Clemson Ranked #14 in Latest USRowing/CRCA Poll

April 7, 2009

Clemson, SC – Clemson’s Varsity 8+ boat was ranked 14th in the latest USRowing/CRCA NCAA Division I Coaches Poll. The Tigers were ranked 13th in the preseason poll, but dropped back a spot after close losses to #4 Stanford, defending national champion California, and UCLA at the Pac-10 Challenge. The Tigers bounced back this past weekend with a win over Old Dominion.

Clemson will return to action at the Virginia Invitational this weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia.

USRowing/CRCA NCAA Division I Coaches Poll

1. Yale University

2. Stanford University

3. University of California

4. University of Washington

5. Michigan State University

6. University of Michigan

7t. Princeton University

7t. University of Virginia

9. Brown University

10. Harvard University

11. University of Southern California

12. Washington State University

13. University of California at Los Angeles

14. Clemson University

15. University of Wisconsin

16. The Ohio State University

17. University of Minnesota

18. Oregon State University

19. University of Tennessee

20. Boston University

Not Ranked But Receiving Votes: University of Louisville 13, University of Notre Dame 7, University of Iowa 4, Bucknell University 3, University of Pennsylvania 3, Dartmouth College 2, Gonzaga University 1 and Northeastern University 1.