July 8, 2009
Final ITA Rankings Released
MARYVILLE, Mo.-Northwest Missouri State's men's and women's tennis teams finished 24th and 32nd in the national rankings, respectively, as announced by the International Tennis Association (ITA) last month. Those are the highest rankings for the teams during the 2009 season.
In addition, senior Daniel Usieto and junior Felipe Gennari finished as the third- and fourth-highest ranked players in the MIAA, respectively. Usieto, 17-8 last season, finished 43rd in the singles rankings. Gennari, 17-6, was ranked 58th.
The Northwest men finished with a 14-8 record while the women finished 16-6. Both participated in the NCAA tournament. The women captured their 11th conference championship after winning the MIAA tournament April 26.
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