Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

UK Men’s Tennis Notebook - Final Rankings, ITA Kick-Off Regionals

uk tennis men 300LEXINGTON, Ky. (6/5/14) — The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the final singles and doubles rankings for the 2014 season, which features three University of Kentucky men’s tennis players, as well as the regional’s for the 2015 ITA Kick-Off Weekend set for Jan. 11-12, 2015.

Final Rankings

Headlining the final individual rankings for the UK men’s tennis team was All-American Tom Jomby, who finishes the season as the No. 16 ranked player in the country and second-highest ranked player in the Southeastern Conference.

Jomby, who was named the 2014 ITA Ohio Valley Player of the Year went 20-8 in his senior season in Lexington, and 7-4 on court one in the SEC.

Jomby ends his career as one of the most decorated singles players in Kentucky tennis history, recording 99-career wins, good for 16th on the all-time list at UK. The Nantes, France, native was a two-time All-American in 2013, gaining All-America status in both singles and doubles, with partner Kevin Lai.

Also ranked in the final release by the ITA on Wednesday was senior Alejandro Gomez, who finished the season ranked No. 98 in the country. Gomez, was fantastic in the last month of the season, only dropping one singles and doubles match on court two the entire month of April,

Gomez went 6-1 in his last seven matches against players ranked in the top-100 of the ITA rankings and 2-0 against players in the top 50.

Jomby and sophomore Kevin Lai finished the season ranked No. 31 in the doubles rankings. Jomby and Lai earned All-America status for the first time in their careers in 2013 after finishing the season ranked inside the top-10 of the 2013 ITA rankings.

ITA Kick-Off Weekend

The University of Kentucky will once again be hosting a regional for the 2015 ITA Kick-Off Weekend. The 2015 Lexington Regional will consist of No. 20 Vanderbilt as the No. 2 seed, No. 23 South Florida and No. 24 Penn State. Lexington was the first regional to be filled up in the draft process and is the only regional in the country to feature four teams inside the top-25 of the final ITA team rankings.

Kentucky will face off against Penn State in the opening round, who will be the No. 4 seed in the regional, while South Florida will serve as the No. 3 seed, and play Vanderbilt in the opening-round match.

The winner of the Lexington Regional will advance to the Sweet 16 of the 2015 National Indoor Championships in Champaign-Urbana, Ill., where the Illinois Fighting Illini will host the men’s championship rounds.

2015 ITA Kick-Off Weekend Schedule

Friday, January 23

  • 1 p.m. ET – (1) Kentucky vs. (4) Penn State

  • 5 p.m. ET – (2) Vanderbilt vs. South Florida

Saturday, January 24

  • 1 p.m. ET – Consolation Final (Loser match 1 vs. Loser match 2)

  • 5 p.m. ET – Regional Final (Winner match 1 vs. Winner match 2)
For continuing coverage of UK men’s tennis, log on to UKathletics.com.

SurfKY News
Information provided by UK Athletics

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

button coupons
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
button classifieds

In Other News...

Lady Aces Captures 10th Consecutive Third Region All 'A' Title

OWENSBORO, Ky. (1/26/15) — Longtime powerhouse Owensboro Catholic defeated Hancock County 79-58 to win the Third Region… Read More
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013

Most Read This Week

January 23, 2015 8847

Local Church's Faith Restored; 71 Souls Saved…

in Video by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
January 22, 2015 7217

Nortonville Man Accused of Selling Drugs near…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Jail
January 21, 2015 6358

KYDOT Pre-Treating Roads Thursday in Antipation…

in Top News For All Sites by Keith Todd
January 22, 2015 5929

MCEA Head: Further School Mergers Might Ease…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
January 23, 2015 5739

Parents Face Charges after Marijuana Joint Falls…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Jail
January 21, 2015 4917

Man Arrested after Allegedly Nodding off on Baby…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Jail
January 25, 2015 4863

Dean’s List Announced

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Joyce Riggs
January 23, 2015 4577

Nortonville Woman Charged for Meth Possession

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office/Hopkins County Detention Center
January 26, 2015 3909

KSP Arrests Two on Child Porn Charges; MPD…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Trooper Stu Recke
January 22, 2015 3726

Local Family Business Changes Hands

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Today

January 26, 2015 3909

KSP Arrests Two on Child Porn Charges; MPD…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Trooper Stu Recke
January 26, 2015 3265

Man Goes to Jail after Allegedly Attacking Family

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Jail
January 25, 2015 2898

Juvenile Hit by Vehicle at McDonald's

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by GPD Officer Wes Miller
January 26, 2015 2055

Madisonville Post Welcomes New Troopers

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Trooper S. C. Recke
January 26, 2015 2041

School Board Votes 3-2 for Utility Tax

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
January 26, 2015 1867

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

in General News For All Sites by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
January 26, 2015 1744

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Jan. 26, 2015

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
January 26, 2015 1660

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Circuit Clerk's Office
January 26, 2015 1620

Kentucky Highway Crews Prepared for Snow into the…

in Top News For All Sites by Keith Todd
January 26, 2015 1313

McClearn Remains Optimistic I-69 Signs up Between…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Keith Todd

SurfKY News Group, Inc.
Corporate Office & Studio
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431
270.452.2727 (phone)
  •  270.452.2249 (fax)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social fbsocial twsocial yt
social gpsocial flr subscribevideoitunessocial rss