Clemson Volleyball Seeded Fifth In The 2002 ACC Tournament

Clemson Volleyball Seeded Fifth In The 2002 ACC Tournament

Nov. 18, 2002

The Clemson volleyball team is seeded fifth entering the 2002 ACC Tournament to be held Thursday-Sunday in Atlanta, GA at O’Keefe Gymnasium. The Tigers will face the fourth seed, Florida State, on Friday at 11:00 a.m. The winner of the Clemson-Florida State match will advance to the semifinals at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday to face the winner of the North Carolina-Virginia /NC State match.

The Tigers enter the tournament with a 17-14 overall record and 8-8 mark in conference play, while the Seminoles are 19-11 and 10-6 in ACC action. Clemson defeated Florida State in both meetings this season, with a 3-2 win in Jervey Gym and a 3-1 victory in Tallahassee, FL. The Tigers are 12-17 all-time against the Seminoles, and hold a 12-11 advantage over Florida State under head coach Jolene Jordan Hoover.

The top seed in the tournament is North Carolina with a 28-2 overall record and 15-1 mark in league play, while Georgia Tech is the number-two seed with a 28-5 overall record and 13-3 record in ACC games. Duke is seeded third after finishing the regular season with a 23-8 overall record and an 11-5 conference record, and Maryland is seeded sixth with an 18-3 overall record and a 7-9 mark in league play. The number-seven seed in the tournament is Wake Forest with an overall record of 13-17 and a 6-10 record in conference games. Virginia is seeded eighth after posting an 8-24 overall record and 2-14 mark in ACC play, while NC State is seeded ninth with a 3-31 overall record and a 0-16 record in league games.