SoCon Announces 2004 Women's Tennis Preseason Coaches Poll

Thursday, February 12, 2004

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 12, 2004) - East Tennessee State University's women's tennis program placed seventh in the preseason SoCon coaches' poll as announced by the SoCon on Wednesday. Furman and College of Charleston each garnered 94 votes from Southern Conference women's tennis coaches in the 2004 preseason poll. Coaches projected the finish of each team, except for their own, from top to bottom. Furman received six first-place votes while College of Charleston gathered five. The Lady Paladins finished a perfect 9-0 in Southern Conference play last season. Charleston finished second in the regular season in 2003, but the Cougars excelled in the Southern Conference tournament finals beating Davidson, 4-1. The Southern Conference coaches also tabbed Davidson, Wofford, Chattanooga and Georgia Southern to finish in the top half of the conference. Conference play begins for the Bucs when they host Elon on March 7 at 1:00 p.m. The SoCon Women's Tennis Championships are set to take place from April 22-25 in Charleston, SC. 2004 Preseason Women's Tennis Poll 1. Furman (6) 94 2. College of Charleston (5) 94 3. Davidson 79 4. Wofford 72 5. Chattanooga 65 6. Georgia Southern 55 7. East Tennessee State 41 8. UNC Greensboro 39 9. Appalachian State 28 10. Elon 22 11. Western Carolina 16
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WSOC Radford 2 F
Aug 22 ETSU 3
MSOC ETSU 1 F
Aug 23 Virginia Tech (Exh.) 0
WSOC ETSU 5 F
Aug 24 Tennessee Tech 1
WSOC Appalachian St. 0 F (2OT)
Aug 28 ETSU 1
MCC Covered Bridge Open Boone, N.C.
Aug 29 3 of 11
WCC Covered Bridge Open Boone, N.C.
Aug 29 5 of 11
VB ETSU 3 Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29 Morgan State University 0
VB ETSU 1 Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29 California State University, Sacramento 3
MSOC ETSU 3 F
Aug 29 William & Mary 2
VB ETSU 1 Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 30 UNC Charlotte 3
WSOC Campbell 2 2OT
Aug 31 ETSU 3
MSOC ETSU 2 F
Aug 31 VCU 1
WSOC South Carolina St. Johnson City. Tenn.
Sep 2, 6:00 p.m. ETSU
WSOC Alabama A&M Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 4, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 3:00 p.m. The College of William and Mary
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. George Mason University
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 12:00 p.m. University of Maryland