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Clemson Women’s Tennis Team Blanks San Diego, Picks Up 11th Victory Of The Season

Clemson Women’s Tennis Team Blanks San Diego, Picks Up 11th Victory Of The Season

March 22, 2005

SAN DIEGO, CA – The Clemson women’s tennis team picked up its 11th win of the season with a 7-0 victory over San Diego at the USD West Tennis Courts. With the victory, the 13th-ranked Tigers improve to 11-6 on the season, while the 69th-ranked Toreros fall to 7-7.

The Tigers gained a 1-0 edge after doubles play, picking up wins at flight one and flight three doubles, while narrowly pulling out a win at flight two. Julie Coin and Romy Farah, ranked 36thh in the latest ITA poll, defeated San Diego’s Jenny Brown and Lauren Kazarian at flight one by a score of 8-1. The Tigers picked up another win, securing the doubles point, at flight three as Clemson’s Daniela Alvarez and Ioana Paun downed the Toreros’ Helene Lindstrand and Tara Livesay. At flight two, Clemson’s Maria Brito and Richele LeSaldo fell in a hard-fought match, losing to San Diego’s Emma Murphy and Laren Perl, 9-8 (5).

In singles play, Clemson’s second-ranked Julie Coin easily defeated 30th-ranked Emma Murphy at flight one singles in straight sets, 6-2, 6-0. Romy Farah, ranked 88th in the ITA poll, pulled out a 6-4, 7-6 victory over San Diego’s Lauren Kazarian at number-two singles, and the Tigers’ Daniela Alvarez defeated Lauren Perl by a score of 6-4, 6-2 at flight three singles. Carol Salge defeated San Diego’s Tara Livesay at flight four by a score of 6-2, 6-4 and Maria Brito defeated Jenny Brown of San Diego at flight six singles.

The Tigers return to action on Thursday, Mar. 22, as they face Sacramento State in an 11:00 AM PST match to be played in San Diego

#13 Clemson , #69 San Diego Doubles: 1- # 36 Julie Coin/Romy Farah (CU) def. Jenny Brown/Lauren Kazarian (USD), 8-1 2- Emma Murphy/Lauren Perl (USD) def. Maria Brito/Richele LeSaldo (CU), 9-8 (5) 3- Daniela Alvarez/Ioana Paun (CU) def. Helene Lindstrand/Tara Livesay (USD), 8-3 Singles: 1. #2 Julie Coin (CU) def. #30 Emma Murphy (SD) 6-2, 6-0 2. #88 Romy Farah (CU) def. Lauren Kazarian (USD), 6-4, 7-6 3. Daniela Alvarez (CU) def. Lauren Perl (USD), 6-4, 6-2 4. Carol Salge (CU) def. Tara Livesay (USD), 6-2, 6-4 5. Alix Lacelarie (CU) def. Helene Lindstrand (USD), 7-5, 6-4 6. Maria Brito (CU) def. Jenny Brown (USD), 6-0, 7-5