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Women’s Tennis Edged by Auburn

Feb. 20, 1998

CLEMSON, S.C. — Lucy Altman and Tara Fitzmorris defeated Stefanie Woerz and Cinny Clausen, 9-8 at number two doubles in clinching the match and leading Auburn to a 5-4 win over Clemson in an intercollegiate women’s tennis match at Clemson, SC Friday afternoon.

With the win Auburn improves to 2-2 on the year, while Clemson falls to 2-2 this season.

Auburn went ahead 4-2 after the singles matches, picking up wins at number one, four, five and six singles. Clemson won at number one doubles as Kate-Maree Mair and Etresia Kruger defeated Ali LaGrange and Summa Edwards 8-4. Clemson’s Catherine Galvin and Devrin Carr defeated Heidii Stewart and Carolyn Kozlowski 8-5 at number-three doubles 8-5 setting up the deciding match at number two doubles.

Clemson will play host to Virginia Tech Saturday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center in the Lady Tigers’ next action.

Auburn will play at South Carolina on Sunday February 22.

Auburn 5, Clemson 4

Singles 1. Ali LaGrange (A) d. Stefanie Woerz (C) 7-6, 6-3 2. Etresia Kruger (C) d. Summa Edwards (A) 6-1, 6-4 3. Christina Oldock (C) d. Heidii Stewart (A) 6-1, 6-4 4. Carolina Thompson (A) d. Catherine Galvin (C) 6-3, 6-3 5. Carolyn Kozlowski (A) d. Kate-Maree Mair (C) 5-7, 6-1, 7-5 6. Lucy Altman (A) d. Cinny Clausen (C) 2-6, 6-2, 6-4

Doubles 1. Mair-Kruger (C) d. LaGrange-Edwards (A) 8-4 2. Altman-Tara Fitzmorris (A) d. Woerz-Clausen (C) 9-8 3. Galvin-Devrin Carr (C) d. Stewart-Kozlowski (A) 8-5