Men's Tennis Drops Match To Texas Tech

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
APRIL 21, 2002

April 21, 2002

NORMAN, Okla. - In its final regular season match of the season, the Oklahoma men's tennis team fell to Texas Tech, 6-1, today at the OU Headington Family Tennis Center. The Sooners started strong, claiming the doubles point, but lost all six singles matches.

Juniors Chris Mitchell and Tobias Kronlein won a hard-fought No. 1 doubles match over Richard Crabtree and Ben Gudzelak, 8-6. Junior Matt Ogle and freshman Matt Prigmore were strong at No. 2 doubles, winning 8-3 over Royce Ramey and Devin Wakeford.

The Sooners fought hard in singles play, taking four Red Raiders to three sets. Ogle gave Gudzelak a run for his money at No. 2 singles, but fell 6-2, 4-6, 7-5, while Mitchell lost to Crabtree at No. 3 singles, 6-2, 0-6, 6-4.

Oklahoma will be at the Big 12 Championships this week in College Station, Texas. The tournament begins on Friday, April 26, and runs through Sunday, April 28.

Texas Tech 6, Oklahoma 1
Sunday, April 21, 2002
OU Headington Family Tennis Center
Norman, Okla.

No. 1Royce Ramey (TT) def. Tobias Kronlein (OU)6-1, 6-3
No. 2Ben Gudzelak (TT) def. Matt Ogle (OU)6-2, 4-6, 7-5
No. 3Richard Crabtree (TT) def. Chris Mitchell (OU)6-2, 0-6, 6-4
No. 4Alfie Perez (TT) def. Alex Nomicos (OU)6-4, 6-7, 6-1
No. 5David Knaszak (TT) def. Matt Long (OU)6-4, 6-3
No. 6Devin Wakeford (TT) def. Brad Prigmore (OU)6-3, 5-7, 6-2

No. 1Mitchell/Kronlein (OU) def. Crabtree/Gudzelak (TT)8-6
No. 2Ogle/Prigmore (OU) def. Ramey/Wakeford (TT)8-3
No. 3John Walker/Perez (TT) def. Matt Lopez/Long (OU)8-1

Nebraska 5, Oklahoma 2
Saturday, April 20, 2002
Oaktree Country Club
Edmond, Okla.

No. 1Lance Mills (NU) def. Tobias Kronlein (OU)6-2, 6-4
No. 2Jacek Wolicki (NU) def. Matt Ogle (OU)6-2, 7-5
No. 3Jose Hernan (NU) def. Chris Mitchell (OU)6-4, 6-3
No. 4Alex Nomicos (OU) def. Jungai Tongoona (NU)6-4, 7-5
No. 5Matt Long (OU) def. Joes Rivera (NU)7-6, 2-6, 7-6
No. 6Joel Reckewey (NU) def. Brad Prigmore (OU)7-6, 2-6, 6-6 (ret.)

No. 1Wolicki/Reckewey (NU) def. Ogle/Prigmore (OU)9-8
No. 2Mills/Rivera (NU) def. Mitchell/Kronlein (OU)8-6
No. 3Hernan/Tongoona (NU) def. Nomicos/Long (OU)8-4



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