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 ETSU 2 Spartanburg, S.C.
Aug 21 USC Upstate 0
MSOC Virginia Tech (Ex) 1 Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 22 ETSU 2
WSOC ETSU 3 Radford, Va.
Aug 24 Radford 1
VB ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Aug 28, 2:00 p.m. Virginia Tech
WSOC Tennessee Tech Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 28, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
Aug 28, 7:30 p.m. Clemson University
VB ETSU Radford, Va.
Aug 29, 9:00 a.m. Washington St.
VB ETSU Radford, Va.
Aug 29, 4:30 p.m. LIU Brooklyn
WSOC NC State Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 30, 1:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC High Point University Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 1, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WSOC Eastern Kentucky Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 2, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
FB Kennesaw State Home
Sep 3, 7:30 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Troy, Ala.
Sep 4, 4:00 p.m. Alabama St.
VB ETSU Troy, Ala.
Sep 5, 10:30 a.m. CSU Bakersfield
VB ETSU Troy, Ala.
Sep 5, 3:30 p.m. Troy
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. Radford University
WSOC Navy Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 6, 1:00 p.m. ETSU
Sep 9, 7:00 p.m. Appalachian State University