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Clemson Women’s Tennis Ranked #11 In Final Poll

Clemson Women’s Tennis Ranked #11 In Final Poll

May 22, 2009

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s tennis team was ranked 11th in the final Campbell/ITA Tennis poll of the 2009 season, as released by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association on Friday. The Tigers advanced to the NCAA round of 16 for the fifth time in the last six years and finished with a 19-8 overall record.

Clemson was ranked among the top 15 in every poll this year and broke into the top 10 for a week in March. Of the Tigers’ eight losses this season, six were suffered against teams that were listed in the top 10 in the final poll, while Clemson boasted six wins over teams ranked in the final top 25.

With the #11 listing, the Tigers have been ranked among the top 20 in the final poll in each of the last seven years. All were under current Head Coach Nancy Harris, who now owns a 193-112 record in her 12 years at the helm of the program.

Four Clemson players earned bids to the NCAA Individual Championships this season, the most in a single year since 1986. Ani Mijacika and Ina Hadziselimovic, respectively, in the doubles tournament. Final singles and doubles rankings will be released next week.