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Gamecocks Face Camels and Spartans Sunday
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Gamecocks Face Camels and Spartans Sunday

Columbia, S.C. – South Carolina women’s tennis hosts Campbell and UNC Greensboro Sunday for a double-header at the Carolina Tennis Center. The Gamecocks will face the Camels at noon before facing the Spartans at 4 p.m. This will be the first-ever meeting between South Carolina and each of its opponents.
Gamecock Notables

  • South Carolina is on a two-match winning streak with wins over Clemson and Charleston Southern.
  • Sarah Hamner set a new program record when she became the first Gamecock to be the No. 1 singles player in the ITA national rankings.
  • Moving up in the rankings were No. 68 Elise Mills and No. 24 Hamner/Misa Malkin. No. 74 Ayana Akli and No. 48 Akli/Malkin also received rankings.
  • Malkin was named the SEC Freshman of the week after notably clinching the 4-2 decision against Clemson in three sets. She also won her singles match against Charleston Southern.
  • South Carolina is undefeated in doubles in home dual matches this season. It is also 8-3 in singles in home dual matches.

Scouting the Camels

  • Campbell is 2-4 this season with an 0-4 record on the road.
  • The Camels have 6-1 wins over both Georgetown and UNC Wilmington.
  • Campbell most recently fell to Elon in a 4-3 decision, earning all three points in singles.
  • The Camels have not secured the doubles point this season.
  • The three freshmen and five sophomores are led by head coach Mike Stevens and graduate assistant coach Jorge Alfonzo. 

Scouting the Spartans

  • UNC Greensboro is 1-4 this season including an 0-2 record on the road.
  • The Spartans’ sole win came in a 4-3 decision against North Carolina Central at home.
  • Ahead of Sunday’s match, the Spartans will face off against App State.
  • Head coach Paul Thomson and assistant coach Phillip Moore lead the three freshman and five returners on the roster.

Match Day Coverage

  • Campbell: live scoring can be found here and live video can be found here.
  • UNC Greensboro: live scoring can be found here and live video can be found here.

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  • Men’s and women’s tennis posters will be available for pickup.