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Mar 11, 2021

Tigers Hit The Road to Face No. 36 Virginia Tech, No. 3 Virginia

Clemson, S.C. — The Clemson men’s tennis team (6-7, 1-4 ACC) sets out on its second road trip of the season to take on No. 36 Virginia Tech (7-4, 3-2 ACC) and No. 3 Virginia (11-2, 5-0 ACC). The Tigers first head to Blacksburg, Va. to face the Hokies at 3 p.m. on Friday. Then Clemson heads to Charlottesville, Va. to take on the Hoos on Sunday at noon.

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Virginia Tech Ranked Players

No. 38 Mitch Harper

Series History:

Last Meeting (March 22, 2019): Virginia Tech won 1-6 at home
Series Record: 11-11 overall

Of Note:

  • It marks the 23rd all-time meeting between Clemson and Virginia Tech
  • The last time Clemson defeated Virginia Tech was on April 6, 2014 (5-2)
  • In its last ten matchups with Virginia Tech, Clemson is 2-8
  • The Hokies are 2-2 in their last four matches this season, defeating Florida State and No. 39 Miami but falling to No. 13 Wake Forest and No. 16 NC State

Virginia Ranked Players

No. 35 Carl Soderlund/Matthew Lord

No. 29 Carl Soderlund
T-105 Jeffrey Von Der Schulenburg

Series History:

Last Meeting (March 24, 2020): Virginia won 6-1 on the road
Series Record: 42-27

Of Note:

  • It marks the 70th all-time meeting between Clemson and Virginia
  • The last time Clemson defeated Virginia was on April 12, 2003 (4-3)
  • Virginia currently holds a 19-match winning streak against the Tigers, Clemson’s longest-active losing streak
  • Clemson is 15-96 all-time against top-5 programs with its last top-5 win coming over No. 4 Southern Cal on Jan. 28, 1989 (5-3)
  • Virginia’s only two losses this season came at the hands of No. 2 North Carolina and unranked Illinois