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This Week in Clemson Athletics

This Week in Clemson Athletics

UPCOMING EVENTS
(home events BOLD Monday, Feb. 16
All Day – Women’s Golf at Puerto Rico Classic (Rio Mar CC, San Juan, P.R.)7 p.m. – Men’s Basketball at Georgia Tech (ESPNU) Tuesday, Feb. 17All Day – Women’s Golf at Puerto Rico Classic (Rio Mar CC, San Juan, P.R.)

Wednesday, February 18All Day – Diving at ACC Championships in Atlanta4 p.m. – Baseball vs. Charleston Southern (Tigercast)

Thursday, Feb. 19All Day – Diving at ACC Championships in Atlanta7 p.m. – Women’s Basketball at Florida State

Friday, Feb. 20
All Day – Men’s Tennis at Blue Gray Classic (Montgomery, Ala.)All Day – Diving at ACC Championships in Atlanta2:30 p.m. – Women’s Tennis vs. Virginia Tech4 p.m. – Baseball vs. Maine (TigerCast)


Saturday, Feb. 21All Day – Diving at ACC Championships in Atlanta1 p.m. – Baseball vs. Maine (TigerCast)4 p.m. – Men’s Basketball at Duke (ESPN)

Sunday, Feb. 22
All Day – Women’s Golf at Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate (New Orleans, La.)All Day – Men’s Golf at Westin Rio Mar Classic (Rio Mar CC, San Juan, P.R.)11 a.m. – Baseball vs. Maine (TigerCast)12 p.m. – Women’s Tennis at Wake Forest2 p.m. – Women’s Basketball vs. Georgia Tech (Tigercast)

SPORT UPDATES Men’s Basketball (@ClemsonMBB)Record: 15-10, 7-6 ACCThe Tigers split a pair of home games, falling 60-58 to No. 10 Notre Dame before rebounding with a 75-54 win over Virginia Tech. Clemson made a season-high 11 three-pointers in the win over the Hokies, led by Jordan Roper with five. Roper had a game-high 21 points, while Jaron Blossomgame had a double-double (17 points, 14 rebounds) to lead Clemson in the game against the Fighting Irish. The Tigers return to action with a pair of road games this week, Monday at Georgia Tech and Saturday at Duke. The game against the Yellow Jackets tips off at 7 p.m. on ESPNU, while Saturday¹s game in Durham is set for 4 p.m. and will be televised by ESPN.

Women’s Basketball (@ClemsonWBB)Record: 9-16, 1-11 ACCThe Tigers fell at home to No. 8/9 Louisville, 81-49, on Thursday in their only action of the week. Nikki Dixon surpassed Tiger legend Barbara Kennedy-Dixon to move into first place on Clemson’s all time made free throws list, making 417 in her career. Dixon has scored in double figures in 11 out of 12 ACC contests and moved into 6th place, passing Karen Ann Jenkins, on Clemson’s all-time scoring list with 1,522 career points. The Tigers play at No. 7 FSU on Thursday before returning home for the Pay4Kay Pink Zone game on Sunday at 2 p.m. against Georgia Tech.

Diving (@ClemsonDiving)Record: 6-2The Clemson diving team heads to Atlanta this week for the 2015 ACC Championships, to be held Feb. 18-21 at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center. The three-meter will be held Wednesday, followed by the one-meter on Thursday and the platform on Saturday, with preliminary rounds held each morning, followed by finals each evening. Last Monday, sophomore Danielle Reitsma was named the ACC Female Diver of the Week for the week of Feb. 2-8 after she won the three-meter and platform, and placed second in the one-meter, against College of Charleston and Davidson, posting NCAA Zone qualifying scores in all three events.

Football (@ClemsonFB)Gameday designations for the 2015 season were announced, see them HERE. The team continues with mat drills this week.

Men’s Golf (@ClemsonMGolf)Junior Cody Proveaux and former All-American Ben Martin join forces today to represent Clemson in the inaugural Northern Trust Open Collegiate Showcase at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif. The team begins play at the Westin Rio Mar Classic in Puerto Rico on Sunday.

Women’s Golf (@ClemsonWGolf)The team is currently competing in the Lady Puerto Rico Classic in San Juan and plays at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate in New Orleans starting Sunday.

Men’s Soccer (@ClemsonMSoccer)The Clemson men’s soccer program announced its spring schedule last week. The Tigers play four matches at home and one on the road this spring. The 2014 ACC Champions first return to the field on Thursday, March 12 when they host the Charleston Battery of the United Soccer League at 4 p.m. at Historic Riggs Field.Women’s Soccer (@ClemsonWSoccer)The Clemson women’s soccer program played its first contest of the spring, just five days after opening spring practice, on Saturday against Florida in Gainesville. The Tigers fell to the Gators, a 2014 NCAA Quarterfinal team, by a score of 2-1. Clemson returns to action on Saturday, March 7 when it hosts Georgia Southern at 1 p.m. at Historic Riggs Field.

Men’s Tennis (@ClemsonMTennis)Record: 5-4The 34th-ranked Clemson men’s tennis team fell to 38th-ranked Auburn on the road Friday afternoon by a score of 6-1. Sophomore Daffra Sanon won Clemson’s only match of the day, a 6-1, 6-0 win at No. 6 singles over Auburn’s Oliver Plaskett. Clemson will spend next weekend in Alabama as well, at the Blue Gray Classic in Montgomery. It will be the Tigers’ fifth road trip of the 2015 season, while they have played at home just one time, a triple header on Feb. 7. Draws are not yet available, however, participating teams in addition to Clemson are Alabama, Auburn, Boise State, Mississippi State, Princeton, South Florida and Texas Tech.

Women’s Tennis (@ClemsonWTennis)Record: 4-4The 14th-ranked Clemson women’s tennis team fell 4-3 to No. 6 Baylor at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center in Waco, Texas on Sunday afternoon. The Tigers are 4-4, and have already faced three top-10 teams on the young spring season. Clemson won the doubles point against the Bears, and seniors Beatrice Gumulya and Jessy Rompies defeated the Baylor opponents at number-three and five singles, respectively. In the ITA poll released last Tuesday, all three of the Tigers doubles teams are ranked, including Gumulya and Rompies, who are the number-one duo in the country. The pair is 6-0 in dual matches, and 18-1 overall in 2014-15. Clemson also boasts four ranked singles players. The Tigers return to action Friday, Feb. 20 at home vs. No. 50 Virginia Tech, before they travel to Winston-Salem to face No. 60 Wake Forest on Sunday, Feb. 22. Track & Field (@ClemsonTrackXC)Clemson competed against some of the nation’s best teams and athletes this past weekend at the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark. The women’s 4×400 relay set a school record by running a time of 3:33.04. The team was composed of Olivia James, Deja Parrish, Nia Fluker and Natoya Goule. Redshirt freshman Grace Barnett won the women¹s mile with a personal best to highlight Clemson¹s strong list of individual performances. The full teams take a week off to prepare for the ACC Indoor Championships in two weeks, but Clemson will send a women¹s distance medley relay to Notre Dame this weekend to attempt to qualify for indoor nationals.

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