Feb. 27, 2013
Complete Men's National Team Rankings
MADISON, Wis. - The Badgers are the 59th nationally ranked team according to the latest Campbell's/ITA Tennis Division I Poll, released Feb. 26.
Wisconsin made its debut in the poll at No. 75 last week, before jumping 16 spots to No. 59 this week. Among the Big Ten, Wisconsin trails six other teams in the national rankings.
Wisconsin's jump in the poll came on the heels of a crucial win over Minnesota, who was ranked No. 40 at the time.
This week's ranking is the highest that the Badgers have appeared in the poll since 2011, when they began the season ranked No. 29.
The Badgers have had a successful start to this season, tallying a 7-1 record with their only loss coming from No. 18 Clemson. Among their seven wins, two were over teams that were ranked at the time of the matches.
Wisconsin has a tough road ahead with 11 ranked teams remaining on its schedule. The Badgers face the first of these teams on Sunday at 2 p.m. in their dual against No. 29 Notre Dame at Nielsen Tennis Stadium.
Big Ten in the Rankings
7 Ohio State
46 Michigan State