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johnnytennis
Jan 5th, 2011, 12:01 AM
Women's Team Rankings - January 4, 2011 http://www.itatennis.com/AwardsAndRankings/Rankings/2010-11_NCAA_Division_I_Women_s_Rankings/January_4__2011_-_ITA_DI_Women_s_National_Team_Rankings.htm

Women's Singles Rankings - January 4, 2011 http://www.itatennis.com/AwardsAndRankings/Rankings/2010-11_NCAA_Division_I_Women_s_Rankings/January_4__2011_-_ITA_DI_Women_s_National_Singles.htm

Women's Doubles Rankings -January 4, 2011
http://www.itatennis.com/AwardsAndRankings/Rankings/2010-11_NCAA_Division_I_Women_s_Rankings/January_4__2011_-_ITA_DI_Women_s_National_Doubles.htm

Amalgamate
Jan 5th, 2011, 12:16 AM
:spit: Some of those rankings are ridiculous right now. Also, lots of omissions. Things are sure to change once the season actually starts.

fantic
Jan 5th, 2011, 01:50 AM
I was just thinking about this, thx for the upload johnnytennis ;)

could anybody tally freshmen and newcomer's ranking? gouci? :)

Gibbs #80

Christian/Sanchez #80 :drink:

tennisbuddy12
Jan 5th, 2011, 05:15 AM
I'll tally up the freshmen/newcomer

tennisbuddy12
Jan 5th, 2011, 05:35 AM
(14) Connie Hsu University of Pennsylvania
(15) Mary Anne Macfarlane University of Alabama
(19) Sona Novakova Baylor University
(20) Brynn Boren University of Tennessee
(22) Olivia Janowicz University of Florida
(23) Kristie Ahn Stanford
(28) Alex Cercone University of Florida
(32) Sanaa Bhambri North Carolina State
(36) Courtney Dolehide UCLA
(38) Jacqueline Cako Arizona State University
(39) Jillian O'Neill Georgia Tech
(41) Lucia Batta UNLV
(50) Alex Leatu Vanderbilt University
(75) Marianne Jodoin Fresno State
(76) Belinda Niu Northwestern University
(80) Nicole Gibbs Stanford
(81) Abby Hayley Fresno State
(84) Alina Jerjomina University of Georgia
(95) Lilly Kimbell University of Georgia
(96) Sofie Oyen University of Florida
(97) Maho Kowase University of Georgia
(101) Dominique Harmath Rice University
(105) Sam Critser University of Michigan
(106) Jacqueline Palmucci James Madison University
(106) Jennifer Kellner University of Notre Dame
(114) Kaitlyn Christian University of Southern California
(117) Katerina Popova University of South Carolina
(119) Lauren Mira Vanderbilt University


(#) denotes Singles ranking
Bold denotes Division 1 newcomer

simonsaystennis
Jan 5th, 2011, 09:41 AM
:spit: Some of those rankings are ridiculous right now. Also, lots of omissions. Things are sure to change once the season actually starts.

Totally agreed. I have no clue how Nicole is only ranked 80 :o Kristie should be a little higher too imo. Surprised that Macfarlane is ranked so high...

In other news, Chelsey Gullickson is officially back at UGA and will play in the spring. Wise decision. It's good that she has a mediocre pro ranking now though, so in the summer she can get into qualifying of ITFs.

Tennisace
Jan 5th, 2011, 03:52 PM
Does anyone know how regional rankings are determined? Its not based on the national ranking, so I assume there is some other formula.

form
Jan 5th, 2011, 05:25 PM
Regional committees of select coaches... they are listed on the ITA web site

Until mid March this is a popularity contest. Sadly the popularity contest rankings are the baseline for the first few computer rankings so they do in fact impact final rankings.

Also remember there is regionalized voting. There are some NE players ranked that have no business in there but there is regionalized voting going on.

10sE
Jan 5th, 2011, 05:42 PM
The coaches to vote on the team rankings. It seems that most of them are too lazy to do anything except for copy last year's final rankings because there aren't many changes.

The individual rankings are computerized - the coaches do not vote on them so those NE players that are ranked, who knows?

Amalgamate
Jan 5th, 2011, 06:19 PM
Love Reka at #4 :hearts: Ahead of Barte :worship:

:help:

gouci
Jan 5th, 2011, 08:02 PM
I'll tally up the freshmen/newcomer

You forgot 3 star Abby Hayley supposedly ranked #81 from Fresno St. :rolleyes:

Just wait for this site (http://www.itatennis.com/AwardsAndRankings/Results_Entry/LatestResults.htm) to be updated. Click on rankings then click on singles. It has a column listing the player year.

fantic
Jan 5th, 2011, 11:04 PM
thx tennisbuddy and gouci :)

and yeah, Z at #4 is a shining beacon for grounders :lol: (I actually like Z's play though :lol: )

iPatty
Jan 5th, 2011, 11:32 PM
Love Reka at #4 :hearts: Ahead of Barte :worship:

:help:

Don't mess with Reka. :armed:

fantic
Jan 6th, 2011, 12:00 AM
14 37.26 Connie Hsu University of Pennsylvania
15 31.47 Mary Anne Macfarlane University of Alabama
19 30.2 Sona Novakova Baylor University
20 28.99 Brynn Boren University of Tennessee
22 23.28 Olivia Janowicz University of Florida
23 22.13 Kristie Ahn Stanford
28 20.48 Alex Cercone University of Florida
32 18.95 Sanaa Bhambri North Carolina State
38 15.69 Jacqueline Cako Arizona State University
39 14.84 Jillian O'Neill Georgia Tech
75 6.57 Marianne Jodoin Fresno State
76 6.51 Belinda Niu Northwestern University
80 5.79 Nicole Gibbs Stanford
84 5.52 Alina Jerjomina University of Georgia
95 4.64 Lilly Kimbell University of Georgia
96 4.64 Sofie Oyen University of Florida
97 4.61 Maho Kowase University of Georgia
101 4.27 Dominique Harmath Rice University
105 4.04 Sam Critser University of Michigan
106 4 Jacqueline Palmucci James Madison University
106 4 Jennifer Kellner University of Notre Dame
114 3.8 Kaitlyn Christian University of Southern California
117 3.76 Katerina Popova University of South Carolina
119 3.75 Lauren Mira Vanderbilt University



Bold denotes Division 1 newcomer

please add Dolehide, Leatu & Batta.

Vanderbilt has 5 players :eek: Leatu, Dillon, Wu, Preeg, Mira

tennisbuddy12
Jan 6th, 2011, 02:07 AM
please add Dolehide, Leatu & Batta.

Vanderbilt has 5 players :eek: Leatu, Dillon, Wu, Preeg, Mira

AHH thought Leatu and Batta weren't freshmen and decided not to look :o

Why I overlooked Dolehide, beats me

davidjaime
Jan 6th, 2011, 11:33 PM
Abby Hayley from Fresno State is only ranked because they posted a win over Kristie Ahn supposedly a 6-1 6-0 victory during Northwest Regionals, that might be why Ahns ranking is lower than expected.

mboyle
Jan 7th, 2011, 09:50 PM
Love Reka at #4 :hearts: Ahead of Barte :worship:

:help:

Reka had a really good fall! Also, she works super super hard. She has like a 3.85 GPA and is writing a thesis, so she's on track to graduate Magna Cum Laude with Distinction from Duke on top of being a two time ITA All American and a national champion. She might be your doctor some day!

mboyle
Jan 7th, 2011, 10:05 PM
Also, how the Heck is UNC ranked ahead of Duke when it lost Sanaz Marand and Katrina Tseng? :confused:

Amalgamate
Jan 8th, 2011, 12:46 AM
Reka had a really good fall! Also, she works super super hard. She has like a 3.85 GPA and is writing a thesis, so she's on track to graduate Magna Cum Laude with Distinction from Duke on top of being a two time ITA All American and a national champion. She might be your doctor some day!

Good for her :yeah: But totally irrelevant...

fantic
Jan 8th, 2011, 01:31 AM
Good for her :yeah: But totally irrelevant...
:lol: by the way Duke has 3 doubles teams ranked..highly, too(no duplication of players like others).

Amalgamate
Jan 8th, 2011, 02:05 AM
Sucks Duke can't find a way to get Mallory Cecil back on the team :lol:

its_a_racquet
Jan 8th, 2011, 02:23 AM
Good for her :yeah: But totally irrelevant...

Uhhh.....not irrelevant to most fans of college sports and student athletes. That news is very cool and great to hear.

Amalgamate
Jan 8th, 2011, 04:03 AM
Uhhh.....not irrelevant to most fans of college sports and student athletes. That news is very cool and great to hear.

:rolleyes:

Uh.......

Irrelevant in regards to her inflated ranking. Besides, mboyle has talked about Reka's accomplishments many times before. And did you miss the part where I congratulated her for her off-court accomplishments? :help:

its_a_racquet
Jan 8th, 2011, 12:49 PM
:rolleyes:

Uh.......

Irrelevant in regards to her inflated ranking. Besides, mboyle has talked about Reka's accomplishments many times before. And did you miss the part where I congratulated her for her off-court accomplishments? :help:

Yeah, I got your sarcasm/congrats - ha ha.

Anyway, beginning of year rankings are pretty meaningless........wait for 3-5 months then begin to care.

tennisbuddy12
Jan 8th, 2011, 07:24 PM
Sucks Duke can't find a way to get Mallory Cecil back on the team :lol:

I'm sure they tried anything and everything. Is she still injured or is she now practicing with the team? I thought she was a volunteer coach, but their site hasn't mentioned her.

johnnytennis
Jan 8th, 2011, 10:50 PM
I'm sure they tried anything and everything. Is she still injured or is she now practicing with the team? I thought she was a volunteer coach, but their site hasn't mentioned her.
Another example of someone that should have never turned pro.

Amalgamate
Jan 8th, 2011, 10:55 PM
Another example of someone that should have never turned pro.

Mallory would be the first one to agree :sad:

But more importantly, is she still dating Devin Britton? :lol:

tennisbuddy12
Jan 8th, 2011, 11:09 PM
Mallory would be the first one to agree :sad:

But more importantly, is she still dating Devin Britton? :lol:

No :lol:

Amalgamate
Jan 8th, 2011, 11:15 PM
No :lol:

Sad :sad: Our 2009 NCCA champs turned pro (who never should have) broke up :sobbing:

tennisbuddy12
Jan 8th, 2011, 11:33 PM
Sad :sad: Our 2009 NCCA champs turned pro (who never should have) broke up :sobbing:
:happy: a long time ago lol

Amalgamate
Jan 8th, 2011, 11:47 PM
:happy: a long time ago lol

It can't be :bigcry: (I need to keep a closer eye on these things!)

simonsaystennis
Jan 9th, 2011, 02:27 AM
I didn't even know that Devin and Mallory were dating :lol: But their stories are quite sad actually :sad: Mallory actually looked to be showing some decent results in early 2010 before she got injured.

Amalgamate
Jan 9th, 2011, 02:34 AM
I didn't even know that Devin and Mallory were dating :lol: But their stories are quite sad actually :sad: Mallory actually looked to be showing some decent results in early 2010 before she got injured.

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs122.snc3/16941_1298684863067_1108740060_30931161_2410955_n. jpg

:hearts:

simonsaystennis
Jan 9th, 2011, 02:41 AM
Good looking couple! Or former couple :p

tennisbuddy12
Jan 9th, 2011, 03:16 AM
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs122.snc3/16941_1298684863067_1108740060_30931161_2410955_n. jpg

:hearts:

hahaha Facebook (looking at the link)

they dated for like a year...mboyle, do you have ANY scoop re: Mallory, or just Reka??

Amalgamate
Jan 9th, 2011, 04:41 AM
hahaha Facebook (looking at the link)

they dated for like a year...mboyle, do you have ANY scoop re: Mallory, or just Reka??

Scoop :hearts:

Amalgamate
Jan 9th, 2011, 05:49 AM
We don't really have a thread to post match results...does someone want to create one now that matches are starting?

No. 7 Duke def. Hawai‘i, 6-1

Doubles

1. No. 4 Ellah Nze/Nadine Fahoum (DU) def. Barbara Pinterova/Katarina Poljakova (UH) 8-6
2. No. 39 Monica Gorny/Mary Clayton (DU) def. Alssya Nafarette/Magdalena Ploch (UH) 8-2
3. Hanna Mar / Rachel Kahan (DU) def. Natasha Zorec/Aglae Van den Bergh (UH) 8-4

Singles

1. No. 25 Nadine Fahoum (DU) def. Barbara Pinterova (UH) 6-4, 6-4
2. No. 4 Reka Zsilinszka:hearts:(DU) def. Magdalena Ploch (UH) 6-2, 6-1
3. Katarina Poljakova def. No. 43 Mary Clayton (DU) 7-5, 7-5 :cuckoo:
4. No. 71 Elizabeth Plotkin (DU) def. Natasha Zorec (UH) 6-3, 7-5
5. Hanna Mar (DU) def. Alyssa Nafarrete (UH) 6-2, 6-0
6. Monica Gorny (DU) def. Aglae Van den Bergh (UH) 6-2, 6-3

Tennisace
Jan 10th, 2011, 09:15 PM
We don't really have a thread to post match results...does someone want to create one now that matches are starting?

No. 7 Duke def. Hawai‘i, 6-1

Doubles

1. No. 4 Ellah Nze/Nadine Fahoum (DU) def. Barbara Pinterova/Katarina Poljakova (UH) 8-6
2. No. 39 Monica Gorny/Mary Clayton (DU) def. Alssya Nafarette/Magdalena Ploch (UH) 8-2
3. Hanna Mar / Rachel Kahan (DU) def. Natasha Zorec/Aglae Van den Bergh (UH) 8-4

Singles

1. No. 25 Nadine Fahoum (DU) def. Barbara Pinterova (UH) 6-4, 6-4
2. No. 4 Reka Zsilinszka:hearts:(DU) def. Magdalena Ploch (UH) 6-2, 6-1
3. Katarina Poljakova def. No. 43 Mary Clayton (DU) 7-5, 7-5 :cuckoo:
4. No. 71 Elizabeth Plotkin (DU) def. Natasha Zorec (UH) 6-3, 7-5
5. Hanna Mar (DU) def. Alyssa Nafarrete (UH) 6-2, 6-0
6. Monica Gorny (DU) def. Aglae Van den Bergh (UH) 6-2, 6-3

I'm surprised that Plotkin is playing behind Clayton and is projected to play No. 5 (when Nze is put into the line-up). Curious to see where they place Ellah. I assume either No. 1 or 2. Looks like Nadine is playing the role of sacrificial lamb.

mboyle
Jan 15th, 2011, 02:47 AM
I'm surprised that Plotkin is playing behind Clayton and is projected to play No. 5 (when Nze is put into the line-up). Curious to see where they place Ellah. I assume either No. 1 or 2. Looks like Nadine is playing the role of sacrificial lamb.

