CU tennis in the top-50 of the final ITA rankings

For Immediate Release

May 16, 2018

Cameron University Athletics

Kenton Means – Sports Information Director

 

LAWTON, Okla. – The final Oracle ITA Division II Rankings were released on Wednesday and the Aggie women’s and men’s tennis teams were both ranked in the top-50.

ORACLE ITA RANKINGS

On the women’s side, the Aggies were ranked No. 19 as a team after finishing 16-8 this past season. They finished in second in the Lone Star Conference and made a trip to the South Central Region, where they lost to No. 12 Midwestern State, 5-3.

Additionally, Zhenia Shviadok finished at No. 24 in the singles player rankings, which was four spots from being named an All-American by the ITA. She and Mathilde Thibaudat also just missed All-American status as they finished the season ranked as the No. 12 ranked doubles pairing. Thibaudat also finished the season ranked in the top-100 at No. 54.

Cameron’s men were ranked just inside of the top-50, as their 9-11 record earned the No. 50 spot in the final ITA top-50 ranking. The Aggies finished in second in the LSC, falling to No. 15 Midwestern State in the conference championship final, 5-4.

Przemyslaw Zielinski ended his season with an 11-7 record, which was good for earning the No. 29 spot in the final ITA rankings. He and Mateo Velasco finished the season as the No. 18 ranked doubles team in Division II.

The final top-20 in the singles rankings and the top-10 in doubles are named All-Americans by the ITA.

 

Kenton Means

Sports Information Director

2800 W. Gore Blvd.

Lawton, OK 73505

580-581-2303 (Office)

580-583-2210 (Cell)

580-581-5537 (Fax)

 

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