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Jan 29, 2020

Tigers Hit the Road to Take on No. 13 South Carolina

Clemson, S.C. — The 5-0 Clemson women’s tennis squad will hit the road for the first time this season to take on the 25th-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks (1-2) on Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. The Tigers and Gamecocks will go toe-to-toe for the 56th time in program history. In recent history, South Carolina has won five of the last six Palmetto Series matchups.

2020 Record: 1-2, 0-0 SEC

Ranked Players: 


No. 27 Mary Horvit

No. 28 Megan Davies


No. 18 Silva Chinellato/Emma Shelton

All-Time Matchup

Last Meeting (January 31, 2019) South Carolina won 6-1 on the road

Record: 28-27 overall, 16-9 at home, 10-15 on the road, 2-3 neutral site

Of Note: 

  • The Gamecocks have won six of the last ten matchups with the Tigers and five of the last six.
  • The first meeting between Clemson and South Carolina was on March 25, 1976. South Carolina won 8-1 at home.
  • The last time Clemson defeated South Carolina was on February 1, 2015. The Tigers won the match 5-2 at home.
  • The last time the Tigers were victorious against South Carolina on the road was on February 16, 2014, winning 5-2.
  • In the series, the Gamecocks hold the series record for most consecutive wins against Clemson. South Carolina beat the Tigers seven times from 1996-2002.
  • Head Coach Nancy Harris holds a 12-12 career record against South Carolina.