To answer people's questions:
1. My scoop is on Reka and Ellah. I have talked to Mary Clayton and Liz Plotkin (she appreciates me because I'm like the team super fan), but I have never talked to Mallory.
2. As far as I know, Nadine is 1, Ellah is 2 and Reka is 3. I think the Duke strategy is pretty much to bank on doubles, Reka, 5 and 6 singles. Liz is much better suited to 5 than 4, in my opinion. Mary also had a really great fall, so it's not too much of a stretch to put her at 4.

fantic
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:59 PM
nobody talking about the new team ranking :lol:

well of course not much change, except NU, GT and VAND :lol:

from ita website;

January 25, 2011

Rank Team Jan. 4 Rank
1 Stanford 1
2 Florida 2
3 Baylor 3
4 University of Notre Dame 4
5 UCLA 5
6 North Carolina 6
7 Duke 7
8 University of Michigan 8
9 California 10
10 Clemson 11
11 University of Miami (FL) 12
12 University of Tennessee 13
13 Georgia Tech 16
14 Florida State 14
15 University of Georgia 15
16 University of Texas at Austin 17
17 University of Mississippi 18
18 University of Southern California 19
19 Vanderbilt University 26
20 Northwestern 9
21 Arizona State 20
22 University of South Carolina 21
23 University of Arkansas 22
24 University of Washington 23
25 University of Illinois 25
26 University of Virginia 24

fantic
Feb 4th, 2011, 08:47 AM
New team ranking out;

from ITA website;

Women's National Team Rankings
Administered by the ITA
NCAA Division I Tennis
February 3, 2011

Rank Team Jan. 25 Ranking
1 Stanford 1
2 Florida 2
3 Baylor 3
4 UCLA 5
5 North Carolina 6
6 Duke 7
7 University of Michigan 8
8 California 9
9 Clemson 10
10 University of Miami (FL) 11
11 University of Tennessee 12
12 University of Notre Dame 4
13 Georgia Tech 13
14 University of Arkansas 23
15 University of Washington 24
16 University of Georgia 15
17 Florida State 14
18 University of Mississippi 17
19 University of Southern California 18
20 Vanderbilt University 19
21 University of Texas at Austin 16
22 Arizona State 21
23 Northwestern 20
24 University of South Carolina 22
25 University of South Florida 28
26 University of Virginia 26
27 SMU 27
28 University of Illinois 25
29 Virginia Commonwealth University 31
30 University of Iowa 30
31 University of Oklahoma 39
32 Ohio State University 33
33 University of Nebraska (Lincoln) 34
34 Texas A&M 36
35 DePaul University 35
36 UNLV 29
37 Princeton University 37
38 University of Tulsa 32
39 Boise State 38
40 Saint Mary's College of California 40
41 Yale University 47
42 North Carolina State 46
43 Long Beach State 42
44 Indiana University-Bloomington 45
45 Harvard University 44
46 University of Alabama 55
47 Rice University 48
48 University of Utah 41
49 Sacramento State 56
50 Pepperdine University 43
51 University of Arizona 49
52 Purdue University 50
53 TCU 51
54 Wake Forest 52
55 Marshall University 53
56 Florida International University (FIU) 54
57 Oklahoma State 64
58 San Diego State University 58
59 Auburn University 59
60 University of North Texas 60
61 Dartmouth College 61
62 College of William and Mary 57
63 Winthrop University 66
64 Brown University 62
65 UC Irvine 63
66 Cal Poly 65
67 University of San Diego 67

fantic
Feb 10th, 2011, 01:47 PM
nobody mentions the new team ranking :lol:

from the ITA website;

February 8, 2011

Rank Team Last Week Ranking
1 Stanford 1
2 Florida 2
3 Baylor 3
4 North Carolina 5
5 California 8
6 Duke 6
7 UCLA 4
8 University of Michigan 7
9 Clemson 9
10 University of Miami (FL) 10
11 University of Tennessee 11
12 University of Georgia 16
13 University of Notre Dame 12
14 Georgia Tech 13
15 Florida State 17
16 University of Mississippi 18
17 University of Southern California 19

let's climb to top 16 after beating UT this Sunday. :rocker2:

18 Vanderbilt University 20
19 Northwestern 23
20 Arizona State 22
21 University of Arkansas 14
22 University of Texas at Austin 21
23 University of Washington 15 :sobbing:
24 University of Oklahoma 31
25 University of Virginia 26
26 University of South Carolina 24
27 University of South Florida 25
28 SMU 27
29 University of Illinois 28
30 Virginia Commonwealth University 29
31 Ohio State University 32
32 University of Nebraska (Lincoln) 33
33 Texas A&M 34
34 DePaul University 35
35 UNLV 36
36 Princeton University 37
37 University of Tulsa 38
38 Boise State 39
39 North Carolina State 42
40 Yale University 41
41 Saint Mary's College of California 40
42 University of Alabama 46
43 Long Beach State 43
44 Indiana University-Bloomington 44
45 University of Iowa 30
46 Harvard University 45
47 University of Utah 48
48 Rice University 47
49 University of San Diego 67
50 Sacramento State 49
51 Pepperdine University 50
52 Kansas State NR
53 Purdue University 52
54 TCU 53
55 Marshall University 55
56 Wake Forest 54
57 Florida International University (FIU) 56
58 University of Arizona 51
59 Oklahoma State 57
60 San Diego State University 58
61 Auburn University 59
62 University of North Texas 60
63 Fresno State NR
64 Dartmouth College 61
65 College of William and Mary 62
66 Winthrop University 63
67 UC Irvine 65
68 Cal Poly 66

fantic
Feb 14th, 2011, 04:01 AM
big day tomorrow!!! team AND individual rankings!!

I'm sure Amal will post it as usual. Are you excited about your new rank Amal :lol:

Amalgamate
Feb 14th, 2011, 07:24 AM
big day tomorrow!!! team AND individual rankings!!

I'm sure Amal will post it as usual. Are you excited about your new rank Amal :lol:

You have been posting the team rankings lately!

fantic
Feb 14th, 2011, 07:33 AM
because I'm going to watch UCLA and Cal Poly tomorrow :wavey:

What time does it usually get posted on the ITA website anyway? :scratch:

davidjaime
Feb 15th, 2011, 04:07 AM
Florida, Georgia, Duke, UCLA all have 6 nationally ranked singles player O:
While Stanford, Michigan and Vanderbilt have 5
California, Baylor, Northwestern and North Carolina have 4 .

Its funny how Floridas #7 Hitimana is ranked 113 while #3 Oyen is not ranked xD

fantic
Feb 15th, 2011, 05:21 AM
Florida, Georgia, Duke, UCLA all have 6 nationally ranked singles player O:
While Stanford, Michigan and Vanderbilt have 5
California, Baylor, Northwestern and North Carolina have 4 .

Its funny how Floridas #7 Hitimana is ranked 113 while #3 Oyen is not ranked xD

Thx, that's a useful info.

And Oyen is UNranked?? :eek:

Amalgamate
Feb 15th, 2011, 06:26 AM
I noticed Oyen is unranked as well...

fantic
Feb 15th, 2011, 06:35 AM
Lacey Smyth is unranked as well, so :shrug:

For that matter Jones is playing #1 while ranked quite low, actually the 5th highest
ranked player on the team :lol:

fantic
Feb 15th, 2011, 03:33 PM
from ITA website;

February 14, 2011

Rank Avg Player Player School
1 64.29 Sofie Oyen Allie Will University of Florida

They lost the 1st round at Riviera and still #1 :lol:

2 57.14 Keri Wong Josipa Bek Clemson University
3 46.06 Hilary Barte Mallory Burdette Stanford
4 43.94 Alexa Guarachi Courtney McLane University of Alabama

I love this team :hearts: Especially McLane :bowdown:

5 42.74 Mari Andersson Jana Juricova California
6 40.12 Shinann Featherston Lauren McHale North Carolina

They're not bad, but not better than KK/Sanchez

7 38.56 Sandhya Nagaraj Sanaa Bhambri North Carolina State

I'm satisfied with this, they were VERY good at Riviera. But Christian/Sanchez beat them at Michigan :angel:

8 33.5 Venise Chan Denise Dy University of Washington
9 32.22 Kaitlyn Christian Maria Sanchez USC

Still too low :p But anyway a quantum leap :lol: :cheer:

10 30.06 Emily Fraser Hana Tomlijanovic University of Virginia
11 29.68 Rosalia Alda Millie Nichols University of Tennessee
12 26.71 Courtney Dolehide Andrea Remynse UCLA

This team jumped too :lol:

13 26.63 Ellah Nze Nadine Fahoum Duke University
14 24.52 Rachael White Allison Falkin University of Illinois
15 23.65 Alison Ramos Valeria Pulido USC

As I said, USC is sending TWO teams to Stanford :)

16 19.12 Mimi Nguyen Brooke Bolender University of Michigan

WHAT THE..what happened to Taney/Tatsuno :sobbing: And I thought Bolender teamed with Muresan

17 18.23 Chelsey Gullickson Kate Fuller University of Georgia

Fuller had nice hands at Desert Dual

18 17.21 Brynn Boren Maria Sorbello University of Tennessee
19 17.06 Michaela Kissell Dominica Zaprazna Marshall University
20 16.67 Anamika Bhargava Maria Zalameda Pepperdine
21 16.64 Alexandra Anghelescu Cameron Ellis University of Georgia
22 16.61 Lauren Mira Erica Robertson Vanderbilt University
23 15.58 Linda Abu Mushrefova Nida Hamilton Northwestern University
24 15.5 Janette Bejlkova Loreta Alonso Martinez University of South Florida
25 15.09 Lauren Embree Joanna Mather University of Florida
26 15.03 Ashlee Brown Sianna Simmons Arizona State University

They deserve it :yeah:
27 14.44 Sona Novakova Nina Secerbegovic Baylor University
28 14.11 Marta Lesniak Heather Steinbauer SMU
29 14.09 Kathryn Talbert Kayla Duncan Wake Forest University
30 14.09 McCall Jones Pamela Montez UCLA
31 13.94 Anouk Tigu Claudine Paulson University of Arkansas

32 13.93 Mandy Brown Julia Fellerhoff University of Louisville
33 13.43 Kristi Boxx Abby Guthrie University of Mississippi
34 13.33 Kir Kemp Tereza Lerova Georgia State University
35 13.1 Mara Schmidt Jennifer Rabot Purdue University
36 13.09 Antonia Foehse Mary Anne Macfarlane University of Alabama
37 13.02 Zaruhi Harutyunyan Angelina Jogasuria Akron
38 13 Patricia Skowronski Pavlina Smatova University of Oregon
39 12.82 Alicia Aguilar Julia Wais San Diego State University

This means with the Ellison sisters SDSU doubles are really strong..

40 12.8 Francesca Segarelli Ruth Seaborne Florida State University
41 12.74 Nadja Gilchrist Lilly Kimbell University of Georgia
42 12.71 Bianca Eichkorn Anna Bartenstein University of Miami (Florida)
43 12.67 Millie Nichols Natalie Pluskota University of Tennessee
44 12.33 Anya Morgina Dominika Kanakova University of South Carolina
45 12.28 Brooke Bolender Denise Muresan University of Michigan
46 12.2 Dijana Stojic Dominika Kanakova University of South Carolina
47 11.98 Amanda Craddock Cierra Gaytan-Leach University of Texas at Austin

They just beat Pulido/Ramos, no? I remember G-L playing doubles with Tsay at Rancho Mirage ITF last year..

48 11.96 Maria Fuccillo Rashmi Teltumbde University of Virginia
49 11.94 Gabriela Mejia Kayla Rizzolo University of Miami (Florida)
50 11.92 Roxanne Ellison Sierra Ellison San Diego State University

Too low. They should qualify for NCAA, if they're operational.

51 11.43 Hanna Mar Reka Zsilinszka Duke University
52 11.03 Maria Mosolova Belinda Niu Northwestern University
53 10.9 Amy Barton Marina Bohrer Michigan State University
54 10.74 Morgan Frank Nazari Urbina Texas A&M University
55 10.62 Marisa Lambropoulos Amy Allin University of Illinois
56 10.55 Breanne Smutko Chelcie Abajian University of Illinois
57 10.43 Anik Cepeda Hope Johnson College of William and Mary
58 10.34 Brittany Wowchuk Elena Chernyakova Northwestern University
59 10.31 Kristy Frilling Shannon Mathews University of Notre Dame

ND doubles :bigcry:

60 10.21 Christina Ngo Jillian O'Neill Georgia Tech
61 10.16 Caroline Hitimana Joanna Mather University of Florida
62 10.04 Whitney Wolf Keri Frankenberger Louisiana State University
63 10 Sasha Krupina Elizabeth Kilborn Georgia Tech
64 9.66 Katie Rybakova Federica Suess Florida State University
65 9.61 Alex Leatu Rachael Dillon Vanderbilt University
66 9.53 Monica Gorny Mary Clayton Duke University
67 9.35 Kayla Rizzolo Gabriela Mejia University of Miami (Florida)
68 9.29 Kate Lukomskaya Kelsey Sundaram University of Arkansas
69 9.22 McCall Jones Maya Johansson UCLA
70 9.01 Megan Price Callie Craig Brigham Young University
71 9 Francesca Segarelli Federica Suess Florida State University
71 9 Brooke Doane Jennifer Sher Cal State Northridge
73 8.97 Edyta Cieplucha Heather Steinbauer SMU
74 8.93 Kelcy McKenna Micaela Hein Arizona State University

WAY too low :help: I'm rooting for this team!

75 8.72 Megan Broderick Khristina Blajkevitch University of Kentucky
76 8.51 Emilee Malvehy Ryann Cutillo Wake Forest University
77 8.35 Maria Kalashnikova Whitney Ritchie University of Oklahoma
78 8.28 Catherine Isip Laurie Gingras Saint Mary's College of California
79 8.23 Gabby Steele Kelsey Haviland Ohio State University
80 8.05 Victoria Brook Lindsay Clark Yale University

fantic
Feb 15th, 2011, 05:07 PM
from ITA website;

February 14, 2011

Rank Team Last Week Ranking
1 Stanford 1
2 Florida 2
3 Baylor 3
4 North Carolina 4
5 California 5
6 Duke 6
7 UCLA 7
8 University of Michigan 8
9 University of Miami (FL) 10
10 University of Georgia 12
11 University of Tennessee 11
12 Clemson 9
13 Georgia Tech 14
14 Vanderbilt University 18
15 University of Southern California 17

:cheer: on to the top 10!

