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No. 13 Women?s Tennis Earns No. 2 Seed in ACC Tournament

No. 13 Women?s Tennis Earns No. 2 Seed in ACC Tournament

CLEMSON, SC – The 13th-ranked Clemson women’s tennis team will be the No. 2 seed in the ACC Tournament, which begins on Thursday at the Cary Tennis Park in Cary, NC. Clemson finished the ACC regular season with a 9-2 record, which left them in a tie for second place with No. 17 Virginia.  By virtue of Clemson’s 4-3 win over the Cavs on April 14, the Tigers earn the tiebreaker. The top four seeds each earn byes in the tournament. North Carolina (10-1 ACC, No. 1 national rank) will be the top seed.  The No. 2 seed is the best for Clemson since the 2007 season, when they entered as the top seed.  Clemson will play the winner of the match between seventh-seeded Florida State and 10th-seeded Wake Forest on Friday at noon. Clemson defeated the then-No. 16 Seminoles, 5-2, in Tallahassee on March 1, and beat Wake Forest 6-1 ni Winston-Salem on Sunday.  The Clemson roster is comprised entirely of freshmen and sophomores. The Tigers have played 11 of their 20 matches this season against top-25 competition.  2013 ACC Women’s Tennis Championship Thursday, April 25 9 a.m. – No.  8 NC State vs No. 9 Boston College 9 a.m.  – No. 5 Georgia Tech vs No. 12 Maryland Noon – No. 7 Florida State vs No.  10 Wake Forest           3 p.m. – No. 6 Duke vs No. 11 Virginia Tech   Friday, April 26 9 a.m. – No. 1 North Carolina  vs No. 8/9 NC State/Boston College                               Noon  – No.  4 Miami vs No. 5/12 Georgia Tech/Maryland Noon – No.  2 Clemson vs  No. 7/10 Florida State/Wake Forest 3 p.m. – No. 3 Virginia vs No. 6/11 Duke/ Virginia Tech   Saturday, April 27 10 a.m. – Semifinal 1 1 p.m. – Semifinal 2   Sunday, April 28 11 a.m. – Championship Final

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