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Jan 27, 2021

Women’s Tennis to Host No. 18 South Carolina

Clemson, S.C. — The Clemson women’s tennis team is set to host No. 18 South Carolina in Palmetto Series action on Thursday afternoon. It marks the 57th all-time meeting between the rival programs and the first under Head Coach Christy Lynch. The match is set to be played at The Duckworth Family Tennis Facility at 2 p.m.

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Match Notes

Current Record: 2-2, 0-0 SEC

Ranked Players

No. 20 Emma Shelton/Silvia Chinellato
No. 29 Mia Horvvit/Megan Davies

No. 30 Megan Davies
No. 34 Mia Horvit
No. 93 Emma Shelton

Series History:

Last Meeting (Jan. 30, 2020) South Carolina won 6-1 at home
Series Record: 27-29 overall, 15-10 at home, 9-16 away, 3-3 neutral site

Of Note:

  • It marks the 57th all-time meeting between Clemson and South Carolina
  • The Tigers and Gamecocks have met at least once every season since the program’s establishment in 1976
  • Both of the Gamecocks’ losses this season came at the hands of ACC teams (No. 8 NC State and No. 12 Georgia Tech)
  • A win for the Tigers will tie the program record for most series wins against a single opponent (broken on Jan. 17, 2021 against College of Charleston)
  • Clemson is 1-7 in its last eight matches against South Carolina
  • The last time Clemson defeated South Carolina was on Feb. 1, 2015, a 5-2 victory at home