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Four Clemson Women’s Tennis Players Named To 2003 All-ACC Team

Four Clemson Women’s Tennis Players Named To 2003 All-ACC Team

April 21, 2003

CLEMSON, SC – Four members of the Clemson women’s tennis team were named to the 2003 All-Atlantic Coast Conference team. Daniela Alvarez, Julie Coin, Laurence Jayet and Alix Lacelarie were the Tigers’ honorees. North Carolina led the league with five honorees, followed by Clemson and Duke with four each, and Florida State, Georgia Tech, Maryland, Virginia and Wake Forest with one apiece. This is only the second time in Clemson history that the team has had four members named to the All-ACC team. Four members of the 1994 squad were named All-ACC after the team finished second in the regular season conference standings.

Alvarez, a freshman from Santa Cruz, Bolivia, was the 2003 ACC Flight Champion at flight two doubles with teammate Alix Lacelarie. The pair is undefeated in matches at flight two (17-0) this season and has an overall record of 17-1 and 7-1 in the ACC. The team’s only loss was to Maryland’s number one doubles team at flight one in the Tigers’ 5-2 victory over the Terrapins. In singles play, Alvarez has posted a 17-6 overall record this season, and a 5-3 record the ACC.

A native of Amiens, France, Coin was named to the All-ACC team after posting a 30-5 overall singles record, an 18-3 record in dual matches and a 7-1 mark in the conference. The sophomore has an 11-4 record against ranked singles opponents and has won 11 of her last 12 matches. Coin is 23-8 overall in doubles, 16-6 in dual matches and 6-1 in league play. She won the 2002 ITA Southeast Region Championship last fall.

Jayet, a senior from Le Cannet, France, was the 2003 ACC Flight Champion at number five singles after posting a 20-14 overall record in singles. She is 14-9 in dual matches and 4-4 in ACC singles matches. One of the Tiger co-captain’s in 2003, Jayet has a 23-8 overall record in doubles and is 17-5 in dual doubles matches and 6-1 in the conference.

Lacelarie was the 2003 ACC Flight Champion at flight two singles in addition to being the flight two doubles champion with Alvarez. Lacelarie has a 15-4 record in dual singles matches and is 7-1 in conference matches at flight two singles. She completed the regular season with four consecutive upsets over higher-ranked singles opponents. The sophomore from Villeneuve-Les-Beziers, France, was also named to the All-ACC team in 2002.