Pac-10 Penalizes UCLA For Men's Tennis Violation, USC Declared 2008 Team Champion

May 29, 2009

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WALNUT CREEK, Calif.--The UCLA men's tennis program has been penalized by the Pacific-10 Conference for allowing a student-athlete to compete while ineligible during the 2008 season. The Conference determined that UCLA would be required to forfeit all singles and doubles matches in which the ineligible student-athlete participated during the 2008 season. Based on UCLA’s team results after the ineligible student-athlete’s matches were forfeited, the results of two Pac-10 matches were subsequently reversed - UCLA-USC on April 12, 2008; UCLA-Arizona State on April 18, 2008. By adjusting the final team standings to include a victory awarded to each USC and Arizona State, USC has been declared the 2008 Pac-10 men’s tennis champion. (corrected 2008 final Pac-10 men’s tennis standings listed below).

The violation was self-reported by the institution.

2008 Final Pac-10 Men's Tennis Standings *Revised 

1. USC 7-0 
2. Stanford 5-2
    UCLA 5-2  
4. Arizona State 4-3
   California 4-3
6. Washington 2-5
7. Arizona 1-6
8. Oregon 0-7


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