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Women’s Tennis Tops UNCW, 4-0, in #NCAAMWTN First Round
By: Clemson Athletic Communications  
Release:  05/08/2014
CLEMSON, S.C. - Despite an hour-and-a-half rain delay forcing the match indoors, the 13th-seeded Clemson women’s tennis team downed UNCW, 4-0, in the NCAA Team Championship First Round on Friday at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center. The win marks the 13th consecutive season that Clemson has advanced past the First Round. The Tigers will take on No. 29 Auburn on Saturday in the Second Round at 1 p.m. 

Clemson claimed the doubles points for the 22nd time in 27 matches to get scoring started, and claimed three straight-set singles wins in order to advance. Beatrice Gumulya (6-0, 6-1), Yana Koroleva (6-2, 6-2), and Tristen Dewar (6-1, 6-3) all won after the match was forced indoors. They had each claimed their first sets prior to the move. 

Koroleva and Yuilynn Miao are headed over to Littlejohn Coliseum immediately following the match, where they will walk in Friday's 6:30 p.m. commencement ceremony.

In earlier action, Auburn defeated Winthrop, 4-1, by winning the doubles point and taking singles wins on courts one, two and six. 

Tennis Match Results
UNCW vs Clemson
May 09, 2014 at Clemson, S.C.
(Hoke Sloan Tennis Center)
#14 Clemson 4, UNCW 0
Singles competition

1. #34 Yana Koroleva (CU) def. Angie Sekely (UNCW) 6-2, 6-2
2. #33 Romy Koelzer (CU) vs. Olga Blank (UNCW) 6-7 (4-7), unfinished
3. #100 Beatrice Gumulya (CU) def. Annika Sillanpaa (UNCW) 6-0, 6-1
4. Tristen Dewar (CU) def. Alyssa Ritchie (UNCW) 6-1, 6-3
5. Jessy Rompies (CU) vs. Christ. Kharkevitch (UNCW) 6-2, 3-1, unfinished
6. Joana Eidukonyte (CU) vs. Kelly Cameron (UNCW) 5-2, unfinished

Doubles competition
1. #17 Yana Koroleva/Beatrice Gumulya (CU) vs. Olga Blank/Christ. Kharkevitch (UNCW) 7-5, unfinished
2. Romy Koelzer/Tristen Dewar (CU) def. Angie Sekely/Alyssa Ritchie (UNCW) 8-2
3. Joana Eidukonyte/Jessy Rompies (CU) def. Kelly Cameron/Miller Hales (UNCW) 8-3

Match Notes:
UNCW 17-4
Clemson 21-6; National ranking #14
Order of finish: Doubles (2,3); Singles (3,1,4)
NCAA Championships First Round
Entered Rain Delay at 3 PM- Play resumed at 4:30 PM indoor
Clemson Advances to NCAA Championships Second Round
T-4:05 A-75
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Tennis Match Results
Winthrop vs Auburn
May 06, 2014 at Clemson, S.C.
(Hoke Sloan Tennis Center)

#29 Auburn 4, #58 Winthrop 1

Singles competition
1. #44 Pleun Burgmans (AU) def. GARCIA, Andressa (WU) 6-4, 6-4
2. #115 Emily Flickinger (AU) def. GARCIA, Alice (WU) 6-2, 6-4
3. Paula de Man (AU) vs. CRIDLAND, Caitlin (WU) 7-6 (7-2), 2-5, unfinished
4. Michala Kucharova (AU) vs. UZELAC, Tijana (WU) 7-5, unfinished
5. GUNAYSU, Ekin (WU) def. Jackie Kasler (AU) 6-1, 6-1
6. Jen Pfeifler (AU) def. WILLIAMSON, Beth (WU) 6-0, 6-1

Doubles competition
1. #15 Emily Flickinger/Pleun Burgmans (AU) def. GARCIA, Andressa/GARCIA, Alice (WU) 8-0
2. Jackie Kasler/Jen Pfeifler (AU) vs. CRIDLAND, Caitlin/GUNAYSU, Ekin (WU) 6-3, unfinished
3. Michala Kucharova/Paula de Man (AU) def. UZELAC, Tijana/WILLIAMSON, Beth (WU) 8-3

Match Notes:
Winthrop 18-5; National ranking #58
Auburn 17-10; National ranking #29
Order of finish: Doubles (1,3); Singles (6,2,5,1)
NCAA Championships First Round
Auburn Advances to NCAA Second Round
T-2:35 A-50


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