The University of Minnesota men’s tennis team is ranked 14th in the nation, according to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) rankings released today. Minnesota is the third-highest ranked Big Ten team in the rankings. Ohio State is listed at No. 2, followed by Illinois at No. 5. The Golden Gophers’ No. 14 ranking is its highest since Minnesota finished the 2002-03 season ranked No. 10 in the nation for their highest ranking in school history.
The Maroon and Gold owns an 8-2 overall record (1-0 Big Ten), including a 4-2 mark against ranked opponents. Minnesota has posted two wins this season over a higher-ranked opponent.
In the singles rankings, junior Raoul Schwark (Dalheim, Germany) is ranked 61st in the country. Schwark owns a 10-6 overall record, including a 5-4 dual mark this season.
The Golden Gophers return to action on Wednesday, March 14 with matches against Radford and New Mexico State in Las Cruces, N.M. Minnesota then takes on No. 58 New Mexico and Northern Arizona on March 16 and 17 in Albuquerque.
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