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Clemson 13th in Latest Golf World Coach Poll

Feb. 21, 2008

Clemson, SC — Clemson is ranked 13th in the first Golf World Coaches poll of the spring season. The Tigers open play February 29 when they travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico for the Puerto Rico Shootout.

Clemson is one of six ACC schools ranked in the top 25. Georgia Tech is ranked eighth and is the highest ranked school from the league, while Florida State is 10th, and Duke is ranked 12th. In addition to Clemson’s #13 ranking, Wake Forest is 19th and North Carolina is 25th.

Clemson closed the fall with a pair of second place performances in strong fields. The Tigers second at The Brickyard Invitational with a 25 under par team score of 839, then finished second at the Isleworth Collegiate in Windermere, FL with a two-under par score.

Clemson was led in the fall in terms of scoring average by sophomore Sam Saunders who had a 72.55 stroke average. All-American Kyle Stanley was second at 72.78.

Golf World Collegiate Rankings Rk. Team, Pts. 1. Georgia, 560 2. Charlotte, 541 3. Alabama, 530 4. UCLA, 505 5. Oklahoma State, 465 6. Stanford, 456 7. Southern California, 428 8. Georgia Tech, 426 9. Florida, 382 10. Florida State, 337 11. Tennessee, 332 12. Duke, 30313. Clemson, 299 14. Auburn, 256 15. Michigan State, 193 16. Chattanooga, 173 17. South Carolina, 171 18. Texas Tech, 150 19. Wake Forest, 129 20. Indiana, 124 21. UNLV, 91v 22. Penn State, 77 23. Lamar, 70 24. East Tennessee State, 69 25. North Carolina, 68

Also receiving votes: Arizona State, 52; Pepperdine, 41; UCF, 32; Virginia Tech, 32; Louisville, 28; Texas A&M, 20; Mississippi State, 18; UAB, 15; Arizona, 14; San Diego State, 12; Mississippi, 11; Wichita State, 10; Kent State, 9; Oregon State, 9; Texas, 9; Georgia State, 8; Coastal Carolina, 6; Minnesota, 6; South Alabama, 3; Illinois, 2; Eastern Kentucky, 1; Kentucky, 1; TCU, 1.

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