Katherine Carling | Posted: 17 Sep 2019 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Hill, Tullis and Gajardo appear in ITA preseason national rankings

main image
Image

TEMPE, Ariz. – Three BYU men's tennis players enter the upcoming season ranked individually by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA). The 2019-20 Oracle ITA Division I preseason national rankings were announced Tuesday.

Sean Hill heads into his senior season nationally ranked as No. 55 in singles after finishing the 2018-19 season ranked No. 101. Hill posted a 26-7 overall singles records and a 19-2 dual singles record during his junior season.

Senior Sam Tullis and junior Ben Gajardo earned the No. 42 spot in doubles after a successful season in the No. 2 doubles position last year. The pair put up a 17-0 dual match record and a 23-4 overall record. Tullis and Gajardo made their debut in the polls at No. 84 when the final rankings came out last season.

The Cougars begin fall tournament play on Friday, Sept. 20, at the Wildcat Invitational in Tuscon, Arizona.

Read the complete ITA release here.

Recent Stories

Image
Mateo Vereau after a shot
Cougars come up short against Cal Poly

Visiting Cal Poly defeated BYU men’s tennis 4-3 Friday afternoon after multiple tightly-contested matches.

Image
Graphic of BYU men's tennis' next match
Men’s tennis kicks off alumni weekend with Friday match against Cal Poly

BYU men’s tennis welcomes Cal Poly to the BYU Indoor Tennis Courts at 11:00 a.m. MST on Friday.