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SEC Preseason Poll Projects @RazorbackWTEN For 11th

BY ANDRES FOCIL
SEC Preseason Poll Projects @RazorbackWTEN For 11th

FAYETTEVILLE — The No. 51 University of Arkansas women’s tennis team (2-0) was predicted to finish 11th in the 2014 Southeastern Conference Standings, as announced by the women’s tennis coaches’ preseason poll.

Off to a 2-0 start for the second straight season, the Razorbacks finished with a 13-15 overall record last season, includinga 4-9 mark in conference play. Arkansas has notched double-digit victories in nine consecutive seasons.

Florida was picked to claim the SEC title this seasonaftergoing 26-3 and12-1 in the SEC last season. The Gators are currently ranked No. 2 in the ITA National Rankings.

Continuing toprove a leaguelined from top to bottom with reputable competition,there are currently atotal of six SEC teamsranked in the top 25 of the ITA National Rankings, including three in the top 10.

The SEC preseason poll is voted on by the women’s tennis head coach at each institution and is based on a 14-13-12-11-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 vote. The team they vote in the number one spot gets their vote for overall champion, with each vote counting as one point.

The complete tally for the 2014 SEC Women’s Tennis Poll is below:

Team Points
Florida 191
Georgia 184
Texas A&M 164
Alabama 149
Vanderbilt 143
Auburn 125
South Carolina 96
Ole Miss 89
Tennessee 86
Kentucky 74
Arkansas 62
LSU 52
Missouri 31
Mississippi State 24

Opening its season by sweeping a home doubleheader against Wichita State, Arkansas prepares nextfor ITA Kickoff Weekend in Athens, Ga., where the Razorbacks will openagainst No. 55 Kansas State on Friday, Jan. 24.

Check back with ArkansasRazorbacks.com for complete recap and statistics. For more information on University of Arkansas women’s tennis, follow @RazorbackWTEN on Twitter.



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