Bulldog Tennis Posts Highest Final Ranking In 14 Years
STARKVILLE, Miss. - Mississippi State's men's tennis team is 11th nationally in the final Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings, released this week. It is the highest final ranking for the Bulldogs since 1998, when MSU finished No. 4 in the country, and marks the 15th time in school history State has finished in the top 25.
In 2012, the Bulldogs posted the program's best record (20-7) since that same 1998 squad went 21-5. State went 9-2 in the powerful Southeastern Conference, finishing third in the league and successfully defending the SEC Western Division title.
The Bulldogs defeated 14 teams ranked in the top 50 this season, seven in the top 25, en route to earning the program's 21st NCAA bid.
Individual rankings will be released by the ITA in the coming week.