Also for Clemson, Boniecki and Garcia defeated the 46th ranked Virginia duo of Michael Croker and John Winter 9-8. The pair of Sandon Barth and Eric Cohn also picked up a doubles victory for the Tigers while playing in the number-three position. Barth and Cohn are now 14-4 overall and 5-0 in the ACC.

With the win Clemson improved to 14-12 overall and 4-1 in the ACC. Their next match will be at home on Tuesday, April 4 at 2:30 against 63rd ranked South Carolina.

CLEMSON 5, VIRGINIA 2

Singles 1. Brian Vahaly (UVA) d. Josh Goffi (CU) 7-5, 6-1 2. Tomasz Boniecki (CU) d. Huntley Montgomery (UVA) 6-0, 7-5 3. Brad Emendorfer (CU) d. John Winter (UVA) 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 4. Luis Garcia (CU) d. Tommy Croker (UVA) 6-4, 6-7, 6-4 5. Brian Hunter (UVA) d. Micah Thompson (CU) 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 6. Sandon Barth (CU) d. Michael Duquette (UVA) 6-4, 6-4 Doubles 1. Goffi-Darren Knight (CU) d. Mongomery-Vahaly (UVA) 8-6 2. Boniecki-Garcia (CU) d. Croker-Winter (UVA) 9-8 3. Barth-Eric Cohn (CU) d. Duquette-Hunter (UVA) 8-5

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