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Stanford, Virginia, Hold Top Spots in Campbell/ITA College Tennis Rankings
 


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SKILLMAN, N.J. - After opening the 2011 spring season atop the Campbell/ITA College Tennis Rankings, the Stanford women and Virginia men held on to their No. 1 rankings, heading into the third annual ITA Kick-Off Weekend. Stanford has yet to begun their dual match schedule while Virginia picked up three wins over ranked opponents, including a 7-0 shutout against 16th-ranked Illinois.


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

 

Conference Count: Men's Top 25: ACC - 6; Big 12 and SEC - 5; Pac-10 - 4; Big Ten - 3; Big East 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: SEC - 7; ACC and Pac-10 - 6; Big 10 - 3; Big 12 - 2; Big East - 1.  Five different conferences also placed at least one team in the top 10, with the Pac-10 leading the way with three California teams included.
 

Twice as Nice: This week 15 schools have both their men's and women's programs ranked inside this the Campbell/ITA Top 25 Rankings. 
 

TEAM

MEN

WOMEN

Baylor

7

3

California

19

10

Duke

14

7

Florida

9

2

Georgia

11

15

Georgia Tech

23

16

Illinois

16

24

Michigan

25

8

North Carolina

20

6

Ole Miss

18

18

Stanford

8

1

Tennessee

3

13

Texas

4

17

UCLA

5

5

USC

2

19

 

Kicking Off 2011: The ITA Kick-Off Weekend features 15 men's and 15 women's host sites with four teams at each site vying to advance to the Team Indoor Championships. The 15 men's teams to win both of their matches at these events will be invited to play in the Feb. 18-21 ITA National Men's Team Indoor Championship at the Seattle Tennis Club (hosted by the University of Washington), while the 15 women's teams to win both of their matches will be invited to play in the Feb. 18-21 ITA National Women's Team Indoor Championship at the Boar's Head Sports Club (hosted by the University of Virginia)

 

Coming Up Next: This marks the beginning of the weekly 2011 Campbell/ITA Team Rankings. Singles and doubles rankings are published every other week starting Feb. 17. Campbell/ITA College Tennis rankings can be found at www.itatennis.com.
 

Campbell/ITA Rankings

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Campbell/ITA Rankings

LY

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

4

4. Ohio State

4

4. Notre Dame

5

5. Texas

5

5. UCLA

6

6. UCLA

6

6. North Carolina

3

7. Florida

9

7. Duke

9

8. Stanford

8

8. Michigan

8

9. Baylor

7

9. California

10

10. Texas A&M

10

10. Clemson

11

11. Georgia

11

11. Miami (FL)

12

12. Kentucky

12

12. Tennessee

13

13. Louisville

13

13. Georgia Tech

16

14. Duke

14

14. Florida State

14

15. Texas Tech

15

15. Georgia

15

16. Illinois

16

16. Texas

17

17. Oklahoma

17

17. Ole Miss

18

18. Ole Miss

19

18. USC

19

19. California

18

19. Vanderbilt

26

20. North Carolina

20

20. Northwestern

9

21. Pepperdine

21

21. Arizona State

20

22. Wake Forest

22

22. South Carolina

21

23. Georgia Tech

23

23. Arkansas

22

24. Michigan

25

24. Washington

23

25. Virginia Tech

24

25. Illinois

25


 

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