Women's Tennis

Cloessner and Man sweep conference weekly honors

Cloessner and Man sweep conference weekly honors

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charleston Southern's Sophie Cloessner and Madalina Man swept Big South Conference Player and Freshman of the Week honors as announced by the conference office on Wednesday morning.

Big South Women's Tennis Player of the Week Release

Cloessner's perfect 6-0 record last week helped lead CSU to a couple of conference wins and a 3-0 overall record. She earned three wins in both No. 1 singles and doubles in three consecutive days against Longwood, Savannah State and UNC Asheville.

Cloessner and Man opened the week with a 6-4 win over Longwood in doubles play, and Cloessner followed with a 6-1, 6-3 win in singles for the Buc's first conference win. The doubles duo then won 6-0 over Savannah State with Cloessner adding a 6-3, 6-0 win in singles action. Her and Man's 7-6 (7-3) win in doubles play completed the CSU sweep over UNC Asheville, as Cloessner finished the week with a 6-1, 6-3 victory in singles play to secure the conference victory.

Man finished 5-0 last week with a trio of No. 1 doubles wins with Cloessner while recording a perfect 2-0 record in Big South Conference play on the week. Man teamed up with Cloessner for a 6-4 win over Longwood in doubles play, and then added a 6-3, 6-1 victory on singles court No. 4. She and Cloessner added a 6-0 win in doubles play against Savannah State.

Against UNC Asheville, Man and Cloessner's 7-6 (7-3) win on doubles court No. 1 secured the CSU sweep of the Bulldogs as she added a 6-1, 6-4 No. 4 singles win to improve to 2-0 in Big South play this year.

The Buccaneers continue the 2018 season this weekend with a Friday morning match against UNC Greensboro. First serve in doubles play is set for 11 a.m.

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