Men's Tennis Ranks Second in SoCon Preseason Coaches Poll
2003-04 Men's Tennis Team
2003-04 Men's Tennis Team

Friday, February 13, 2004

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 13, 2004) - The Southern Conference released the men's tennis preseason poll as selected by the conference's head coaches yesterday. East Tennessee State University, the conference runner-up in 2003, garnered three first-place votes and 92 total votes. The Bucs return five players from last season's squad including senior Alejandro Salazar (Arequipa, Peru) a first-team All-Conference selection last season. The Bucs placed second to the College of Charleston, which was selected as the favorite to win the Championship in 2004. The Cougars notched seven out of a possible 11 first-place votes. Furman, Elon, Appalachian State, and Georgia Southern rounded out the top half of the preseason poll. Conference play begins for the Buccaneers as they host Elon on March 6. The SoCon Men's Tennis Championships are set to take place from April 22-25 in Charleston, SC. 2004 SoCon Preseason Men's Tennis Poll 1. College of Charleston (7) 96 2. East Tennessee State (3) 92 3. Furman (1) 83 4. Elon 63 5. Appalachian State 59 6. Georgia Southern 52 7. Davidson 44 8. Chattanooga 43 9. Wofford 36 10. The Citadel 24 11. UNC Greensboro 13
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MBB UNC Greensboro 80 F
Dec 13 ETSU 79
WBB Eastern Kentucky University 49 Final
Dec 13 ETSU 64
WBB ETSU 86 Final
Dec 15 Morehead State University 77
MBB ETSU 63 F
Dec 16 Eastern Kentucky 60
WBB ETSU 48 Final
Dec 19 University of North Carolina Wilmington 61
WBB ETSU Wilmington, N.C.
Dec 20, 12:00 p.m. Jacksonville State University
MBB ETSU Richmond, Va.
Dec 22, 7:00 p.m. VCU
WBB Iona College Johnson City, Tenn.
Dec 29, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MBB ETSU Knoxville, Tenn.
Dec 31, 1:00 p.m. Tennessee
WBB ETSU Chapel Hill, N.C.
Jan 2, 2:00 p.m. University of North Carolina
MBB VMI Freedom Hall
Jan 2, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MBB ETSU Birmingham, Ala.
Jan 5, 8:00 p.m. Samford
MBB Mercer Freedom Hall
Jan 8, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Greenville, S.C.
Jan 10, 2:00 p.m. Furman University
MBB Chattanooga Freedom Hall
Jan 10, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Spartanburg, S.C.
Jan 12, 11:30 a.m. Wofford College