Joana Vale Costa is ranked No. 88 in singles.
Photo by:Quinn Perret, LSU Athletics Student Photographer
Women's Tennis Moves into ITA Top 50
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Published: March 25, 2014, 05:23 PM (CT)
by Cari Gold, Student Assistant SID

BATON ROUGE – The LSU women’s tennis team has been ranked No. 49 this week by the ITA Division I College Tennis Rankings released on March 25.
 
This ranking follows a home split where the Lady Tigers defeated Mississippi State and fell to Ole Miss. LSU now holds a 9-8 (2-6 SEC) record for the season.
 
The Lady Tigers were previously ranked No. 55.
 
On the heels of a victory against Ole Miss’ Zalina Khairudinova, Joana Vale Costa has been ranked No. 88 in singles in this week’s rankings.
 
Vale Costa is 9-4 (2-3 SEC) on the season, including an 8-3 record at the No. 1 spot and a 1-1 record at the No. 2 spot.
 
Vale Costa was previously ranked No. 69.
 
The Lady Tigers travel to No. 65 South Carolina on Friday, March 28 at 4 p.m. in Columbia, S.C.
 
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ITA Women’s Rankings Top 50
 
1 Duke
2 UCLA
3 Virginia
4 Florida
5 Stanford
6 Alabama
7 Texas A&M
8 North Carolina
9 Georgia
10 Vanderbilt
11 Northwestern
12 USC
13 California
14 Miami (Florida)
15 Michigan
16 Baylor
17 Clemson
18 Oklahoma
19 Arizona State
20 Auburn
21 Tulsa
22 Texas
23 Oklahoma State
24 Notre Dame
25 DePaul
26 Ole Miss
27 Houston
28 Georgia Tech
29 Arizona
30 Rice
31 Utah
32 Texas Tech
33 Columbia
34 Kentucky
35 Indiana
36 Florida State
37 Illinois
38 Memphis
39 Tennessee
40 Pepperdine
41 Saint Mary's College of California
42 South Florida
43 Boston College
44 Wichita State
45 Arkansas
46 Purdue
47 Kansas
48 Washington
49 LSU
50 Harvard

 

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