Tigers Move Up In Baseball Polls

Tigers Move Up In Baseball Polls

April 23, 2001

CLEMSON – After taking two of the three games with Georgia Tech over the weekend, the Clemson baseball team ascended in two of the three coaches polls released Monday.

Clemson remained 12th in the Baseball America poll and moved up one spot, from 13th to 12th, in the Collegiate Baseball poll and vaulted three spots, from 18th to 15th, in the Baseball Weekly/ESPN coaches poll.

The Tigers started the week with a 10-4 win over Georgia before falling 9-3 at South Carolina. Clemson recouped to win the first two games against Georgia Tech, both by complete game pitching performances (3-0 and 5-1), before losing the series finale 5-3 to the Yellow Jackets.

Clemson will host five games this week before taking a week off for final exams. The Tigers will meet Western Carolina on Tuesday at 7:15 PM Kevin Lynn is expected to start against the Catamounts. The game will be broadcast solely on WGOG-FM (96.3).

South Carolina will visit Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Wednesday for the final meeting between the two rivals this season. Steve Reba will pitch against the Gamecocks in Wednesday’s 7:15 PM start. The series MVPs for both Clemson and South Carolina will be presented the Bob Bradley and Tom Price awards following the game Wednesday. Tuesday’s The game will be broadcast on the Clemson Tiger Network and College Sports Southeast.

North Carolina will travel to Clemson this weekend. The teams will play at 7:15 PM on Friday, 7:00 PM on Saturday and at 2:00 PM on Sunday. All three games will be broadcast on the Clemson Tiger Network, with Saturday’s game televised by College Sports Southeast.

Western Carolina and North Carolina are not ranked this week by any of the three polls. South Carolina is ranked 17th by Baseball Weekly/ESPN and 24th by Collegiate Baseball. The Gamecocks are not ranked by Baseball America.