2008 Attendance Race

2008 ITA Attendance Race: Final Standings

The Virginia men and Texas A&M women finished the 2008 season atop the inaugural ITA Attendace Race standings for regular season home matches. Virginia drew 6,590 fans to its matches this season at the Boyd Tinsley Courts at Boar's Head (indoor) and Snyder Tennis Center. The Texas A&M women, like UVA, led the race from start to finish, packed 5,655 fans at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center this season.

Both programs also finished atop the race standings in average attendance. UVA drew an average of 599 fans for its 11 home matches. Texas A&M drew 566 for its 10 home matches.

Illinois and Texas A&M finished second and third, respectively, behind Virginia in both total and average men's attendance. Illinois' home match against Virginia back on January 25 drew a season-best 1,231 fans to the Atkins Tennis Center. Southern California's home match against UCLA on April 18 drew 980 fans and was the highest total for the month of April. All told, the top 14 men's programs in the race generated more than 50,000 in total attendance this season.

Texas A&M drew the largest crowd for a women's match this season, 806 against Texas on April 16. Baylor finished second to A&M in total attendance. Michigan finished second in average attendance. To follow is this season's final ITA Attendance Race standings:

Overall Season Leaders

Total Attendance - Division I Men

School

Total

1

Virginia

6590

2

Illinois

6046

3

Texas A&M

5505

4

Tulsa

4100

5

Washington

3881

6

Mississippi

3474

7

Georgia

3307

8

Michigan

3160

9

Southern California

3134

10

Boise State

2971

Honorable Mention

Florida

2780

Texas

2700

Baylor

2540

Arkansas

2425

Overall Season Leaders

Average Attendance - Division I Men

School

Avg

1

Virginia

599

2

Illinois

550

3

Texas A&M

501

4

Mississippi

347

5

Michigan

316

6

Georgia

301

7

Tulsa

293

8

Washington

277

9

Texas

245

10

Southern California

241

Single Match - Division I Men

Match

Total

Date

1

Virginia at Illinois

1231

Jan. 25

2

Texas at Virginia

983

Feb. 29

3

UCLA at USC

980

April 18

4

USC at Texas

925

March 20

5

USC at Arizona State

817

April 11

6

Baylor at Texas A&M

789

April 2

7

Oklahoma at Texas A&M*

766

March 28

8

Texas at Baylor

726

April 16

9

Ohio State at Michigan

724

April 12

10

Kentucky at Virginia

716

Feb. 8



Overall Season Leaders

Total Attendance - Division I Women

School

Total

1

Texas A&M

5655

2

Baylor

2149

3

Michigan

1877

4

Georgia

1576

5

College of Charleston

1313

Overall Season Leaders

Average Attendance - Division I Women

School

Total

1

Texas A&M

566

2

Michigan

188

3

Baylor

179

4

Georgia

158

5

Illinois

156

Single Match - Division I Women

Match

Total

Date

1

Texas at Texas A&M

806

April 16

2

Nebraska at Texas A&M

766

March 28

3

Houston at Texas A&M

714

Feb. 2

4

Wake Forest at Texas A&M

658

March 1

5

Northwestern at Baylor

606

March 26



Note: Totals do not include conference or NCAA/Conference Tournament totals.

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