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Tuesday March 19, 2013Women's Tennis Jumps to No. 2 in ITA National Rankings

Gainesville, Fla.

The University of Florida women’s tennis team moved from fourth to second in the latest national rankings distributed by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association each Tuesday.

 

The Gators (11-2, 4-1 SEC) defeated No. 12 Georgia, 4-1, and Tennessee, 4-0, last week and improved their overall strength of schedule, while moving into a tie for first in the Southeastern Conference Eastern Division standings.

 

Florida plays host to No. 8 Alabama (13-1, 5-0) on Friday at 5 p.m., before entertaining No. 18 Auburn (14-2, 4-1 SEC) on Sunday at 1 p.m.

 

The Crimson Tide are tied for the overall league lead with Texas A&M (13-1, 6-0), the only team that has defeated Florida this season in SEC action.

 

A complete listing of this week’s rankings can be found on the ITA website: http://www.itatennis.com/AwardsAndRankings/Rankings/2012-13_ITA_NCAA_Division_I_Women_s_Rankings/Women_s_DI_National_Team_Ranking_-_March_19.htm

 

 

Women's National Team Rankings
Administered by the ITA
NCAA Division I Tennis
March 19, 2013

Rank

Avg

School

Previous

1

89.22

North Carolina

1

2

75.12

University of Florida

4

3

70.08

Texas A&M University

3

4

66.36

UCLA

5

5

61.13

University of Georgia

12

6

60.76

University of Southern California

7

7

60.32

Duke University

2

8

58.94

University of Alabama

8

9

55.36

University of Michigan

9

10

54.60

University of Miami (Florida)

11

11

51.25

Northwestern University

10

12

46.65

University of Nebraska

6

13

45.68

California

15

14

43.97

Clemson University

14

15

41.19

Stanford

16

16

40.75

Vanderbilt University

13

17

38.71

University of Notre Dame

19

18

38.30

Auburn University

17

19

37.70

Arizona State University

18

20

36.14

Texas Tech University

21

21

33.71

Purdue University

20

22

33.39

University of Texas at Austin

39

23

30.56

UC Irvine

23

24

29.98

Florida State University

22

25

27.39

University of Tulsa

24

 

 

 

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