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Women’s Tennis Drops Match to South Alabama

April 1, 1998

CLEMSON, SC–South Alabama won its ninth match in a row in defeating Clemson 6-3 in a women’s intercollegiate tennis match at Clemson, SC Wednesday afternoon.

With the win, South Alabama improves its record to 14-5 overall, while Clemson falls to 5-9 on the season. The Jaguars are ranked 25th nationally as a team.

South Alabama won the first three singles matches. At number one singles, Vanda Novakova defeated Clemson’s Stefanie Woerz in straight sets 6-0, 6-1.

At number two singles, Iva Puflerova of South Alabama defeated Clemson’s Etresia Kruger 7-6, 6-4. Puflerova is ranked 87th nationally in singles. Lenka Jakubekova was also a winner for the Jaguars with a 6-0, 6-4 win over Kate Maree-Mair at number three singles. Jakubekova is ranked 76th nationally in singles.

Clemson’s Cathy Galvin won at number four singles with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Gaelle Gouttefarde. Devrin Carr also posted a win for the Lady Tigers at number five singles with a 7-6, 6-3 victory over Melanie Pieterse.

The Lady Tigers will play at North Carolina on Saturday and at Duke on Sunday in ACC action.


Singles 1. Vanda Novakova (SA) d. Stefanie Woerz (C) 6-0, 6-1 2. Iva Puflerova (SA) d. Etresia Kruger (C) 7-6, 6-4 3. Lenka Jakubekova (SA) d. Kate-Maree Mair (C) 6-0, 6-4 4. Cathy Galvin (C) d. Gaelle Gouttefarde (SA) 6-3, 6-4 5. Devrin Carr (C) d. Melanie Pieterse (SA) 7-6, 6-3 6. Tracey Gobey (SA) d. Cindy Clausen (C) 6-4, 7-5

Doubles 1. Gobey-Pieterse (SA) d. Kruger-Mair (C) 8-2 2. Woerz-Carr (C) d. Puflerova-Gouttefarde (SA) 8-6 3. Novakova-Jakubekova (SA) d. Galvin-Clausen (C) 8-2