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Lady Tigers Tennis 42nd in Final ITA Poll

Lady Tigers Tennis 42nd in Final ITA Poll

BATON ROUGE – The LSU women’s tennis team finished the season ranked No. 42 as released by the ITA on Tuesday.
This ranking follows a season of accomplishments under second-year head coach Julia S. Sell. The Lady Tigers earned a berth in the NCAA Division I Women’s Tennis Tournament for the first time since 2012 after defeating seven ranked opponents on the season. These seven victories marks the most ranked wins the Lady Tigers have earned since garnering 11 in 2009.
LSU, who finished the season with a 14-14 overall record after falling 4-1 to Pepperdine in the NCAA Tournament, was previously ranked No. 40.
The Lady Tigers return five players to the roster next season. Noel Scott, Ella Taylor, Joana Vale Costa, Skylar Holloway and Abigail Owens will be joined by newcomers Amanda Atanasson and Madara Straume.
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ITA Rankings
2 Duke
3 North Carolina
4 Georgia
5 Florida
6 Alabama
7 Virginia
8 Stanford
9 Texas A&M
10 California
11 Vanderbilt
12 Miami (Florida)
13 Clemson
14 Baylor
15 Northwestern
16 USC
17 Michigan
18 Georgia Tech
19 Notre Dame
20 Oklahoma
21 Oklahoma State
22 Texas
23 Rice
24 Pepperdine
25 Tulsa
26 South Carolina
27 Auburn
28 Ole Miss
29 Kentucky
30 Texas Tech
31 Florida State
32 Arizona State
33 Arizona
34 Tennessee
35 South Florida
36 Princeton
37 Ohio State
38 Houston
39 Columbia
40 Long Beach State
41 Memphis
42 LSU
43 Purdue
44 Utah
45 Illinois
46 Washington
47 Saint Mary’s College of California
48 Boston College
49 Yale
50 DePaul