Sooners Host USF, Look to Extend Streak

Ann Marcelli
By Ann Marcelli
Communications Assistant

Oklahoma vs. USF
Feb. 23 | 5 p.m. | Headington Family Tennis Center

NORMAN The Oklahoma women’s tennis team welcomes USF to the Headington Family Tennis Center Friday for the final contest of the Sooners’ five-match homestand.


The Sooners come into Friday’s matchup at 4-4 on the season. In its last week of competition, Oklahoma shut out North Texas, 7-0, and dominated Pacific, 6-1, to extend the Sooners’ winning streak to three matches.

Senior Lily Miyazaki leads the Sooners from the No. 1 line, compiling a 4-2 record to go with a No. 26 ranking in the latest ITA release. Fellow upperclassman Malene Stripp is 4-1 on court six. Both Stripp and Miyazaki hold three-match winning streaks in singles.

In doubles, two OU pairs remain undefeated: Christie Brigante and Jasmine Asghar are 3-0 in the top spot, and Simran Sethi and Camila Romero are also 3-0 at No. 3.


USF enters the contest with a 2-5 overall record and a 1-0 mark in American Athletic Conference action. In their last match, the Bulls took down SMU, 4-3, on the road.

In singles play, Evelyne Tiron has compiled a 4-2 record on courts two, three and four with a 3-1 slate at No. 2. Nicole Dzenga is 3-2 on courts three, four and six.

Dzenga and Vanja Klaric are 3-4 in doubles play on courts one and two.

Friday’s clash will be the first meeting between OU and USF.  First serve is set for 5 p.m. Live stats and video will be available for the match.

Admission to the Headington Family Tennis Center is always free.

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