|Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
||Men | Women
|Division:||NCAA - Div. II
|Location:||Slippery Rock, PA|
|Head Coach:||Matt Meredith|
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Rock team, players earn national, regional rankings
The Rock is ranked 20th in the latest ITA Division II poll while Kayla Blackburn and her younger sister Samantha are ranked as individuals
11/15/2007 3:38:36 PM
The Rock earned a No. 20 national ranking, its highest ever, in the November 12 poll released by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.
Matt Meredith's squad, unbeaten after five fall matches, are the No. 2 team in the East Regional ranking.
In individual rankings, The Rock's No. 1 doubles team of Kayla Blackburn and younger sister Samantha are ranked 24th nationally and second in the region.
Kayla Blackburn is ranked sixth in the regional singles poll.
SRU's No. 2 doubles team of Laura Handy and Jessica Hilborn is ranked eighth in the region.
The previous best ITA team ranking attained by a Rock women's team was 29th on March 31, 2003.
The Rock was ranked 33rd in the final 2006-07 national poll after starting the season at No. 30.
The 2007-08 Rock squad opens its spring schedule with a Feb. 2, 2008, dual match at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh