The Sacramento State women’s team was a unanimous pick in preseason polls, while the men garnered all but one first-place votes, since coaches were not allowed to vote for their own team.
The powerhouse Hornet women’s program received 10 first-place votes and 100 total points. Sacramento State has won 12 consecutive Big Sky women’s titles. The Sacramento State men received nine first-place votes and 98 total points. Sacramento State has won six of the last seven championships, and 11 since joining the league in the 1996-97 season.
In the men's poll, North Dakota received 21 points for 10th place; while on the women's side UND earned 12 points for 11th place.
UND's men's tennis team finished the 2013 season with a 4-12 overall record, while going 2-8 in Big Sky action. The women posted a 3-16 overall record and a 0-10 record in the Big Sky.
The tennis season begins on Jan. 26, when the women's team heads to Minneapolis for a dual against Minnesota. The men's team starts its season on Feb. 8 with a dual against Air Force in Colorado Springs, Colo.
|1.||Sacramento State||98 (9)||1.||Sacramento State||100 (10)|
|2.||Montana||90 (2)||2.||Montana||91 (1)|
|3.||Montana State||78||3.||Northern Arizona||79|
|4.||Weber State||73||4.||Northern Colorado||68|
|5.||Idaho State||67||5.||Southern Utah||66|
|6.||Eastern Washington||54||6.||Montana State||61|
|7.||Northern Colorado||43||7.||Eastern Washington||41|
|8.||Northern Arizona||37||8.||Portland State||33|
|9.||Portland State||34||9.||Weber State||28|
|10.||North Dakota||21||10.||Idaho State||26|
|11.||Southern Utah||10||11.||North Dakota||12|
|Number of first-place votes in parentheses|