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Clemson Women’s Tennis Team Defeats Wake Forest 4-1 In ACC Quarterfinals

Clemson Women’s Tennis Team Defeats Wake Forest 4-1 In ACC Quarterfinals

April 18, 2003

RALEIGH, NC – The 16th-ranked Clemson women’s tennis team defeated Wake Forest by a score of 4-1 in the quarterfinal round of the 2003 ACC Women’s Tennis Championships on Friday afternoon. The match began at the Millbrook Tennis Center in Raleigh, NC, but was completed at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center in Chapel Hill after inclement weather forced the teams to move indoors. With the win, the Tigers improve to 18-4, while the Demon Deacons fall to 4-22.

Clemson won two out of three doubles matches to win the doubles point. The Tigers’ 27th-ranked duo of Julie Coin and Laurence Jayet fell to Wake Forest’s Karin Coetzee and Aimee Smith by a score of 8-6 at flight one. At number two doubles, Clemson’s #48 Daniela Alvarez and Alix Lacelarie defeated the Demon Deacons’ Katie Martzolf and Danielle Schwartz by a score of 8-2. Clemson’s Anna Dolinska and Richele LeSaldo won an 8-6 decision over Sandie Knight and Elizabeth Proctor at flight three.

In singles action, Alvarez defeated Smith by a score of 6-0, 6-4 at flight three, while Jayet lost a 6-4, 6-3 decision to Schwartz at flight five. Then, Clemson’s Ioana Paun won a three-set match (6-4, 2-6, 6-2) over Proctor at number four singles. The Tigers’ Dolinska closed out the match with a victory at flight six singles over Knight by a score of 2-6, 6-4, 7-5.

The Tigers will take on the winner of third-seeded North Carolina and sixth-seeded Florida State in the semifinals on Saturday. The match is slated to begin at 1:00 p.m. and will be held at the Millbrook Tennis Center in Raleigh.

#16 Clemson 4, Wake Forest 1 Singles 1. #19 Julie Coin (CU) vs. #112 Karin Coetzee (WFU), DNF 2. #106 Alix Lacelarie (CU) vs. Katie Martzolf (WFU), DNF 3. Daniela Alvarez (CU) def. Aimee Smith (WFU), 6-0, 6-4 4. Ioana Paun (CU) def. Elizabeth Proctor (WFU), 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 5. Danielle Schwartz (WFU) def. Laurence Jayet (CU), 6-4, 6-3 6. Anna Dolinska (CU) def. Sandie Knight (WFU), 2-6, 6-4, 7-5

Doubles 1. Coetzee/Smith (WFU) def. #27 Coin/Jayet (CU), 8-6 2. #48 Alvarez/Lacelarie (CU) def. Martzolf/Schwartz (WFU), 8-2 3. Dolinska/Richele LeSaldo (CU) def. Knight/Proctor (WFU), 8-6