Texas Tech Tennis Teams Move Up in Top 25 Polls
Texas Tech Red Raider Tennis jumped back into the ITA Top 25 rankings at No. 23 in this week’s poll. The Red Raiders fell out of the Top 25 two weeks ago after suffering a pair of setbacks in California losing to Pepperdine and Cal-Santa Barbara.
Texas Tech (12-6, 1-0 Big 12) fell to No. 30 in the polls last week before beating conference rival Baylor for the first time since the inception of the Big 12. Tech has four games in a row and extend their streak of being ranked at least 30th in the ITA poll for 41 consecutive weeks.
Texas Tech hosts No. 25 Texas A&M (11-9, 1-1 Big 12) on Saturday at 6 p.m. at the McLeod Tennis Center with free Admission to all fans. The first 100 fans to the match Saturday will receive a free Texas Tech Tennis t-shirt. Free pizza will be available for fans in attendance as well.
Texas Tech Women’s Tennis is back in the Top 20 of ITA rankings after defeating two ranked opponents last week beating Oklahoma and Oklahoma State. Tech (15-3, 5-0 Big 12) sits at No. 20
and are ranked higher than Texas A&M in the rankings for the first time in program history.
The Lady Raiders have been ranked in every poll this season and have been in the Top 25 since the end of February of this year. Texas Tech will take the week off before traveling to face No. 21 Texas A&M April 13th and No. 10 Texas April 15th.