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No. 20 Tigers Host UNC Wilmington Friday in First Home Match

No. 20 Tigers Host UNC Wilmington Friday in First Home Match

Match Information:

Who: No. 20 Clemson (1-1) vs. UNC Wilmington (0-1)When: Friday, Feb. 5 at 1:30 p.m.Where: Hoke Sloan Tennis Center, Clemson, S.C. (NOTE: The match will be played outdoors, weather permitting.)Live Stats: ( @ClemsonWTennis on Twitter and Instagram

Match Notes:

  • The Tigers opened the season on Thursday, Jan. 28 with a 4-3 victory on the road at Virginia Tech, and then fell to No. 2 Georgia, 7-0, in Athens, Ga. on Saturday, Jan. 30.
  • In the 4-3 win over the Hokies, Clemson won the doubles point, and then got singles victories from Ayan Broomfield at No. 2, Jenny Moinard at No. 5 and Ally Miller-Krasilnikov at No. 6.
  • Against the Bulldogs, Broomfield won the first set 6-4 over the 22nd-ranked singles player in the nation, Caroline Brinson, before falling in the match.
  • UNC Wilmington is 0-1 on the season, after opening with a 4-3 loss on the road to Coastal Carolina on Tuesday, Feb. 2.
  • Clemson 2-0 record in the series against the Seahawks, with both matches being played in Clemson, in 2012 and 2014.
  • The last time the two teams met was in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, on May 9, 2014. The Tigers won a 4-0 decision over the Seahawks in that contest, with Tristen Dewar clinching the win with her victory at No. 4 singles.

ITA Rankings:

TEAMClemson – 20th

SINGLESJoana Eidukonyte (Clemson) – 1stFernanda Navarro (Clemson) – 59th