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Baylor Men’s Tennis Tallies Trio In Final ITA Rankings

TEMPE, Ariz. - Baylor men's tennis had two singles players and one doubles duo in the final Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings for the 2015-16 season, the ITA announced on Wednesday.

As a team, the Bears completed the season at No. 32, which was up from the previous ranking of No. 35, after going 16-14 and reaching the second round of the NCAA Championships.

Senior Julian Lenz and junior Max Tchoutakian represented BU in the singles listings at No. 11 and No. 84, respectively. Meanwhile in doubles, Lenz teamed with sophomore Will Little to be No. 34 in the end-of-year rankings.

In singles, Lenz was 26-6 overall and 21-3 in dual-match action. He earned his fourth-straight trip to the NCAA Singles Championship and held a 15-6 record against ranked foes.

Lenz by virtue of being a seeded player in the NCAA Singles Championship earned All-America honors in singles for a third-straight season. He is one of just four players in program history to earn All-American singles honors in three consecutive years, joining Benedikt Dorsch, Lars Poerschke and Denes Lukacs.

Baylor has had at least one singles All-American in 13 of the last 15 years.

Overall, head coach Matt Knoll has had 32 All-American selections in his 20 years at Baylor, including 20 singles selections and 12 doubles picks.

Tchoutakian boasted a 19-10 record in his junior campaign, while racking up a 15-7 mark in dual-match play. He played exclusively at the top two spots in BU’s singles lineup.

In doubles, Lenz teamed up with sophomore Will Little to post a 10-3 record with all of those matches coming at the No. 1 spot in the lineup. Due to an injury to Little, the twosome did not play together after March 20.

BU has now has at least one doubles tandem in the final rankings for 19 consecutive years.

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