COLUMBIA -- South Carolina athletic director Eric Hyman announced that he named Josh Goffi head men's tennis coach for the Gamecocks.
He will succeed longtime coach Kent DeMars, who retired.
A Charleston product, Goffi was named 2010 ITA Carolina Region Assistant Coach of the Year while serving as an assistant coach at Duke. A former Clemson standout who also spent time on the pro circuit, he takes the reins of the Gamecock program with a lofty reputation as an elite recruiter with a solid strategic mind and excellent motivational tactics.
Prior to his two-year stint at Duke, Goffi was an assistant coach with the Arizona State women's team for two seasons. He served under head coach Sheila McInerney.
Mount Pleasant Women's Pro Classic
Shelby Rogers d. Gail Brodsky 6-1, 6-1; Whitney Jones d. Alex Martin 7-6(2), 6-2; Alexandria Liles d. Sabrina Santamaria 7-5, 7-5; Victoria Duval d. Brynn Boren 6-1, 7-5; Paulina Bigos d. Lauren Schmidt 6-0, 6-3; Gaia Sanesi d. Thuy-Dung Nguyen 6-3, 6-1; Lauren Davis d. Remi Tezuka 6-1, 6-3; Amanda Fink d. Chun-Yan He 6-0, 6-0; Moe Kawatoko d. Maria Belaya 6-0, 6-1; Megan Falcon d. Anne-liz Jeukeng-Nkamgouo 6-4, 6-2; Nicole Slater d. Annie Sullivan 6-1, 6-2; Alexis King d. Maureen Diaz 6-1, 7-5.
Singles: Alexandria Liles d. Treta Bhattacharyya 6-4, 6-1; Alex Martin d. Alexandra Moreno-kaste 6-2, 6-1; Whitney Jones d. Eleanor Peters 6-4, 6-4; Sabrina Santamaria d. Tania Alaby 6-4 6-1; Brynn Boren d. Nadia Echeverria Alam 6-0 6-3; Victoria Duval d. Hilary Toole 6-3, 6-0; Aria A. Lambert d. Nicole Robinson 7-5, 6-3; Gaia Sanesi d. Joelle Kissell 2-6, 6-0, 6-4; Thuy-dung Nguyen d. Kate Fuller 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (6); C C Sardinha d. Eva Raszkiewicz 6-1, 4-6, 6-2; Lauren Schmidt d. Nikita Meka 6-0 2-3 Ret.; Paulina Bigos d. Remeice Ellis 6-1, 6-1; Megan Falcon d. Kayla Rizzolo 6-2, 6-1; Nicola Slater d. Kristina Mathis 6-0, 6-1; Annie Sullivan d. Maria Sorbello 2-6, 6-3, 6-1; Anne-liz Jeukeng-Nkamgouo d. Bolan Tarkoe 6-1, 6-3.