Women's Tennis Back In Top 25

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April 1, 2014

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OXFORD, Miss. -- Following their 25th consecutive win against rival Mississippi State, the Ole Miss women’s tennis team returned to the top 25 coming in at No. 24 in this week’s Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Rankings.

This is the first time since January 22, 2013 when the Rebels were ranked No. 19, that the team has been ranked inside of the ITA’s top 25. The victory over the weekend propelled the team two spots from No. 26 last week.

With the victory, the Rebels improved their record to 11-5 and 5-4 in SEC play heading into their final homestand this weekend.

The Rebels look to continue their winning ways this weekend during a three match homestand as a part of the Regions Bank Grove Bowl festivities.

Friday, April 4 No. 44 South Carolina will come to Oxford to take on the Rebels beginning at 3 p.m. On Sunday, the Rebels will play a doubleheader, first taking on the No.7 Florida Gators at 11 a.m., followed by a match against Arkansas-Pine Bluff at 3 p.m.

This season, the Rebels have not lost a match outside the top 25, with losses coming against the No. 2, 5, 8, 18, and 21 ranked teams in the country.

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