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D1 Women's Team Rankings Graphic - Feb. 10
Georgia, North Carolina shake up ITA Division I National Women's Team Rankings

ITA National Singles & Doubles Rankings also announced


ITA Division I Women's Team Rankings

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SKILLMAN, NJ (Feb. 10) - The 2015 ITA Division I National Women's Team Indoor Championships provided a fertile arena for 16 of the nation's top teams to tangle, tussle, and reshuffle the rankings. After the dust settled, with North Carolina claiming the championship, the ITA Division I National Women's Team Rankings underwent significant change at the top. 

 

The Tar Heels' dominant performance at the tournament granted them a boost from No. 3 to No. 1 in the country. North Carolina won all four of its matches by 4-1 scores or better and boosted its perfect record this season to 9-0. Now trailing North Carolina, the No. 2 Florida Gators maintained the same ranking as before with a semifinal showing in the tournament.

 

Georgia made the biggest impression of all participating teams, upsetting former No.1 UCLA in the quarterfinals and No. 5 California in the semifinals before falling to North Carolina in the championship. The Bulldogs improved to No. 3 in the rankings, up six spots from their Jan. 28 ranking of No. 9. UCLA fell from No. 1 to No. 4.

 

Duke felt the biggest aftershock of the tournament. The Blue Devils went 0-3 against tournament competition and fell out of the Top 10, to No. 16 from No. 4.   

 

California and Baylor remain ranked No. 5 and No. 6, respectively. Virginia rose from No. 10 to No. 7, and the Miami Hurricanes are making their first Top 10 appearance of the season, up to No. 9 from No. 12. Alabama fell from No. 7 to No. 8, while Stanford slipped two spots from No. 8 to No. 10, rounding out the Top 10. 

 

The men's rankings are not published this week, with teams gearing up for the 2015 ITA Division I National Men's Team Indoor Championship, set to begin Friday morning.

 

Follow the Leader: Following North Carolina is (in order): Florida, Georgia, UCLA, California, Baylor, Virginia Alabama, Miami (FL) and Stanford.

 

Conference Count: Top 25: SEC - 8; ACC - 7; Big 12 - 4; Pac-12 - 4; Big 10 - 2. 

 

New Additions: The changes weren't limited to the top of the rankings, with five teams making their debut in the Top 75. The University of New Mexico is the highest ranked newcomer at No. 63. The 7-1 Lobos upset No. 51 Houston last week. Also new this week are No. 69 NC State and No. 74 Mississippi State. Two Ivy League programs broke through as well: No. 70 Brown and No. 72 Cornell.

 

ITA National Men's and Women's Singles and Doubles Rankings Released: Also published today were the first national singles and doubles rankings since January 6. Virginia sophomore Thai-Son Kwiatkowski is the new men's singles No. 1, while USC's Yannick Hanfmann and Roberto Quiroz retained their No. 1 doubles ranking. For the women, California sophomore Maegan Manasse is the new No. 1 player in singles, while Clemson's Beatrice Gumulya and Jessy Rompies are the new No. 1 doubles tandem. Links to the men's and women's singles and doubles rankings can be found at the top of this page. 

 

Coming Up Next: The 2015 ITA Division I National Rankings continue next Tuesday, February 17, with a new set of men's and women's team rankings. The next ITA Division I National Singles and Doubles Rankings for the men and women will next be released on Tuesday, February 24.

 

Women's Top 25 

1/28/15 Rank

1. North Carolina 

3

2. Florida

2

3. Georgia

9

4. UCLA

1

5. California

5

6. Baylor

6

7. Virginia

10

8. Alabama

7

9. Miami (FL) 

12

10. Stanford 

8

11. Vanderbilt

11

12. USC

14

13. Oklahoma State  

16

14. Clemson

13

15. Michigan

15

16. Duke

4

17. TCU

20

18. Texas A&M 

17

19. Georgia Tech 

28

20. Notre Dame  

19

21. Kentucky

26

22. South Carolina 

21

23. Northwestern  

22

24. Mississippi 

24

25. Texas

23

 

About the ITA Rankings  

As the governing body of college tennis, the ITA administers the ITA College Tennis Rankings (Singles, Doubles, and Team) that are designed to track the top men and women teams and singles and doubles players in NCAA Divisions I, II, III, NAIA, Junior Colleges and California Junior Colleges. For full rankings information, please visit http://www.itatennis.com/AwardsAndRankings/Rankings.htm.