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This Week in Clemson Athletics

This Week in Clemson Athletics

UPCOMING EVENTS(home events BOLD)

Tuesday, Oct. 287 p.m. – Volleyball vs. Presbyterian College (TigerCast)7 p.m. – Men’s Soccer vs. USF – IPTAY Night (TigerCast) 

Thursday, Oct. 30All Day – Men’s Tennis at USTA Collegiate Invitational at Disney (Orlando, Fla.)All Day – Women’s Tennis at USTA Collegiate Invitational at Disney (Orlando, Fla.) 

Friday, Oct. 3110 a.m. – Women’s Cross Country at ACC Championships (Hosted by Virginia) (ESPN3)10:45 a.m. – Men’s Cross Country at ACC Championships (Hosted by Virginia) (ESPN3)7 p.m. – Volleyball vs. Virginia (TigerCast)7 p.m. – Men’s Soccer vs. NC State (RSN)All Day – Men’s Tennis at USTA Collegiate Invitational at Disney (Orlando, Fla.)All Day – Women’s Tennis at USTA Collegiate Invitational at Disney (Orlando, Fla.) 

Saturday, Nov. 17 p.m. – Women’s Soccer vs. NC State (TigerCast)TBA – Men’s Golf at Hummingbird Invitational (Sapphire, N.C.)TBA – Rowing at Head of the Chattahoochee (Chattanooga, Tenn.)TBA – Diving against NC State and Richmond (Greensboro, N.C.)All Day – Men’s Tennis at USTA Collegiate Invitational at Disney (Orlando, Fla.)All Day – Women’s Tennis at USTA Collegiate Invitational at Disney (Orlando, Fla.) 

Sunday, Nov. 21 p.m. – Volleyball vs. Florida State (TigerCast)2 p.m. – Women’s Basketball vs. Queens University (Exhibition)TBA – Rowing at Head of the Chattahoochee (Chattanooga, Tenn.)TBA – Men’s Golf at Hummingbird Invitational (Sapphire, N.C.)All Day – Men’s Tennis at USTA Collegiate Invitational at Disney (Orlando, Fla.)All Day – Women’s Tennis at USTA Collegiate Invitational at Disney (Orlando, Fla.) 

SPORT UPDATES

Cross Country (@ClemsonTrackXC)The men’s and women’s teams travel to Earlysville, Va., on Friday to take part in the ACC Championships at Panorama Farms. The women’s 6K will be held at 10 a.m., followed by the men’s 8K at 10:45. All the action is streamed live on ESPN3.

Diving (@ClemsonDiving)The Clemson diving team opens its 2014-15 campaign on Saturday, Nov. 1 in a tri-meet against NC State and Richmond at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, N.C. The Tigers return nine letterwinners from last season’s team, and also welcome three newcomers to the squad. Of the nine returning divers, five participated in the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships last year, including Danielle Reitsma, who advanced to the finals, becoming the first ever Clemson diver to reach the finals of the zone meet.

Football (@ClemsonFB)Current Ranking: #21 USA Today Coaches Poll; #22 Associated Press PollRecord: 6-2, 5-1 ACCClemson defeated Syracuse 16-6 on October 25 on Homecoming, the fifth consecutive win for the Tigers who are now 6-2 for the season, 5-1 in the ACC. Once again the Tiger defense was dominant as Syracuse recorded just 170 yards of total offense and failed to reach 100 yards either rushing or passing. The Tigers recorded four sacks against a team that had given up just five all year.  Clemson now has the number-three ranked team in the nation in total defense.The Clemson offense gained 375 yards, including 209 passing yards from quarterback Cole Stoudt, who threw an important touchdown pass to Stanton Seckinger in the fourth period. Ammon Lakip kicked three field goals on the night and is now 13-14 in Memorial Stadium this year.The Tigers have next weekend off before playing Thursday, Nov. 6 at Wake Forest in a 7:30 p.m., game that will be nationally televised by ESPN.

