LAKELAND, FL - Florida Southern College men's tennis cracked the ITA Oracle rankings on Wednesday, earning the No. 30 ranking in the nation. The Moccasins received high marks for upsetting No. 14 Palm Beach Atlantic and benefitted from close losses to highly ranked opponents like No. 4 Saint Leo, No. 40 Embry-Riddle and No. 12 West Alabama in the computerized rankings.
The Mocs also now have ranked athletes with No. 66 Brian Pham in singles and No. 48 Tim Becker and Brian Pham in doubles. Pham sports a 7-5 record in singles play this season, including wins in matches over No. 6 Flagler, No. 14 Palm Beach Atlantic, No. 34 Sonoma State, No. 40 Embry-Riddle, and No. 47 Northwood. The Becker and Pham doubles pairing made waves in their 6-3 win over Rodolfo Hasegawa and Thomas Salmon from No. 14 Palm Beach Atlantic.
The Moccasins return to action with conference play on Sunday, March 31 when they travel to Boca Raton to take on No. 17 Lynn at 3:00 p.m.