Oct. 15, 2001

NORMAN, Okla. - The University of Oklahoma men's tennis team ended the Texas-Arlington Invitational on Sunday, Oct. 14, winning four of six doubles matches against Texas-Pan American and Centenary at the Arlington Tennis Center in Arlington, Texas.

Juniors Tobias Kronlein and Chris Mitchell teamed up to defeat UTPA's Matt Gowen and Neil Barradough, 8-3, while claiming their final victory of the tournament over Centenary's J.T. Cope and Todd Killen, 8-1. Junior Matt Ogle and freshman Brad Prigmore paired up to defeat UTPA's Felip Koziell and Tom Mangelschots, 9-8. Freshmen Matt Lopez and Matt Long dropped their doubles match 8-2 to UTPA's Kareem Abdullah and Pierre Cantu.

Ogle and Lopez teamed up to claim a doubles win over Centenary's Mark Lewis and Brian Roberts, 8-3, while Long and Prigmore lost the second match of the day to Centenary's Caleb Ashley and Nathan Bridges, 8-6.

The Sooners return to action on Thursday, Oct. 18, at the ITA Regional Indoor Championships in Wichita, Kan.


Tobias Kronlein/Chris Mitchell (OU) def.

Matt Gowen/Neil Barradough (UTPA)      8-3

Matt Ogle/Brad Prigmore (OU) def.

Filip Koziell/Tom Mangelschots (UTPA)      9-8

Kareem Abdullah/Pierre Cantu (UTPA) def.

Matt Lopez/Matt Long (OU)      8-2

Tobias Kronlein/Chris Mitchell (OU) def.

J.T. Cope/Todd Killen (Centenary)      8-1

Matt Ogle/Matt Lopez (OU) def.

Mark Lewis/Brian Roberts (Centenary)      8-3

Caleb Ashley/Nathan Bridges (Centenary) def.

Matt Long/Brad Prigmore (OU)              8-6