March 20, 2002
Los Angeles - For the first time this season, the UCLA men's tennis team is ranked No. 1 in the country, as the Bruins moved up two spots in the Omni Hotels Collegiate Tennis Rankings released Wednesday. In addition to men's tennis, three other UCLA teams are currently ranked No. 1 in the nation, as the Bruins' women's gymnastics, men's volleyball and softball teams are all top-ranked.
UCLA (14-1, 1-0 Pac-10) has been ranked in the top-5 all season and started the year at No. 3 in the preseason rankings. The Bruins' only loss this year was to cross-town rival USC at the USTA/ITA National Team Indoors back on Feb. 7.
UCLA's next match is against Arizona on Mar. 29 at the Los Angeles Tennis Center beginning at 1:30 p.m.
ITA Rankings Top-10 (3/20)
1. UCLA 2. Illinois 3. Georgia 4. Kentucky 5. Mississippi 6. Stanford 7. Notre Dame 8. Florida 9. Texas 10. Texas A&M