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Tiger Women’s Tennis Team Ranked 20th In Intercollegiate Tennis Association Poll

Tiger Women’s Tennis Team Ranked 20th In Intercollegiate Tennis Association Poll

March 23, 2004

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s tennis team is ranked 20th according to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association poll released on March 23, falling from a ranking of 13th in last week’s poll. The Tigers are 13-3 overall and 2-0 in the Atlantic Coast Conference after defeating #36 Arizona State, #47 Colorado and #64 Boise State, and falling to 21st-ranked Brigham Young last week.

The Tigers’ Julie Coin is ranked ninth in the ITA singles poll. The junior from Amiens, France is 18-6 overall and 12-3 in dual matches so far this season. Last week she posted singles victories over #82 Lynzee Kever of Colorado and Joslynn Burkett of Arizona State, and fell to #45 Barbara Zahnova of Brigham Young.

Daniela Alvarez, a sophomore from Santa Cruz, Bolivia, is ranked 63rd according to the latest ITA singles poll. Alvarez has posted an 18-6 overall record and a 12-3 mark in dual singles matches so far this season. She was 3-1 in singles matches last week, defeating Colorado’s Kendra Strandemo, Brigham Young’s Sofia Holden and Arizona State’s Wendy Pilecka, and falling to Boise State’s Jemima Hayward.

Clemson’s doubles team of Coin and Maria Brito (Mexico City, Mexico) is ranked 14th in doubles according to the ITA. The pair holds a 23-5 overall doubles record and is 12-2 in dual matches on the season. The team won decisions over Sall and Vanderdys of Colorado and Colalillo and Pooler of Arizona State, and fell to Holden and Zahnova of Brigham Young in last week’s action.

The team of Alvarez and Alix Lacelarie (Villeneuve-Les-Beziers, France) is 17th according to the latest ITA doubles poll. The Tiger duo is 3-2 in dual matches and 6-3 overall this season after losing an 8-6 decision to Pilecka and Sureephong of Arizona State last week.

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