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Clemson Finishes 23rd in the Final ITA Men’s Tennis Poll

May 25, 2007

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson men’s tennis team finished the season ranked 23rd in the final Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) poll released Friday.

The Tigers finished the 2007 poll with a 31-10 record overall. The 31 victories this season is tied for the second most victories in a single season. Clemson was eliminated in the NCAA Tournament’s second round as Wake Forest defeated Clemson 4-3 in Winston-Salem, NC on May 12.

The Tigers were led in victories by freshman Carlos Alvarez with a 36-10 record overall in singles. Another freshman Rok Bizjak had a 33-6 mark in singles play. The doubles team of Clement Reix and Ryan Young has a 26-11 record to lead the team. Reix and Young are both seniors. Jarmaine Jenkins another senior, had a 26-13 record overall in singles.

This is the 16th season that the Tigers have finished in the top 25 in the program’s history.

Men’s Tennis Fila/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division I Top 25 1. Georgia 2. Virginia 3. Ohio State 4. Baylor 5. Illinois 6. Notre Dame 7. Mississippi 8. UCLA 9. Southern California 10. North Carolina 11. Oklahoma State 12. Texas 13. Wake Forest 14. Alabama 15. LSU 16. Florida 17. Duke 18. Florida State 19. N.C. State 20. Pepperdine 21. Michigan 22. Tulsa23. Clemson 24. Boise State 25. Tennessee

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