Men’s Tennis Holds at No. 3 in ITA National Rankings

Men’s Tennis Holds at No. 3 in ITA National Rankings

Tempe, Ariz. – The second installment of the Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis National Rankings of the 2019 season were released this week with the Lynn University men's tennis team holding its spot at No. 3 in NCAA Division II.

The Fighting Knights are off to a 4-0 start this season, highlighted by a 4-3 Sunshine State Conference victory at then-No. 7 Saint Leo University. Lynn also picked up out-of-division victories over St. Thomas (Fla.), No. 2 Keiser and Webber International.

Barry and Columbus State flip-flopped in the top two spots ahead of Lynn, with West Florida holding its post at No. 4. Wingate, previously No. 11, makes a six-spot jump to round out the top-five, while Saint Leo moves up one spot to No. 6.

The SSC is also represented by Palm Beach Atlantic (No. 12) and Embry-Riddle (No. 18).

The preseason individual national rankings for singles and doubles were released on Nov. 21, featuring Lynn's Jose Porfirio Ordonez (#38) and Kay Bartmann (#43) in the singles national rankings.

The next announcement of rankings for both team, singles and doubles will take place on March 20.

The Fighting Knights return to league action with a 3 p.m. contest vs. Florida Tech on Friday, Feb. 22.

View the rankings HERE.