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Clemson Men’s Tennis Ranked No. 41 in the Nation

Clemson Men’s Tennis Ranked No. 41 in the Nation

March 9, 2004

Clemson, SC – The Clemson Men’s Tennis team fell three spots to No. 41 in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association poll released on Tuesday. The Tigers are coming off a 4-3 loss to #38 North Carolina in its Atlantic Coast Conference opener on Saturday.

Clemson sophomore Jarmaine Jenkins is ranked 77th in the nation in singles action according to the ITA poll. The Tigers are currently 14-5 on the season, 0-1 in the ACC. All five of Clemson’s losses have come to teams ranked 47th or higher. Senior John Boetsch is Clemson hottest player, having won 11 straight singles matches, and 14 of his last 15.

Georgia Tech is currently 8-3 overall, 1-1 in the ACC, and is ranked No. 39 in the ATP poll. The Yellow Jackets are led in singles action by Jose Luiz Muguruza who is the 78th-ranked player in the nation. In doubles action, Scott Schnugg and Marko Rajevac are the No. 15 tandem in the ITA rankings.

Clemson is under the leadership of head coach Chuck Kriese in his 29th season. Kriese holds a 579-361 record, and is ranked as the sixth winningest active coach in NCAA Division I. The two-time National Coach-of-the-Year has led the Tigers to 20 NCAA Tournament appearances.

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