LSU's Noel Scott
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Women's Tennis Advances in ITA Rankings
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Published: February 25, 2014, 05:15 PM (CT)
by Cari Gold, Student Assistant SID

BATON ROUGE – The LSU women’s tennis team is ranked No. 41 this week by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division I College Tennis Rankings in the first computerized ranking of the season.
 
This is the highest rank the Lady Tigers have received under LSU head coach Julia Sell.
 
After defeating No. 72 Northwestern State and McNeese State on Feb. 16, the Lady Tigers hold a 7-2 record on the season. Their only two losses of the season came against then No. 9 Miami (Fla.) and then No. 27 Florida State. LSU is currently 4-2 against ranked opponents this season.
 
In addition to the team ranking, junior Noel Scott checked in at No. 87 in singles. This marks the highest a Lady Tiger has been ranked since Whitney Wolf was No. 52 in the fall of 2011.
 
Scott is currently 3-3 on the season with a 1-1 record at the No. 1 spot and a 2-2 record at the No. 2 spot.
 
Follow the Lady Tigers on Twitter @lsuwten and @LSUJuliaSell, on Instagram @LSUWTen and on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/lsuwten.
 
LSU returns to the courts on Friday as the Lady Tigers open SEC play at No. 31 Kentucky. The match is slated to begin at 10 a.m. CT, and fans can follow the action on LSU’s social media outlets.
 
ITA Women’s Rankings Top 50
 
1. Duke
2. UCLA
3. Virginia
4. Stanford
5. Florida
6. Southern California
7. Northwestern
8. Vanderbilt
9. Texas A&M
10. Alabama
11. North Carolina
12. Georgia
13. Michigan
14. California
15. Clemson
16. Oklahoma
17. Tulsa
18. Baylor
19. Georgia Tech
20. Miami (Florida)
21. Rice
22. Pepperdine
23. Auburn
24. Washington
25. Notre Dame
26. Texas
27. Illinois
28. Texas Tech
29. Arizona State
30. Houston
31. Kentucky
32. Ole Miss
33. Arkansas
34. Florida State
35. Harvard
36. Columbia
37. DePaul
38. Wake Forest
39. Purdue
40. Tennessee
41. LSU
42. South Carolina
43. Memphis
44. Utah
45. Kansas
46. Yale
47. Saint Mary's College of California
48. Virginia Tech
49. Wichita State
50. Oklahoma State

 

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