Brown Men's Tennis Included in SMASH Magazine's Top-20 Tennis Colleges

March 31, 2006

NEW YORK, NY - SMASH, a cutting-edge tennis lifestyle magazine for teens from the publishers of Tennis Magazine, names the top 20 tennis colleges in its debut issue. The Brown men's tennis team, which has advanced to the NCAA Tournament in three of the last four years, comes in at #12 on the list. The SMASH Division I men's and women's picks are based on colleges' academic rankings (from U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges) and their average year-end tennis rankings over the last five seasons.

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Division I Men:
1. Stanford University
2. Duke University
3. University of California (Los Angeles)
4. University of California (Berkeley)
5. Harvard University
6. Vanderbilt University
7. University of Southern California
8. University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
9. University of Notre Dame
10. Rice University
11. Northwestern University
12. Brown University
13. Wake Forest University
14. University of Florida
15. University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill)
16. University of Virginia
17. University of Washington
18. University of Georgia
19. Tulane University
20. Pepperdine University