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Apr 15, 2023

Tigers Defeat Duke in Semifinal Match to Advance to ACC Championship

Greensboro, N.C. – Clemson won three matches and defeated Duke 3-1-1 to win the semifinal match and advance to Sunday’s championship. Annabelle Pancake, Chloe Holder and Isabella Rawl each won their individual match to give the Tigers the victory.

Rawl earned the Tigers’ first win over the day, 5&4, over Megan Furtney. Rawl’s back-to-back wins on holes 6 and 7 put her in front early, before wins on 12, 13 and 14 sealed the victory. Holder led from the first tee and used back-to-back wins on 12 and 13 to seal the win without ever tying or trailing. 

Pancake secured the victory for the Tigers, using wins on 14 and 16 to take a two shot lead. Duke conceded the hole on 17, giving Pancake the 3&1 win and the Tigers the 3-1-1 victory.

Savannah Grewal tied her match, playing 19 holes of even golf against Duke’s Anne Chen. Grewal earned a victory on 17 to extend her match and the two were still tied when the match was clinched.

Virginia rallied to defeat Wake Forest, 3-2, so the Tigers will take on the Cavaliers for the trophy on Sunday, teeing off at 9:00 a.m.