Men's Tennis Hosts Tulsa Thursday at 2 p.m.

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
APRIL 07, 2005

NORMAN, Okla.   Due to inclement weather Wednesday, the Oklahoma men’s tennis team had to move its match against Tulsa to Thursday, April 7. The two Region V opponents will face off against each other at 2 p.m. inside the OU Headington Family Tennis Center in Norman. Admission is free!

No. 37 Tulsa brings an overall record of 14-8 to the courts while No. 43 Oklahoma sits at 14-3 and 5-0 against regional foes. OU has won 27 of 30 regional singles matches and 11 of 15 doubles matches.

OU owns a 27-10 all-time regular season series record against the Golden Hurricane but the two teams have not met since the 2000 season when they split the two-match series.

TU has won three in a row , but has gone 6-6 since February with 7-0 losses to No. 15 Texas A&M and No. 27 Texas. Tulsa is coming off a 4-3 victory over 39th-ranked TCU last weekend. The Golden Hurricane is 5-6 against ranked opponents while OU is 3-3.

Out in front for Oklahoma is sophomore Marek Velicka. Velicka, who's currently ranked 43th in the nation, won the singles championship title in the ITA Region V Tournament last fall in Tulsa. Velicka owns a stellar 13-4 record including upset victories over  Texas A&M’s 14th-ranked Jerry Makowski and 25th-ranked Callum Beale of Texas.

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