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Clemson Heads North to Face Cornell and Wisconsin

Clemson Heads North to Face Cornell and Wisconsin


Who: #43 Clemson (8-2) vs. #24 Cornell (8-1)

When: Friday, Feb. 24 at 3 p.m.

Where: Ithaca, N.Y.


Who: #43 Clemson (8-2) vs. #31 Wisconsin (5-1)

When: Saturday, Feb. 25 at 3 p.m.

Where: Ithaca, N.Y.

CLEMSON, S.C. –  The Clemson men’s tennis team travels to Ithaca, N.Y. on Friday and Saturday to face Cornell and Wisconsin. Cornell is ranked 24th and 8-1 overall with the only loss coming to Columbia in the ECAC Indoor Championships last weekend. The Badgers of Wisconsin are ranked 31st, and their only loss came to Penn, 3-4.

This past weekend the Tigers got back in the win column against Miami after dropping two straight. The Tigers took down the Hurricanes by a score of 4-3 to open ACC play 1-0 and extend their winning streak over the Hurricanes to six. Another win streak that was continued this past weekend was Robert Dudley’s singles win streak. After dropping his first match of the season, he has put together seven straight to improve to 7-1 overall.

Periodic updates will be available on Twitter, @ClemsonMTennis.

Scouting #24 Cornell

  • The Big Red are coming off a loss in the championship match in the ECAC Indoor Championships this past weekend to Columbia, 1-4.
  • Cornell is ranked 24th in this week’s ITA/Oracle Rankings.
  • Chris Vrabel is ranked 115th this week and has an overall record of 3-4.
  • Silviu Tanasoiu continues to shape the Big Red, compiling a 63-49 record in his five years.
  • The Big Red are 4-0 all-time against the Tigers.

 Scouting #31 Wisconsin

  • The Badgers are currently 5-1 this season with their only loss coming to Penn, 3-4.
  • Wisconsin is ranked 31st in this week’s ITA/Oracle Rankings.
  • Freshman Daniel Soyfer improved to 5-1 after last weekend.
  • Danny Westerman, a former All-Big Ten standout for the Badgers, was named the head coach of the University of Wisconsin men’s tennis program on June 22, 2015.
  • The Tigers are 8-1 all-time against the Badgers, and the last meeting came in 2013.