March 27, 2002

NORMAN, Okla. - The University of Oklahoma men's tennis team was defeated by Wichita State, 5-2, on Wednesday, March 27, in their first match at the OU Headington Family Tennis Center in Norman. The Sooners fall to 0-1 at home this year, and 8-6 overall. Wichita State improved to 7-8 on the year.

Junior Matt Ogle and freshman Brad Prigmore were victorious at No. 5 and No. 6 singles, respectively. Ogle defeated Ben Cramp, 6-4, 6-2, and Prigmore downed Juan Escalante, 6-4, 7-6. Ogle teamed up with junior Chris Mitchell to take No. 1 singles, 8-6.

Oklahoma returns to action Saturday, March 30, against Oral Roberts University. Match time is set for 11 a.m. in Tulsa, Okla.

Wichita State 5, Oklahoma 2
Wednesday, March 27, 2002
OU Headington Family Tennis Center
Norman, Okla.

No. 1Carlo Contente (WSU) def. Sebastian Revol (OU)6-3, 6-0
No. 2Mark Sewell (WSU) def. Chris Mitchell (OU)7-5, 5-2
No. 3Jaime Rodriguez (WSU) def. Ollivier Monferran (OU) 6-2, 6-2
No. 4Joggan Austin (WSU) def. Alex Nomicos (OU)6-4, 6-3
No. 5Matt Ogle (OU) def. Ben Cramp (WSU)6-4, 6-2
No. 6Brad Prigmore (OU) def. Juan Escalante (WSU)6-4, 7-6

No. 1Ogle/Mitchell (OU) def. Contente/Austin (WSU)8-6
No. 2Sewell/Rodriguez (WSU) def. Monferran/Long (OU) 8-2
No. 3Cramp/Escalante (WSU) def. Revol/Brad Prigmore (OU)8-5