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Tigers Ranked #2 in Sports Weekly Preseason Coaches’ Poll

Tigers Ranked #2 in Sports Weekly Preseason Coaches’ Poll

Jan. 26, 2007

Clemson, SC – Clemson is ranked #2 in Sports Weekly’s 2007 preseason poll, released on Friday. The Tigers, who received four first-place votes, were 53-16 and made its 11th College World Series appearance in 2006. Clemson has also made 20 consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, the third-longest streak in NCAA history.

Rice is atop the poll with 22 first-place votes, while Clemson, Miami (FL), South Carolina, North Carolina, and Texas (one first-place vote) round out the top six. Defending National Champion Oregon State is ranked #15 in the preseason, as it received four first-place votes. Other ACC teams ranked in Sports Weekly’s top-25 poll include #9 Virginia, #11 Georgia Tech, and #17 Florida State, giving the ACC six of the top-17 teams. Clemson finished the 2006 season ranked #5 in all three major polls.

Clemson was ranked #2 in the preseason Collegiate Baseball poll in December and #3 in the preseason Baseball America poll in January. The Tigers open their 2007 schedule on February 16 against George Mason at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

Click on the link below to view the complete poll: