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Second-Ranked Virginia Defeats Clemson 6-1

Second-Ranked Virginia Defeats Clemson 6-1

April 6, 2012

CLEMSON, SC – Second-ranked Virginia defeated Clemson 6-1 in an Atlantic Coast Conference men’s tennis match at Clemson, SC Friday afternoon. With the win, Virginia improves to 18-1 overall, and 8-0 in the ACC. The Tigers fall to 8-11 overall, and 4-4 league action. The Cavaliers are ranked second nationally according to the latest ITA poll.

“I’m proud of our effort today,” said Clemson Head Coach Chuck McCuen. “They are ranked number-two in the country for a reason. They are a very talented team and they are also very disciplined.”

At number-one singles, Virginia’s Jarmere Jenkins defeated the Tigers’ Yannick Maden 7-5, 6-2. Jenkins is ranked third nationally in singles. The number-one ranked player in the nation, Mitchell Frank won at number two-singles over Clemson’s Gerardo Meza.

Clemson posted a win at number-six singles as Zachary Rigsby defeated Philippe Oudshoorn 6-0, 6-4.

“We will learn from this loss,” said McCuen. “We didn’t execute on cue. However, we have showed improvement. We must prepare for tomorrow as Virginia Tech comes to town.”

Clemson will play host to Virginia Tech tomorrow (Saturday, April 7) at 3:00 p.m. at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center.

#2 Virginia 6, #66 Clemson 1

Singles 1. #3 Jarmere Jenkins (VA) d. #66 Yannick Maden (CU) 7-5, 6-2 2. #1 Mitchell Frank (VA) d. Gerardo Meza (CU) 6-0, 6-0 3. #34 Alex Domijan (VA) d. Ayrton Wibowo (CU) 6-2, 6-3 4. #75 Justin Shane (VA) d. Dominique Maden (CU) 6-3, 6-1 5. #124 Drew Courtney (VA) d. Hunter Harrington (CU) 5-7, 7-6 (7-2), 1-0 (10-8) 6. Zachary Rigsby (CU) d. Philippe Oudshoorn (VA) 6-0, 6-4 Order of Finish: 2, 3, 4, 6, 5, 1

Doubles 1. #20 Courtney/Jenkins (VA) d. Y. Maden/Wibowo (CU) 8-5 2. Steven Eelkman Rooda/Shane (VA) d. Meza/Rigsby (CU) 8-5 3. D. Maden/Wesley Moran (CU) d. Domijan/Santiago Villega (V) 8-6 Order of Finish: 2, 1, 3