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Wednesday 04/16
Missouri (SEC Tournament - Day 1)
4
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0
Saturday 04/12
LSU
4
Tennis - Women
1
Sunday 04/06
Tennessee
4
Tennis - Women
0
Friday 04/04
Georgia
4
Tennis - Women
0
Friday 04/04
Louisiana Tech
0
Tennis - Women
4
Sunday 03/30
South Carolina
4
Tennis - Women
0
Friday 03/28
Florida
4
Tennis - Women
0
Tuesday 03/25
Bethune-Cookman
1
Tennis - Women
6
Tuesday 03/25
North Florida
2
Tennis - Women
5
Sunday 03/23
Oral Roberts
0
Tennis - Women
6
Sunday 03/23
Mississippi State
1
Tennis - Women
4
Friday 03/21
Ole Miss
4
Tennis - Women
3
Sunday 03/16
Missouri
3
Tennis - Women
4
Friday 03/14
Texas A&M
4
Tennis - Women
0
Friday 03/14
Prairie View A&M
0
Tennis - Women
5
Friday 03/14
Prairie View A&M
1
Tennis - Women
4
Sunday 03/09
Alabama
4
Tennis - Women
0
Friday 03/07
Auburn
4
Tennis - Women
3
Sunday 03/02
Kentucky
4
Tennis - Women
0
Friday 02/28
Vanderbilt
6
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1
   
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Set To Begin SEC Play, @RazorbackWTEN Ranked No. 33

02/25/2014
Athletic Communications
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FAYETTEVILLE -- Set to begin SEC play this weekend, the University of Arkansas women's tennis team (5-4, 0-0 SEC) jumped to No. 33 in the nation in the first computerized rankings of the season released by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association on Tuesday.

Based on a computer point-per-match formula, the Razorbacks rose 10 spots after being ranked No. 43 in the country in last week's ITA National Team Rankings. It marks the highest national ranking for Arkansas since it finished the 2011-12 season at No. 33 and appeared in the NCAA Tournament for a fifth straight season.

"There is plenty of tennis to be played this season, but we feel strongly we are going in a great direction and playing some excellent tennis," head coach Michael Hegarty said.

Individually, Kimberley - Ann Surin and Brittany Huxley earned their first national ranking of the season at No. 38 in the newest ITA National Doubles Rankings. The Razorback duo is 5-2 at No. 1 doubles so far this season and most recently earned a pair of wins over nationally-ranked opponents, upsetting No. 31 Ritchie/Lancaster of Oklahoma and No. 51 Schmidt/Kapitany of Purdue. 

Six of the eight opponents Arkansas faced in its non-conference scheduled are currently ranked nationally by the ITA. No. 12 Georgia and No. 16 Oklahoma are both top 20 teams, while No. 39 Purdue, No. 49 Wichita State, No. 50 Oklahoma State and No. 69 North Texas also rank among the country's best.

Wichita State has suffered just three losses this season (8-3), two of which came at the hands of the Razorbacks in a season-opening doubleheader Jan. 19. The Razorbacks also defeated then-ranked No. 55 Kansas State at ITA Kickoff Weekend back in January. 

The SEC ranks second among conferences with six teams in the top 25 of the ITA National Team Rankings, trailing only the ACC and its seven representatives.

No. 33 Arkansas begins Southeastern Conference play this weekend at No. 8 Vanderbilt. The dual match is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m. in Nashville, Tenn., on Friday.

For more information on Arkansas women's tennis, follow @RazorbackWTEN on Twitter.


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