Miami Enters ITA National Polls at No. 35
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – In the first computer-generated Oracle/ITA national rankings list of 2019, the University of Miami men’s tennis team checks in at No. 35 in the country, as announced Wednesday afternoon by the ITA.
Opening the season with a 6-3 mark, the Hurricanes have garnered their highest national ranking since Jan. 25, 2012, when Miami ranked No. 33.
The Canes are one of nine ACC teams in the rankings this week, including second-ranked Wake Forest, fourth-ranked Virginia, fifth-ranked North Carolina, No. 12 Notre Dame, No. 19 Florida State, No. 29 NC State, No. 44 Louisville and No. 50 Duke.
In addition, Miami has a pair of players listed in the singles poll, as sophomore Adria Soriano Barrera checks in at No. 24 nationally, while sophomore Bojan Jankulovski ranks No. 75.
Opening the season with a 6-3 singles mark, all played at the top position, Soriano Barrera ranks fifth among ACC individuals. This spring, the Barcelona, Spain, native is 2-1 against ranked opponents, splitting a pair of matches against then-fourth ranked Christian Sigsgaard of Texas, while also topping No. 89 Kareem Allaf of Iowa.
Jankulovski has opened his spring campaign with a 5-3 mark, splitting time between the No. 2 and No. 3 position.
Following a six-match road stretch, the Hurricanes are set to return to the Neil Schiff Tennis Center on Friday to open ACC action against Georgia Tech at 2 p.m. Two days later, the Hurricanes will host Clemson at 10 a.m.
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