Michel Dornbusch (Baylor), Jordaan Sanford (Baylor) and Breaunna Addison (Texas) have been named Big 12 Tennis Players of the Week, as selected by league officials, for matches from April 1 - 8. This is the first weekly honor for all three student-athletes.
The pieces that make up a collegiate tennis program are pretty simple; six singles players, three doubles squads, a head coach, assistants and reserves. However, if you visit Oklahoma State's brand-new Greenwood Tennis Center to check out a Big 12 tennis match, you'll see one player who stands out among the rest.
Texas stands atop the men's standings at 2-0 in conference play while Oklahoma State leads the league's women's teams at 4-0.
Soren Hess-Olesen (Texas) and Whitney Ritchie (Oklahoma have been named Big 12 Tennis Players of the Week as selected by league officials for matches from March 25 - 31. This is the first honor for Hess-Olesen and the second for Ritchie.
Oklahoma, the defending Big 12 tournament champion, will open the 2014 Conference season as the league favorite in the Big 12 coaches' poll. The Sooners were selected first for the second-consecutive season with four first place votes and 24 points.
Viktoriya Lushkova (Oklahoma State) has been named the Big 12 Women's Tennis Player of the Week for matches played from March 18-24. This honor is the first of Lushkova's career.
When you're a student athlete, deciding what to do after your collegiate career is over can be a difficult task. Choosing between going pro or finding a job in the corporate world is not exactly easy and could have a major impact on your life.
All six of the league's men's teams hold a .600 record or better while nine of the ten women's squads sit at .500 or better.
Simona Parajova (TCU) has been named the Big 12 Women's Tennis Player of the Week for matches played from March 11-17. This is the first career honor for Parajova who becomes the first Horned Frog to earn the distinction since TCU joined the league prior to the 2012-13 season.
The Texas Tech Red Raiders and Lady Raiders will be featured this week on Inside College Tennis with Tony Minnis on the Tennis Channel.
For the second time in three years, the Baylor Bears have been unanimously selected to claim the 2014 regular season championship by a vote of the league's head coaches.
The league's six men's squads continue to sit at .500 or better while seven of the women's teams are above .500.