Nov 29, 2012
Raleigh, N.C. — The Shaw University men's tennis team has been ranked second in the preseason rankings from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. The women's team is ranked eighth in the Atlantic Region.
The men's team, who made last season's Sweet Sixteen, was also ranked 39th nationally. Last season, the men repeated as CIAA champions for the seventh time.
The women's team, which advanced to the second round in the NCAA Tournament for the first time last season, also won their third CIAA championship in four seasons.
Both teams begin their season in February 2013 with the women opening against North Carolina A&T on February 3 while the men open against Mount Olive on February 12.