Women’s Tennis Increases Regional Standing

SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo women's tennis team moved up two slots to sixth-place in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), it was announced Thursday by league officials.

The Lions, who previously held the eight spot, have started the season off 4-2 including an upset win of No.24 Nova Southeastern last Saturday.

All four of the wins have been in-region victories, while the team is 1-2 against nationally ranked opponents.

One the men's side, the crew maintained a steady hold on the sixth spot, having started the season 4-3.

The Lions have registered key in-region wins over Eckerd and Palm Beach Atlantic.

Complete rankings will be released on Wednesday, February 29.

For more on the Saint Leo men's and women's tennis teams, visit SaintLeoLions.com.