Sooner Men's Tennis Posts Strong Performances at ORU Classic

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
SEPTEMBER 22, 2001

Sept. 22, 2001

NORMAN, Okla. - The University of Oklahoma men's tennis team finished play at the Oral Roberts Fall Classic in Tulsa with convincing wins in singles and doubles on Saturday.

Freshman Brad Prigmore, a Wichita Falls, Texas, native, won his singles bracket with a victory over freshman teammate Matt Lopez. Lopez teamed with junior Tobias Kronlein to win their doubles bracket 8-0 over a mixed duo from ORU and Oklahoma City.

The Sooners return to action on Oct. 12 at the Texas-Arlington Invitational in Arlington, Texas.

Flight 1 (No. 1, No. 2)
Jared Welch (ORU) def. Tobias Kronlein (OU), 6-7, 7-6, (10-7)
Tobias Kronlein (OU) def. Alfonso Bacalja (Oklahoma Christian), 6-2, 6-2
John Hixon (ORU) def. Tobias Kronlein (OU), 6-0, 4-6, (10-8)
Ivan Rodrigo (Oklahoma Christian) def. Matt Ogle (OU), 6-3, 6-1

Flight 2 (No. 3, No. 4)
Chris Mitchell (OU) def. Wojciech Gorny (Oklahoma Christian), 6-3, 6-1
Chris Mitchell (OU) def. Eddie Paez (ORU), 6-2, 6-2
David Kepka (OCU) def. Chris Mitchell (OU), 6-4, 6-4
David Kepka (OCU) def. Alex Nomicos (OU), 4-6, 6-3, (10-4)
Brad Prigmore (OU) def. Ryan Moore (TU), 6-3, 6-1

Flight 3 (No. 5, No. 6)
Brad Prigmore (OU) def. Gerald Bowen (ORU), 6-3, 6-1
Brad Prigmore (OU) def. Matt Lopez (OU), 6-2, 6-3
Matt Lopez (OU) def. Michael Cornelison (Oklahoma Christian), 3-6, 6-3, (10-1)
Matt Lopez (OU) def. Robbie Merreick (TU), 6-0, 6-2

Flight 1
Hixon/Matt Munson (ORU) def. Mitchell/Nomicos, 8-1

Flight 2
Kepka/Patric Copic (OCU) def. Ogle/Prigmore, 8-6

Flight 3
Kronlein/Lopez (OU) def. Bowen (ORU)/Masahire Akatsuka (OCU), 8-0



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