TEMPE, Ariz. - The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced late Thursday evening its latest Oracle/ITA National and Regional Rankings. Sewanee men's tennis dropped one spot to 19th nationally and remained third regionally, while the women's team fell two spots to No. 28 and stayed eighth in the Atlantic South Region.
The men's team fell one spot to No. 19 in the national rankings, despite collecting wins over then No. 25 Kalamazoo and No. 37 Carleton. Winners of seven in a row, the program is 16-5 overall.
With a 5-0 record in league play, the team will look to wrap up its seventh Southern Athletic Association Regular Season crown with a trip to Millsaps and Birmingham-Southern.
The program will have two more matches after the weekend trip, both at the Bruton-Guerry Tennis Center. Monday, the team will square off with No. 3 Emory before concluding the regular season on April 17 with Washington & Lee.
Joining Sewanee in the national rankings is Rhodes, who enters the national poll at 39th.
In the Atlantic South, Sewanee is ranked third in the region, and joining them are Rhodes (9), Oglethorpe (10) and Millsaps (15) from the SAA.
Andres Carro is third in the region in singles play with a 10-9 record.
After a win over regionally-ranked Piedmont on Thursday afternoon, the women's team is 13-8 overall and have won seven in a row. Sewanee has two matches remaining on the regular season schedule, as they travel to Millsaps and Birmingham-Southern.
Currently 5-0 in conference play, the team will need to win out to secure its seventh straight SAA Regular Season Championship and the No. 1 seed in the upcoming SAA Tournament, scheduled to begin April 26 in Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Sewanee remains eighth in the latest Atlantic South team rankings. Joining Sewanee in the regional rankings from the SAA include Centre (9), Millsaps (10), Rhodes (12), Birmingham-Southern (15), Oglethorpe (16) and Berry (17).
Czura, ranked 12th in the Atlantic South, is 9-7 in singles play.
The duo is ranked fourth in the region in doubles play, and they are 9-7 when they pair up.
The teams return to action this weekend with a road trip to Millsaps and Birmingham-Southern.