KANSAS CITY, Mo. - After being left out of the last ranking, Union makes it return by landing right back where it was at No. 10 in the 2011 NAIA Men's Tennis Coaches' Top 25 Poll, the NAIA announced Tuesday.
The Bulldogs (15-4 overall, 4-0 Appalachian Athletic Conference) garnered 197 total points, putting them six behind No. 9 William Carey (Miss.) and three ahead of No. 11 Xavier (La.).
Fresno Pacific (Calif.) sits on top of the NAIA Coaches' Top 25 Poll for the 13th-straight week. The Sunbirds, who are the unanimous selection at No. 1, racked up 11 first-place votes and 281 points. Embry-Riddle (Fla.) holds the No. 2 spot for the third week in-a-row with 270 points. Auburn Montgomery (Ala.) occupies the No. 3 position with 262 points, followed by No. 4 Azusa Pacific (Calif.) with 253 points and No. 5 Oklahoma Christian with 249 points.
Tennessee Wesleyan is the only other AAC team to receive any votes, landing at No. 22.
Union returns to action at the NAIA Unaffiliated Group Tournament in Chattanooga, Tenn., on April 28-29 for the right to qualify for the NAIA National Championship Tournament.
To view the entire poll, click here.