16 Florida State 15
17 University of Notre Dame 13
18 University of Washington 23
19 University of Arkansas 21
20 Northwestern 19
21 Arizona State 20
22 University of Mississippi 16
23 University of Virginia 25
24 University of South Carolina 26
25 University of Oklahoma 24
26 SMU 28
27 University of Texas at Austin 22
28 University of Illinois 29
29 Virginia Commonwealth University 30
30 Ohio State University 31
31 University of Nebraska (Lincoln) 32
32 University of South Florida 27
33 Texas A&M 33
34 DePaul University 34
35 UNLV 35
36 Princeton University 36
37 University of Tulsa 37
38 University of San Diego 49
39 North Carolina State 39
40 Yale University 40
41 Pepperdine University 51
42 Saint Mary's College of California 41
43 University of Utah 47
44 Boise State 38
45 University of Alabama 42
46 Long Beach State 43
47 Indiana University-Bloomington 44
48 University of Iowa 45
49 Rice University 48
50 Sacramento State 50
51 Kansas State 52
52 Purdue University 53
53 TCU 54
54 Marshall University 55
55 Harvard University 46
56 Wake Forest 56
57 University of Maryland 71
58 Florida International University (FIU) 57
59 University of Arizona 58
60 San Diego State University 60
61 Wichita State NR
62 Fresno State 63
63 Auburn University 61
64 Texas Tech 69
65 Winthrop University 66
66 Cal Poly 68
67 College of William and Mary 65
68 Oklahoma State 59
69 UC Irvine 67
70 University of North Texas 62
71 Dartmouth College 64
72 College of Charleston 70
73 University of Wyoming NR
74 Washington State 72
75 University of Minnesota 73

qwerty12
Feb 15th, 2011, 05:43 PM
they have different doubles rankings up now... :confused:

fantic
Feb 15th, 2011, 07:05 PM
yes, I noticed that too :lol:

¤CharlDa¤
Feb 16th, 2011, 10:16 AM
Not a bad job for our former good Canuck juniors.

Players like Oneill, Jodoin, Gingras, Wowchuk are probably all going to get higher.

spartyfan
Feb 22nd, 2011, 11:13 PM
I just looked at the February 22 rankings released today.

The ITA web site says this is a ballot voted ranking?

If so, this would seem the most messed up ranking I have ever seen. Wholesale changes and some of the new ranked teams cannot really justify being there unless these voters have some sort of agendas.

Brown has three unranked wins and two were close. 74 Samford has four wins against very poor programs in North Florida, Jacksonville State, Charlotte and Belmont. 67 Boston University only has wins versus Quinnipiac, Rhode Island, Dartmouth, Davidson and Syracuse. The weirdest seems UCSB who gets first ranking all the way up to 57 but aside from an ok Wyoming win their other wins are Bakersfield, Stanislaus, Northern Arizona and USF.

Do the rankings do this every year? They do not seem credible.

johnnytennis
Feb 22nd, 2011, 11:17 PM
Women's National Team Rankings
Administered by the ITA
NCAA Division I Tennis
22-Feb-11

Rank Team
1 Stanford
2 Florida
3 North Carolina
4 Duke
5 University of Michigan
6 California
7 Baylor
8 University of Miami (FL)
9 University of Virginia
10 University of Georgia
11 UCLA
12 Clemson
13 University of Tennessee
14 Vanderbilt University
15 Georgia Tech
16 University of Arkansas
17 University of Southern California
18 Northwestern
19 University of Notre Dame
20 Florida State
21 University of Washington
22 University of Oklahoma
23 Virginia Commonwealth University
24 University of Mississippi
25 University of South Carolina
26 University of Nebraska (Lincoln)
27 University of San Diego
28 Arizona State
29 SMU
30 Texas A&M
31 North Carolina State
32 Pepperdine University
33 University of Texas at Austin
34 Yale University
35 University of Illinois
36 University of Alabama
37 Indiana University-Bloomington
38 Princeton University
39 Sacramento State
40 University of Tulsa
41 University of Arizona
42 Boise State
43 Ohio State University
44 Rice University
45 UNLV
46 Saint Mary's College of California
47 University of South Florida
48 DePaul University
49 Marshall University
50 Kansas State
51 University of Utah
52 TCU
53 Brown University
54 Long Beach State
55 Texas Tech
56 Wichita State
57 UC Santa Barbara
58 University of Maryland
59 Wake Forest
60 Fresno State
61 Florida International University (FIU)
62 San Diego State University
63 Purdue University
64 Auburn University
65 University of Iowa
66 Winthrop University
67 Boston University
68 Harvard University
69 Marquette University
70 Georgia State University
71 Stephen F. Austin State
72 Virginia Tech
73 Mississippi State
74 Samford
75 College of William and Mary

fantic
Feb 22nd, 2011, 11:32 PM
Incomprehensible.

Especially USC being 'demoted' to 17th :sobbing:

fantic
Feb 22nd, 2011, 11:34 PM
UVA 9th, when was the last year that UVA was ranked in the top 10? :eek:

fantic
Feb 22nd, 2011, 11:36 PM
22 University of Oklahoma 25
23 Virginia Commonwealth University 29
24 University of Mississippi 22
25 University of South Carolina 24
26 University of Nebraska (Lincoln) 31
27 University of San Diego 38
28 Arizona State 21
29 SMU 26

VCU, Nebraska, USD better than ASU? :spit:

tennisbuddy12
Feb 23rd, 2011, 03:41 AM
UVA 9th, when was the last year that UVA was ranked in the top 10? :eek:

I believe this is the first time. This is their program-high ranking.

:o at OSU going from 29 to 43. No matches = that.

fantic
Mar 1st, 2011, 04:55 AM
So Muresan is following Frilling's steps, also doing well in doubles now with Bolender.
#1 doubles team in Indoors, defeating STAN, CU, GT. VERY impressive, to say the least.
So their raking will undoubtedly soar up tomorrow.

But what is this :fiery:

No. 1 -- No. 60 Barton/Bohrer (MSU) d. No. 22 Bolender/Muresan (U-M), 8-5

Who the HELL are Barton/Bohrer :lol:

They had a 11-match winning streak and it ends like this :sobbing:

johnnytennis
Mar 1st, 2011, 09:50 PM
New computer rankings today and there were some big moves up and down for a bunch of teams!
http://www.itatennis.com/AwardsAndRankings/Rankings/2010-11_NCAA_Division_I_Women_s_Rankings.htm

fantic
Mar 1st, 2011, 10:37 PM
congrats, johnnytennis, is #4 the highest ranking ever for Mich?

and it means that tomorrow's USC vs UCLA is practically a death

match :devil:

Embittered
Mar 1st, 2011, 11:31 PM
Great story. Claire Clark walks onto the ULM team as a freshman, and three years later leads it into the rankings. ULM story: http://www.ulmwarhawks.com//ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=19000&ATCLID=205106507. (Doubtless the high ranking is a quirk of the switchover from poll to computer and this will be the high watermark for the team.)

Amalgamate
Mar 1st, 2011, 11:41 PM
:lol: No one commenting on how Florida overtakes Stanford as the #1 team? :spit: OMG death! There is clearly something wrong with the ranking system when that happens!

SakiBomb25
Mar 2nd, 2011, 12:05 AM
:lol: No one commenting on how Florida overtakes Stanford as the #1 team? :spit: OMG death! There is clearly something wrong with the ranking system when that happens!

Eh, Florida can keep the No. 1 ranking if it means Stanford wins the NCAA title :D

UFGatorFan
Mar 2nd, 2011, 12:07 AM
The switch to computer rankings is to blame. Florida had 5 wins over top 12 teams in last week's ranking, Stanford had 2. It's similar to women's tennis and how a player like Wozniaki can be #1 and never has won a major. Meaningless at this point. I am sure Stanford will rise back to the top as soon as they face more ranked teams and get their computer ranking up.

johnnytennis
Mar 2nd, 2011, 01:03 AM
congrats, johnnytennis, is #4 the highest ranking ever for Mich?

and it means that tomorrow's USC vs UCLA is practically a death

match :devil:

No, they got to No. 3 last year. They have a tough match tomorrow against Miami down in Florida. It has always been a tough place to win.

spartyfan
Mar 2nd, 2011, 01:04 AM
The entire rankings are bad but the Florida thing is a complete lack of credibility. I have never seen anything this random.

fantic
Mar 2nd, 2011, 01:14 AM
:lol: No one commenting on how Florida overtakes Stanford as the #1 team? :spit: OMG death! There is clearly something wrong with the ranking system when that happens!

OF COURSE there's something wrong when Sanchez steps down from #1 only after 2 wks and Christian/Sanchez DROPS to #20 :spit:

But it's a mixed bag, when you see that Pulido/Ramos climes up to #10 :lol:

fantic
Mar 2nd, 2011, 01:20 AM
Great story. Claire Clark walks onto the ULM team as a freshman, and three years later leads it into the rankings. ULM story: http://www.ulmwarhawks.com//ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=19000&ATCLID=205106507. (Doubtless the high ranking is a quirk of the switchover from poll to computer and this will be the high watermark for the team.)

'ULM Storms into National Tennis Rankings at No. 46'

Love it :hearts:

fantic
Mar 2nd, 2011, 02:18 AM
So.
However silly the rankings this week looks like :tape:
I tried to tally up the singles rankings by freshmen/newcomer.
Do correct me if I was wrong;

11 NOVAKOVA
12 HSU
13 AHN
20 GIBBS
28 BHAMBRI
29 MACFARLANE
30 CAKO
31 BOREN
34 JANOWICZ
35 CERCONE
36 NAKIC
40 O'NEILL
44 CRITSER
54 PINTUSAVA
56 KAHAN
------------
66 RIZZOLO
72 NIU
77 BATTA
78 KOWASE
80 LEATU
81 BOLENDER
104 VYSKOCILOVA CU
110 LE
112 KELLNER
114 CHRISTIAN
115 MIRA
121 DOLEHIDE

so far 15 can qualify for Stanford..

Embittered
Mar 2nd, 2011, 08:25 AM
:lol: No one commenting on how Florida overtakes Stanford as the #1 team? :spit: OMG death! There is clearly something wrong with the ranking system when that happens!zootennis was unimpressed. (http://tenniskalamazoo.blogspot.com/2011/03/those-crazy-computers-florida-gets-no-1.html)

First of all, I may be missing something, but how does Stanford only have two wins over teams in the Top 12? They beat Michigan (now 4, then 8), North Carolina (now 5, then 4) and Florida (now 1, then 2) at the Indoor, so that's three right there. But most importantly, and it's impossible to overemphasize this, Stanford beat Florida on a neutral court eight days ago. I know that we have an NCAA team championship in May where No. 1 will be decided (thank goodness this isn't football) once and for all, but it doesn't give me a lot of confidence in the system being used.

fantic
Mar 2nd, 2011, 08:45 AM
I'm scared what Stanford's news release will be like :lol:

fantic
Mar 3rd, 2011, 07:44 AM
from Stanford website;

'The team rankings are a little more confusing, to say the least. Despite an undefeated record, Stanford dropped to No. 2 in the latest national rankings. This is the point in the season when the rankings switch from a poll to a computer point-per-match formula, which caused several changes. Florida is the new No. 1, despite a 4-2 loss to Stanford in the ITA indoor national final. The Gators can thank the strength of the ACC (that's right, the ACC not the SEC) for the swap with Stanford. Florida has posted five top-12 victories, all over ACC opponents, including three over top-five competition. Stanford has six top-20 victories, which is more than Florida, but only has two victories over teams ranked in the top 12. '

Tenniswish
Mar 3rd, 2011, 05:28 PM
The Gators can thank the strength of the ACC (that's right, the ACC not the SEC) for the swap with Stanford.

Speaking of the strength of the ACC. While I haven't had the time to research it, it could be the first time since the ACC went to 12 schools that every ACC team is in the top 75. It might even be interesting when, if ever, any conference has had all members in the national rankings.

fantic
Mar 3rd, 2011, 06:45 PM
I guess ACC is the strongest conference, better than Pac 10 for now.

Clemson beat UCLA,
UM beat ASU,
UNC & GT beat UW..

Tenniswish
Mar 4th, 2011, 02:19 PM
ACC also finished 2010 with six teams in the top 15. No other conference had more than 3 (PAC 10 with Stanford, UCLA, and Cal). Interestingly, the top 5 from the end of 2010 had five different conferences represented. Even if you go to the top 25, the SEC and PAC-10 get to six teams, but the ACC gets to 7.

fantic
Mar 4th, 2011, 03:01 PM
but individually, PAC 10 rules whether in singles or in doubles :angel:

johnnytennis
Mar 9th, 2011, 04:54 AM
Women's National Team Rankings
Administered by the ITA
NCAA Division I Tennis
March 8, 2011


Rank School Average Last Week
1 University of Florida 90.43 1
2 Stanford 89.00 2
3 University of Miami (Florida) 66.84 12
4 University of Michigan 65.91 4
5 Duke University 63.71 3
6 North Carolina 59.24 5
7 California 56.60 6
8 Vanderbilt University 55.54 10
9 Baylor University 55.17 7
10 UCLA 52.76 17
11 University of Georgia 52.04 13
12 University of Virginia 51.80 8
13 Northwestern University 51.15 9
14 University of Arkansas 50.84 16
15 University of Notre Dame 46.55 14
16 University of Southern California 45.87 15
17 Georgia Tech 42.11 21
18 University of Oklahoma 40.15 19
19 Clemson University 38.10 11
20 University of Washington 34.56 20
21 University of Tennessee 32.02 21
22 University of Tulsa 30.36 30
23 Yale University 27.45 28
24 University of Texas at Austin 27.38 24
25 Virginia Commonwealth University 26.77 23
26 University of San Diego 25.16 29
27 Texas A&M University 24.91 32
28 University of Arizona 24.71 26
29 Sacramento State 23.21 31
30 Pepperdine 22.88 25
31 Arizona State University 22.24 35
32 University of Nebraska (Lincoln) 20.08 36
33 University of Alabama 19.66 34
34 Marshall University 18.89 40
35 SMU 18.59 37
36 Florida State University 18.22 22
37 Brown University 18.00 53
38 University of Mississippi 17.40 33
39 Boston College 16.53 44
40 University of Maryland, College Park 16.32 43
41 North Carolina State 14.43 38
42 University of South Florida 12.93 55
43 UNLV 12.68 42
44 University of South Carolina 12.56 27
45 Ohio State University 11.25 50
46 Cal Poly 10.78 67
47 Indiana University-Bloomington 10.59 41
48 Saint Mary's College of California 10.34 39
49 College of William and Mary 10.13 47
50 Princeton University 10.11 56
51 Harvard University N/A 57
52 Boise State University N/A 62
53 Kansas State N/A 45
54 University of Wisconsin, Madison N/A 66
55 University of Utah N/A 49
56 Rice University N/A 48
57 Purdue University N/A 65
58 Florida International University (FIU) N/A N/A
59 Fresno State N/A 60
60 Virginia Tech N/A 68
61 Long Beach State University N/A N/A
62 Boston University N/A 70
63 Univ. of Missouri, Columbia N/A 58
64 Louisiana State University N/A N/A
65 DePaul University N/A 52
66 Winthrop University N/A 74
67 University of Illinois N/A 51
68 Miami University (Ohio) N/A N/A
69 Michigan State University N/A N/A
70 UNC Greensboro N/A N/A
71 University of Texas at Arlington N/A 63
72 Akron N/A 72
73 Dartmouth College N/A 69
74 ULM (Univ. of Louisiana at Monroe) N/A 46
75 Wake Forest N/A 73

fantic
Mar 9th, 2011, 04:58 AM
totally forgot about this :spit:

well it IS March Madness (IW, I mean :lol: ), so :angel:

2nd_serve
Mar 9th, 2011, 06:34 AM
I don't get it. Even after beating another top ten team, California, Stanford is still ranked below Florida. These incomprehensible results hurt the reputation of the ranking processes.

johnnytennis
Mar 9th, 2011, 07:01 AM
I don't get it. Even after beating another top ten team, California, Stanford is still ranked below Florida. These incomprehensible results hurt the reputation of the ranking processes.

