UCLA, USC Hang on to No. 1 Spots in Campbell/ITA Team Rankings Heading into NCAAs

Bruins and Trojans No. 1 going into NCAAs

UCLA, USC Hang on to No. 1 Spots in Campbell/ITA Team Rankings Heading into NCAAs
Bruins, Trojans earn top seeds in NCAA Tournament


**NOTE** These rankings were run on Monday, April 30 after the completion of all conference tournaments.

SKILLMAN, N.J. - Heading into the 2012 NCAA DI Men's and Women's Tennis Championships, the UCLA women and USC men continue to sit atop the Campbell/ITA College Tennis Rankings. The Bruins were able to hold off Florida to earn the top overall seed in the NCAA DI Women's Championship, while the Trojans maintained a healthy distance from the rest of the field in being chosen as the No. 1 seed in the NCAA DI Men's Championship. Per NCAA rule, all 16 teams on the men's and women's side were selected as host sites for First and Second Round action. The 2012 NCAA DI Women's Championship bracket can be seen by clicking here, and the 2012 NCAA DI Men's Championship bracket can be viewed here.

Follow the Leader: For the men, following USC is (in order): Virginia, Georgia, UCLA, Ohio State, Kentucky, Pepperdine, Duke, Mississippi State and Oklahoma. On the women's side, UCLA is followed by: Florida, Duke, USC, Stanford, Georgia, North Carolina, Alabama, California and Texas.

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 - 8; Big 12 and Pac-12 - 4; ACC and Big Ten - 3; Conference USA, Ivy League and WCC - 1. The SEC placed three teams in the top 10 of this week's poll. Women's Top 25: ACC, Big Ten and SEC - 5; Big 12 and Pac-12 - 4; Big East and Conference USA - 1. All four of the Pac-12 teams ranked in the top 25 landed inside the top 10 this week, including three in the top five.

Double Dip: A total of 17 schools have placed both their men's and women's teams in this week's Campbell/ITA Rankings top 25. Duke, Georgia, UCLA and USC find both their men's and women's teams in the top 10 this week.


TEAM

MEN

WOMEN

Baylor

25

13

California

14

9

Duke

8

3

Florida

12

2

Georgia

3

6

Illinois

16

18

Michigan

21

15

North Carolina

15

7

Ole Miss

13

16

Stanford

11

5

Tennessee

T-17

23

Texas

19

10

Texas Tech

22

21

Tulsa

20

25

UCLA

4

1

USC

1

4

Virginia

2

14




Campbell/ITA Top 10 Singles Rankings:

Rank

Player

School

Rank

Player

School

1

Steve Johnson

USC

1

Allie Will

Florida

2

Mitchell Frank

Virginia

2

Beatrice Capra

Duke

3

Eric Quigley

Kentucky

3

Nicole Gibbs

Stanford

4

Jarmere Jenkins

Virginia

4

Robin Anderson

UCLA

5

Henrique Cunha

Duke

5

Mallory Burdette

Stanford

6

Evan King

Michigan

6

Cristina Sanchez-Quintanar

Texas A&M

7

Dennis Nevolo

Illinois

7

Chelsey Gullickson

Georgia

8

Sebastian Fanselow

Pepperdine

8

Jana Juricova

California

9

Blaz Rola

Ohio State

9

Lauren Embree

Florida

10

Chase Buchanan

Ohio State

10

Kristi Boxx

Ole Miss


Campbell/ITA Top Five Doubles Rankings:

Rank

Player

Player

School

Rank

Player

Player

School

1

Chase Buchanan

Blaz Rola

Ohio State

1

Sofie Oyen

Allie Will

Florida

2

Steve Johnson

Roberto Quiroz

USC

2

Mallory Burdette

Nicole Gibbs

Stanford

3

Kevin King

Juan Spir

Georgia Tech

3

Kaitlyn Christian

Sabrina Santamaria

USC

4

Bradley Klahn

Ryan Thacher

Stanford

4

Shinann Featherston

Lauren McHale

North Carolina

5

Drew Courtney

Jarmere Jenkins

Virginia

5

Anett Schutting

Annie Goransson

California

Coming Up Next: The final 2012 Campbell/ITA Team Rankings will be published on Tuesday, May 29. The final Campbell/ITA Singles and Doubles Rankings will be posted the following week on Wednesday, June 6.

Campbell/ITA Rankings

Campbell/ITA Rankings

Division I Men's Top 25

Division I Women's Top 25

1. USC

1. UCLA

2. Virginia

2. Florida

3. Georgia

3. Duke

4. UCLA

4. USC

5. Ohio State

5. Stanford

6. Kentucky

6. Georgia

7. Pepperdine

7. North Carolina

8. Duke

8. Alabama

9. Mississippi State

9. California

10. Oklahoma

10. Texas

11. Stanford

11. Miami (FL)

12. Florida

12. Northwestern

13. Ole Miss

13. Baylor

14. California

14. Virginia

15. North Carolina

15. Michigan

16. Illinois

16. Ole Miss

T-17. Tennessee

17. Nebraska

T-17. Auburn

18. Illinois

19. Texas

19. Texas A&M

20. Tulsa

20. Notre Dame

21. Michigan

21. Texas Tech

22. Texas Tech

22. Purdue

23. LSU

23. Tennessee

24. Harvard

24. Clemson

25. Baylor

25. Tulsa

Campbell/ITA College Tennis rankings can be found athttp://www.itatennis.com/AwardsAndRankings/Rankings.htm.
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