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Tigers Travel to Boston College & Virginia This Weekend

Tigers Travel to Boston College & Virginia This Weekend

Match Information at Boston College:

Who: Clemson (5-3, 3-0 ACC) vs. Boston College (5-6, 0-4 ACC)When: Friday, March 4, 2 p.m.Where: Flynn Recreation Complex, Chestnut Hill, Mass.Social: @ClemsonWTennis on Twitter

Clemson Notes:

  • The Tigers are 5-3 on the season, and 3-0 in ACC play, and are coming off a 5-2 victory over NC State at home on Feb. 28. Clemson won the doubles point, and four players recorded singles victories (Ayan Broomfield at No. 1, Joana Eidukonyte at No. 2, Fernanda Navarro at No. 3, and Ally Miller-Krasilnikov at No. 4).
  • Two of Clemson’s three losses on the season came on the road to opponents ranked in the top three in the nation (at No. 2 Georgia on Jan. 30 in Athens, Ga. and at No. 4 Florida on Feb. 14 in Gainesville, Fla.)
  • Freshman Ayan Broomfield is 6-2 in dual matches this spring, and 3-2 in matches against nationally-ranked opponents. She has currently won four-straight matches since moving to the No. 1 singles spot for the Tigers.
  • Freshman Fernanda Navarro has also won four consecutive singles contests, and is 5-3 on the season, playing primarily at No. 2 and No. 3 singles.

Boston College Notes:

  • Boston College is 5-6 on the season, and is coming off of a 7-0 loss to Virginia Tech on Feb. 28 in Blacksburg, Va. Prior to the loss to the Hokies, the Eagles narrowly lost to Notre Dame, 3-4, at home on Feb. 26.
  • Clemson is 10-0 in the series against Boston College, in which the first match was played in 2006.
  • The last meeting between the two teams was a 6-1 victory for the Tigers on April 12, 2015 in Clemson. In that contest, Clemson lost the doubles point, but rebounded to win all six singles contests, including wins by Eidukonyte at No. 3, Tristen Dewar at No. 4 and Daniela Ruiz at No. 5.

Match Information at Virginia:

Who: Clemson (5-3, 3-0 ACC) vs. Virginia (7-3, 3-0 ACC)When: Sunday, March 6 at 12 p.m.Where: Sheridan Snyder Tennis Center, Charlottesville, Va.Live Video & Live Stats: ( Social: @ClemsonWTennis on Twitter

Virginia Notes:

  • Virginia is 7-3 overall and 3-0 in ACC play, most recently defeating Louisville, 6-1, and Norfolk State, 7-0, in a double header on Feb. 28 in Charlottesville.
  • The Cavaliers host North Carolina on March 4, prior to hosting the Tigers.
  • The Tigers have a 35-9 all-time advantage in the series against Virginia.
  • Clemson and Virginia met twice in 2015, with the Cavaliers winning both contests, most recently a 4-1 victory in the quarterfinal round of the ACC Championships on April 24 in Cary, N.C. Eidukonyte claimed the only point in the match for Clemson with a win at No. 3 singles.

ITA Rankings:

TEAMVirginia – 16thClemson – 19th

SINGLESDanielle Collins (Virginia) – 3rdJoana Eidukonyte (Clemson) – 11thJulia Elbaba (Virginia) – 18thSkylar Morton (Virginia) – 45thAyan Broomfield (Clemson) – 50thStephanie Nauta (Virginia) – 69thAsiya Dair (Boston College) – 70thFernanda Navarro (Clemson) – 92nd

DOUBLESCollins/Meghan Kelly (Virginia) – 23rdCollins/Nauta (Virginia) – 58th