POLL: ETBU Ranked in Final Regional/National Poll
POLL: ETBU Ranked in Final Regional/National Poll
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

MARSHALL, Texas – In the final ITA Tennis rankings of the 2017 season, the East Texas Baptist University women’s tennis team finished ranked #34 in the country. ETBU also finishes the 2017 season as the #5 team in the West Region.

 

Last season, ETBU first appeared in the national rankings in 37th after starting 8-0. Among the wins they had last season were against then #23 La Verne 7-2.

 

ETBU finished 19-5 overall in the season and second in the ASC East Division at 3-1. They then won their first ever American Southwest  Conference Tournament, reaching the NCAA Tournament as the automatic qualifier. ETBU continued to make history as they won their first ever NCAA Tournament match, upsetting #23 Whitman, before losing to then #1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the second round.

 

NATIONAL RANKINGS:

#1 Williams College

#2 Emory

#3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

#4 Middlebury College

#5 Bowdoin College

#6 Pomona-Pitzer

#7 Tufts

#8 Wesleyan University

#9 University of Chicago

#10 Carnegie Mellon University

#11 Washington University in St. Louis

#12 Washington & Lee University

#13 John Hopkins University

#14 Amherst College

#15 University of Mary Washington

#16 Trinity University (Texas)

#17 University of the South

#18 Case Western Reserve University

#19 Brandeis University

#20 Skidmore College

#21 Hope College

#22 MIT

#23 DePauw University

#24 Southwestern University (TX)

#25 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

#26 Christopher Newport University

#27 Whitman College

#28 Lewis and Clark College (OR)

#29 Gustavus Adophus College

#30 Kenyon College

#31 Linfield College

#32 Wellesley College

#33 New York University

#34 East Texas Baptist University

#35 University of the Redlands

#36 College of New Jersey

#37 University of Rochester

#38 Oberlin College

#39 Carleton College

#40 California Institute of Technology, Swarthmore College, Vassar College