Auburn women’s tennis picked fourth in SEC preseason poll
Jan. 12, 2017

AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn women’s tennis was picked to finished fourth in the annual Southeastern Conference coaches’ preseason poll, the league announced Thursday.

Auburn received 147 points in the preseason poll, voted on by the women’s tennis head coach at each institution and is based on a 14-13-12-11-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 vote.

The Tigers join eight other league teams ranked in the top-25 of the preseason Oracle/ITA team rankings. No. 15 Auburn joins No. 1 Florida, No. 6 Georgia, No. 9 Vanderbilt, No. 16 South Carolina, No. 19 LSU, No. 20 Kentucky, No. 21 Texas A&M and No. 24 Mississippi State.

In 2016, the Tigers finished fourth in the SEC with a program record 24 victories, including a 9-4 conference record. Auburn returns five players from last season, including juniors Andie Dikosavljevic and Allie Michaud, who combined for 46 singles victories in 2016.

The complete tally for the poll is below.
Team Points
1. Florida 196
2. Georgia 181
3. Vanderbilt 151
4. Auburn 147
5. South Carolina 135
6. LSU 121
7. Texas A&M 104
8. Kentucky 102
9. Mississippi State 85
10. Ole Miss 73
11. Arkansas 66
12. Alabama 53
13. Tennessee 25
14. Missouri 20

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