It is all about how many top 10 teams you beat. Stanford might want to beef up their schedule some as I assume that is the reason they are No. 2. Florida deserves the No. 1 ranking right now!

fantic
Mar 9th, 2011, 07:11 AM
I did write that Stan schedule is weak... :hehehe:

2nd_serve
Mar 9th, 2011, 04:52 PM
It is all about how many top 10 teams you beat. Stanford might want to beef up their schedule some as I assume that is the reason they are No. 2. Florida deserves the No. 1 ranking right now!

Well Stanford has wins over (5) five top ten teams, University of Florida, University of Michigan, North Carolina, California, and UCLA.

Florida, has wins over (3) three top ten teams, University of Miami, Duke, and North Carolina. If Stanford had just done better when it played Florida, so okay, I see the point.

UFGatorFan
Mar 9th, 2011, 10:11 PM
Computers don't factor in head to head in these things, they just go based on your resume. Stanford proved indoors they are the best team right now and should be ranked #1. I wonder what other wonky effects this has on ratings, like teams on the bubble for an at large bid down the road?

One thing is certain, the gap between these 2 and everyone else is wide, at least in these rankings. I've never seen a gap from 2-3 that wide.

2nd_serve
Mar 9th, 2011, 10:49 PM
Thank you, UFGatorFan you gain respect with your gracious and reasonable response. And you follow it with a point that is so true, that those two teams are so close together.

fantic
Mar 10th, 2011, 05:05 PM
Computers don't factor in head to head in these things, they just go based on your resume. Stanford proved indoors they are the best team right now and should be ranked #1. I wonder what other wonky effects this has on ratings, like teams on the bubble for an at large bid down the road?

One thing is certain, the gap between these 2 and everyone else is wide, at least in these rankings. I've never seen a gap from 2-3 that wide.

that's why I maintained that NCAA should be separated in two categories, like Gold flight and Red flight :haha:

Evidently, pretty bad for NCAA, methink. (Well they CAN market STAN vs UF rivalries I guess :rolleyes:)

johnnytennis
Mar 15th, 2011, 08:29 PM
Women's National Team Ranking
Administered by the ITA
NCAA Division I Tennis
March 15, 2011

1 University of Florida 90.55 1
2 Stanford 90.00 2
3 North Carolina 75.42 6
4 Duke University 69.33 5
5 University of Michigan 64.76 4
6 University of Miami (Florida) 63.05 3
7 University of Georgia 62.92 11
8 UCLA 61.19 10
9 University of Southern California 52.79 16
10 Baylor University 52.67 9
11 University of Virginia 51.85 12
12 California 51.81 7
13 University of Arkansas 51.57 14
14 Northwestern University 50.48 13
15 Clemson University 48.60 19
16 Vanderbilt University 46.94 8
17 University of Notre Dame 44.08 15
18 University of Tennessee 42.17 21
19 University of Oklahoma 39.19 18
20 Georgia Tech 38.48 17
21 Arizona State University 34.21 31
22 University of Texas at Austin 30.90 24
23 University of Tulsa 29.80 22
24 Yale University 29.64 23
25 University of San Diego 29.00 26
26 Texas A&M University 27.46 27
27 University of Washington 26.46 20
28 SMU 26.02 35
29 University of Nebraska (Lincoln) 25.13 32
30 Virginia Commonwealth University 24.26 25
31 North Carolina State 23.69 41
32 University of Arizona 22.02 28
33 University of South Carolina 21.82 44
34 University of Maryland, College Park 20.71 40
35 Florida State University 20.57 36
36 Brown University 19.91 37
37 Pepperdine 18.90 30
38 UNLV 18.54 43
39 Saint Mary's College of California 18.09 48
40 Boston College 16.76 39
41 Marshall University 16.52 34
42 Sacramento State 14.47 29
43 College of William and Mary 13.79 49
44 Long Beach State University 13.17 61
45 University of Mississippi 12.79 38
46 Virginia Tech 12.64 60
47 Wake Forest University 12.28 75
48 Harvard University 11.91 51
49 Purdue University 11.86 57
50 University of Alabama 11.68 33
51 Princeton University N/A 50
52 Michigan State University N/A 69
53 Kansas State N/A 52
54 University of Oregon N/A N/A
55 Louisiana State University N/A 64
56 UC Irvine N/A N/A
57 Cal Poly N/A 46
58 Boise State University N/A 52
59 UC Santa Barbara N/A N/A
60 Rice University N/A 56
61 Florida International University (FIU) N/A 58
62 San Diego State University N/A N/A
63 Texas Tech University N/A N/A
64 University of South Florida N/A 42
65 Indiana University-Bloomington N/A 47
66 University of Texas at Arlington N/A 71
67 Fresno State N/A 59
68 Boston University N/A 62
69 Univ. of Missouri, Columbia N/A 63
70 UNC Greensboro N/A 70
71 University of Utah N/A 55
72 University of Wisconsin, Madison N/A 54
73 Miami University (Ohio) N/A 68
74 UC Davis N/A N/A
75 Akron N/A 72
75 Ohio State University N/A 45

Singles Rankings:
http://www.itatennis.com/AwardsAndRankings/Rankings/2010-11_NCAA_Division_I_Women_s_Rankings/March_15__2011_-_ITA_DI_Women_s_National_Singles_Rankings.htm

Doubles Rankings:
http://www.itatennis.com/AwardsAndRankings/Rankings/2010-11_NCAA_Division_I_Women_s_Rankings/March_15__2011_-_ITA_DI_Women_s_National_Doubles_Rankings.htm

Tenniswish
Mar 15th, 2011, 11:13 PM
Wow. All 12 ACC teams in the top 47 before conference competition really gets started.

gouci
Mar 15th, 2011, 11:33 PM
Top 6 "Major" Conferences

ACC - 12 ranked teams

SEC - 9 teams

Pac 10 - 8 teams

Big 12 - 8 teams

Big 10 - 7 teams

Big West - 5 teams


Multiple ranked teams conferences

CUSA - 4 teams

Ivy League - 4 teams

Mountain West - 3 teams

WCC - 3 teams

Big East - 2 teams

Colonial - 2 teams

WAC - 2 teams

fantic
Mar 16th, 2011, 05:35 PM
Top 6 "Major" Conferences

ACC - 12 ranked teams

SEC - 9 teams

Pac 10 - 8 teams

Big 12 - 8 teams

Big 10 - 7 teams

Big West - 5 teams


Multiple ranked teams conferences

CUSA - 4 teams

Ivy League - 4 teams

Mountain West - 3 teams

WCC - 3 teams

Big East - 2 teams

Colonial - 2 teams

WAC - 2 teams

I used to do this by myself :lol:
Thx for the info :worship:

fantic
Mar 16th, 2011, 05:39 PM
Women's National Team Ranking
Administered by the ITA
NCAA Division I Tennis
March 15, 2011

1 University of Florida 90.55 1
2 Stanford 90.00 2
3 North Carolina 75.42 6
4 Duke University 69.33 5
5 University of Michigan 64.76 4
6 University of Miami (Florida) 63.05 3
7 University of Georgia 62.92 11
8 UCLA 61.19 10
9 University of Southern California 52.79 16
10 Baylor University 52.67 9
11 University of Virginia 51.85 12
12 California 51.81 7
13 University of Arkansas 51.57 14
14 Northwestern University 50.48 13
15 Clemson University 48.60 19
16 Vanderbilt University 46.94 8
17 University of Notre Dame 44.08 15
18 University of Tennessee 42.17 21
19 University of Oklahoma 39.19 18
20 Georgia Tech 38.48 17
21 Arizona State University 34.21 31
22 University of Texas at Austin 30.90 24
23 University of Tulsa 29.80 22
24 Yale University 29.64 23
25 University of San Diego 29.00 26
26 Texas A&M University 27.46 27
27 University of Washington 26.46 20
28 SMU 26.02 35
29 University of Nebraska (Lincoln) 25.13 32
30 Virginia Commonwealth University 24.26 25
31 North Carolina State 23.69 41
32 University of Arizona 22.02 28
33 University of South Carolina 21.82 44
34 University of Maryland, College Park 20.71 40
35 Florida State University 20.57 36
36 Brown University 19.91 37
37 Pepperdine 18.90 30
38 UNLV 18.54 43
39 Saint Mary's College of California 18.09 48
40 Boston College 16.76 39
41 Marshall University 16.52 34
42 Sacramento State 14.47 29
43 College of William and Mary 13.79 49
44 Long Beach State University 13.17 61
45 University of Mississippi 12.79 38
46 Virginia Tech 12.64 60
47 Wake Forest University 12.28 75
48 Harvard University 11.91 51
49 Purdue University 11.86 57
50 University of Alabama 11.68 33
51 Princeton University N/A 50
52 Michigan State University N/A 69
53 Kansas State N/A 52
54 University of Oregon N/A N/A
55 Louisiana State University N/A 64
56 UC Irvine N/A N/A
57 Cal Poly N/A 46
58 Boise State University N/A 52
59 UC Santa Barbara N/A N/A
60 Rice University N/A 56
61 Florida International University (FIU) N/A 58
62 San Diego State University N/A N/A
63 Texas Tech University N/A N/A
64 University of South Florida N/A 42
65 Indiana University-Bloomington N/A 47
66 University of Texas at Arlington N/A 71
67 Fresno State N/A 59
68 Boston University N/A 62
69 Univ. of Missouri, Columbia N/A 63
70 UNC Greensboro N/A 70
71 University of Utah N/A 55
72 University of Wisconsin, Madison N/A 54
73 Miami University (Ohio) N/A 68
74 UC Davis N/A N/A
75 Akron N/A 72
75 Ohio State University N/A 45

Singles Rankings:
http://www.itatennis.com/AwardsAndRankings/Rankings/2010-11_NCAA_Division_I_Women_s_Rankings/March_15__2011_-_ITA_DI_Women_s_National_Singles_Rankings.htm

Doubles Rankings:
http://www.itatennis.com/AwardsAndRankings/Rankings/2010-11_NCAA_Division_I_Women_s_Rankings/March_15__2011_-_ITA_DI_Women_s_National_Doubles_Rankings.htm

USC in top 10 :bigcry: (tears of joy :sobbing: )

UFGatorFan
Mar 16th, 2011, 08:20 PM
The computers have struck on the men's side, too. Tennessee jumped UVA, who beat them at the team indoors.

johnnytennis
Mar 16th, 2011, 11:49 PM
The computers have struck on the men's side, too. Tennessee jumped UVA, who beat them at the team indoors.

That No. 1 ranking wont last long! Tennessee got beat by Baylor a couple hours after the rankings came out.

Tenniswish
Mar 17th, 2011, 05:12 AM
Top 6 "Major" Conferences

ACC - 12 ranked teams

SEC - 9 teams

Pac 10 - 8 teams

Big 12 - 8 teams

Big 10 - 7 teams

Big West - 5 teams


[B]Multiple ranked teams conferences

CUSA - 4 teams

Ivy League - 4 teams

Mountain West - 3 teams

WCC - 3 teams

Big East - 2 teams

Colonial - 2 teams

WAC - 2 teams

MAC - 2 teams as well - Akron and Miami (OH)

UFGatorFan
Mar 22nd, 2011, 11:09 PM
Florida was idle last week and their lead over Stanford increased. Weird.

Amalgamate
Mar 23rd, 2011, 12:43 AM
Florida was idle last week and their lead over Stanford increased. Weird.

Stanford just played their first match in two weeks yesterday. It's so ridiculous Florida is ranked no. 1 :spit: It'll be really weird if the rankings stay this way going into the NCAA's...It just feels so...wrong!

its_a_racquet
Mar 23rd, 2011, 02:45 AM
Stanford just played their first match in two weeks yesterday. It's so ridiculous Florida is ranked no. 1 :spit: It'll be really weird if the rankings stay this way going into the NCAA's...It just feels so...wrong!

fortunately (1) computers have no feeling and (2) the only ranking that matters is the one after NCAA'S...........save your emotions for something tht matters.........

Amalgamate
Mar 23rd, 2011, 04:17 AM
fortunately (1) computers have no feeling and (2) the only ranking that matters is the one after NCAA'S...........save your emotions for something tht matters.........

Rude. :o

fantic
Mar 23rd, 2011, 06:04 AM
:lol:

When was the last time 5 PAC-10 teams were within #16? :aparty:

and why '6' major conferences? :rolls:

And, where did Illinois go, by the way :scratch: NR??

its_a_racquet
Mar 23rd, 2011, 11:58 AM
Rude. :o

I now realize i should have put a smiley face on my post - that was rude and I'm sorry. But rude or not, mid-year rankings don't hold much water.....with the exception of hosting regionals........:hearts:

fantic
Mar 23rd, 2011, 05:33 PM
Stanford seems like to win anyway :angel:

Hell, it could even be a Stanford semifinals in singles tourney

:haha:

SakiBomb25
Mar 23rd, 2011, 07:48 PM
Stanford seems like to win anyway :angel:

Hell, it could even be a Stanford semifinals in singles tourney

:haha:

Make no mistake - Florida will push us. It just depends on who comes out to compete on the day that really matters. Stanford winning the NC is not a guarantee by any stretch of the imagination.

2nd_serve
Mar 23rd, 2011, 08:05 PM
While the big prize is the year end NCAA tournament, the credibility of the ITA ranking system throughout the season has great importance for almost all those involved.

For the coaches of the 90 or more teams that are serious about fielding a competitive team, the the acceptance of the ranking system within the tennis community is going to be important. The coach is going to want to keep the school's Athletic Director happy,. For prioritizing funding between different sports, and gaining assistance for donors, a ranking, a top 20 ranking, is going to have great importance. If the most knowledgeable college tennis people dismiss the mid-year rankings as irrelevant, and wrong, its going to create harmful uncertainty for coaches and athletic directors.

