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Women's tennis coaches' preseason poll favors Aggies

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SEC Staff
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Southeastern Conference announced the women's tennis coaches' preseason poll, Wednesday.

Texas A&M was picked as the overall champion. The Aggies are currently ranked fifth in the ITA preseason rankings. TAMU finished the season 33-2, including going undefeated in conference play. They won both the regular season title as well as the SEC Tournament Championship.

The top half of the league includes Georgia at second with 185 points, Vanderbilt voted third with 165 points, Auburn with 144 points for fourth, Florida at fifth with 128 points, Tennessee with 124 points for sixth and South Carolina with 105 points for seventh.

The bottom half of the conference begins with LSU at eighth with 103 points, Arkansas voted ninth with 90 points, Ole Miss at 10th with 69 points, Alabama voted 11th with 66 points, Mississippi State at 12th with 40 points, Kentucky's 37 points lands them at 13th and Missouri at 14th with 24 points.

The preseason poll is voted on by the women's tennis head coach at each institution and is based on a 14-13-12-11-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 vote.

The complete tally for the poll is below.

Team Points

1.  Texas A&M 190

2.  Georgia 185

3.  Vanderbilt 165

4.  Auburn 144

5.  Florida 128

6.  Tennessee 124

7.  South Carolina 105

8.  LSU 103

9.  Arkansas 90

10.  Ole Miss 69

11.  Alabama 66

12.  Mississippi State 40

13.  Kentucky 37

14.  Missouri 24