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Clemson Women’s Tennis Falls To #22 South Carolina, 6-1

Clemson Women’s Tennis Falls To #22 South Carolina, 6-1

Feb. 9, 2002

CLEMSON, S.C. — The Clemson women’s tennis team lost a 6-1 decision to the 22nd-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks on Saturday afternoon in Columbia. The Tigers’ record falls to 2-2, while South Carolina improves to 4-0.

In singles play, Clemson freshman Alix Lacelarie earned the Tigers’ lone victory in the match at number one singles over Katarina Markovski, 6-4, 6-3. At number two singles, senior Tiger Milena Stanoycheva fell to 71st-ranked Jennifer Radman by a score of 6-2, 6-0. Clemson’s Anna Savitskaya lost to the Gamecocks’ Kathy Boyanovich at flight three singles by a score of 6-0, 6-4. Tiger Ana Stiglic lost in three sets to South Carolina’s Lynn-Yin Tan, 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 at number four singles. At five singles, Clemson’s Ioana Paun fell to Tamara Sutton, 6-2, 6-0. Laurence Jayet of Clemson was defeated by #108 Jodi Kenoyer by a score of 7-5, 7-5 at the six singles position.

In flight one doubles action, the Tigers’ team of Savitskaya and Stanoycheva fell to South Carolina’s 26th-ranked team of Boyanovich and Radman, 8-5. Clemson’s Lacelarie and Jayet were defeated by Tan and Kenoyer (#36) of South Carolina by a score of 8-3 at number two doubles. At the three doubles position, Clemson’s Paun and Anna Dolinska lost an 8-2 decision to the Gamecocks’ Markovski and Brown.

The Tigers will play host to UNC Greensboro on Friday, Feb. 15 at 2:30 p.m. in Clemson.

South Carolina 6, Clemson 1

Singles#1      Alix Lacelarie (CU) def. Katarina Markovski (USC),      6-4, 6-3#2      #71Jennifer Radman (USC) def. Milena Stanoycheva (CU), 6-2, 6-0#3      Kathy Boyanovich (USC) def. Anna Savitskaya (CU), 6-0, 6-4#4      Lynn-Yin Tan (USC) def. Ana Stiglic (CU)        , 3-6, 6-1, 6-2#5      Tamara Sutton (USC) def. Ioana Paun (CU),        6-2, 6-0#6      #108Jodi Kenoyer (USC) def. Laurence Jayet       (CU)), 7-5, 7-5

Doubles #1 #26Radman/Boyanovich (USC) def. Stanoycheva/Savitskaya (CU), 8-5 #2 #36Tan/Kenoyer (USC) def. Lacelarie/Jayet (CU), 8-3 #3 Markovski/Brown (USC) def. Paun/Dolinska (CU), 8-2