USC Declared 2008 Pac-10 Team Champion

May 29, 2009

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 May 29, 2009)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)

Release issued by Pac-10 Conference.

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