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Oct 31, 2019

Women’s Tennis Heads to Tuscaloosa for Roberta Alison

Clemson, S.C. – The Clemson women’s tennis team is headed to its fourth tournament of the season as it heads to Tuscaloosa Ala. for Roberta Alison. Five Tigers are set to make the trip including Mackenzy Middlebrooks, Laura Marti, Eleni Louka, Ali DeSpain and Zaina Nait Omar.

The tournament field features 17 opponents, including three ranked squads in Indiana, Wisconsin and Ole Miss. As a team, Clemson holds the all-time advantage over eight teams in the field and is a combined 75-19 against all competition. In addition, the Tigers have never taken the court as a team against seven teams in attendance, including Alabama State, Iowa State, Kennesaw State, Lewis, Ole Miss, UT Martin and UAB.

Tournament action kicks off with doubles as all five Tigers are set to take the court at 11 a.m ET/10 a.m CT. Louka and Middlebrooks will pair for the second time this season and Marti and DeSpain will tandem for the first time this season. Additionally. Nait Omar will team up with Melissa Pick of Wisconsin. In the opening round of singles, Clemson will face opponents from Memphis, Maryland, Troy, UT Martin and Wisconsin.

For live results throughout the weekend click here.

Draws:

*All times are listed in Central Time *

 

10 am Louka/Middlebrooks vs. Bernard/McKamey (Indiana)

10 am DeSpain/Marti vs. de Samucewicz/Jones (Ole Miss)

10 am Nait Omar/Tudor (Wisonsin) vs. Hecking/Witthaus Vine (UAB)

 

11 am Eleni Louka vs. Alisha Reayer (Memphis)

11 am Ali DeSpain vs. Eva Alexandrova (Maryland)

11 am Mackenzy Middlebrooks vs. Matea Mihaljevic (Troy)

11 am Laura Marti vs. Daphne Pratt (UT Martin)

11 am Zaina Nait Omar vs. Melissa Pick (Wisconsin)

Team Notes:

*Clemson has never competed as a team against Alabama State, Iowa State, Kennesaw State, Lewis, Ole Miss, UT Martin, and UAB*

 

Alabama

All-Time: 11-1 overall, 6-0 at home, 4-1 on the road, 1-0 neutral site
Last Meeting (2015): Clemson won 4-2 on the road

 

East Tennessee State University

All-Time: 1-0 overall, 1-0 on the road
Last Meeting (1980): Clemson won 9-0 on the road

 

Indiana

All-Time: 7-7 overall, 2-1 at home, 1-5 on the road, 4-1 neutral site
Last Meeting (1999): Indiana 8-1 on the road

 

Maryland

All-Time: 32-3 overall, 15-1 at home, 12-2 on the road, 5-0 neutral site
Last Meeting (2014): Clemson won 1-0 on the road

 

Memphis

All-Time: 1-0 overall, 1-0 at home
Last Meeting (2011): Clemson won 4-0 on the road

 

Mississippi State

All-Time: 1-0 overall, 1-0 neutral site
Last Meeting (1983): Clemson won 9-0 at a neutral site

 

Northwestern

All-Time: 3-4 overall, 1-1 at home, 1-3 on the road, 1-0 neutral site
Last Meeting (2005): Clemson won 4-3 at a neutral site

 

Ole Miss

All Time:

Last Meeting ():

 

South Alabama

All-Time: 10-4 overall, 4-2 at home, 3-2 at home, 3-0 neutral site
Last Meeting (2015): Clemson won 4-2 at a neutral site

 

Troy

All-Time: 6-0 overall, 4-0 at home, 2-0 neutral site
Last Meeting (2014): Clemson won 4-0 at home

 

Wisconsin

All-Time: 3-0 overall, 1-0 on the road, 2-0 neutral site
Last Meeting (2010): Clemson won 6-1 on the road

 

 

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