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Tigers Upset by Boston College on the Road Friday

Tigers Upset by Boston College on the Road Friday

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – The Clemson women’s tennis team fell to Boston College by a score of 5-2 on the road in Chestnut Hill, Mass. on Friday afternoon. With the loss, the Tigers drop to 5-4 on the season and 3-1 in ACC play, while the Eagles are now 6-6 overall and 1-4 in the conference.

Doubles play started with a convincing 6-0 win at No. 3 by Joana Eidukonyte and Daniela Ruiz, before the Eagles won on Courts 1 and 2, to claim the doubles point. Eidukonyte and Ruiz are now 5-0 on the season in dual doubles matches.

The Eagles won the first three singles matches quickly, at No. 2, 4 and 1, in that order, to clinch the team victory. Eidukonyte won her match at No. 3 singles, 7-6(3), 6-2, to put Clemson on the board. The senior has now won four-straight singles matches. Tristen Dewar followed with a 6-2, 6-2 win at No. 5, before Boston College put the finishing touch on the match with a win at No. 6 singles. The loss was Clemson’s first ever against the Eagles in women’s tennis, as the Tigers are now 10-1 in the all-time series.

Clemson now travels to Charlottesville, Va. to face 16th-ranked Virginia on Sunday, March 6. The match will begin at 12 p.m. at the Cavaliers’ Sheridan Snyder Tennis Center.

#19 Clemson 2, Boston College 5

SINGLES1. Lexi Borr (BC) def. #50 Ayan Broomfield (CU), 6-2, 6-32. Asiya Dair (BC) def. #92 Fernanda Navarro (CU), 6-2, 6-03. #13 Joana Eidukonyte (CU) def. Katya Vasilyev (BC), 7-6(3), 6-24. Emily Safron (BC) def. Ally Miller-Krasilnikov (CU), 6-3, 6-35. Tristen Dewar (CU) def. Jennifer Ren (BC), 6-2, 6-26. Jackie Urbinati (BC) def. Jenny Moinard (CU) 6-4, 6-7(6), 0-1(6-10)Order of finish: 2,4,1,3,5,6

DOUBLES1. Borr/Urbinati (BC) def. Broomfield/Navarro (CU), 6-12. Safron/Vasilyev (BC) def. Dewar/Miller-Krasilnikov (CU), 6-43. Eidukonyte/Ruiz (CU) def. Ren/Wan-Yi Sweeting (BC), 6-0Order of finish: 3,1,2