Big 12 Athlete of the Year candidates will be highlighted each day through July 19. Fans will then be able to vote for their male and female choices from July 19-21.
The ITA has announced the 2014 All-America Teams for Men's and Women's Division I tennis. Nine of the league's men's student-athletes were featured while four from the women's side earned honors.
Sixteen schools nationally had both men's and women's tennis teams ranked inside the top 25 to close the season. Of those 16 teams four are from the Big 12 (Baylor, Texas, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State).
Ten Big 12 tennis squads advanced to NCAA postseason play (5 men's, 5 women's). On the women's side, Baylor advanced furthest making an appearance in the Sweet 16. Three of the league's men's teams made it to the Elite Eight, with Oklahoma going all the way to the national championship match.
The 2014 tennis season came to a close for the Big 12 Conference on Sunday as Soren Hess-Olsen (Texas) and Arjun Kadhe/Jakob Sude (Oklahoma State) were eliminated from the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships.
Soren Hess-Olesen (Texas) and the doubles team of Arjun Kadhe and Jakob Sude (Oklahoma State) will represent the Big 12 Conference in the semifinals of the 2014 NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships.
After three days of play at the 2014 NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships, one Big 12 singles player remains in contention for the individual title while three of the league's doubles tandems remain alive.
Four Big 12 tennis singles players and three doubles teams advanced to Friday's NCAA Championship action after picking up wins.
Seven Big 12 Tennis players advanced to the second round of the NCAA Singles Championships after picking up opening round victories on Wednesday.
The Oklahoma Sooners (28-4) came out strong but were ultimately topped by the USC Trojans (32-3) in a close 4-2 match.
The Big 12 picked up two national awards today as the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its postseason award winners. Oklahoma's John Roddick was named the Wilson/ITA Men's Coach of the Year and Julian Lenz of Baylor was named the ITA Player to Watch.
The Big 12 Conference will be represented by nine singles players and six doubles tandems at the 2014 NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Tennis Championships.