Big 12 Tennis Championships Resume Play Outdoors Friday Afternoon

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
APRIL 30, 2004

NORMAN, Okla. -- After taking its morning sessions indoors, the Big 12 Tennis Championships will resume play at the OU Headington Family Tennis Complex at 3 p.m. in Norman.

Starting tournament play will be third-seed Oklahoma women's tennis team. OU will host Missouri, who defeated Kansas State, 4-2, in first round action, while regular season Big 12 Champions Baylor men will face eighth seed Nebraska at the same time.

Capping off the day will be Oklahoma and Oklahoma State men at 6 p.m. OU enters the tournament as the fifth seed, while OSU is the fourth seed. In women's action, second seed Texas A&M will battle No. 7 seed Nebraska. 
The Sooner women (20-3, 9-2), who earned a first round bye, are ranked 19th in the country and will be led by fifth-ranked Anda Perianu.  The OU men will take to the courts for the first time today with an overall record of 16-6, while OSU currently stands at 16-4.

Live Scoring & Quotes:  Women's Bracket | Men's Bracket

Friday's 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. men's and women's Big 12 Tennis Championship matches will take place indoors. Texas A&M, the No. 2 seed, will face seventh-seed Colorado at the Oaktree Country Club in Edmond, Okla., 9 a.m., followed by No. 3 seed Texas and sixth seed Texas Tech men at approximately 1 p.m.

Top seed Texas women and ninth seed Kansas will compete at Woodlake Racquet Club in Oklahoma City, as well as No. 4 seed Baylor and No. 5 seed Colorado following the conclusion of the first match.

Woodlake Racquet Club
6901 NW 63rd Street in Oklahoma City  (32 miles from Norman)
Oaktree Country Club
700 Country Club Dr. in Edmond, Okla. (39 miles from Norman)



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