Sept. 25, 1999

Forth Worth, Texas. - - Senior Angela Stroup of the University of Oklahoma women's tennis team finished second in Flight III at the TCU Invitational in Fort Worth, Texas. Stroup, the only Sooner to advance to today's championship round at the Bayard H. Friedman Tennis Center, suffered her first loss of the season, 6-1, 6-0 to TCU's Dorrit Huppes. The Tulsa native now owns a 2-1 singles record.

Also improving their overall singles marks to 2-1 were junior Viviana Mracnova, sophomore Lauren Allen and freshman Joni Helleland. Mracnova won her consolation match in Flight I against Lisa Jackson of Texas-Arlington, 6-4, 6-3. Helleland defeated Baylor's Frida Borjesson, 6-2, 6-3, in Flight IV, while Allen won by default in Flight V over Nadya Shewezyk of Texas Woman's.

Losing in today's consolation rounds were seniors Kristin Guilford and Jennie Hamilton. Guilford (1-2) got swept by Baylor's Claudia Aguilar, 6-1, 6-3, in Flight II. Hamilton (1-2) won the first set before losing two straight to Barbara Huijgen of Texas-Arlington, 4-6, 6-0, 6-3.

The Sooners return to action on Tuesday, Oct. 5, when they host Oral Roberts at 3 p.m.

Flight III Dorrit Huppes, TCU, def. Angela Stroup, OU, 6-1, 6-0

Consolation Flight I Viviana Mracnova, OU, def. Jackson, UT-Arlington, 6-4, 6-3 Flight II Aguilar, Baylor def. Kristin Guilford, OU, 6-1, 6-3 Flight III Huijgen, UT-Arlington, def. Jennie Hamilton OU, 4-6,6-0,6-3 Flight IV Joni Helleland, OU, def. Borjesson, Baylor, 6-2, 6-3 Flight V Lauren Allen, OU, def. Shewezyk, Texas Woman's, Default

Doubles Round 1 Flight I Jackson/Cizova, UT-Arlington, def. Mracnova/Guilford OU,8-4 Flight II Kjellgren/Shackelford, TCU, def. Helleland/Allen, OU 8-5 Stroup/Hamilton, OU, def. Crooks/Blanco, McNeese St., 8-3

Round 2 Flight I Consolation Mracnova/Guilford, OU, def. Stephens/Agiular, Baylor, 9-8 Flight II Mulec/Gonzalez, Baylor, def. Stroup/Hamilton, OU, 8-5

Consolation Helleland/Allen, OU, def. Bresler/Taylor, McNeese St., Def.