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Big 12 Tennis Finds Unparalleled Success in 2013-14
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TEAM NOTES

*The Big 12 was represented by 15 singles players and five doubles tandems at the 2014 NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Tennis Championships. Soren Hess-Olesen (Texas) and the Oklahoma State doubles team of Arjun Kadhe and Jakob Sude both represented the league in the championship’s semifinal round.

*Soren Hess-Olesen (Texas) was one of 10 men's tennis players in the country to earn a top 25 ranking in both the singles and doubles final ITA College Tennis Rankings

*At No. 37, Viktoriya Lushkova (Oklahoma State) is the seventh-highest ranked freshman in the country.

*Five men's student-athletes appeared in the top 20 of the final singles rankings. The Big 12 is the only conference to boast this feat.

SINGLES/DOUBLES NOTES

*Ten Big 12 tennis squads advanced to NCAA postseason play (five men’s, five women’s). On the women’s side, Baylor advanced the 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 and earning a national runner-up finish.

*All six men’s squads ended the season in the ITA’s team rankings marking the 16th consecutive week that 100 percent of the league’s men’s squads have been ranked in the top 60. The Big 12 is the only conference to end the season with three teams in the top 10.

*Eight of the league’s women’s squads ended the season in the final ITA team rankings. Four Big 12 women’s teams cracked the top 25.

*Sixteen schools nationally had both their 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).

 FINAL BIG 12 STANDINGS

MEN'S TENNIS STANDINGS Big12 Overall
Team Record Pct Streak Record Pct Streak
No. 6 Baylor 4-1 .800 W2 26-6 .813 L1
No. 8 Texas 4-1 .800 W1 23-6 .793 L1
No. 2 Oklahoma 4-1 .800 W4 28-4 .875 L1
No. 41 Texas Tech 1-4 .200 L3 13-11 .542 L5
No. 25 Oklahoma State 1-4 .200 L4 22-8 .733 L1
No. 49 TCU 1-4 .200 W1 12-12 .500 L1

 

WOMEN'S TENNIS STANDINGS Big12 Overall
Team Record Pct Streak Record Pct Streak
No. 14 Baylor 9-0 1.000 W9 26-7 .788 L1
No. 21 Oklahoma State 7-2 .778 L1 16-9 .640 L1
No. 20 Oklahoma 6-3 .667 W1 17-7 .708 L1
No. 30 Texas Tech 6-3 .667 W5 17-9 .654 L2
No. 22 Texas 6-3 .667 L2 13-13 .500 L1
No. 53 TCU 5-4 .556 W2 12-12 .500 L1
No. 68 Kansas State 3-6 .333 W1 10-13 .435 L1
No. 74 Kansas 2-7 .222 L7 12-12 .500 L1
Iowa State 1-8 .111 W1 9-14 .391 L1
West Virginia 0-9 .000 L9 3-18 .143 L10
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