Sailfish Tennis Teams Selected in Preseason ITA Rankings

Written By: Kyler Ludlow, Sports Information Director

Junior Nicolas Uryson (Pictured) Is Ranked No. 47 In The ITA Preseason National Rankings For The Upcoming Season (Photo Credit: Lori Richards).Junior Nicolas Uryson (Pictured) Is Ranked No. 47 In The ITA Preseason National Rankings For The Upcoming Season (Photo Credit: Lori Richards).

SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced the Division II Preseason Rankings on Monday afternoon and both Palm Beach Atlantic’s men’s team and junior Nicolas Uryson were recognized on the national stage.

The top 50 schools in DII are recognized in the preseason rankings, with PBA coming in at No. 41. The men also begin the season with a South Region ranking of No. 10.

Uryson, the Argentina native, looks to build off his first season with Palm Beach Atlantic in which he put together an overall record of 16-6 as an individual. He is ranked No. 47 in the preseason rankings on the national stage and comes in at No. 10 regionally.

Joining Nicolas in the South Region rankings as an individual is Romain Nowaczyk, who comes in at No. 14.

Both the Sailfish men’s and women’s teams placed doubles pairs in the regional rankings, a first for PBA. The duo of Asti Adams and Nicholas Battistini begin the year as the No. 9 ranked pair in the region, with Uryson and Nowacyzk tying for the tenth spot.

On the women’s side, Veena Vasquez was present on both the individual and doubles rankings, coming in at No. 20 indivdually and pairing up with Valerie Nagovitcina as the No. 8 doubles duo in the South Region.

For full ITA Men’s National Rankings CLICK HERE.

For full ITA Men’s Regional Rankings CLICK HERE.

For full ITA Women’s Regional Rankings CLICK HERE.

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