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This Week in Clemson Athletics

This Week in Clemson Athletics

UPCOMING EVENTS(home events BOLD

Monday, March 9All Day – Men’s Golf at USCA Cleveland Classic (Palmetto Country Club, Aiken, S.C.)11 a.m. – Diving at NCAA Zone B Diving Championships (Athens, Ga.)Tuesday, March 10All Day – Men’s Golf at USCA Cleveland Classic (Palmetto Country Club, Aiken, S.C.)11 a.m. – Diving at NCAA Zone B Diving Championships (Athens, Ga.)Wednesday, March 11

10 a.m. – Diving at NCAA Zone B Diving Championships (Athens, Ga.)12 noon – Men’s Basketball vs. Florida State (ACC Tournament, Greensboro, N.C.) (ESPN/ACC Network)7 p.m. – Baseball vs. Michigan State (Fluor Field, Greenville)

Thursday, March 1212 noon – Men’s Basketball vs. Virginia (ACC Tournament, Greensboro, N.C.) (ESPN/ACC Network)Friday, March 13All Day – Track and Field at NCAA Indoor Championships (Fayetteville, Ark.)3 p.m. – Men’s Tennis at Virginia6:30 p.m. – Baseball vs. Notre Dame (ESPN3)7 p.m. – Men’s Basketball vs. TBA (ACC Tournament, Greensboro, N.C.) (ESPN/ACC Network)Saturday, March 14All Day – Track and Field at NCAA Indoor Championships (Fayetteville, Ark.)8 a.m. – Rowing vs. Duke, Syracuse and Boston University (Lake Hartwell)2 p.m. – Baseball vs. Notre Dame (ESPN3)8:30 p.m. – Men’s Basketball vs. TBA (ACC Tournament, Greensboro, N.C.) (ESPN/ACC Network)Sunday, March 81 p.m. – Men’s Tennis at Virginia Tech1 p.m. – Baseball vs. Notre Dame (ESPN3)

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BaseballRecord: 8-6The Tigers went 2-3 last week against a difficult schedule, including four games on the road. Behind Brody Koerner’s four-hit shutout, Clemson blanked No. 8 South Carolina in Columbia on Monday to win the series 2-1. The Tigers fell twice in three games at NC State over the weekend. Matthew Crownover gave up just two hits and one run in 7.0 innings pitched to earn the win Friday in Clemson’s 6-4 victory over the Wolfpack. Reed Rohlman led the Tigers at the plate by going 9-for-20 (.450) in five games. Clemson plays four games this week, Wednesday night against Michigan State at Fluor Field before hosting Notre Dame over the weekend.

Men’s Basketball (@ClemsonMBB)Record: 16-14, 8-10 ACCThe Tigers finished the regular season with a 16-14 overall record, 8-10 in the ACC. Clemson earned the No. 8 seed for the ACC Tournament, and faces 9-seed Florida State on Wednesday at 12 p.m. in Greensboro Coliseum. The game will be televised by ESPN and the ACC Network. Jaron Blossomgame (22 points, 10 rebounds) and Landry Nnoko (19 points, 9 rebounds) ended the regular season strong at Notre Dame. The winner of Wednesday’s game advances to face No. 1 seed Virginia on Thursday.

Women’s Basketball (@ClemsonWBB)Record: 9-21, 1-15 ACCThe women’s basketball concluded the 2014-15 campaign with a hard-fought loss in the first round of the ACC Tournament. Senior Chelsea Lindsay scored 12 points to lead the Tigers in her final career game, while freshmen Shelbie Davenport and Cha’nelle Perry added 10 apiece in the loss.Senior Nikki Dixon finished the game scoreless for only the third time in her career, ending her four years as Clemson’s fifth all-time leading scorer at 1,598 points. She became just the third Clemson player ever to lead the team in scoring in all four seasons, joining Barbara Kennedy and Chrissy Floyd.Tiffany Lewis, a sophomore psychology major from Murfreesboro, Tenn., was named to the 2015 Women’s Basketball ACC All-Academic Team. Lewis sports a 3.21 GPA in psychology, and was third on the team in scoring this season, averaging 8.4 points per game.