In recruiting, mid-season ranking is going to be important too. The vast majority of players are looking to get on a ranked team, and know they don't have a much expectation to get a tennis scholarship from the National Champion team.

And those late season rankings are going to effect hosting the regional tournaments, a competitive advantage, as has been pointed out. And the same rankings are going to effect the seedings, which give better the chances of a team making it to later rounds, and bragging rights.

I believe it is important that the mid-season ranking are creditable to those who follow tennis. Only one team wins the National Championship, something like 90 are effected by the rankings.

10sE
Mar 23rd, 2011, 11:13 PM
Well said 2nd Serve

its_a_racquet
Mar 24th, 2011, 12:16 AM
While the post was well-written, I disagree. The difference in mid-season rankings between 'the computer' and what you or I might think the "right" ranking in shouldn't affect recruiting efforts or the selection process for a player. Whether a team is #1 or #2, or #12 vs. #18, or #40 vs. #53 shouldn't come into play versus the other considerations which dwarf that issue. Conference, strength of schedule, where I would play in the lineup, travel opportunities, coach, team chemistry, location of school, and the academic choices and quality at the school are pretty important vs. the points made by 2nd Serve.

10sE
Mar 24th, 2011, 03:14 AM
I agree, but only in regards to American girls. Although the age of the internet has made more of the information you mention available to international juniors, many of them couldn't care less about those things. Speaking both from personal and anecdotal experience, many internationals just want to play for the "best" tennis team that they can, and the only way that they have to qualify that is the rankings. How do you think teams like Sacramento State and Wichita State are able to recruit such strong teams in spite of having very little to offer other than tennis?

its_a_racquet
Mar 25th, 2011, 10:37 PM
I agree, but only in regards to American girls. Although the age of the internet has made more of the information you mention available to international juniors, many of them couldn't care less about those things. Speaking both from personal and anecdotal experience, many internationals just want to play for the "best" tennis team that they can, and the only way that they have to qualify that is the rankings. How do you think teams like Sacramento State and Wichita State are able to recruit such strong teams in spite of having very little to offer other than tennis?

That makes sense and I don't doubt that happens. For me personnally, it's hard to relate to a parent willing to send their kid across the ocean without knowing something more than how highly ranked a team is this mid-season. Lots of factors to think about..........

10sE
Mar 26th, 2011, 04:44 AM
Yes, I agree, and I'm sorry to have strayed away from the original argument in which I actually agree with you - the final ranking is the one that really matters, and by then things sort themselves out. I think that the main problem is that the initial rankings are nearly the same as the final ranking from the previous season. It is almost as if the voters are too lazy to research what teams have lost and gained and how they have fared in the fall. If the initial poll was a bit more realistic, then the first half of the season polls (all derivative of the initial one) would be more "accurate".

its_a_racquet
Mar 26th, 2011, 08:13 PM
It is almost as if the voters are too lazy to research what teams have lost and gained and how they have fared in the fall. If the initial poll was a bit more realistic, then the first half of the season polls (all derivative of the initial one) would be more "accurate".

Couldn't agree with you more on that statement. I'm pretty sure folks posting here could project the year-end ranking at the beginning of the year more accurately vs. those that do the voting.

It all works out in the end as long as no one relies too much on the interim ones.......which is why I chuckle when I see some here doing analysis on that interim information......garbage in...well you get the idea :)

2nd_serve
Mar 29th, 2011, 09:57 PM
new rankings (http://www.itatennis.com/AwardsAndRankings/Rankings/2010-11_NCAA_Division_I_Women_s_Rankings/March_29__2011_-_ITA_DI_Women_s_National_Team_Rankings.htm) out

fantic
Mar 29th, 2011, 10:17 PM
USC still within 16 :cheer: maybe we can go to Stanford this time :bigcry: (tears of joy)

fantic
Mar 29th, 2011, 10:33 PM
Cako overtook Gibbs :eek: Now I wanna see THEIR matchup :drool: Coach Forood please 'elevate' Gibbs at 2 so we can all watch
a blast :angel:

And who the HECK is Cristian Sanchez-Quintanar, at #32? :eek: even higher than Embree????

Petra Niedermayerova 43 at Kansas State?

Now when did Jones shoot up to #58 :lol: Clayton at 64, the cutline...Christian back at the ranking. Hein too.

Batta falling :sad:

Who is Katarina Gajic of BC?

Wait..Widjaja is not ranked..

fantic
Mar 29th, 2011, 10:37 PM
HOW COME CHRISTIAN/SANCHEZ ONLY RANKED 5TH WHEN THEY BEAT STAN AND CAL COMFORTABLY??/ :fiery:

:lol: whateva, time will tell.

Nze and Fahoum still ranked at 12, although they haven't played for AGES :tape:

Barton/Bohrer at 19? Mich St? Are they good johnnytennis et al. ?

Ramos/Pulido still 21, thank god :lol:

Frilling/Mathew came up :yeah:

Schutting/Goransson 25, naturally.

Nagaraj/Bhambri falling :sad:

Harman/Kobelt at 32, I bet beating KK/SANCHEZ was the decisive factor :haha:

why are Lao/Kinstler not ranked? :fiery: :lol:

tucker1989
Mar 29th, 2011, 11:29 PM
Connie still hasn't lost a match, but she's falling, because she isn't playing ranked opponents. Eager to see what she can do at NCAAs!

Good to see Chelsey continue to climb. Hopefully she'll end the season in the top 10 again, where she belongs

simonsaystennis
Mar 29th, 2011, 11:42 PM
Nicole Gibbs should be playing #2. She could be top 10 right now.

Hope Embree continues to move back up.

Good to see Chelsey moving back up as well... hopefully she gets higher quickly so she has a higher seed for NCAAs.

Amalgamate
Mar 30th, 2011, 01:20 AM
Team Rankings:

Good to see Stanford rightfully dethrone Floria :cheer:
UGA women might be a tad under-ranked

Singles:

Jana should be ranked #1 (after her win against Maria this past week)
Frilling at #3? After her 0&3 loss to GT? :unsure:

johnnytennis
Mar 30th, 2011, 03:47 AM
I am starting agree with some of the people here about the ITA rankings. How does Baylor stay in the top ten after losing to No. 53 Kansas State. Kansas State has moved up since that win, but Baylor never moved out of the top ten after that loss. You have to wonder what formulas they are using to determine these rankings. There are also some very questionable results in the individual rankings as well!

2nd_serve
Apr 6th, 2011, 04:23 AM
1 88.53 Stanford 1
2 86.07 University of Florida 2
3 68.22 North Carolina 3
4 68.19 Duke University 4
5 65.96 University of Miami (Florida) 5
6 62.54 University of Georgia 7
7 60.56 California 10
8 59.62 UCLA 6
9 58.59 Baylor University 9
10 57.30 University of Michigan 8
11 50.33 Clemson University 12
12 47.34 Georgia Tech 11
13 45.93 University of Southern California 14
14 45.76 University of Tennessee 16
15 44.33 Arizona State University 13
16 43.24 Northwestern University 18
17 41.17 University of Arkansas 15
18 41.01 University of Virginia 17
19 40.34 University of Tulsa 21
20 39.48 University of Notre Dame 19
21 38.12 Vanderbilt University 20
22 33.61 University of Oklahoma 22
23 32.73 University of Washington 25
24 32.36 University of San Diego 24
25 30.11 University of Texas at Austin 23
26 29.71 University of Maryland, College Park 28
27 28.87 University of Alabama 35
28 26.90 Pepperdine 26
29 25.25 University of Arizona 30
30 25.24 North Carolina State 36
31 25.01 Florida State University 34
32 24.44 Virginia Commonwealth University 33
33 23.56 Texas A&M University 32
34 21.97 University of Mississippi 27
35 21.97 Yale University 29
36 21.94 SMU 37
37 21.24 University of South Carolina 38
38 21.15 University of Nebraska (Lincoln) 41
39 20.66 Texas Tech University 45
40 19.82 Kansas State 31
41 16.97 Saint Mary's College of California 48
42 16.37 Cal Poly 42
43 16.33 Brown University 43
44 16.24 University of South Florida 40
45 15.55 San Diego State University 47
46 15.08 Boston College 39
47 14.60 Long Beach State University 44
48 14.49 UNLV 52
49 13.81 Princeton University 56
50 13.39 Sacramento State 46
51 13.22 College of William and Mary 49
52 12.34 Wake Forest University 50
53 10.85 Marshall University 51
54 10.24 Louisiana State University 53
55 9.70 Harvard University 54
56 9.54 Virginia Tech 55
57 9.44 Boise State University 67
58 9.30 University of Texas at Arlington 69
59 8.86 University of Utah 71
60 8.75 UC Irvine 57
61 8.68 TCU 65
62 8.40 Rice University 61
63 8.13 Georgia State University 64
64 8.00 UC Santa Barbara 59
65 7.90 UC Davis 66
66 7.62 Purdue University 58
67 7.55 Winthrop University 63
68 7.26 UNC Wilmington 70
69 7.13 Florida International University (FIU) 62
70 6.73 Michigan State University 60
71 6.68 Fresno State N/A
72 6.55 Univ. of Wyoming 68
73 6.33 Univ. of Missouri, Columbia 74
74 6.21 Akron 72
75 6.18 Dartmouth College N/A

Upsets

WOMEN
#26 Maryland
def.
at #12 Georgia Tech
4-3
at #27 Alabama
def.
#17 Arkansas
4-3
at #39 Texas Tech
def.
#25 Texas
4-3

Conference Counts
Conference Count: The number of men's and women's teams from each conference that appear in the Campbell/ITA Division I Top 25 Rankings are listed numerically. Women's Top 25: ACC and Pac-10 - 6; SEC - 5; Big 12 - 3; Big Ten - 2 and Big East, Conference USA and WCC - 1.

fantic
Apr 6th, 2011, 04:38 AM
perennial? final 4 ND in danger :eek:

Amalgamate
Apr 6th, 2011, 05:20 AM
perennial? final 4 ND in danger :eek:

...what?

fantic
Apr 6th, 2011, 06:48 AM
in danger of not hosting the regional for NCAA, therefore losing in the 2nd rd...you know :lol:

10sE
Apr 6th, 2011, 02:42 PM
ACC has ALL 12 teams ranked, and if the season ended now would get at least 10 teams in the tournament WOW!

mboyle
Apr 7th, 2011, 12:28 AM
Duke shows that they are the true #3 team in the nation. No more of this UNC #3 bull crap. :devil:

gouci
Apr 11th, 2011, 02:50 AM
#73 Missouri's ranking will probably improve by 30 spots because their win over #40 Kansas St. is listed twice (http://itarankings.itatennis.com/TeamSchedule.aspx?did=4&confid=154&teamid=522&Seasonid=0).

The ITA needs to check for errors like these which taints the rankings and probably happens more often than anyone realizes.

Example. The Cal Poly SID listed their men's win over UC Davis down twice. This is like the 3rd time this season that Cal Poly SID has messed up recording the scores. :help:

Amalgamate
Apr 12th, 2011, 08:03 PM
April 12th rankings :spit:

1 86.38 University of Florida 2
2 84.91 Stanford 1
3 76.40 Duke University 4
4 69.55 North Carolina 3
5 65.09 University of Miami (Florida) 5
6 64.61 UCLA 8
7 61.37 Baylor University 9
8 59.70 University of Georgia 6
9 58.96 California 7
10 52.07 University of Michigan 10
11 47.17 Arizona State University 15
12 46.78 Clemson University 11
13 45.86 Georgia Tech 12
14 45.65 University of Southern California 13
15 44.80 Northwestern University 16
16 43.00 University of Tennessee 14
17 41.73 University of Virginia 18
18 41.62 Vanderbilt University 21
19 38.86 University of Arkansas 17
20 38.22 University of Tulsa 19
21 36.10 University of Oklahoma 22
22 35.10 University of Notre Dame 20
23 32.26 University of Alabama 27
24 31.82 University of San Diego 24
25 31.79 University of Texas at Austin 25

2nd_serve
Apr 12th, 2011, 08:45 PM
The ITA explains a little bit about the ranking system in the notes with todays release.

SKILLMAN, N.J. - The battle continues between Florida and Stanford, who have jostled back and forth at the top of the women's Campbell/ITA Team Rankings nearly all spring. The latest episode appears in this week's rankings, where Florida has once again jumped Stanford, despite the fact that the Cardinal are the only remaining undefeated women's Division I team.

To get a better understanding of the perpetual shake up at the top of the women's team rankings, let's take a comparative look inside the numbers.

CRITERIA
#1 FLORIDA
#2 STANFORD
Wins vs. Top 25
10
10
Wins vs. Top 10
5
6
Wins vs. Top 5
4
2
Avg. of 8 Best Wins
8.0
8.25
Road Wins vs. Top 25 (10% Bonus)
3
2

Amalgamate
Apr 12th, 2011, 08:54 PM
It reminds me of the Boise St./TCU debate in college football now that the Pac-10 isn't the dominant tennis force it used to be.

simonsaystennis
Apr 12th, 2011, 10:06 PM
The ITA explains a little bit about the ranking system in the notes with todays release.

SKILLMAN, N.J. - The battle continues between Florida and Stanford, who have jostled back and forth at the top of the women's Campbell/ITA Team Rankings nearly all spring. The latest episode appears in this week's rankings, where Florida has once again jumped Stanford, despite the fact that the Cardinal are the only remaining undefeated women's Division I team.

To get a better understanding of the perpetual shake up at the top of the women's team rankings, let's take a comparative look inside the numbers.

CRITERIA
#1 FLORIDA
#2 STANFORD
Wins vs. Top 25
10
10
Wins vs. Top 10
5
6
Wins vs. Top 5
4
2
Avg. of 8 Best Wins
8.0
8.25
Road Wins vs. Top 25 (10% Bonus)
3
2

Still seems ridiculous. Everyone knows Stanford is the best team right now... sad thing is, they've gone out there and proven it, yet still aren't given the ranking spot.

mboyle
Apr 12th, 2011, 11:54 PM
Hey if the ranking matters so much to Stanford, they can schedule real non conference opponents like all the other top teams, just like, if the ranking mattered to Serena Williams, she could play a full schedule. Don't whine about the system. Choose to play by its rules or not to care.

I give up on the singles ranking. Why does Reka drop to 18 when she beat ranked opponents and lost no matches? Why is Rachel ranked in the 70s when she hasn't lost a match all year?

Amalgamate
Apr 13th, 2011, 12:13 AM
Hey if the ranking matters so much to Stanford, they can schedule real non conference opponents like all the other top teams, just like, if the ranking mattered to Serena Williams, she could play a full schedule. Don't whine about the system. Choose to play by its rules or not to care.

