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Clemson Rowing Team Ranked 22nd in Final Poll

May 24, 2002

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson rowing team completed the season ranked 22nd according to the 2002 USRowing/CRCA NCAA Women’s Rowing Poll released on Wednesday, May 22. This is the highest ranking of the season for the Tigers. Washington tallied 18 first-place votes to claim the top spot while Brown ranks second and Ohio State is third.

The Clemson rowing team completed its season after claiming the South Region title in the 2002 Lexus South/Central Sprints held on Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, TN. The Tigers’ novice 8+, second varsity 4+ and second varsity 8+ boats claimed titles.

Clemson is one of three Atlantic Coast Conference teams ranked in the final poll. Virginia is ranked 14th and Duke is ranked 20th. The complete poll is listed below.

Women’s NCAA Division I Varsity Eights Team (1st-Place Votes) Points
1. University of Washington (18) 492
2. Brown University (7) 482
3. Ohio State University 449
4. Yale University 422
5. University of Michigan 396
6. Harvard University 365
7. Michigan State University 331
8. Princeton University 324
9. University of California at Berkeley 321
10. Washington State University 262
11. Syracuse University 254
12. Stanford University 220
13. University of Notre Dame 198
14. University of Virginia 188
15. University of Southern California 127
16. Cornell University 112
17. University of Texas 76
18. University of Pennsylvania 71
19. Oregon State University 62
20. Duke University 39

Others receiving votes: Northern University 31, Clemson University 9, Boston University 4, University of Massachusetts 3, College of the Holy Cross 2, and University of Iowa 1.

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