IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa freshman Alexa Noel is ranked No. 13 in the Oracle ITA Division I national rankings released Wednesday. The No. 13 ranking is the highest in program history by any player.
Noel moved up seven spots after being ranked No.20 in the previous poll. The New Jersey native improved to 21-0 after a pair of straight-set wins last weekend at Rutgers and Maryland, inlcuding her fifth win this season against a ranked opponent, topping No. 30 Anaya Akli of Maryland, 6-1, 6-2.
Senior Elise van Heuvelen checks in at No. 86 in the ITA rankings, moving up one spot from the previous poll. The East Sussex native is on a six-match win streak and is currently ranked third all-time in combined singles and doubles wins in program history with 176.
Iowa returns to action on Sunday at Nebraska (12 p.m. CT).