I give up on the singles ranking. Why does Reka drop to 18 when she beat ranked opponents and lost no matches? Why is Rachel ranked in the 70s when she hasn't lost a match all year?

Historically, because the PAC10 has been so strong there has been no need to schedule out of conference matches. Clearly Lele is a little behind on playing the rankings game (not playing Indoors last year, realizing it sucked going into NCAA's ranked 8th, so this year she plays it). But as observers, we can complain about the ranking system all we want... And there are very plausible reasons for why Reka's ranking goes down and Kahan is in the 70's. 1. Reka doesn't beat higher ranked opponents than her in the dual season so it's very difficult to move up in the rankings when she playes very low ranked girls or even those who are unranked. 2. Same thing goes for Kahan, but her case is even more extreme since she is playing at #5 and didn't do anything particular of note in the fall season to play some of the top girls.

mboyle
Apr 13th, 2011, 02:15 AM
Historically, because the PAC10 has been so strong there has been no need to schedule out of conference matches. Clearly Lele is a little behind on playing the rankings game (not playing Indoors last year, realizing it sucked going into NCAA's ranked 8th, so this year she plays it). But as observers, we can complain about the ranking system all we want... And there are very plausible reasons for why Reka's ranking goes down and Kahan is in the 70's. 1. Reka doesn't beat higher ranked opponents than her in the dual season so it's very difficult to move up in the rankings when she playes very low ranked girls or even those who are unranked. 2. Same thing goes for Kahan, but her case is even more extreme since she is playing at #5 and didn't do anything particular of note in the fall season to play some of the top girls.

Yeah that makes sense I guess.

fantic
Apr 13th, 2011, 05:32 AM
Hey if the ranking matters so much to Stanford, they can schedule real non conference opponents like all the other top teams, just like, if the ranking mattered to Serena Williams, she could play a full schedule. Don't whine about the system. Choose to play by its rules or not to care.

I give up on the singles ranking. Why does Reka drop to 18 when she beat ranked opponents and lost no matches? Why is Rachel ranked in the 70s when she hasn't lost a match all year?

she's playing #3, in case you didn't know :secret:

One can't have everything.. :angel:

But I totally agree about Stanford :lol:

fantic
Apr 13th, 2011, 05:36 AM
7 45.88 Sofie Oyen Allie Will University of Florida
8 37.75 Alex Cercone Allie Will University of Florida

Very convenient :haha:

KK/Sanchez still #5 :haha:

Nze/Fahoum still ranked at 14 :eek:

Perfect example of the importance of Riviera I guess.

(KK/Sanchez withdrew after one match there, so whining won't help :lol: )

fantic
Apr 13th, 2011, 03:38 PM
It's curious, that still after the Tempe massacre (vs ASU), that USC is ranked 14.. :rolls:

Whereas last season USC was desperately struggling to REACH top 16..they in fact
beat ASU at home, at least, while in this season the team lost BOTH matches.

Last season's team also lost to Stanford 3-4 at Taube (well technically it was 3-3),
while this season they were massacred at their home :lol: (practically no home advantage,
so to speak :lol:)

They didn't even advance to the Team Indoors this season, unlike the last season.

Well I'm not complaining, just curious :lol:
Do hope USC can clinch it by beating the Bruins at Marks Stadium. Last season they lost 3-4.

simonsaystennis
Apr 14th, 2011, 06:09 AM
Why is Nicole Gibbs playing #4 singles lately? Wouldn't it make more sense to switch her with Burdette? I understand that Gibbs at #4 is pretty much a guaranteed win, but I would have to think that Ahn or Burdette at #4 is pretty much the same case. Nicole, at this point, could probably challenge more players at #2 than Ahn or Burdette. Her singles ranking isn't going to crack the top 10, where I think it probably should be, if she keeps playing a lower spot on the roster.

fantic
Apr 14th, 2011, 02:44 PM
Why is Nicole Gibbs playing #4 singles lately? Wouldn't it make more sense to switch her with Burdette? I understand that Gibbs at #4 is pretty much a guaranteed win, but I would have to think that Ahn or Burdette at #4 is pretty much the same case. Nicole, at this point, could probably challenge more players at #2 than Ahn or Burdette. Her singles ranking isn't going to crack the top 10, where I think it probably should be, if she keeps playing a lower spot on the roster.

please check out my posts on the 'Order of Strength' thread :angel:

fantic
Apr 14th, 2011, 02:49 PM
she's playing #3, in case you didn't know :secret:

One can't have everything.. :angel:

But I totally agree about Stanford :lol:

Stanford, unlike say, UCLA, will never invite non-conference top teams like Baylor to their home.

You all know why :rolls: (but of course since now they're nearly invincible they might 'allow'... :lol:)

So they have no one to blame if they're 'under'ranked
:)

2nd_serve
Apr 14th, 2011, 04:30 PM
Baylor's ranked #7, so a win by Stanford at Stanford would not have helped their ranking. They'd have to either get the bonus points for winning on the road, or beat a top 5 team. Hopefully, USC will be a top five team next year. :devil:

2nd_serve
Apr 14th, 2011, 04:39 PM
Why is Nicole Gibbs playing #4 singles lately? Wouldn't it make more sense to switch her with Burdette? I understand that Gibbs at #4 is pretty much a guaranteed win, but I would have to think that Ahn or Burdette at #4 is pretty much the same case. Nicole, at this point, could probably challenge more players at #2 than Ahn or Burdette. Her singles ranking isn't going to crack the top 10, where I think it probably should be, if she keeps playing a lower spot on the roster.

I suggest, the usual stacking conspiracy theories don't explain this. But it could involve getting other player more competitive matches before NCAA's. I still see the group, Burdette, Ahn, Gibbs, at the same level.

fantic
Apr 14th, 2011, 04:41 PM
Why not? #7 is still high enough. But anyway, this season's BU is relatively weak. But BEFORE that..
:rolls:

Well, USC next season...could be the 'next Duke' chock full of #3 players. :lol: #5? Dunno, but do hope they play uninjured next season :sobbing: This season Val's injury derailed everything :sobbing: (against MICH at the Team Indoors regional, home match against ASU..the team against ASU didn't play the full lineup in both tries, missing KK at the Tempe match)

form
Apr 14th, 2011, 09:05 PM
Bracket guessing... 3 weeks left to play

Note: William & Mary's win yesterday will move them to about # 42 and the likely last 'at large' before the automatic conference berths kick in

1 Florida (SEC)
2 Stanford (PAC)
3 Duke (ACC)
4 North Carolina
5 Miami
6 UCLA
7 Baylor (Big 12)
8 Georgia
9 California
10 Michigan
11 Arizona State
12 Clemson
13 Georgia Tech
14 USC
15 Northwestern
16 Tennessee

17 Virginia
18 Vanderbilt
19 Arkansas
20 Tulsa (C-USA)
21 Oklahoma
22 Notre Dame (Big East)
23 Alabama
24 San Diego (WCC)
25 Texas
26 Washington
27 Florida State
28 Pepperdine
29 Arizona
30 Maryland
31 VCU (Colonial AA)
32 SMU

33 North Carolina State
34 Nebraska
35 Texas A&M
36 Yale (Ivy)
37 Mississippi
38 South Carolina
39 South Florida
40 Saint Mary's
41 Kansas State
42 ... move # 49 William & Mary up to # 42 (a guess) after beating # 31 VCU yesterday - THE LAST AT LARGE AT PRESENT

With 31 conferences, there are 33 at large to start with. You then add back the 9 league champs projected amongst those in the above list. This number can grow or shrink based on ranking shifts or conference tourney upsets but as of this week 9 theoretical conference champs are listed above. That means the last at large is 42. The remainder after 42 are automatic conference berths

43 - Big West Champ (currently # 42 Long Beach or # 47 Cal Poly or # 56 UC Davis or # 60 Irvine or #74 UCSB)
44 - Mountain West Champ (currently # 43 UNLV or # 46 SD State or # 55 Utah)
45 - Big Sky Champ (currently # 48 Sac State)
46 - Southland Champ (currently # 62 Tx Arlington)
47 - WAC Champ (currently # 67 Boise State or # 75 Fresno State)
48 - Sun Belt Champ (currently # 69 FIU)

49 - Big South Champ (currently # 70 Winthrop)
50 - Southern Champ (currently # 71 College of Charleston)
51-64 - other league champs not having a ranking

tennisbuddy12
Apr 14th, 2011, 09:25 PM
Sucks Ohio State probably won't make it, they are 64th and play Wisconsin and Minnesota this weekend, then Indiana and Purdue away. Wish I understood the rankings better. We have a 6-1 win over William and Mary and 2 3-4 losses to Nebraska and SMU and a close 2-5 loss to Northwestern :(

Do the rankings go into detail on the score of the match, or just win/loss?

form
Apr 14th, 2011, 09:51 PM
Sucks Ohio State probably won't make it, they are 64th and play Wisconsin and Minnesota this weekend, then Indiana and Purdue away. Wish I understood the rankings better. We have a 6-1 win over William and Mary and 2 3-4 losses to Nebraska and SMU and a close 2-5 loss to Northwestern :(

Do the rankings go into detail on the score of the match, or just win/loss?

As I understand it

1) Wins vs ranked.. and they are weighted.
2) Wins against anyone. That is how you might see a school 22-2 ranked in the 60's tho their schedule is poor... they simply had a lot of wins in general. That is set up to try to help some of the non-power conferences. It makes sense.
3) Slight bonus (decimal) given for road wins

So, it's all about wins and who you beat plus a tiny bonus for away wins. Losses and size of match scores are meaningless in adding or subtracting points. (Pro tennis the same; it's about gaining points, not losing points other than losing out on gaining points).

As the season goes on they start the first computer ranking using the last 'committe poll' and count points based on just your best 5 wins.

Each week they expand that number of wins factored in to 7, 8, 10, etc... so some schools with a big early season win or lots of early matches may fall off as other schools rack up multiple ranked wins

Also, I believe in April there is an unseen 76-150 that starts to get counted when computing ranked win points. Teams get slightly added math credit for those 76-15 wins just like 1-75 in order to try to balance off the entire body of work. They don't release those but one time in each of the last two years they were accidentally posted on the web for a day.

Embittered
Apr 14th, 2011, 11:31 PM
Bracket guessing... 3 weeks left to play

10 Michigan
15 Northwestern

Do you have a pick for the automatic berth for the Big Ten?:devil:

gouci
Apr 15th, 2011, 12:59 AM
That means the last at large is 42.

Form close but :facepalm:

10 Michigan (Big 10)
42 Long Beach St. (Big West)
43 UNLV (Mountain West)

The at-large cut-off is #45.

Rooting for #48 Sac. St. to push it down to 46.

form
Apr 15th, 2011, 01:02 AM
Bracket guessing... 3 weeks left to play

Note: William & Mary's win yesterday will move them to about # 42 and the likely last 'at large' before the automatic conference berths kick in

1 Florida (SEC)
2 Stanford (PAC)
3 Duke (ACC)
4 North Carolina
5 Miami
6 UCLA
7 Baylor (Big 12)
8 Georgia
9 California
10 Michigan (Big 10)
11 Arizona State
12 Clemson
13 Georgia Tech
14 USC
15 Northwestern
16 Tennessee

17 Virginia
18 Vanderbilt
19 Arkansas
20 Tulsa (C-USA)
21 Oklahoma
22 Notre Dame (Big East)
23 Alabama
24 San Diego (WCC)
25 Texas
26 Washington
27 Florida State
28 Pepperdine
29 Arizona
30 Maryland
31 VCU (Colonial AA)
32 SMU

33 North Carolina State
34 Nebraska
35 Texas A&M
36 Yale (Ivy)
37 Mississippi
38 South Carolina
39 South Florida
40 Saint Mary's
41 Kansas State
42 ... move # 49 William & Mary up to # 42 (a guess) after beating # 31 VCU yesterday - THE LAST AT LARGE AT PRESENT
43 ... currently # 42 Long Beach State but brutal Big West Tournament to play (vs # 47 Cal Poly or # 56 UCD or # 60 UCI or #74 UCSB)

With 31 conferences, there are 33 at large to start with. You then add back the 10 league champs projected amongst those in the above list. This number can grow or shrink based on ranking shifts or conference tourney upsets but as of this week 9 theoretical conference champs are listed above. That means the last at large is currently 43. The remainder after 43 are automatic conference berths ...

So # 43 is currently the last at large, unless
LB wins tourney which adds one to # 44 spot

# 44 spot is # 43 UNLV would be the adjusted last sport, unless
UNLV wins tourney (over top 60 SDSU and Utah) which adds one to # 45 spot

# 45 spot is # 44 Texas Tech. Under almost any scenario, this is the last possible at large and only if the Big West and Mountain West champs are ranked within the top 43.

45 - Big Sky Champ (currently # 48 Sac State)
46 - Southland Champ (currently # 62 Tx Arlington)
47 - WAC Champ (currently # 67 Boise State or # 75 Fresno State)
48 - Sun Belt Champ (currently # 69 FIU) ... or if # 44 Texas Tech in than FIU becomes a # 4 seed

49 - Big South Champ (currently # 70 Winthrop)
50 - Southern Champ (currently # 71 College of Charleston)
51-64 - other league champs not having a ranking

In REVISED SUMMARY, # 42 is the bubble spot which I would expect William & Mary to leap somewhere near next week... any one from Long Beach State south needs to win tourney unless some really fortunate things happen where the Big West and Mountain West champs push up into the top 43 and then it adds a spot or two thus reaching # 45. But that has not happened most years.

form
Apr 15th, 2011, 01:05 AM
Do you have a pick for the automatic berth for the Big Ten?:devil:

My bad... missed the Big 12, 11 and I mean Big 10. Silly me.

See revised.

But, as Mr. Gouci points out, assumes that LB and UNLV win out. And given the remaining schedule (Big Sky) it is not likely Sac State will push forward.

What could happen is IF LB loses or if UNLV loses, whoever wins that tourney could pop into similar spots based on adding another ranked win.

At large wise, # 42 is your goal. Otherwise you are living on the edge.

Amalgamate
Apr 15th, 2011, 02:54 AM
Sucks Ohio State probably won't make it, they are 64th and play Wisconsin and Minnesota this weekend, then Indiana and Purdue away. Wish I understood the rankings better. We have a 6-1 win over William and Mary and 2 3-4 losses to Nebraska and SMU and a close 2-5 loss to Northwestern :(

Do the rankings go into detail on the score of the match, or just win/loss?

