Leos earn national ITA ranking

LA VERNE- The University of La Verne women's tennis squad checked in at 28th in the pre-season Intercollegiate Tennis Association poll.

Thirty teams are ranked nationally, and the Leopards also grabbed the seventh spot in the West Region poll. Sophomore Andrea Madrigal comes in at second in the regional singles poll after earning all-American honors this fall while the doubles team of freshman Bridget Etchegaray and senior Jeanette Lorsaria are tied for 15th.

The Leos will open their spring season Feb. 1 with a match against UC-Santa Cruz.