Tigers Ranked #21 In Latest AVCA Poll

Tigers Ranked #21 In Latest AVCA Poll

Dec. 3, 2007

CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson volleyball team is ranked #21 in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association poll. The final rankings will be released on Dec. 17, following the national championship.

The Tigers’ season ended last Saturday night as they fell to eighth-seeded UCLA in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Clemson finished the year at 29-4 overall for the second highest winning percentage (.879) in program history.

The team and several student-athletes made their marks in the Clemson annuals, including record-setting wins at home and on the road. Danielle Hepburn set a new standard for hitting percentage in a single season with a .395 figure, and her 139 block assists were her second top-five mark.

Didem Ege’s 5.39 digs per game average broke the previous best mark of 5.04. With 615 on the year, the native of Istanbul, Turkey was also just five digs shy of the school record.

Sophomore setter Kelsey Murphy’s 12.56 assists per game ranked third all-time, while her 1432 total assist for the season were listed in the top five as well.

All three players were named First-Team All-ACC.