The Intercollegiate Tennis Association has released the Oracle/ITA Division III top-25 doubles national rankings. The Luther College duo of junior Cole Schneider (Coralville, Iowa/Iowa City West) and sophomore Nyathi Motlojoa (Lesothoa, South Africa/Grey College) is ranked No. 16.
The duo completed the fall schedule with a record of 6-3. They started the year with a second place finish at the American Rivers Conference Individual Tournament. One week later, they were the runner-ups at the 2019 ITA Midwest Regional Championships, hosted by Gustavus Adolphus College, Sept. 27-30. The runner-up finish qualified them for a trip to the 2019 ITA Cup played at the Rome Tennis Center at Berry College, Rome, Georgia, Oct. 17-20, where they posted a record of 1-2.
The duo is also ranked No. 4 Central Region and Schneider is ranked No. 12 in singles.