March 11, 2007
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The Maryland women's tennis team, ranked No. 67 nationally, lost to No. 8 Clemson, 5-2, Sunday in an Atlantic Coast Conference match held at the Tennis Center at College Park.
The Terrapins fell to 7-6 on the season and 1-2 in the ACC, while the Tigers improved to 11-2 on the year and 3-0 in the conference.
Baker and Rogers both won their singles matches. Baker, No. 116, defeated No. 80 Salge, 6-3, 6-0, at the No. 1 singles position, while Rogers beat Ina Hadziselimovic (6-4, 1-6, 10-3) at the No. 5 singles slot.
Maryland sophomore Michal Amir lost to Ani Mijacika at the No. 2 singles position (6-2, 6-7, 6-2). Freshman Maggie MacKeever dropped a close match to No. 93 Frederica van Adrichem at the No. 4 singles slot (7-6, 7-5). Lisa Miller lost to Maria Brito at the No. 6 position (6-4, 6-2), while Elyse Steiner fell to Balda, who is ranked No. 63, (6-3. 6-1) at the No. 3 singles spot.
Maryland continues ACC play when it plays host to North Carolina at 3 p.m. Friday March 23 and Duke at 10 a.m. Sunday March 25. Both matches will take place at the Tennis Center at College Park.