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Clemson Men’s Tennis Sweeps Maryland 7-0

Clemson Men’s Tennis Sweeps Maryland 7-0

April 13, 2003

COLLEGE PARK, MD – The Clemson men’s tennis team swept Maryland 7-0 on Sunday at the Tennis Center in College Park, MD. The Tigers finished regular season play with a 22-9 overall record and a 6-2 mark in ACC play, while the Terrapins end regular season play with a 10-11 overall mark and 0-8 record in the conference.

In singles play, Nathan Thompson downed Peirre Rudder at number one singles by a score of 6-2, 6-1. At flight two singles, Sander Koning defeated Troy Demers 6-2, 6-0, while Micah Thompson was victorious over Chris Chiu at number three singles, 6-7, 6-4, 7-6. Damiisa Robinson posted a 6-4, 7-5 win over David Reichsfeld at flight five singles. At number six singles, Ash Misquith defeated Greg Chambers by a score of 6-2, 6-0.

In doubles action, the Tigers swept all three positions to win the doubles point. At number one doubles, Nathan Thompson and Misquith downed Demers and Chiu, 8-4. Robinson and Boetsch won an 8-4 decision against Rory Theis and Rudder at number two doubles, while Koning and Brett Twente defeated Peters and Reichsfeld at flight three doubles, 8-4.

The Tigers will return to action April 17-20, when Clemson will compete at the ACC Championships. The tournament will be held at the Millbrook Exchange Tennis Center in Raleigh-Durham, N.C.

Clemson 7, Maryland 0 Singles 1. Nathan Thompson (CU) def. Pierre Rudder (UM), 6-2, 6-1 2. Sander Koning (CU) def. Troy Demers (UM), 6-2, 6-0 2. Micah Thompson (CU) def. Chris Chiu (UM), 6-7, 6-4, 7-6 4. John Boetsch (CU) def. Scott Peters (UM), 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 5. Damiisa Robinson (CU) def. David Reichsfeld (UM), 6-4, 7-5 6. Ash Misquith (CU) def. Greg Chambers, 6-2, 6-0

Doubles 1. N. Thompson/Misquith (CU) def. Demers/Chiu (UM), 8-4 2. D. Robinson/ J Boetsch (CU) def. Rory Theis/Rudder (UM), 8-4 3. Koning/Brett Twente (CU) def. Peters/ Reichsfeld (UM), 8-4