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Appalachian State Women’s Tennis Falls at Clemson

Appalachian State gave Clemson a tight battle on multiple courts, but the Mountaineers fell to the Tigers 4-0 on Saturday at the Duckworth Family Tennis Facility.

Helena Jansen, Savannah Dada-Mascoll and Virginia Poggi were all locked in tight battles with their opponents at Nos. 1, 3 and 5, respectively, when the match was called after Clemson’s fourth team point.

Jansen lost her first set 6-4, but was ahead 5-3 in the second set when the match was called. Dada-Mascoll lost her first set 7-6, but was ahead 2-1 in the second set. Poggi won her first set 7-5 and was tied 2-2 in the second. Maggie Pate, Ellie Murphy and Brooke Gruber lost their singles matches in straight sets at Nos. 2, 4 and 6, respectively.

Jansen and Murphy were tied 4-4 at No. 1 doubles when the doubles point was clinched by Clemson. The Tigers’ duo of Leigh Van Zyl and Eleni Louka defeated Pate and Dada-Mascoll at No. 2 (6-3), and the duo of Daniella Medvedeva and Cristina Mayorova downed Gruber and Poggi (6-1).

App State’s next match is Feb. 25 at UNC Asheville. The Wofford match originally scheduled for Sunday has been rescheduled for Feb. 26.