|Five Vandals ranked|
SKILLMAN, N.J. – The final ITA rankings were released Wednesday and five Idaho tennis players along with both the men’s and women’s teams earned ranks.
The Vandal women’s team finished with a No. 7 rank in the Mountain Region while Victoria Lozano was ranked No. 11 in singles in the region, and Lozano and Almudena Sanz were the No. 7 ranked doubles duo.
The Idaho men finished with a No. 9 regional ranking while senior Jose Bendeck picked up a No. 17 singles ranking and Artemiy Nikitin was ranked No. 20 in the region. Bendeck and doubles partner Cristobal Ramos Salazar were ranked at No. 3 in the region and No. 72 in the country in doubles.
“It is nice to see several players honored in the regional rankings,” Idaho coach Jeff Beaman said. “Both teams had great years and these players played a big role in the success of teams.”
Both Idaho teams won Western Athletic Conference championships and advanced to the first round of the NCAA tournament.