SKILLMAN, NJ – Minimal changes in the national Top 10 team rankings this week, as Oracle and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the updated Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Rankings for Division I women on Tuesday.
California and Ohio State remain No.’s 1 and 2, while North Carolina and Georgia flip-flopped the No. 3 and 4 positions. Vanderbilt holds steady at No. 5 and Florida makes it three-straight SEC teams, checking in at No. 6. Miami (No. 7), South Carolina (No. 8), Pepperdine (No. 9) and Duke (No. 10) round out the Top 10.
California Refuses To Lose
The Golden Bears haven’t dropped a game in their last three matches, and have won all 15 dual contests they’ve played in 2016. California hosts No. 38 Oregon and No. 18 Stanford this week, with Sunday’s 11 a.m. PT, contest against the Cardinal available on Pac-12 Networks Live.
Top 25 Teams Conference Breakdown
Top 10 teams in parenthesis
SEC (4) – 9
-Georgia (4); Vanderbilt (5); Florida (6); South Carolina (8); Auburn (14); LSU (15); Kentucky (23); Arkansas (24); Texas A&M (25)
ACC (3) – 6
-North Carolina (3); Miami (FL) (7); Duke (10); Virginia (12); Georgia Tech (16); Wake Forest (19)
Pac-12 (1) – 3
-California (1); Stanford (18); UCLA (20)
Big 12 – 2
-Texas Tech (13); Oklahoma State (17)
Big Ten (1) – 2
-Ohio State (2); Michigan (11)
West Coast Conference (1) – 1
American Athletic Conference – 1
Missouri Valley Conference – 1
-Wichita State (22)
#OracleITARankings Big Mover Of The Week
While California sits atop the #OracleITARankings, they aren’t the only undefeated team in the country. UNLV has quietly ripped off an impressive 18 wins without a single defeat in 2016. The 18-match win streak is a new school record, eclipsing the 16-0 mark set by the 1992 Rebel team. UNLV, now ranked No. 52 (up 12 spots from last week), jumps back into Mountain West play on April 1, as they host San José State.
About the Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Rankings
As the governing body of college tennis, the ITA administers the Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Rankings that are designed to track the top men's and women's teams, along with 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/ResultsAndRankings/Rankings.htm.