Tigers Move Up in Baseball America Poll

Tigers Move Up in Baseball America Poll

May 14, 2001

CLEMSON – The Clemson baseball team moved up two spots in this week’s Baseball America poll announced on Monday

The Tigers climbed to 15th in the Baseball America poll, up from 17th a week ago. Clemson remained the 13th in the Collegiate Baseball poll, but fell from 16th to 17th in the Baseball Weekly/ESPN coaches poll.

Clemson, 37-18 overall and 17-7 in the ACC, posted its first undefeated week of the season, going 4-0 in games against Furman and Virginia. The Tigers claimed a 9-6 mid-week victory on the road at Furman and then swept Virginia to finish alone in second place in the ACC. Clemson beat the Cavaliers by scores of 8-1, 17-1 and 5-4.

Clemson will open the ACC Tournament as the second seed and will play seventh-seeded Virginia on Wednesday at 5:00 PM at Charlotte Knight’s Stadium in Fort Mill, SC. All of Clemson’s games in the ACC Tournament will be broadcast on the Clemson Tiger Network.