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Tigers Claim 6-1 Win Over Brown On Sunday

Tigers Claim 6-1 Win Over Brown On Sunday

March 6, 2006

PROVIDENCE, RI – The Tigers easily defeated the Brown Bears in Providence, RI in Sunday afternoon tennis action, 6-1. With the win, Clemson improved to 5-4 on the year. The Tigers won all three doubles positions and flights one through five in the singles competition for the victory.

Carol Salge and Federica van Adrichem posted their sixth doubles win of the season, against just one loss, claiming an 8-3 decision over Brown’s Kelley Kirkpatrick and Ashley Pariser at the flight one position. At flight two, Tigers Daniela Alvarez and Alexandra Luc defeated Daisy Ames and Kara Zeder, 8-5, for their sixth victory of the season as well. Maria Brito and Kathi Gerber teamed up for Clemson to sweep the doubles matches with an 8-1 win at flight three against Sara Mansur and Brett Finkelstein.

The Tigers also claimed five singles contests for the 6-1 victory. Alvarez defeated Ames at flight one, 6-1, 6-4, and van Adrichem posted a 6-2, 6-4 win at the flight two position over Pariser. At flight three, Salge won over Anita Ivancevic, 6-2, 6-4, while Brito defeated Mansur at flight four, 6-1, 6-2. Luc had a come-from-behind victory at the flight five position against Brett Finkelstein. Luc lost the first set, 6-4, and then rallied to win the second set, 7-5, and a tie-break third set by an 11-9 margin. Gerber fell to Zeder in the flight six match-up to give Brown its only point of the day.

The Tigers return to the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center on Saturday, Mar. 11 when they will play host to ACC foe Virginia at 11 AM.

#22 Clemson 6, Brown 1 Doubles 1. Carol Salge/Federica van Adrichem (CU) def. Kelley Kirkpatrick/Ashley Pariser (B), 8-3 2. Daniela Alvarez/Alexandra Luc (CU) def. Daisy Ames/Kara Zeder (B), 8-5 3. Maria Brito/Kathi Gerber (CU) def. Sara Mansur/Brett Finkelstein (B), 8-1Singles 1. Daniela Alvarez (CU) def. Daisy Ames (B), 6-1, 6-4 2. Federica van Adrichem (CU) def. Ashley Pariser (B), 6-2, 6-4 3. Carol Salge (CU) def. Anita Ivancevic (B), 6-2, 6-4 4. Maria Brito (CU) def. Sara Mansur (B), 6-1, 6-2 5. Alexandra Luc (CU) def. Brett Finkelstein (B), 4-6, 7-5, 11-9 6. Kara Zeder (B) def. Kathi Gerber (CU),