Sea Gulls men's tennis moves up two spots in ITA national poll
Posted: May 03, 2010
SKILLMAN, N.J. - The Salisbury University men's
tennis team moved up two spots in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis
Association (ITA) Division III national poll as the Sea Gulls are
ranked No. 19 in the nation. The Sea Gulls (14-7) recently finished
their season as they advanced to the Capital Athletic Conference
championship and fell 6-3 to No. 18 University of Mary Washington.
Middlebury College still remains the No. 1 team in the country.
Emory University is currently ranked No. 2, with
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps College one spot behind at No. 3. California
Lutheran University and Amherst College round out the top five at
No. 4 and No. 5, respectively.
The Salisbury's men's tennis team is ranked No. 6 in the
Atlantic South region while the women's team is ranked No. 8. The
doubles team of Scott
Burtzlaff (Clarksville, Md.) and Evan Thomas
(Salisbury, Md.) is currently ranked No. 1 in the region. Burtzlaff
is ranked as the No. 8 singles player in the Atlantic South region.
The women are also represented individually in the region, with
senior Jackie Burr (Dover, Del.) the No. 12
singles player in the region and she pairs with freshman Jillian Poppe (Califon, N.J.) as the
No. 5 doubles team.
The tennis teams are awaiting the announcement of the NCAA
Division III Tennis Championship tournament fields to see if they
receive a bid.