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Stanford Women, Virginia Men Open ITA National Team Indoor Play as Top Seeds
 


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Stanford Women, Virginia Men Open ITA National Team Indoor Play as Top Seeds

Virginia, Washington to host Division I Championships Feb. 18-21
SKILLMAN, N.J. - With the ITA Team Indoor Championships taking place this weekend, the Virginia men and Stanford women continue their hold on the top spot in the Campbell/ITA Rankings since the start of the 2011 spring season. Both teams have earned the No. 1 seed in their respective events, scheduled to begin this Friday, Feb. 18 on the campuses of the University of Virginia and the University of Washington.

Follow the Leader: For the men, following Virginia is (in order): USC, Tennessee, Ohio State, Texas, UCLA, Stanford, Illinois, Baylor and Texas A&M. On the women's side, Stanford is followed by: Florida, Baylor, North Carolina, California, Duke, UCLA, Michigan, Miami (FL) and Georgia.

Conference Count: Men's Top 25: SEC - 6; ACC and Big 12 - 5; Pac-10 - 4; Big Ten - 2; Big East - 2 and West Coast - 1. Five different conferences placed at least one team in the top 10, with the Big 12 and Pac-10 leading the way with three teams each featured in the top 10 spots. Women's Top 25: ACC and SEC - 7; Pac-10 - 6; Big 12 and Big Ten - 2 and Big East - 1. Four different conferences placed at least one team in the top 10, with the ACC and Pac-10 reeling in three schools apiece, led by three schools from California all appearing in the top 7.

Twice as Nice: After posting record 18 schools that had both their men's and women's programs ranked inside this the Campbell/ITA Top 25 Rankings last week, 16 institutions have accomplished the feat this week. The South Carolina women join the Auburn and Florida State men as newcomers to the top 25 this week.

TEAM

MEN

WOMEN

Baylor

9

3

California

19

5

Duke

17

6

Florida

11

2

Florida State

25

16

Georgia

16

10

Georgia Tech

15

13

Mississippi

18

22

North Carolina

24

4

Notre Dame

23

17

Oklahoma

21

25

Stanford

7

1

Tennessee

3

11

UCLA

6

7

USC

2

15

Virginia

1

23


The Battle in Seattle:
The University of Washington will host the 37th annual ITA Men's Team Indoor Championship at the Nordstrom Tennis Center and Seattle Sports Club. Duke, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisville, Ohio State, Stanford, Tennessee, Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, UCLA, USC and Washington look to knock off the three-time defending champion Virginia Cavaliers.

 

On the Way to UVA: The University of Virginia will host the 24th annual Championship at the Boar's Head Sports Club, located in Charlottesville, Virginia. Arkansas, Baylor, Cal, Clemson, Duke, Florida, Georgia Tech, Miami (FL), Michigan, North Carolina, Stanford, Tennessee, UCLA, Virginia and Washington aim to dethrone Northwestern, the two-time defending champs.

 

Singled Out:
 

Rank

Player

School

 

Rank

Player

School

1

Rhyne Williams

Tennessee

 

1

Maria Sanchez

USC

2

Alex Domijan

Virginia

 

2

Hilary Barte

Stanford

3

Eric Quigley

Kentucky

 

3

Kristy Frilling

Notre Dame

4

Steve Johnson

USC

 

4

Jana Juricova

California

5

Blaz Rola

Ohio State

 

5

Marta Lesniak

SMU

6

Reid Carleton

Duke

 

6

Denise Dy

Washington

7

Bradley Klahn

Stanford

 

7

Allie Will

Florida

8

Dennis Nevolo

Illinois

 

8

Denise Muresan

Michigan

9

Alexandre Lacroix

Florida

 

9

Reka Zsilinszka

Duke

10

Henrique Cunha

Duke

 

10

Bianca Eickhorn

Miami (FL)

 


Double Dose:

 

Rank

Player

Player

School

 

Rank

Player

Player

School

1

Jeff Dadamo

Austin Krajicek

Texas A&M

 

1

Sofie Oyen

Allie Will

Florida

2

Ed Corrie

Jean Anderson

Texas

 

2

Keri Wong

Josipa Bek

Clemson

3

Drew Courtney

Michael Shabaz

Virginia

 

3

Hilary Barte

Mallory Burdette

Stanford

4

Aleksey Bessonov

Rifat Biktyakov

Okla. State

 

4

Mari Andersson

Jana Juricova

California

5

Chris Thiemann

Marcel Thiemann

 Mississippi

 

5

Shinann Featherston

Lauren McHale

UNC


Coming Up Next: 
The 2011 Campbell/ITA Team Rankings continue back on schedule next Tuesday, February 22nd,  while the next singles and doubles rankings will be posted on Tuesday, March 1, and will continue to be published every other week for the rest of the season.


 

 

Campbell/ITA Rankings

2/8/10

Campbell/ITA Rankings

2/8/10

Division I Men's Top 25

Rank

Division I Women's Top 25

Rank

1. Virginia

1

1. Stanford

1

2. USC

2

2. Florida

2

3. Tennessee

3

3. Baylor

3

4. Ohio State

4

4. North Carolina

4

5. Texas

5

5. California

5

6. UCLA

6

6. Duke

6

7. Stanford

8

7. UCLA

7

8. Illinois

9

8. Michigan

8

9. Baylor

16

9. Miami (FL)

10

10. Texas A&M

10

10. Georgia

12

11. Florida

7

11. Tennessee

11

12. Louisville

13

12. Clemson

9

13. Kentucky

12

13. Georgia Tech

14

14. Texas Tech

15

14. Vanderbilt

18

15. Georgia Tech

21

15. USC

17

16. Georgia

11

16. Florida State

15

17. Duke

14

17. Notre Dame

13

18. Mississippi

17

18. Washington

23

19. California

18

19. Arkansas

21

20. Pepperdine

20

20. Northwestern

19

21. Oklahoma

24

21. Arizona State

20

22. Auburn

28

22. Mississippi

16

23. Notre Dame

25

23. Virginia

25

24. North Carolina

19

24. South Carolina

26

25. Florida State

26

25. Oklahoma

24


Campbell/ITA College Tennis rankings can be found at www.itatennis.com.

 



 

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