Men's Tennis Ranked 21st In Nation

Men's Tennis Ranked 21st In Nation

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta men's tennis team is ranked 21st in the nation according to the Intercollegiate Tennis Associations' most recent national rankings list that was released Monday, Nov. 10. GRU senior Romain Ferreira was named the 20th best player in the nation out of 50, according to the ITA for singles play.

The Jaguars are one of 10 Peach Belt Conference schools ranked on the list of 50 institutions. Armstrong is ranked fifth, Columbus State sixth, lander eighth, GRU 21st, Georgia College 22nd, Flagler 26th, Francis Marion 29th, USC Aiken 31st, North Georgia 32nd, and Young Harris 33rd.

Ferreira went 12 -9 overall in singles play, going 8-6 in the second slot and 4-3 in the No. 1 spot. He ended the season on a 3-1 run and posted an 18-10 record at No. 2 doubles with teammate Romain Brunie (second most doubles wins on team). Ferreira went 5-3 against Peach Belt opponents in doubles and helped the Jaguars reach the national ranks for another year.

Full ITA National Rankings list here




NOVEMBER 10, 2014         



1              West Florida            

2              Hawaii Pacific        

3              Barry      

4              Concordia (NY)       

5              Armstrong State    

6              Columbus State     

7              Lynn       

8              Lander    

9              West Alabama       

10            Valdosta State                         

11            Drury      

12            Azusa Pacific          

13            Rollins    

14            St. Leo    

15            New York Institute of Technology         

16            Midwestern           

17            Northwest Missouri               

18            UC San Diego         

19            BYU-Hawaii            

20            Cameron

21           GRU Augusta         

22            Georgia College                       

23            St. Edwards            

24            Mount Olive           

25            Northwood               

26            Flagler    

27            Indianapolis           

28            Southern Indiana   

29            Francis Marion                         

30            Wingate 

31            South Carolina Aiken             

32            North Georgia        

33            Young Harris            

34            Florida Southern      

35            Ouachita Baptist      

36            Nebraska Kearney                   

37            Southwest Baptist 

38            Missouri St. Louis                                 

39            Delta State               

40            Colorado Mesa                                         

41            Palm Beach Atlantic                         

42            St. Marys                 

43            East Central                             

44            Southeastern           

45            Point Loma                              

46            Sonoma                                            

47            Florida Tech             

48            Harding  

49            Bluefield State                                            

50            McKendree