Men’s Golf (@ClemsonMGolf)Current Ranking: #30 Golfweek/SagarinClemson’s men’s golf team will be in action this weekend at the Hummingbird Invitational at Sapphire Valley, N.C. The Tigers are ranked 30th in the latest Golfweek/Sagarin computer ranking and have played the eighth most difficult schedule in the nation according to that same ranking.The Tigers have been led by junior Cody Proveaux, who will be Clemson’s number-one ranked player this weekend. Proveaux finished third at the U.S. Collegiate on October 19, the highest finish of his career. Proveaux is now ranked 37th in the nation by Golfweek and he has finished 11th or better in three of his four tournaments so far this year.

Rowing (@ClemsonRowing)The rowing team returns to action for the Head of the Hooch this weekend in Chattanooga, Tenn. The two-day event is hosted by Atlanta Rowing Club and Looking Rowing Club, and held at Ross’s Landing Park. Clemson is scheduled to compete in seven races during the two-day regatta.The Tigers close out the fall portion of their schedule Nov. 16 at the Rivanna Romp in Charlottesville, Va.

Men’s Soccer (@ClemsonMSoccer)Record: 8-6-1, 4-2-1 ACCCurrent Ranking: #16 NCAA RPIThe Clemson men’s soccer team played a pair of overtime games last week. The Tigers knocked off No. 21 Coastal Carolina 2-1 in overtime on Tuesday at Historic Riggs Field thanks to a game-winning goal from freshman Oliver Shannon. Clemson and No. 11 Louisville played to a scoreless draw on Friday in Louisville. The Tigers play their last two matches of the regular season this week, both at Historic Riggs Field, beginning Tuesday at 7 p.m. against South Florida. Friday the Tigers will honor their six seniors prior to a 7 p.m. game against NC State.

Women’s Soccer (@ClemsonWSoccer)Record: 12-3-2, 5-3-1 ACCCurrent Ranking: #22 NCAA RPI / #20 NSCAA Coaches’ PollThe 17th-ranked Clemson women’s soccer team went 1-1 in two ACC road match-ups this week. On Thursday, the Tigers fell 1-0 to #9 Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. On Sunday, Clemson rebounded with a 2-1 win over Pittsburgh. Sophomore defender Emily Byorth netted the first goal of the game and her first of the season, and Clemson’s leading scorer Catrina Atanda netted the game winner, her seventh of the year. With the win over Pittsburgh, the Tigers have 12 wins for the first time since the 2002 season and five conference wins for the first time since 2006. Clemson returns home for Senior Night and the final regular season game Saturday at 7 p.m. against NC State. 

Men’s Tennis (@ClemsonMTennis)The Tigers’ doubles duo of seniors Alejandro Augusto and Hunter Harrington reached the finals of the ITA Carolina Regionals doubles draw before falling in the title match on Monday, Oct. 20. The pair won four matches, including a semifinal contest against the tournament’s top-seeded team, to reach the title match. The Tigers return to action at the USTA Collegiate Invitational at Disney beginning Oct. 30 in Orlando, Fla.

Women’s Tennis (@ClemsonWTennis)Junior Joana Eidukonyte concluded play at the ITA Carolina Regionals on Monday, Oct. 20, dropping the title match to the No. 2-seeded singles player in the tournament. Eidukonyte recorded five wins en route to the finals, including a win over the tournament’s No. 3 seed in the semifinals. Clemson returns to action at the USTA Collegiate Invitational at Disney beginning Oct. 30 in Orlando, Fla.

Volleyball (@ClemsonVB)Record: 15-7 (4-5 ACC)The Clemson volleyball team split this past weekend with a 3-0 (20-25, 21-25, 22-25) loss to #21 Duke on Friday in Cameron Indoor Stadium, and a 3-2 (25-23, 22-25, 25-27, 25-23, 15-13) win over Virginia Tech Sunday at Cassell Coliseum. Freshman Kate Federico’s 29-assist performance Friday moved her into fourth place in Clemson record books for assists in a single season by a Clemson freshman. Kristin Faust posted 23 kills on the weekend and Haleigh Hampton had 22. The Tigers had 28 team blocks on the weekend, led by Karis Watson who posted 10 against the Hokies, along with 10 kills, for her first career double-double. The Tigers have three home matches this week – Tuesday vs. Presbyterian College at 7 p.m., Friday vs. Virginia at 7 p.m., and Sunday vs. #4 Florida State at 1 p.m.

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