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Clemson finishes 25th in final ITA poll.

June 8, 2004

CLEMSON, SC- The Clemson men’s tennis team finished 25th in the final Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) poll as announced by the organization Tuesday afternoon.

This is the highest finish for the Tigers since the 1997 season. That year, the Tigers finished 19th. Under Head Coach Chuck Kriese, this is the 14th time he has coached a team to a top 25 finish.

Clemson finished the season with a 26-12 record overall. This was the most victories for the Tigers since the 1986 season. The Tigers also advanced to the NCAA Final Eight. Under Head Clemson Head Coach Chuck Kriese, this was Clemson’s seventh trip to the NCAA Final Eight, and the first trip to the Final Eight since the 1986 season.

ITA FINAL POLL

Rank Avg School

1 121.57 Baylor University

2 119.8 Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

3 105.63 UCLA

4 98.77 Univ. of Southern California

5 92.07 Univ. of Mississippi

6 85.6 Univ. of Georgia

7 83.97 Stanford University

8 83.39 University of Florida

9 82.91 Duke University

10 75.18 University of Virginia

11 71.51 Rice University

12 70.46 Ohio State University

13 66.44 Louisiana State University

14 65.08 Univ. of Kentucky

15 65.04 Virginia Commonwealth University

16 63.31 Vanderbilt University

17 60.67 UNC Chapel Hill

18 60.08 Texas Christian University

19 55.49 Texas A&M University

20 55.19 Tulane University

21 53.12 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

22 50.63 Harvard University

23 50 Univ. of Arizona

24 48.71 Univ. of Arkansas, Fayetteville

25 47.83 Clemson University

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