Spring Gear Shop Store
Spring Game
MBB NIT header

Women’s Tennis Remains 10th in ITA Rankings

Courtesy: Hurricanesports.com
          Release: 04/17/2013
Send this article to a friend Print RSS
Article Image

SKILLMAN, N.J. – The University of Miami women’s tennis team split a pair of home matches against two Top 10 ACC programs last weekend and remain the nation’s 10th-ranked team according to the ITA.

Although Miami maintained the same team ranking, a couple players, both freshmen, moved up in the singles rankings.

Stephanie Wagner who has had great success at the No.1 position, continues to improve her national standing. Just two weeks ago, the German was the nation’s 104th-ranked player. Now after jumping 51 spots, she sits at No. 53. Last week, Wagner was ranked 79th.

The bump in her ranking can be attributed to her 8-1 record while playing out of the No. 1 position, her 4-1 record against ranked foes and her 6-4, 6-2 win on Sunday over Duke’s 23rd-ranked Hanna Mar. Mar was the highest ranked opponent that Wagner has defeated this season.

Clementina Riobueno, sporting the Canes’ best singles record at 19-2, moved up nine spots to No. 112. She is also tied with teammates Deborah Suarez and Melissa Bolivar for the longest active win streaks. Each woman has won nine consecutive singles matches.

Two doubles team are also ranked for Miami. The duo of Lina Lileikite and Wagner now sit at 39, while Kelsey Laurente and Brittany Dubins are ranked No. 84.

Laurente is currently ranked 85th in singles.

The women currently 7-2 in conference play, head to Virginia to round out the regular season against ACC teams Virginia Tech and Virginia this Friday and Saturday.

Click here for the complete ITA Rankings.

Thursday, April 02
Women's Tennis vs. Duke
Coral Gables, Fla.
5:00 PM
Saturday, April 04
Women's Tennis vs. North Carolina
Coral Gables, Fla.
11:00 AM
Friday, April 10
Women's Tennis at Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Ind.
3:30 PM
Sunday, April 12
Women's Tennis at Louisville
Louisville, Ky.
11:00 AM
Saturday, April 18
Women's Tennis vs. Florida State
Coral Gables, Fla.
3:00 PM
Sunday, April 19
Women's Tennis vs. Pittsburgh
Coral Gables, Fla.
11:00 AM
Wednesday, April 22
Women's Tennis at ACC Championships
Cary, N.C.
Friday, May 08
Women's Tennis at NCAA Regionals
Thursday, May 14
Women's Tennis at NCAA Championships
Waco, Texas
Wednesday, May 20
Women's Tennis at NCAA Individual Championships
Waco, Texas
Shula's 347 Grill
Casual Eatery
More Info
View More Dining Options
Holiday Inn
Coconut Grove/Coral Gables
Book Today
View More Hotel options
Aventura Worldwide
Transportation Service
More Info
Visit Travel Center
Coca Cola