Computer doesn't care if it's 4-3 and the last match came down to a third set tiebreak or 7-0 and every match was a double bagel.

johnnytennis
Apr 15th, 2011, 03:11 AM
Sucks Ohio State probably won't make it, they are 64th and play Wisconsin and Minnesota this weekend, then Indiana and Purdue away. Wish I understood the rankings better. We have a 6-1 win over William and Mary and 2 3-4 losses to Nebraska and SMU and a close 2-5 loss to Northwestern :(

Do the rankings go into detail on the score of the match, or just win/loss?
"Do the rankings go into detail on the score of the match, or just win/loss"

They don't but they should with technology the way it is today. It is so simple to figure a few more formulas like this into the ranking system so they are more accurate. I guess the ITA wants to stay in the 1980's when it comes to their ranking system!

2nd_serve
Apr 15th, 2011, 05:11 AM
Form,
Thank you for sharing your knowledge on the at ranking, and who will get into the NCAA.
The release notes (http://www.itatennis.com/AboutITA/News/Florida-Jumps-Stanford-_Again__-Joins-Virginia-at-No_-1-in-Campbell_ITA-Rankings.htm) with the current rankings, seems to quantify the "decimal" bonus for road wins as "Road Wins vs. Top 25 (10% Bonus)

and the release notes also made me wonder about your statement, "Each week they expand that number of wins factored in to 7, 8, 10, etc... so some schools with a big early season win or lots of early matches may fall off as other schools rack up multiple ranked wins"

because the release notes seem to be using only 8, yet we are deep into the season.

Anyway, truly thanks for your informative post.!

gouci
Apr 16th, 2011, 11:18 AM
Each week they expand that number of wins factored in to 7, 8, 10, etc... so some schools with a big early season win or lots of early matches may fall off as other schools rack up multiple ranked wins
If true this gives schools outside of the power conferences no chance of hosting a regional because they won't be able to schedule enough ranked non-conference games to compare resumes with the big boys using 10 best wins.

- For the record #72 UNC Wilmington is not 22-4. They have an SID who listed their win over Mercer twice (http://itarankings.itatennis.com/TeamSchedule.aspx?did=4&confid=160&teamid=533&Seasonid=11). Looks like this double dipping happened multiple times with UNCW before the other 3 instances were made N/A.

- I'm positive the CSUN SID didn't report the UCI win until Monday even though the match was played on Saturday. Excluding CSUN, UCI's 7, 8, 9 & 10th best wins are LMU, CS Fullerton, UC Riverside & no 10th win. This must be what's holding UCI back at #60 despite having 3 better wins than #47 Cal Poly's top 3 ranked wins.

- Thinking back I'm pretty sure Pacific didn't report their win over #66 UCSB until after the 10 PM deadline on Sunday night.

- The Big West Tournament champs will definitely be in the top 42. The BWT winner has to defeat 2 top 60 teams, one in the semis and one in the finals. These 2 big wins will propel them to the top 42.

- Same as above for the Mountain West champs whom ever they are. Would help the Big West if it were #46 San Diego St who would probably break into the top 40.

- The Big West and Mountain West will both have their champion in the top 42 without taking up an NCAA at-large spot. The final at-large cut-off will at least be at 44.

form
Apr 16th, 2011, 05:05 PM
"Do the rankings go into detail on the score of the match, or just win/loss"

They don't but they should with technology the way it is today. It is so simple to figure a few more formulas like this into the ranking system so they are more accurate. I guess the ITA wants to stay in the 1980's when it comes to their ranking system!

Two thoughts:

1) Pro tennis doesn't deduct points for losses either... or bad losses. You always here how players have to defend their points meaning they earned XX points at a tournament a year ago and will go backwards if they don't earn the same number this year. College and pro tennis are essentially the same; they earn points.

2) I don't know of a sport in the world that weights the final score. A win is a win.

3) The tough part with college tennis is that injury/illness to just one player can really change a team ladders strength and thus not accurately reflect who the best squads are at the end of the year.

Pepperdine is the most glaring example this year where they have some nice wins with full squad and below avg losses with subs/walk ons in the line up. A full squad Pepperdine is very good and certainly worthy of NCAA's but when missing one or two players they may not even be Top 50.

One could argue it's about the entire body of work (I agree with that) while others (the ITA) will argue they want the best teams in the tournament and some leeway needs to exist so they just rank a teams best 8-10 matches.

Flip a coin, half will not agree.

form
Apr 16th, 2011, 05:08 PM
If true this gives schools outside of the power conferences no chance of hosting a regional because they won't be able to schedule enough ranked non-conference games to compare resumes with the big boys using 10 best wins.


Fresno hosted on the women's side.

Of course, Fresno had a mega 1-4 squad and beat a couple big dogs. He scheduled way above his league in non-conference and pretty much won 90% of those.

It takes an extraordinary effort and squad to do it, but the NCAA/ITA will argue it can be done since Fresno did it.

Ultimately, I guess it is a tough argument.

gouci
Apr 16th, 2011, 05:32 PM
Fresno hosted on the women's side.

When UCI was in contention and eventually got an at-large in 2007 I read everything I could find on how the ITA rankings worked. I'm pretty sure in 2007 they only took a team's 4 best wins. So Fresno St. hosted under the 4 best wins and not 8-10 best wins ranking formula.

form
Apr 17th, 2011, 01:56 AM
When UCI was in contention and eventually got an at-large in 2007 I read everything I could find on how the ITA rankings worked. I'm pretty sure in 2007 they only took a team's 4 best wins. So Fresno St. hosted under the 4 best wins and not 8-10 best wins ranking formula.

They have always taken many more than four matches in April. Always!

fantic
Apr 18th, 2011, 06:38 AM
I thought USC will tumble out of top 16, but surely Clemson and GT's fall will be more steep? :oh:

form
Apr 18th, 2011, 07:58 PM
I thought USC will tumble out of top 16, but surely Clemson and GT's fall will be more steep? :oh:

Nobody tumbles... other schools have to accumulate points to pass them.

Amalgamate
Apr 19th, 2011, 08:04 PM
April 19, 2011

Team
http://www.itatennis.com/AwardsAndRankings/Rankings/2010-11_NCAA_Division_I_Women_s_Rankings/April_19__2011_-_ITA_DI_Women_s_National_Team_Rankings.htm

Rank (Prev) Avg. Team

1 (2) 86.51 Stanford
2 (1) 83.62 University of Florida
3 (3) 73.49 Duke University
4 (6) 66.47 UCLA
5 (4) 63.95 North Carolina
6 (5) 62.79 University of Miami (Florida)
7 (7) 62.32 Baylor University
8 (9) 57.75 California
9 (8) 55.58 University of Georgia
10(10) 49.92 University of Michigan
11 (17) 49.59 University of Virginia
12 (11) 47.21 Arizona State University
13 (12) 44.36 Clemson University
14 (16) 44.30 University of Tennessee
15 (14) 44.05 University of Southern California
16 (13) 43.10 Georgia Tech
17 (15) 41.86 Northwestern University
18 (27) 40.37 Florida State University
19 (18) 39.69 Vanderbilt University
20 (21) 37.15 University of Oklahoma
21 (19) 36.97 University of Arkansas
22 (20) 35.75 University of Tulsa
23 (23) 35.50 University of Alabama
24 (22) 34.67 University of Notre Dame
25 (25) 34.65 University of Texas at Austin

Green - Notable Movers

Notes
*Stanford reclaims the #1 spot
*UCLA jumps into the top 4. I don't think they are a top 4 team though...
*Georgia falls out of the top 8. I don't know what's wrong with Nadja but they better hope she is healthy for NCAA's
*UVA jumps from 17 to 11. Good for them but...why? Just for beating 12 ranked Clemson?
*FSU jumps 9 spots after wins for Duke and UNC

Singles
http://www.itatennis.com/AwardsAndRankings/Rankings/2010-11_NCAA_Division_I_Women_s_Rankings/April_19__2011_-_ITA_DI_Women_s_National_Singles_Rankings.htm

Rank Avg. Player School

1 69.09 Jana Juricova -California
2 67.73 Maria Sanchez -University of Southern California
3 61.79 Hilary Barte -Stanford
4 58.19 Kristy Frilling -University of Notre Dame
5 56.64 Denise Dy -University of Washington
6 54.13 Allie Will -University of Florida
7 52.54 Bianca Eichkorn -University of Miami (Florida)
8 50.00 Denise Muresan -University of Michigan
9 41.52 Marta Lesniak -SMU
10 38.04 Josipa Bek -Clemson University
11 36.10 Zoe De Bruycker -North Carolina
12 35.88 Jacqueline Cako -Arizona State University
13 35.50 Maria Mosolova -Northwestern University
14 34.81 Venise Chan -University of Washington
15 34.59 Sona Novakova -Baylor University
16 32.73 Kelcy McKenna -Arizona State University
17 31.73 Nicole Gibbs -Stanford
18 30.93 Reka Zsilinszka -Duke University
19 27.15 Mari Andersson -California
20 26.94 Mallory Burdette -Stanford
21 25.80 Lauren Embree -University of Florida
22 24.71 Kristie Ahn -Stanford
23 24.59 Danielle Lao -University of Southern California
24 23.16 Cristina Sanchez-Quintanar -University of Maryland, College Park
25 22.41 Aeriel Ellis -University of Texas at Austin

*Embree going to be unseeded for NCAA's :scared:

Ianto_Jones
Apr 19th, 2011, 08:40 PM
I want an Embree-Juricova first round match. :D

tucker1989
Apr 19th, 2011, 10:57 PM
There are going to be A LOT of dangerous unseeded players this year

Embree
Gullickson
Ahn
Reka
Gibbs (possibly)
Gotta throw Connie Hsu in there too, only 2 matches lost this entire year and undefeated since November

Amalgamate
Apr 19th, 2011, 11:55 PM
There are going to be A LOT of dangerous unseeded players this year

Embree
Gullickson
Ahn
Reka
Gibbs (possibly)
Gotta throw Connie Hsu in there too, only 2 matches lost this entire year and undefeated since November

Absolutely. No one will want to face Connie first round. Pretty ridiculous that defending champ Gullickson won't be seeded. I guess that's what you get when you don't play the fall season though...

mboyle
Apr 20th, 2011, 06:38 AM
Let's hope UF holds onto the 2 spot...I'd prefer a Duke vs. UF semi to a Duke vs. Stanford semi...but of course, first we have to get by Florida State in the ACCs...and Mary and Liz have to rekindle their form from earlier in the season! Go Duke! You can do it!

mboyle
Apr 20th, 2011, 06:45 AM
@Amal, UVA beat Clemson AND Georgia Tech, both were ranked in the top 13 somewhere as I recall.

Amalgamate
Apr 20th, 2011, 04:06 PM
@Amal, UVA beat Clemson AND Georgia Tech, both were ranked in the top 13 somewhere as I recall.

Ah, I didn't know about their Georgia Tech win, thanks.

fantic
Apr 24th, 2011, 05:17 PM
So ACC,SEC tournament ends today. Wonder how the results will affect the team rankings (regarding USC :lol:)

FSU is definitely going to be within 16. So, which team will tumble out? Also, BIG 10, Big East tournament next week (#24 ND, #10 MICH, # 17 NU).
BIG 12 next week too but dunno if #25 UT could make it.

fantic
Apr 24th, 2011, 08:17 PM
Of course UCLA merits being #4

They beat Miami 4-2, BU 6-1, ASU 4-2.

They have one of the deepest lineups in the nation too.

Amalgamate
Apr 26th, 2011, 08:20 PM
April 26, 2011

Team


1. (1) Stanford
2. (2) Florida
3. (3) Duke
4. (5) North Carolina
5. (6) University of Miami
6. (4) UCLA
7. (7) Baylor University
8. (8) California
9. (9) University of Georgia
10.(10) University of Michigan
11.(18) Florida State University
12.(11) University of Virgnia
13.(14) University of Tennessee
14.(12) Arizona State University
15.(13) Clemson University
16.(16) Georgia Tech
17.(15) University of Southern California
18.(19) Vanderbilt University
19.(17) Northwestern University
20.(22) University of Tulsa
21.(21) University of Arkansas
22.(20) University of Oklahoma
23.(24) University of Notre Dame
24.(23) University of Alabama
25.(25) University of Texas

Team: http://www.itatennis.com/AwardsAndRankings/Rankings/2010-11_NCAA_Division_I_Women_s_Rankings/April_26__2011_-_ITA_DI_Women_s_National_Team_Rankings.htm

Singles

1. Jana Juricova, California
2. Maria Sanchez, University of Southern California
3. Hilary Barte, Stanford
4. Kristy Frilling, University of Notre Dame
5. Denise Dy, University of Washington
6. Bianca Eichkorn, University of Miami
7. Denise Muresan, University of Michigan
8. Allie Will, University of Florida
9. Marta Lesniak, SMU
10. Josipa Bek, Clemson University
11. Sona Novakova, Baylor University
12. Jacqueline Cako, Arizona State University
13. Maria Mosolova, Northwestern University
14. Venise Chan, University of Washington
15. Zoe De Bruycker, North Carolina
16. Lauren Embree, University of Florida
17. Kelcy McKenna, Arizona State University
18. Nicole Gibbs, Stanford
19. Reka Zsilinszka, Duke University
20. Mallory Burdette, Stanford
21. Mari Andersson, California
22. Chelsey Gullickson, University of Georgia
23. Danielle Lao, University of Southern California
24. Sanaa Bhambri, North Carolina State
25. Kristie Ahn, Stanford

Singles: http://www.itatennis.com/AwardsAndRankings/Rankings/2010-11_NCAA_Division_I_Women_s_Rankings/April_26__2011_-_ITA_DI_Women_s_National_Singles_Ranking.htm

Doubles: http://www.itatennis.com/AwardsAndRankings/Rankings/2010-11_NCAA_Division_I_Women_s_Rankings/April_26__2011_-_ITA_DI_Women_s_National_Doubles_Ranking.htm

mboyle
Apr 26th, 2011, 08:43 PM
So we will face ASU in the 16s. FSU vs. UCLA in the 16s in interesting. Oh my gosh if we lose three times to FSU I will cry. I actually feel much better about facing UCLA than FSU. It gets hard against UF, but not impossible. Stanford is the favorite for this whole tournament. We will see if they live up to that status. I hope Duke makes the final four at least, and I'd love to see an upset of UF.

simonsaystennis
Apr 26th, 2011, 09:09 PM
I feel badly for whoever gets Gibbs in their section of the draw. She is certainly capable of beating anyone in the top 10. Gullickson, Embree, and Ahn are all slightly under ranked as well. Can't believe Connie Hsu didn't end the year in the top 25 :o

fantic
Apr 26th, 2011, 11:14 PM
So we will face ASU in the 16s. FSU vs. UCLA in the 16s in interesting. Oh my gosh if we lose three times to FSU I will cry. I actually feel much better about facing UCLA than FSU. It gets hard against UF, but not impossible. Stanford is the favorite for this whole tournament. We will see if they live up to that status. I hope Duke makes the final four at least, and I'd love to see an upset of UF.

