SAN BRUNO, Calif. – A total of six West Coast Conference men’s and women’s tennis programs will enter 2016 nationally ranked after Oracle/ITA released its preseason rankings Tuesday afternoon.
Three WCC men’s programs and three women’s programs were selected by the national organization’s preseason rankings.
Pepperdine saw both of its programs earn rankings with the women’s team selected No. 19 and the men’s team selected No. 33. Both programs open the season on January 22.
San Diego’s men’s program, under first-year head coach Ryan Keckley, will enter 2016 No. 22 in the Oracle/ITA men’s national rankings. The Toreros begin the season on January 16 in San Diego.
Saint Mary’s begins the season ranked No. 45 in the women’s national poll. The Gaels travel to Berkeley to open the season January 15.
San Francisco’s men round out the men's teams with a No. 55 national ranking in the men’s poll. The Dons open 2016 on the Hawaiian islands beginning January 15.
Portland's women round out the women's rankings with a No. 67 ranking in the ITA Women's poll. The Pilots open the season January 10 at Washington.