The Big 12 tennis season came to a conclusion on Sunday as TCU's Cameron Norrie fell in straight sets in the semifinals of the NCAA singles championships. The sophomore dropped the match 6-3, 6-4 to top-seeded Mikael Torpegaard of Ohio State.
For the first time in TCU men's tennis history, a student-athlete has advanced to the NCAA singles championship semifinals, as Cameron Norrie moved to the next round with a three-set, 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, comeback victory over ninth-ranked Thai-Son Kwiatkowski of Virginia.
Two singles players and one doubles teams are still alive in the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships, as they advanced to the quarterfinals on Friday. A Big 12 student-athlete remains in both the men's and women's bracket, while the doubles team is advancing in the men's bracket.
Following the second day of singles competition, three Big 12 student-athletes advanced to the third round of the NCAA Singles Championship after second round victories on Thursday. Likewise in doubles competition, four Big 12 pairs moved to the second round after winning their first round match ups.
Five Big 12 student-athletes have advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tennis Singles Championship following first round competition on Wednesday. Oklahoma State's Katarina Adamovic and Texas' Breaunna Addison followed through on the women's side, while Oklahoma's Axel Alvarez, along with TCU's Cameron Norrie and Alex Rybakov picked up victories in the men's bracket.
For the third consecutive season the Oklahoma men's tennis team is the NCAA National Runner-Up following a 4-1 loss to top-seeded Virginia in the title match on Tuesday. The Sooners' appearance in the final match also marked the third straight year a Big 12 team advanced to the championship match.
The Oklahoma State women's tennis team is the NCAA National Runner-Up following a 4-3 falter to Stanford in the title match on Tuesday. OSU's run concluded after reaching the championship match for the first time in school history along with being the first women's tennis Big 12 squad to advance to the final match.
Following a successful debut season on the TCU men's tennis team, freshman Alex Rybakov earned ITA National Men's Rookie of the Year honors on Tuesday afternoon at the annual awards banquet held at the NCAA Division I Championships in Tulsa, Okla.
For the third consecutive season a Big 12 team has advanced to the NCAA men's tennis championship match, as Oklahoma took down Georgia by the tally of 4-3 on Monday evening. The Sooners have appeared in the title match in both 2014 and 2015, making this their third straight showing as well.
Following a 4-3 upset of top-seeded California, the Oklahoma State women's tennis team continued its run, as the Cowgirls advanced to the NCAA Championship match for the first time in school history.
For the third consecutive season the Big 12 will have representation in the men's tennis NCAA semifinals as Oklahoma advanced to the final four with a 4-3 victory over No. 3 seed Georgia. The victory also marks the Sooners third straight semifinals appearance.
For just the third time in conference history and first time since 2011, a Big 12 women's tennis squad has advanced to the NCAA Championships Semifinals. With a 4-2 triumph over fifth seed Georgia, Oklahoma State reached the final four for the first time in school history