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Clemson Will Play Miami Saturday

Clemson Will Play Miami Saturday

March 12, 2010

CLEMSON, SC – Clemson will play host to Miami in an Atlantic Coast Conference men’s tennis match at the Hoke Sloan Tennis Center at 11:00 a.m. Saturday morning.

Clemson is ranked 47th nationally and has a 13-0 record overall. Miami is 5-3 overall this season and is ranked 35th. This will be the first ACC match for the Tigers while the Hurricanes have a 0-1 record in ACC play.

The 13-0 start for Clemson is the second best beginning of a tennis season in school history. The 1969 team holds the school¹s record for the best start as that squad finished the season with a 16-0 record and won the ACC Championship for the first time in school history.

Clemson is led by Kevin Galloway with a 16-6 singles record overall and a 12-1 mark in dual matches. Teammate Carlos Alvarez is 13-4 overall in singles and is 10-0 in dual matches this season.

The 2010 season marks the 100th year of men¹s tennis at Tigertown. Clemson first sponsored men¹s tennis in 1910 when two Tiger tennis players entered the annual state tournament.