March 29, 2000

NORMAN, Okla. - The Oklahoma women's tennis team loss to arch rival Oklahoma State, 6-3, today at the Westwood Tennis Courts in Norman. OU drops to a 7-8 overall and remains winless in Big 12 Conference action at 0-4. Oklahoma State bumped it's record to 9-3 and 2-3. The Sooner escaped with three singles wins but lost all three in doubles matches.

Picking up the win at number one singles was Oklahoma junior Viviana Mracnova defeating OSU's Dominika Olszewsua, 7-6, 6-7, 6-2. Freshman Melissa Mendieta clinched the win at the number five singles slot, 6-3, 6-2, by defeating Cowgirl Marketa Ghmelova. Fellow freshman Joni Helleland won in straight sets, 6-3, 6-0, over OSU's Cameron Stoudt.

The Sooners travel to Lawrence, Kansas, for their next dual match on Sat., April 1. Match time is set for 11 a.m at the Robinson Courts.

OKLAHOMA STATE, 6 VS.OKLAHOMA, 3

Wed., March 29, 2000
Westwood Tennis Courts

RESULTS

SINGLES

No. 1 Viviana Mracnova (OU) def. Dominika Olszewsua (OSU) 7-6, 6-7, 6-2

No. 2 Maria Galoustoua (OSU) def. Angela Stroup (OU) 3-6, 6-2, 6-3

No. 3 Linda Falttnkova (OSU) def. Kristin Guilford (OU) 6-1, 6-0

No. 4 Ashleigh Dolman (OSU) def. Annette Bryntesson (OU) 3-6, 6-3, 6-0

No. 5 Melissa Mendieta (OU) def. Marketa Ghmelova (OSU) 6-3, 6-2

No. 6. Joni Helleland (OU) def. Cameron Stoudt (OSU) 6-3, 6-0

DOUBLES

No. 1 Galoustoua/Dolman (OSU) def. Mracnova/Stroup (OU) 8-6

No. 2 Falttnkova/Ghmelova (OSU) def. Guilford/Helleland (OU) 9-7

No. 3 Olszewsua/Stoudt (OSU) def. Bryntesson/Hamilton (OU) 8-1