Two Pirates Make Latest ITA Regional Rankings

Two Pirates Make Latest ITA Regional Rankings

TEMPE, Ariz. – The Southwestern University Pirates men's tennis team had two members listed in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) individual regional rankings.

First year Hunter Bajoit was ranked No. 10 in the West Region after advancing to the semifinals in the ITA Division III Southwest Men's Regional Championships in men's singles in September. Bajoit also finished in the top 50 of the latest ITA DIII national rankings at No. 47.

Junior Alexis Dimanche was ranked No. 17 in the West Region. The 2017-18 All-American from France advanced to the quarterfinals in the ITA Southwest Regional Championships.

"We're happy and grateful for being recognized, earning individual rankings," Head Coach Billy Porter said. "But they remain secondary to our team goals."

Oracle/ITA Division III Men's Rankings

West Region

Administered by the ITA

November 21, 2018

Rank Player School

1 Chad LeDuff, UC Santa Cruz

 2 Jack Katzman, CMS

 3 Jed Kronenberg, Pomona-Pitzer

 4 Joshua Bode, Concordia, TX

 5 Will Leach, George Fox

 6 Jordan Pitts, Trinity, TX

 7 Josh Gearou, Pomona-Pitzer

 8 Luke Lemaitre, Georgia

 9 Robert Liu, CMS

 10 Hunter Bajoit, Southwestern

 11 Avinash Vemuri, CMS

 12 Ben Kirsh, Whitman

 13 Octave Bellet, Pomona-Pitzer

 14 Alex Hunt, Hardin-Simmons

 15 Keaten Baker, George Fox

 16 Nic Meister, CMS

 17 Alexis Dimanche, Southwestern

 18 Reyn Miyagawa, Pacific

 19 Varun Shanker, Caltech

 20 Wilson Hamilton, Trinity, TX

 Rank Doubles Team School

1 Shanker / Wei, Caltech

 2 Lambeth / Pitts, Trinity, TX

 3 Katzman / Gordy, CMS

 4 Leach / Baker, George Fox

 5 Dugan / LeDuff, UC Santa Cruz

 6 Hardy / Kortikere, Austin College

 7 Williams / Liu, CMS

 8 Chikkalingaiah / Kirsh, Whitman

 9 Zigman / Krimbill Trinity, TX

 10 Kronenberg / Gearou, Pomona-Pitzer