Rowing (@ClemsonRowing)The Clemson rowing team opens up the 2015 season this Saturday, March 14 when the Tigers host Duke, Syracuse and Boston University to Lake Hartwell. Racing begins at 8:00 a.m. Clemson is coming off a scrimmage vs. Eastern Michigan two weeks ago where the Tigers took command and dominated all pieces over the Eagles. The 2015 season marks the first for new Head Coach Stephen Frazier Wong.

Diving (@ClemsonDiving)Five members of the Clemson diving team begin action on Monday, March 9 at the NCAA Zone B Championships in Athens, Ga. Senior Jessica Doolittle, junior Megan Helwagen, sophomore Sarah Braun and freshmen Allison Brophy and Hannah Donovan, are competing in the three-day NCAA regional meet, which features the three-meter event on Monday, the one-meter on Tuesday and the platform on Wednesday. Prelims are held first each day, with the top 18 divers advancing to the finals to compete for a spot at the NCAA Championships March 19-21 in Greensboro, N.C.

Men’s Soccer (@ClemsonMSoccer)The Clemson men’s soccer team plays its first game of the spring season this Thursday, March 12. The Tigers host the Charleston Battery, a member of the USL’s Division III league. Admission to the match is free and open to the public.

Women’s Soccer (@ClemsonWSoccer)The Clemson women’s soccer team defeated Georgia Southern 2-0 in a spring exhibition game on Saturday at Historic Riggs Field. Sophomore midfielder Catrina Atanda scored both goals in the Tiger win. Clemson’s next spring games are after spring break, on Sunday, March 29 against Duke and Tennessee in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Men’s Tennis (@ClemsonMTennis)Record: 9-6, 0-1 ACCThe 52nd-ranked Clemson men’s tennis team fell to Georgia Tech 5-2 in their ACC opener on Friday night, and rebounded with two wins in a home double header on Sunday. The Tigers swept College of Charleston Sunday morning 7-0. The match featured a tough tiebreaker won by sophomore Daffra Sanon at No. 3 singles. Sunday afternoon, Clemson handled Presbyterian College 5-2. Sophomore Fernando Sala won his No. 4 singles match in a tiebreaker as well, serving an ace on the final point to clinch the win. Clemson heads north next weekend to face 12th-ranked Virginia on Friday and 44th-ranked Virginia Tech on Sunday. The Tigers return home on Friday, March 27 when they host Duke, ranked second in the nation, at 2:30 p.m.

Women’s Tennis (@ClemsonWTennis)Record: 8-5, 4-1 ACCThe 15th-ranked Clemson women’s tennis team won its lone match of the week in convincing fashion, defeating Louisville 7-0 on Saturday afternoon in Clemson in the first-ever matchup between the two programs. The Tigers took the doubles point thanks to wins at No. 1 (Beatrice Gumulya and Jessy Rompies) and No. 2 (Romy Koelzer and Tristen Dewar). Gumulya and Rompies, the nation’s top doubles duo is 22-1, 10-0 in dual matches and on a 13-match win streak. Clemson also won all six singles matches in straight sets. The Tigers have a week off from play, returning to action on the road Monday, March 16 against College of Charleston at 2 p.m.

Track & Field (@ClemsonTrackXC)The Tigers travel Tevin Hester from the men’s team and four individual qualifiers and the 4×400 relay from the women’s team to the NCAA Indoor Championships, held Friday and Saturday in Fayetteville, Ark. Hester is competing in the 60 and 200. Iana Amsterdam, Samantha Elliott, Natoya Goule and Myasia Jacobs qualified individually on the women’s side. The event will be web streamed by ESPN3 at 6:50 p.m. ET Friday, and 5:50 on Saturday.

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