No. 26 OU Hosts a Pair of Big Ten Powers

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
FEBRUARY 25, 2010

Feb. 25, 2010

Oklahoma Men's Tennis (5-1 Overall, 0-0 Big 12)
 Friday's Match   vs. No. 43 Minnesota (3-3), Friday, Feb. 26, at 6 p.m.
 Sunday's Match   vs. No. 48 Indiana (4-1), Sunday, Feb. 28, at 11 a.m.
 Location  Gregg Wadley Pavilion
 Internet  Live Scoring

NORMAN, Okla. - The 26th-ranked Oklahoma men's tennis team hosts No. 43 Minnesota Friday, Feb. 26, before 48th-ranked Indiana visits Norman Sunday, Feb. 28.

The Sooners look to remain unbeaten (4-0) inside the Gregg Wadley Tennis Pavilion when OU hosts Minnesota (3-3) Friday, at 6 p.m. 

Oklahoma (5-1) jumped 18 spots to No. 26 after defeating, then, No. 20 Alabama, 5-2, and 32nd-ranked Oklahoma State, 4-3.

OU is lead by a trio or ranked players. Senior Andrei Daescu is No. 11; freshman Costin Paval checks in at No. 80 and junior Ionut Beleleu is ranked No. 84. 

The Gophers are coming off a 5-2 win over Drake and are led by Sebastian Gallego, No. 37 nationally, and Tobias Wernet, No. 118 nationally. OU is 2-0 all-time against Minnesota. 

The Hoosiers (4-1) are fresh off a 6-1 victory over last year's Ivy League champion, Harvard. The Sooners match with IU is scheduled for Sunday at 11 a.m. 




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