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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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 56 Final
Dec 20 Jacksonville State University 57
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