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Feb 13, 2020

Tigers Open ACC Play at Virginia Tech on Friday; Host Wake Forest, Western Carolina on Sunday

Clemson, S.C. — The Clemson women’s tennis team faces a busy schedule this weekend as it is set to compete in three matches. First, the Tigers (7-2) head to Blacksburg, Va. where they will open ACC action against Virginia Tech (5-0) at 2 p.m. on Friday. The Tigers then return home on Sunday for a double-header against ACC foe Wake Forest (5-1) and Western Carolina (0-3). On Sunday, the matches will be played at noon and 4 p.m., respectively.

In its most recent meetings with this weekend’s ACC opponents, Clemson has gone 0-2. Historically however, the Tigers hold 57-26 advantage over all opponents. During the fall season, Clemson competed in 11 contests against competitors from these institutions and went 1-4 in singles and 2-5 in doubles.

Friday’s Match

Current Record: 5-0, 0-0 ACC

All-Time Matchup:

Last Meeting (April 17, 2019): Virginia Tech won 4-3 at the ACC Tournament.

All-Time Record: 20-7 overall, 14-1 at home, 5-4 on the road, 1-1 neutral site

Of Note:

  • The first meeting between the Tigers and Hokies was on March 11, 1978. Clemson won 8-1 at home.
  • Clemson has gone 3-3 in its last six games against Virginia Tech and each decision has alternated.
  • Since the Hokies joined the ACC in 2004, the Tigers have gone 15-3 against Virginia Tech.
  • From 2003-16, Clemson went on 14-match winning streak.
  • The last time the Tigers beat Virginia Tech was on Feb. 2, 2019. Clemson won 5-2 at home.
  • In their last match in Blacksburg on Feb. 24, 2018, the Tigers fell 0-7.
  • The last time the Tigers won in Blacksburg was on Jan. 28, 2016. The final was 4-3.

Sunday’s Matches

Current Record: 5-1, 0-0 ACC

Ranked Players:

Singles

No. 23 Carolyn Campana

No. 117 Eliza Omirou

Doubles

No. 23 Eliza Omirou/Mary Caroline Meredith

All-Time Matchup:

Last Meeting (Feb. 17, 2019): Wake Forest won 7-0 at home

All-Time Record: 32-19 overall, 15-5 at home, 12-8 on the road, 5-6 neutral site

Of Note:

  • The first meeting between Clemson and Wake Forest was on April 10, 1978. The Tigers won 9-0 at home.
  • The Tigers hold the series record for most consecutive wins. Clemson won 16-straight matches against Wake Forest from 2003-16.
  • In its last five matchups with Wake Forest, Clemson has gone 3-2.
  • Clemson last defeated the Demon Deacons on Feb. 18, 2018. The Tigers won 4-3 at a neutral site.
  • The last time the Tigers defeated Wake Forest at home was on Feb. 21, 2016. Clemson won 5-2.

Current Record: 0-3, 0-0 SoCon

Clemson has never competed in a dual match against Western Carolina.

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