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Clemson Men’s Tennis Team To Play Host To Clemson Spring Classic

Clemson Men’s Tennis Team To Play Host To Clemson Spring Classic

Feb. 19, 2003

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson men’s tennis team will play host to the Clemson Spring Classic this Friday through Sunday at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center on the campus of Clemson University. The Tigers will face St John’s on Friday at 2:00 p.m., and then take on UNC-Greensboro at 7:00 p.m. On Saturday, Clemson will take the court at 9:00 a.m. against Tennessee Tech, and then again at 2:00 p.m. against West Virginia.

The Tigers are 6-4 overall, after dropping two matches at the Great Northwest Shootout in Seattle, WA. The Tigers are 5-0 at home this season with victories over Troy State, Gardner-Webb, Georgia, East Carolina and Liberty. Clemson is ranked 43rd in the latest ITA poll.

Clemson is 1-0 all-time against St. John’s. The two teams last met in 2002, as the Tigers defeated the Red Storm 6-1. St. John’s opens up the 2003 season against Florida A&M on Friday at 9:00 a.m.

The Tigers and Spartans have never met on the court before. UNC-Greensboro is 0-4 on the season.

Clemson holds a 7-0 advantage in matches against Tennessee Tech. Last season, the Tigers defeated the Golden Eagles by a score of 5-2 in Clemson, SC. The Golden Eagles are 3-4 overall this season.

The Tigers boast a 9-1 all-time record against West Virginia. Clemson and the Mountaineers last met in 2002 at the Clemson Spring Classic, as the Tigers posted a 7-0 victory. West Virginia is 1-2 this season, most recently defeating DePaul by a score of 4-3.

Clemson Spring Classic Schedule Friday, February 21 9:00 a.m. UNC-Greensboro vs. Troy State Tennessee Tech vs. West Virginia Florida A&M vs. St. John’s 2:00 p.m. Clemson vs. St. John’s Troy State vs. West Virginia Florida A&M vs. Tennessee Tech 7:00 p.m. Clemson vs. UNC-Greensboro

Saturday, February 22 9:00 a.m. Clemson vs. Tennessee Tech Florida A&M vs. UNC-Greensboro St. John’s vs. Troy State 2:00 p.m. Clemson vs. West Virginia Tennessee Tech vs. Troy State St. John’s vs. UNC-Greensboro

Sunday, February 23 9:00 a.m. West Virginia vs. Florida A&M St. John’s vs. Tennessee Tech