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This Week in Clemson Athletics

This Week in Clemson Athletics

UPCOMING EVENTS(home events BOLD)

Sunday, Feb. 23 – Tuesday, Feb. 25All Day  – Men’s Golf at Westin Rio Mar Classic (Rio Mar, Puerto Rico)All Day – Women’s Golf at Allstate Sugar Bowl Invitational (New Orleans)

Tuesday, Feb. 254 p.m. – Baseball vs. Presbyterian College (TigerCast)Two-for-Tuesday – All tickets are buy one, get one free7 p.m. – Men’s Basketball at Wake Forest (RSN – click HERE for affiliates)

Thursday, Feb. 27All Day – ACC Indoor Track and Field Championships7 p.m. – Women’s Basketball at Virginia Tech

Friday, Feb. 28All Day – ACC Indoor Track and Field Championships2:30 p.m. – Women’s Tennis vs. NC State7 p.m. – Baseball at South Carolina (Fox Sports South)

Saturday, Mar. 1All Day – ACC Indoor Track and Field Championships9 a.m. – Rowing vs. Eastern Michigan2 p.m. – Baseball vs. South Carolina (Greenville)Fan Fest begins at 10 a.m., with Tiger Walk at 11 a.m.

Sunday, Feb. 2312 p.m. – Women’s Tennis vs. Wake ForestFollow @ClemsonWTennis on Twitter or like Clemson Women’s Tennis on Facebook this week for a chance to win prizes including a $50 Visa giftcard and a Tiger Rag that has been autographed by Coach Harris1 p.m. – Men’s Basketball vs. Maryland (ACCN)$5 ticket for youth 18 and underBaseball Promotion – Show your ticket to the Sunday game baseball to purchase a $10 ticket4 p.m. – Baseball vs. South Carolina (TigerCast)Social Media Sunday – show voucher found at @ClemsonBaseball on Twitter or Instagram

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Baseball (@ClemsonBaseball)Record: 5-1Clemson swept Maine in a three-game series over the weekend at Doug Kingsmore Stadium by scores of 5-2, 13-3 and 10-2 to improve to 5-1 on the season.  On Saturday, Jack Leggett, facing his alma mater, recorded his 1,268th career victory to move into sole possession of 10th place in all-time wins by a head coach at the Division I level.

The Tigers host Presbyterian College Tuesday at 4 p.m. before playing South Carolina three times over the weekend.  The two teams play Friday (7 p.m.) in Columbia, Saturday (2 p.m.) at Fluor Field in Greenville, and Sunday (4 p.m.) in Clemson. Friday’s game is televised live by Fox Sports South.

Men’s Basketball (@ClemsonMBB)Record: 17-9, 8-6 ACCThe Tigers went 2-0 last week, winning 73-56 over NC State at home and 63-55 at Georgia Tech. The win over Georgia Tech was Clemson’s ninth straight in the series, and fourth ACC road win this season. Clemson can tie the school record with a fifth road win at Wake Forest on Tuesday. Rod Hall scored a career-high 20 points in the win over the Wolfpack, while K.J. McDaniels posted 16 to lead all players at Georgia Tech. Damarcus Harrison averaged 14.5 points over the two wins as well. The Tigers and Demon Deacons play at 7 p.m. in a game televised by RSN.

Women’s Basketball (@ClemsonWBB)Record: 12-17, 4-11 ACCThe women’s basketball team split games this week in Littlejohn Coliseum. The Tigers took down Boston College, 72-67, on Thursday in the annual Play 4 Kay game, and has raised $1,462.93 so far for cancer research this season. Following a loss to Florida State on senior day Sunday, Clemson will close the regular season at Virginia Tech on Thursday, and will play in the ACC Tournament in Greensboro, N.C., the following week. 

Diving (@ClemsonDiving)The women’s diving team finished sixth in the diving portion of the ACC Swimming and Diving Championships with 66 points last weekend. Three Tigers scored points in each of the three events. Danielle Reitsma recorded the highest Clemson finish of the three-day event with a 10th-place finish in the platform event recording a school record 255.90. Reitsma also led Clemson in the one-meter dives with a 17th-place finish while Juliana Melchionda paced the Tigers in the three-meter. Seven Tigers will participate at the NCAA Zone B Championships beginning March 14 in Greensboro, N.C.

Men’s Golf (@ClemsonMensGolf)The men’s golf team opened its spring season this weekend and will conclude play tomorrow at the Puerto Rico Classic in San Juan. The Tigers currently stand in third place in the 15-team field, and live scoring can be found at GolfStat.com.

Women’s Golf (@ClemsonWGolf)The women’s golf team traveled to New Orleans for this week’s Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate. After rain postponed play Sunday, the teams are playing 36 holes today before tomorrow’s final round. Live scoring can be found at GolfStat.com.

Rowing (@ClemsonRowing)The rowing team will open its 2014 spring season Saturday at 9:00 a.m., against Eastern Michigan on Lake Hartwell. Last season, Clemson finished the year ranked 18th following a second-place finish at the ACC Championships. The Tigers will begin their fourth season under Head Coach Robbie Tenenbaum. In the fall season, the Tigers won three of their four races at the Head of the Oklahoma with the 1st Varsity 8+ taking first overall. Both the Varsity 4+ and Varsity 8+ also tied for the highest Clemson finishes ever at the Head of the Charles coming in 2nd and 11th, respectively, to conclude fall racing. Saturday’s regatta will be the Tigers’ sixth straight season opener against Eastern Michigan.

Men’s Soccer (@ClemsonMensSoc)Four Clemson men’s soccer players were named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Team announced last week. The four selections from Clemson include:  Ara Amirkhanian (JR), Manolo Sanchez (JR), Paul Clowes (SO), and Alex Stockinger (SR).  

To be eligible for consideration for the All-ACC Academic team, a student-athlete, regardless of classification, must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career.

Men’s Tennis (@ClemsonMTennis)Record: 12-2Clemson claimed third place at the Blue-Gray Men’s National Tennis Classic in Montgomery, Ala. The Tigers defeated #60 Princeton 4-3 Friday before falling to #41 Boise State, 4-3 on Saturday. In Sunday’s match the Tigers were victorious over #55 Texas Tech 4-2. The Tigers’ Dominique Maden was undefeated in the tournament in singles and doubles play.

Clemson hosts South Carolina Wednesday, Mar. 5, in the Tigers’ next action.

Women’s Tennis (@ClemsonWTennis)Record: 8-3, 1-0 ACCThe women’s tennis team shook off a Friday upset with a 6-1 win at Virginia Tech in its ACC opener on Sunday. The Tigers have won four of the last five matches, with all four wins coming against top-50 competition. They’ll play NC State on Friday and Wake Forest on Sunday of this week at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center.

Track and Field (@CUTrackandField)The Tigers took a select group of athletes and relays to Blacksburg, Va. for the Virginia Tech Challenge over the weekend. The men’s and women’s distance medley relay teams earned victories, while the women’s 4×400 relay finished runner-up, all with season bests. Individually, Whitney Fountain was second in the 200-meter dash. The Tigers host the ACC Championships this week, Thursday through Saturday at the school’s indoor track complex.

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