South Carolina Mens Tennis

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  1. winchestervatennis

    winchestervatennis Semi-Pro

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    I just moved to Columbia and went to my first match yesterday watching the men face Old Dominion (my former state). Very quality match. SC raced to a big lead up 3-1 with 2,3,&4 singles still on. 2 and 4 singles were down a break early in the third and 3 had lost the first set headed to a TB. O'Keefe pulled out a really big win at 2 before the other courts could finish. A really fun match to watch in an excellent venue.

    Go Cocks!
     
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  2. Nacho

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    Like the school, great facilities....Middle of the pack team in the SEC...They will fall behind Florida, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, and Ole Miss....But well worth going to watch the matches, and ODU is an underrated team so thats a good win
     
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  3. Clemson_tennis

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    Pretty good team the year. Tough loss to Rice but overall its been a good start so far. Mayronne is looking like the weak link early as he has lost most matches this year so far. Everyone else has been trading wins and losses. Solid team throughout.
     
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  4. Court_Gamecocks

    Court_Gamecocks New User

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    best team in years!
     
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  5. Nacho

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    A success so far....If they can pull off a win agains Miss St, UKY, or UGA then that would be pretty awesome....They traditionally do well to start and then fizzle out...
     
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  6. therecanbeonlyone

    therecanbeonlyone Rookie

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    last year was the opposite though. They finished pretty strong last year with a young team that had no seniors. Assuming everyone stays healthy, i do not expect a fizzle this year.
     
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  7. BillyP

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    Playing well so far this season. Gamecocks are stepping up and will be a solid NCAA tournament team.
     
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  8. jaggy

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    Women's BB too ftw
     
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  9. Clemson_tennis

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    in with a real chance vs UGA today
     
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  10. winchestervatennis

    winchestervatennis Semi-Pro

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    Nice win over Mississippi State today!
     
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  11. Clemson_tennis

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    They are a much more clutch team this year than they have been in the past. The last few seasons they have been losing all the tight 4-3 matches to Kentucky, Miss State, Ole Miss, Arkansas etc. But this year they turned it around and have won all those tight matches with teams like that.
     
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  12. therecanbeonlyone

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    They went from having no seniors on the roster last year, while also having a blue chip freshman (or 5 star, can't remember) riding the pine...to having 3 seniors and that blue chip sophomore playing really well at #1 dubs and #4 singles. I had a feeling after the way they finished last year, that they would be fairly strong this year.
     
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