Both ASU and UCLA can beat Duke. If Duke doesn't win doubles,
they're in real trouble :lol:

Amalgamate
Apr 26th, 2011, 11:56 PM
I feel badly for whoever gets Gibbs in their section of the draw. She is certainly capable of beating anyone in the top 10. Gullickson, Embree, and Ahn are all slightly under ranked as well. Can't believe Connie Hsu didn't end the year in the top 25 :o

Only slightly under-ranked? Both should be top 8 seeds.

Amalgamate
Apr 27th, 2011, 06:43 AM
Both ASU and UCLA can beat Duke. If Duke doesn't win doubles,
they're in real trouble :lol:

Doubles is so huge :lol: Duke has to take the doubles point from UF if they want to get the upset. If they get the doubles point then they can lean on Reka, Rachel, and Mary. If not, then they have to get those three plus Liz :unsure:

fantic
Apr 27th, 2011, 08:12 AM
Doubles is so huge :lol: Duke has to take the doubles point from UF if they want to get the upset. If they get the doubles point then they can lean on Reka, Rachel, and Mary. If not, then they have to get those three plus Liz :unsure:

UF for sure, but those 2 teams too. Singles 1 & 2 might be an automatic win for them :lol: (Jones is battle-hardened against TOP competition at PAC10, she actually posted IMPRESSIVE results against TOP players)
Plus Remynse,Hein vs Z might be a blast :drool:

James & Brycki of ASU, Montez,Johansson,Seguso of UCLA can pose plenty of problems for Duke players.

And those 2 teams actually have pretty good doubles teams too :devil:

Amalgamate
Apr 27th, 2011, 05:05 PM
As it stands now (probably won't change), unseeded and looming :scared::

#18 Nicole Gibbs
#19 Reka Zsilinszka
#20 Mallory Burdette
#22 Chelsey Gullickson
#25 Kristie Ahn
#28 Connie Hsu

Should make for a fun tournament :cheer:

mboyle
Apr 27th, 2011, 07:43 PM
Both ASU and UCLA can beat Duke. If Duke doesn't win doubles,
they're in real trouble :lol:

We beat ASU 5-2 earlier in the season on their home court. Not worried about them. I think we'd be fine against UCLA too. You, of course, are always down on Duke's chances at anything and live in this bizarre world where Pac 10 teams will always win everything they touch...but it's okay! I'm biased too! :p

johnnytennis
Apr 28th, 2011, 03:18 AM
Doubles is so huge :lol: Duke has to take the doubles point from UF if they want to get the upset. If they get the doubles point then they can lean on Reka, Rachel, and Mary. If not, then they have to get those three plus Liz :unsure:

Enough already with Duke! They lost the last 2 out of 3 and they were lucky to win the 3rd! They have no chance of beating Florida!

Kevin.
Apr 28th, 2011, 05:04 PM
dont forget about #29 Hardenbergh

johnnytennis
Apr 29th, 2011, 05:37 AM
Big Ten Announces Women's Tennis All-Conference Team

Rachael White, Illinois
Leslie Hureau, Indiana
Evgeniya Vertesheva, Indiana
Sonja Molnar, Iowa
Brooke Bolender, Michigan
Sam Critser, Michigan
Denise Muresan, Michigan
Whitney Taney, Michigan
Maria Mosolva, Northwestern
Belinda Niu, Northwestern
Kate Turvy, Northwestern
Petra Januskova, Penn State

2nd_serve
May 2nd, 2011, 06:49 AM
As it stands now (probably won't change), unseeded and looming :scared::

#18 Nicole Gibbs
#19 Reka Zsilinszka
#20 Mallory Burdette
#22 Chelsey Gullickson
#25 Kristie Ahn
#28 Connie Hsu

Should make for a fun tournament :cheer:

I wondering how much Kristie Ahn's win's at Ojai will lift her ranking.

fantic
May 2nd, 2011, 09:19 PM
Women's National Team Ranking
Administered by the ITA
NCAA Division I Tennis
May 2, 2011

Rank Avg School Last Week
1 86.05 University of Florida 2
2 84.90 Stanford 1
3 73.70 Duke University 3
4 70.62 North Carolina 4
5 65.05 University of Miami (Florida) 5
6 63.59 UCLA 6
7 62.98 Baylor University 7
8 54.50 University of Georgia 9
9 53.91 California 8
10 51.38 University of Michigan 10
11 50.10 University of Virginia 12
12 49.24 Florida State University 11
13 48.44 University of Tennessee 13
14 46.61 Northwestern University 19
15 46.50 Clemson University 15
16 45.63 Georgia Tech 16
17 45.57 Arizona State University 14
18 42.67 University of Southern California 17
19 42.42 Vanderbilt University 18
20 37.80 University of Notre Dame 23
21 36.49 University of Arkansas 21
22 35.67 University of Tulsa 20
23 35.51 University of Texas at Austin 25
24 35.36 University of Oklahoma 22
25 32.86 North Carolina State 26
26 32.66 University of Alabama 24
27 31.44 Pepperdine 27
28 31.37 University of Washington 28
29 28.71 University of San Diego 29
30 25.72 Yale University 31
31 25.08 Texas A&M University 30
32 23.45 SMU 32
33 22.64 University of Maryland, College Park 33
34 22.56 University of Arizona 34
35 21.88 University of South Carolina 35
36 20.85 Long Beach State University 39
37 19.68 Virginia Commonwealth University 37
38 18.75 Cal Poly 36
39 18.72 UNLV 38
40 18.40 University of Mississippi 40
41 18.18 University of South Florida 42
42 16.76 Saint Mary's College of California 43
43 16.17 College of William and Mary 45
44 16.14 University of Nebraska (Lincoln) 41
45 15.35 Kansas State 44
46 15.04 Boston College 47
47 14.78 Sacramento State 48
48 13.53 Texas Tech University 46
49 13.33 University of Utah 55
50 12.91 Princeton University 49
51 12.13 San Diego State University 50
52 12.03 Brown University 51
53 11.60 Marshall University 52
54 10.88 Dartmouth College 54
55 10.84 Georgia State University 53
56 10.78 UC Irvine 59
57 9.86 Ohio State University 58
58 9.31 Virginia Tech 57
59 9.18 Wake Forest University 60
60 9.16 UC Davis 56
61 8.91 TCU 71
62 8.71 Fresno State 72
63 8.49 Harvard University 64
64 8.27 Florida International University (FIU) 68
65 8.13 Winthrop University 65
66 8.05 UC Santa Barbara 67
67 8.04 Purdue University 61
68 7.96 Santa Clara University 63
69 7.82 University of Texas at Arlington 69
70 7.62 Louisiana State University 66
71 7.48 Rice University 62
72 7.22 Cal State Northridge N/A
73 7.19 University of Illinois N/A
74 6.85 College of Charleston 74
75 6.41 Boise State University 70

Wow, ASU is robbed :spit:

fantic
May 2nd, 2011, 09:21 PM
does it mean USC vs UCLA?????? :hearts:

Amalgamate
May 2nd, 2011, 09:37 PM
Wow, Florida ends the season at #1. :smash: It really doesn't matter but that bothers me. It makes me question the rest of the rankings.

If nothing changes...


(1) Florida
(16) Georgia Tech

(8) University of Georgia
(9) California

(5) University of Miami
(12) Florida State University

(4) North Carolina
(13) University of Tennessee

(3) Duke University
(14) Northwestern University

(6) UCLA
(11) University of Virginia

(7) Baylor University
(10) University of Michigan

(2) Stanford University
(15) Clemson University


Mboyle :hug: I, too, wanted a Duke vs. Florida Semi, not Duke vs. Stanford

Edit: Nadja Gilchrist please, please get healthy :sobbing:

10sE
May 2nd, 2011, 09:41 PM
They only avoid conference matchups for the first round. There will be several occasions of two conference teams at the same regional playing in the second round.

Amalgamate
May 2nd, 2011, 09:42 PM
I wondering how much Kristie Ahn's win's at Ojai will lift her ranking.

Kristie Ahn jumps from #25 to a top 16 seed at #15 :eek: :worship: As a result Lauren Embree is ranked #17 and will not be seeded :eek:

The singles tournament is going to be fun with so many unseeded and looming players :bounce: I guess that's one benefit from having a screwy ranking system :lol:

tennisbuddy12
May 2nd, 2011, 10:47 PM
Whose excited for FITD - 2nd annual NCAA edition? :lol:

fantic
May 2nd, 2011, 11:12 PM
me, but I prefer SAME pts ALL rounds, I would've won that way (especially singles) :oh:

p.s. as an incentive I'll good rep you :kiss:

Amalgamate
May 2nd, 2011, 11:30 PM
Whose excited for FITD - 2nd annual NCAA edition? :lol:

:cheer:

UFGatorFan
May 2nd, 2011, 11:45 PM
Note, they don't always go by the rankings. The committee uses them as a tool, but the seeding won't be right down the line. As such, I think you can expect Stanford to be the overall #1 seed, and some players outside the top 8 or 16, to be seeded higher, and some inside, lower. This has happened in years past. I know a year when the Florida men were ranked 1 spot ahead of Baylor, who they lost to during the regular season, and their seedings were flipped.

Amalgamate
May 3rd, 2011, 12:20 AM
They only avoid conference matchups for the first round. There will be several occasions of two conference teams at the same regional playing in the second round.

Are you sure? I thought the selection committee could alter the seeding to avoid this.

tucker1989
May 3rd, 2011, 12:55 AM
Obviously the system has been screwy all year, but I especially don't get how Florida can move to number 1 without even playing another match since the last rankings...

Amalgamate
May 3rd, 2011, 01:01 AM
Obviously the system has been screwy all year, but I especially don't get how Florida can move to number 1 without even playing another match since the last rankings...

The powers of Allie :bowdown:

fantic
May 3rd, 2011, 01:34 AM
Amal, I do hope if you play singles at Stanford, that you meet Allie :angel: :lol:

johnnytennis
May 3rd, 2011, 01:46 AM
Obviously the system has been screwy all year, but I especially don't get how Florida can move to number 1 without even playing another match since the last rankings...

I have said for a long time, the ITA has the worst ranking system in all of college sports. Hopefully someday they will wake up and realize it!

10sE
May 3rd, 2011, 02:03 AM
Are you sure? I thought the selection committee could alter the seeding to avoid this.

Just look at last year's bracket. Second round matches:

Tennessee vs. Vanderbilt
USC vs. Cal
Michigan vs. Ohio State
UCLA vs. Arizona State
UVA vs. Duke

Then in the round of 16 you had

Baylor vs. Texas
UNC vs. Florida State
Ole Miss vs. Florida

Many more could have happened if first two rounds had gone differently.

Amalgamate
May 3rd, 2011, 04:37 AM
Amal, I do hope if you play singles at Stanford, that you meet Allie :angel: :lol:

:armed: :lol:

UFGatorFan
May 3rd, 2011, 05:24 AM
Obviously the system has been screwy all year, but I especially don't get how Florida can move to number 1 without even playing another match since the last rankings...
I think FSU was the biggest reason why. The rankings are based on the previous weeks ranking. When the rankings came out last week, they were based on FSU being ranked 18. For these latest rankings, they were based on FSU being ranked 11.

It is definitely a screwy system, I wish they had something better. I am sure the committee will take head to head into account and seed accordingly. If Stanford isn't the overall #1, then that will be wrong. They have earned that distinction.

Amalgamate
May 3rd, 2011, 05:45 AM
I think FSU was the biggest reason why. The rankings are based on the previous weeks ranking. When the rankings came out last week, they were based on FSU being ranked 18. For these latest rankings, they were based on FSU being ranked 11.

Good thinking. This is probably the reason why.

It is definitely a screwy system, I wish they had something better. I am sure the committee will take head to head into account and seed accordingly. If Stanford isn't the overall #1, then that will be wrong. They have earned that distinction.

:hug: I think I am more upset about this because the NCAA's are being hosted at Stanford. If they were elsewhere then I think I would be less upset. But they have earned the #1 ranking and I feel they are being slighted by playing as the #2 seed on their home court.

fantic
May 3rd, 2011, 06:31 AM
The most concerned would not be Stanford even if they're seeded 2nd tomorrow..

It should be the teams that face #2 seed at Stanford :tape:

as per Amal's virtual bracket;

(4) North Carolina
(13) University of Tennessee

(3) Duke University
(14) Northwestern University

(6) UCLA
(11) University of Virginia

(7) Baylor University
(10) University of Michigan

(2) Stanford University
(15) Clemson University

Those teams would be devastated :hysteric:

Embittered
Jun 8th, 2011, 07:26 PM
Final rankings are up

simonsaystennis
Jun 8th, 2011, 07:36 PM
Nicole Gibbs STILL not in the top 10. :lol: I don't care if she played 3/4 the whole year. She was rock solid and performed in the big tournaments, beating many of the girls ahead of her.

Tennisace
Jun 9th, 2011, 02:28 AM
Nicole Gibbs STILL not in the top 10. :lol: I don't care if she played 3/4 the whole year. She was rock solid and performed in the big tournaments, beating many of the girls ahead of her.

She will have a preseason ranking of No. 6 or No. 7 in the fall.

simonsaystennis
Jun 9th, 2011, 04:52 AM
She will have a preseason ranking of No. 6 or No. 7 in the fall.

That's good. She and Kristie should be 1 and 2 for sure. Mal at 3. Tan at 4. Tsay at 5. Even deeper than last year :worship:

fantic
Jun 9th, 2011, 07:33 AM
Huh? How can that be 'even deeper'? Barte is a proven champion. Tsay is a great player, no
doubt, but still a freshman :lol: We'll have to see how Riviera goes I think ;)

2nd_serve
Jun 9th, 2011, 07:37 AM
Huh? How can that be 'even deeper'? Barte is a proven champion. Tsay is a great player, no
doubt, but still a freshman :lol: We'll have to see how Riviera goes I think ;)

Yeah, a trade of Barte, McVeigh and Yen for Tsay does not make the team deeper. But if we include a healthy Ahn, and that Tsay plays strong, that is a deep team.

fantic
Jun 9th, 2011, 07:39 AM
yeah, don't think there's big difference between McVeigh and Li either, so STAN is still strong,
no doubt about that..

2nd_serve
Jun 9th, 2011, 07:44 AM
yeah, don't think there's big difference between McVeigh and Li either, so STAN is still strong,
no doubt about that..

Can you draw the picture of your team with all its new recruits? What lineup are you expecting? But maybe I should ask that in the PAC-10 thread.

2nd_serve
Jun 9th, 2011, 07:45 AM
yeah, don't think there's big difference between McVeigh and Li either, so STAN is still strong,
no doubt about that..

But having both McVeigh and Li available when Ahn was injured did make the team deeper.

fantic
Jun 9th, 2011, 07:57 AM
But having both McVeigh and Li available when Ahn was injured did make the team deeper.

no doubt, no doubt.

and Florida has no one graduating, so~~~~ :devil: