Tiffin University's women's tennis team is ranked 6th in the Midwest Region in the latest ITA Regional rankings. Singles players Malaika Messi and Caroline Nelhage also made appearances, with Messi ranked 10th and Nelhage 17th.
Northwood, the GLIAC champions, were ranked second, followed by Wayne State and Grand Valley State. Drury was the region's top ranked team. Six of the top 10 teams in the region were from the GLIAC, with Walsh ranked 9th and Hillsdale 10th. The order of rank for the GLIAC teams mirrored the finish at the GLIAC tournament, where the Dragons finished fourth.
Messi and Nelhage, both First Team selections in the GLIAC, both enjoyed strong seasons. Messi went 13-6 and was named All-GLIAC for the fourth straight year, her second consecutive year as a First Team pick. Nelhage, meanwhile, was named GLIAC Freshman of the Year and was unbeaten in singles (18-0) and doubles (20-0).
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