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May 6, 2011

2010-11 Season - Women's tennis moves to 14th in regional poll

Head coach Adam Strand's Vikings are currently 19-8 overall and ranked 14th in the latest NCAA Division III Central Region poll.

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) released its May rankings for the 2010-11 season and the Augustana women’s tennis team was ranked No. 14 in the poll for the Central Region. The Vikings, under fifth year head coach Adam Strand, currently have a record of 19-8 overall.

Augustana’s biggest win of the year came on April 10 when the Vikings defeated Grinnell by a score of 5-4. The Blue & Gold also finished tied for second in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin at the league’s individual tournament last fall, the top finish for Augustana since 1997.

The Vikings will face Carthage in the CCIW Automatic Qualifier tournament on Friday, May 6 in Bloomington, Illinois.

2010-11 DIII Central Region Rankings

Ranking

School

1.

University of Chicago

2.

Denison University

3.

Washington University (MO)

4.

Gustavus Adolphus College

5.

DePauw University

6.

Carleton College

7.

Wheaton College

8.

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

9.

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

10.

Luther College

11.

Coe College

12.

Kenyon College

13.

Albion College

14.

AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (IL)

15.

Grinnell College

16.

Wartburg College

17.

Hope College

18.

St. Olaf College

19.

College of St. Benedict

T-20.

Allegheny College

T-20.

Oberlin College

T-20.

Kalamazoo College