Undefeated Teams Sit Atop of the Campbell/ITA Rankings

Last Undefeated Teams Sit Atop of the Campbell/ITA Rankings
 
Stanford jumps Florida (again); Tennessee back up to No. 2

SKILLMAN, N.J. - For those looking for storylines that best sum up the 2011 Campbell/ITA College Tennis Rankings, one doesn't have to look far before noticing the battle for the No. 1 women's team ranking between Florida and Stanford, who have jostled back and forth at the top of the women's Campbell/ITA Team Rankings all spring. Just one week after Floridapropelled itself back to the top spot, Stanford, the only undefeated women's team remaining in Division I, has regained the coveted spot, heading into the last week of the regular season. 

 To get a better understanding of the perpetual shake up at the top of the women's team rankings, let's once again take a comparative look inside the numbers.


CRITERIA

#1 STANFORD

#2 FLORIDA

Wins vs. Top 25

11

11

Wins vs. Top 10

7

5

Wins vs. Top 5

4

4

Avg. Ranking of 9 Best Wins

7.7

9.7

Road Wins vs. Top 25 (10% Bonus)

3

4

# of Times Ranked No. 1 (computer)

4

5


On the men's side, undefeated Virginia looks to conclude its fifth straight regular season ranked first in the Campbell/ITA College Tennis Rankings. Having relinquished the top spot just once during the 2010-11 season, Virginia continues to hold a sizable lead over its competition. Unlike the fight for the top spot in the women's rankings, the battle in the men's team rankings is over the No. 2 slot. For the fifth time in the last six weeks, a new team has moved one step closer to the Cavs, in a carousel between Tennessee, USC and Ohio State.

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

 Conference Count: The number of men's and women's teams from each conference that appear in the Campbell/ITA Division I Top 25 Rankings are listed numerically. Men's Top 25: SEC - 6; Pac-10 - 5; ACC, Big Ten and Big 12 - 4; WCC - 1. Women's Top 25: ACC - 7;  SEC - 6; Pac-10 - 5; Big 12 - 3; Big Ten - 2 and Big East, Conference USA - 1. 

 Up A Set:  A listing of all of the upsets from both men's and women's top 25 from the previous week. All results listed are from Monday, April 11th through Sunday, April 17th.


 MEN

at #32 Louisville

def.

#23 Indiana

6-1


WOMEN

at #27 Florida State

def.

#3 Duke

4-2

at #27 Florida State

def.

#4 North Carolina

4-2

at #16 Tennessee

def.

#8 Georgia

5-2

#17 Virginia

def.

at #12 Clemson

4-3

#17 Virginia

def.

at #13 Georgia Tech

6-1


 Twice as Nice: The Florida State women were the only new team appearing in the top 25 this week, thus keeping the number of institutions that have both their men's and women's programs ranked inside this the Campbell/ITA Top 25 Rankings at 14. 
 

TEAM

MEN

WOMEN

Baylor

7

7

California

14

8

Duke

13

3

Florida

17

2

Georgia

5

9

Georgia Tech

16

16

Miami (FL)

25

6

North Carolina

15

5

Stanford

8

1

Tennessee

2

14

Texas

12

25

UCLA

9

4

USC

3

15

Virginia

1

11


 
Singled Out: 
 

Rank

Player

School

 

Rank

Player

School

1

Steve Johnson

USC

 

1

Jana Juricova

California

2

Alex Domijan

Virginia

 

2

Maria Sanchez

USC

3

Rhyne Williams

Tennessee

 

3

Hilary Barte

Stanford

4

Eric Quigley

Kentucky

 

4

Kristy Frilling

Notre Dame

5

Blaz Rola

Ohio State

 

5

Denise Dy

Washington

6

Michael Shabaz

Virginia

 

6

Allie Will

Florida

7

Henrique Cunha

Duke

 

7

Bianca Eickhorn

Miami (FL)

8

Alexandre Lacroix

Florida

 

8

Denise Muresan

Michigan

9

Bradley Klahn

Stanford

 

9

Marta Lesniak

SMU

10

J.P. Smith

Tennessee

 

10

Josipa Bek

Clemson

 

Double Dose:
 

Rk.

Player

Player

School

 

Rk.

Player

Player

School

1

Boris Conkic

J.P. Smith

Tennessee

 

1

Hilary Barte

Mallory Burdette

Stanford

2

Drew Courtney

Michael Shabaz

Virginia

 

2

Mari Andersson

Jana Juricova

California

3

Bradley Klahn

Ryan Thacher

Stanford

 

3

Kaitlyn Christian

Maria Sanchez

USC

4

Jeff Dadamo

Austin Krajicek

Texas A&M

 

4

Josipa Bek

Keri Wong

Clemson

5

Hernus Pieters

Javier Garrapiz

Georgia

 

5

Bianca Eichkorn

Anna Bartenstein

Miami(FL)


Coming Up Next:
 The 2011 Campbell/ITA Team Rankings continue next Tuesday, April 26th, along with the next singles and doubles rankings.

 

Campbell/ITA

Pt.

4/12/11

Campbell/ITA

Pt.

4/12/11

DI Men's Top 25

Avg.

Rank

DI Women's Top 25

Avg.

Rank

1. Virginia

80.02

1

1. Stanford

86.51

2

2. Tennessee

71.57

4

2. Florida

83.62

1

3. USC

71.18

3

3. Duke

73.49

3

4. Ohio State

70.55

2

4. UCLA

66.47

6

5. Georgia

61.01

5

5. North Carolina

63.95

4

6. Texas A&M

58.86

6

6. Miami (FL)

62.79

6

7. Baylor

58.23

7

7. Baylor

62.32

7

8. Stanford

56.62

8

8. California

57.75

9

9. UCLA

53.84

14

9. Georgia

55.58

8

10. Pepperdine

53.73

9

10. Michigan

49.92

10

11. Kentucky

53.27

13

11. Virginia

49.59

17

12. Texas

53.17

11

12. Arizona State

47.21

11

13. Duke

52.29

10

13. Clemson

44.36

12

14. California

51.54

12

14. Tennessee

44.30

16

15. North Carolina

48.26

19

15. USC

44.05

14

16. Georgia Tech

48.07

15

16. Georgia Tech

43.10

13

17. Florida

46.47

16

17. Northwestern

41.86

15

18. Illinois

46.25

17

18. Florida State

40.37

27

19. Mississippi St.

41.34

21

19. Vanderbilt

39.69

18

20. Auburn

39.59

18

20. Oklahoma

37.15

21

21. Texas Tech

39.30

22

21. Arkansas

36.97

19

22. Washington

37.31

20

22. Tulsa

35.75

20

23. Minnesota

36.17

24

23. Alabama

35.50

23

24. Indiana

33.21

23

24. Notre Dame

34.67

22

25. Miami (FL)

32.58

25

25. Texas

34.65

25

 

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