Syracuse ranked No. 10 in ITA rankings, the highest in program history

first_imgAfter a big weekend of wins over No. 9 Michigan and Purdue (who toppled No. 12 Ole Miss to face the Orange), Syracuse (4-0) was ranked No. 10 in the weekly Oracle/ITA National Team Rankings, its highest in team history. In the season’s first Tennis Channel/USTA ranking released today, the Orange sat at No. 17.Syracuse previously ranked No. 24, tied for its highest ranking since 2016. The Orange cracked the top-25 for the third time in program history. It checked in at No. 25 after defeating then-No. 3 Georgia Tech last year.Syracuse defeated Michigan 4-2 with aid from No. 43 Gabriela Knutson upsetting No. 3 Kate Fahey. Knutson was named ACC Player of the Week. Dina Hegab also stepped up for SU, winning the clinching point in both weekend matches.Virginia (4-1) will come to Syracuse to open ACC play for the Orange on Friday afternoon, where Syracuse will look to stay undefeated. After visiting Boston College (5-0) on Sunday, the Orange will spend the next weekend in Seattle for the ITA National Indoor Championships, which they qualified for by winning their opening rounds of the tournament over Michigan and Purdue.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Comments Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on January 30, 2019 at 12:13 pm Contact Eric: [email protected]last_img

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