Men's Tennis ACCtion: Week of February 16-18

Feb. 18, 2010

Thursday, February 18

Clemson Defeats Furman 4-3

CLEMSON, SC - Wesley Moran defeated Furman's Andrew Mellow at number six singles in clinching the match and giving Clemson a 4-3 win over Furman in a men's intercollegiate tennis match at Greenville, SC Thursday night.

Clemson improves to 6-0 overall this season and is ranked 64th nationally. Furman, ranked 58th nationally, falls to 3-4 this season.

Wednesday, February 17

Georgia Tech Men's Tennis Rallies Past Auburn, 4-3

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech scored victories from the bottom three positions in the lineup after losing at the top three spots, capped by Kevin King's straight-set win at No. 6, and 40th-ranked Georgia Tech rallied past No. 27 Auburn, 4-3, Wednesday at the Bill Moore Tennis Center.

King, a sophomore from Peachtree City, Ga., provided the Yellow Jackets a lift in his debut match, defeating Alexander Sanjoz, 6-4, 6-3. King had missed the entire fall and the first eight dual matches of the spring with a shoulder injury.

His win completed a dramatic comeback for Tech from a 3-1 match deficit after All-American Guillermo Gomez had lost a three-set thriller to Tim Puetz at No. 1. Freshman Juan Spir started the comeback with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Andy Mies at No. 4. Eliot Potvin, who dropped the first set of his match at No. 5, rallied to win at love in the third set, 4-6, 6-2, 6-0, tying the match and setting the stage for King's heroics.

Tuesday, February 16

Clemson Defeats College of Charleston 5-2

CLEMSON, SC - Clemson defeated the College of Charleston 5-2 in a men's intercollegiate tennis match at Clemson, SC Tuesday night.

With the win, Clemson improves to 5-0 overall, while the College of Charleston falls to 1-1 this season. The Tigers are ranked 64th nationally in the latest ITA poll.

The Tigers' Kevin Galloway remained undefeated in dual match play this season as he defeated Mickael Boyer at number four singles 6-1, 6-1. This season, Galloway is 5-0 in dual matches and 9-5 overall in singles play.