OXFORD, Miss. – The Ole Miss men’s tennis team ranked third in attendance during the month of March in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Attendance Race.
In March, Ole Miss played in front of 2,160 spectators in five home matches at the Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center. The Rebels average attendance of 432 fans also ranked third.
For the year, the Rebels rank fourth in overall attendance (3,177) and third in average attendance (353 per match).
“We are excited to be among the nation’s attendance leaders again,” head coach Billy Chadwick said. “Over the years since I’ve been here, we’ve developed a great following. We would like to thank our fans who came out this year and supported us, especially last Friday in helping us beat No. 10 Texas A&M.”
The ITA Attendance Race spans the entire season, with monthly winners being announced in April and May before overall winners are released in June.
Ole Miss has annually ranked among the nation’s attendance leaders, finishing third last year. The Rebels have been ranked among the top 10 in the nation in attendance six of the seven years the ITA has sponsored the attendance race.
The Rebels will head to Nashville, Tenn., this week for the SEC Tournament. They will face sixth-seeded Tennessee in the second round Thursday at 9 a.m.
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