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.
ATHENS, Ga.— The 2nd-seeded Oklahoma Sooners advanced to their first ever NCAA Championship appearance with a 4-2 win over UCLA Monday night at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Georgia. OU is the first Big 12 squad to appear in the finals since Texas in 2008.
The Oklahoma Sooners will represent the Big 12 in the Final Four of the 2014 NCAA Men's Tennis Championship after knocking off North Carolina, 4-2, in the event's quarterfinal round.
For the first time in Big 12 history, three of the league's men's tennis teams have advanced to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Team Championships. Baylor, Oklahoma and Texas all picked up Sweet 16 victories in Athens, Georgia to advance to the round of eight.
ATHENS, Ga. – Baylor's 13th-ranked women's tennis team dropped a 4-1 decision to No. 4 Virginia in the NCAA Championships Round of 16 on Thursday at the Hopkins Indoor Facility.
Thirteen Big 12 tennis student-athletes and five league coaches have garnered regional honors from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) for the 2014 season.
The Baylor and Oklahoma men's tennis teams advance to the NCAA Tennis Championships Sweet 16 with second round wins on their home courts. The Bears and Sooners will join the Texas men and Baylor women's teams in Athens, Georgia for the round of 16. The Longhorns and Lady Bears picked up second round victories on Saturday.
After two days of play in the 2014 NCAA Tennis Championships, five Big 12 squads remain in the field. The Texas men and Baylor women both punched tickets to the Sweet 16 while the Baylor, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State men will look to join them on Sunday in the round of 32.
Four Big 12 women's tennis teams and the Texas men's squad all saw success on the opening day of the 2014 NCAA Tennis Championships and will advance to second-round action after picking up wins.
Ten Big 12 Conference tennis squads have been selected to compete in the NCAA Men's and Women's Tennis Championships.