Skidmore Women Ranked
The Thoroughbreds are also ranked sixth in the Northeast regional rankings. Individually, senior Nataly Mendoza is ranked 12th individually in the northeast, while junior Lee Ford is ranked 23rd. As a team, Ford and Mendoza ranked 13th in the region in doubles.
Skidmore Men Ranked
The two-time defending Liberty League champions closed out their fall season taking three New York state titles and will open the spring at the ITA National Indoor Championships in Greencastle, Indiana.
In the most recent Campbell’s ITA Division III men’s tennis rankings, Skidmore College is ranked 22nd, while junior Oliver Loutsenko is the seventh rated singles player in the country.
In the Northeast region, the Thoroughbreds are ranked sixth, while Loutsenko is third in singles and Alec Hoblitzell in 25th. In doubles, the team of Loutsenko and Danny Knight is ranked 14th in the region.
Earlier this season, Loutsenko became the first singles player in programhistory to earn All-American honors after winning the ITA Northeast Regional bracket.
Skidmore opens its spring season on Feb. 23 when they host Liberty League rival Vassar.
RPI Women Ranked
TROY, N.Y. – The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) women’s tennis team is ranked 17th in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division III Northeast region.
“I am very proud of our team and how hard they have been working,” said fourth year head coach Erica Hollot. “We are in great company on the ranking, and it is really nice to see that our program is receiving this kind of recognition. I am excited for the direction our program is headed, and what is to come in the future.”
The Engineers posted a 4-1 record in the fall semester, having defeated Hartwick College, SUNY Plattsburgh, SUNY New Paltz, which is 18th in the listing, and Union College. RPI’s lone dual match loss came to Skidmore College, which is ranked sixth in the region.
Rensselaer features three freshmen, four sophomores and three juniors. It returns to the court in the spring semester when it plays the bulk of its total schedule.