Tar Heels Freshman Kate Vialle
SKILLMAN, NJ (Mar. 5: Courtesy of the ITA -- The Virginia Cavaliers and the North Carolina Tar Heels will enjoy another week on-top of the college tennis world as they own the No. 1 spots for yet another week in the ITA College Tennis Rankings. For Virginia, it is their seventh consecutive week on top of the men’s rankings while the North Carolina women have owned the top spot for four weeks in a row.
ITA Division I Men's Team Rankings | ITA Division I Women's Team Rankings
Follow the Leader: For the men, following Virginia is (in order): UCLA, USC, Duke, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Georgia, Ohio State, Ole Miss, and Tennessee. On the women’s side, North Carolina is followed by Duke, UCLA, Texas A&M, Florida, Alabama, Northwestern, Michigan, Georgia, and Nebraska.
Conference Count: Men’s Top 25: SEC – 7; ACC & Pac-12 – 4; Big Ten – 3; Big 12 & Ivy League – 2; Conference USA, Missouri Valley, & WCC – 1. Five different conferences have at least one team inside the Top 10, with the SEC leading the way for another consecutive week with four teams. Women’s Top 25: SEC – 6; ACC – 5; Big Ten & Pac-12 – 4; Conference USA & Big 12 – 2; Big East & Big West – 1. Four women’s conferences make up the Top 10, and like the men, the SEC has the most teams in the Top 10 with four.
Double-Dip: A total of 10 schools have both their men’s and women’s programs ranked inside the Top 25. Duke, Georgia, and UCLA find both their men’s and women’s team inside the Top 10 this week.
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