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Big 12 Tennis Weekly Notes
April 01, 2014
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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.

All six of the Big 12 men’s squads check in at 56th or higher in the latest ITA Team Rankings. Oklahoma, Texas and Baylor rank No. 5, 6 and 7, respectively. On the women’s side, eight of the league’s 10 teams are ranked within the top 70.

Soren Hess-Olesen (Texas) and Whitney Ritchie (Oklahoma) were named Big 12 Tennis Players of the Week for matches from March 25 - 31. This is the first honor for Hess-Olesen and the second for Ritchie. Olesen went 2-0 at the No. 1 singles position this week with straight-set wins over No. 2 Axel Alvarez Llamas (OU) and No. 61 Jakob Sude (OSU). Ritchie went undefeated in singles and doubles play over the weekend including a win over No. 56 Petra Niedermayerova (K-State).

 

THIS WEEK IN BIG 12 MEN'S TENNIS
Tuesday, April 1
SMU at No. 56 TCU 5:30 pm

Wednesday, April 2
No. 25 South Florida at No. 7 Baylor  6 pm

Saturday, April 5
No. 56 TCU at No. 6 Texas* 1 pm
No. 28 Texas Tech at No. 7 Baylor*  6 pm

Sunday, April 6
SMU at No. 23 Oklahoma State  Noon
No. 5 Oklahoma at No. 39 Tulsa 1 pm

-All times listed Central
-Rankings listed above come from the ITA National Rankings
*Indicates Big 12 Conference match

 

THIS WEEK IN BIG 12 WOMEN'S TENNIS
Wednesday, April 2
No. 16 Baylor at No. 56 TCU* 5 pm

Friday, April 4
No. 16 Baylor at No. 57 Kansas* 3:30 pm
Iowa State at No. 22 Oklahoma State* 5 pm
West Virginia at No. 18 Oklahoma* 5 pm

Saturday, April 5
No. 25 Texas at No. 69 Kansas State* 11 am
No. 56 TCU at No. 32 Texas Tech* 11 am
West Virginia at No. 22 Oklahoma State* 5 pm

Sunday, April 6
No. 16 Baylor at No. 69 Kansas State* 11 am
No. 25 Texas at No. 57 Kansas* Noon
Iowa State at No. 18 Oklahoma* Noon

-All times Central; West Virginia home matches are Eastern time.
-Rankings listed above come from the ITA National Rankings.
*Indicates Big 12 Conference match
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