Kenyon Moves Into Top Spot of ITA Division III Men’s College Tennis Rankings
Three new teams move into Top 30 this week
SKILLMAN, NJ (Feb. 28) – The first ITA Division III Men’s National Team Ranking of the spring has been released, as the Kenyon Lords have taken over the No. 1 ranking from Emory after defeating the Eagles 5-4 in the finals of the 2013 ITA Division III National Men’s Team Indoor Championship.
Follow the Leader: After Kenyon, the rest of the Top 10 is (in order): Emory, Williams, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, Bowdoin, California Lutheran, Case Western, Trinity (TX), Johns Hopkins, and Washington University-St. Louis.
Conference Count: A total of 15 conferences are represented in this edition of the rankings. The NESCAC placed the most teams of any conference in the Top 30 with six, followed closely by the SCIAC and UAA with five each. The Centennial Conference was the only other to be represented by multiple teams, landing two inside the Top 30.
Top 30 Newcomers: Three teams broke into the Top 30 after being unranked to begin the year. Texas-Tyler debuts at No. 20 this week, while Chicago and Earlham round out the rankings at No. 29 and No. 30 respectively.
Coming Up Next: The ITA Division III Men’s Rankings will be published again on Thursday, March 14. That ranking will feature not only another national team list, but a list of team, singles, and doubles rankings for each of the ITA’s four regions.
|7||Case Western Reserve||17|
|11||UC Santa Cruz||8|
|15||North Carolina Wesleyan||12|
|22||Washington & Lee||20|