Women’s Tennis Ranked Third in Latest South Region Poll; Men Hold Sixth Spot

SAINT LEO, Fla. – The No.15-ranked Saint Leo women's tennis team took over sole possession of third place in the latest NCAA South Region Poll, it was announced Wednesday.  Meanwhile, the No.18-ranked men continued a stronghold on the sixth position.

Being tied for third with the University of West Florida in the previous poll, the Lions women's squad, who sport a 10-4 regional record, are one of only three south region teams to have collected double-digit region wins.

The women are in the midst of a program-record seven-match win streak, and, with their win against Eckerd on Tuesday evening, have collected a program-record 16 wins.

Both Barry and Lynn sit atop the women's poll.

The men, on the other hand, continue to be ranked sixth in the south region. The Lions have recorded 15 wins on the year, including seven in-region.

Saint Leo has also posted an incredible 11 shutouts during the current campaign, and is riding a season-best six match winning streak.

The University of West Florida is currently first in the south region.

Both squads will hit the court one more time during the regular season as they play host to Embry-Riddle in a senior day showdown on Saturday, April 14.

For more on the nationally-ranked men's and women's tennis teams, visit SaintLeoLions.com.