Jan. 11, 2006
Tennessee's men's tennis team begins the season ranked No. 17 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association team rankings, which were released Tuesday.
Kaden Hensel and Ben Rogers are ranked No. 37 in the doubles rankings also released Tuesday. Hensel and Rogers went 2-1 in the fall, including a victory over Auburn's Terence Nugent and Alex Schweizer, who begin the spring season ranked No. 16. Last season, Rogers was named an All-American in doubles and finished the year ranked No. 7 with partner Ockie Oosthuizen.
Tennessee's schedule includes 15 teams ranked in the first poll of the season. The schedule is highlighted by visits from two of the nation's preseason top-3 teams. The Florida Gators, preseason ranked No.2, travel to Knoxville to face the Vols March 10 and the Georgia Bulldogs, ranked No. 3, come to town on April 16.
The Vols open the 2006 season Jan. 20 when it travels to Lexington, Ky., to particpate in the SEC Men's Coaches' Indoor Championships.
| ITA Rankings|
Division 1 Men's Tennis
Jan. 10, 2006
|6. Ole Miss|