March 28, 2002
NORMAN, Okla. - The University of Oklahoma men's and women's tennis teams will be in action this weekend with the men on the road and the women at home. The men will face Oral Roberts on Saturday, March 30, at 11 a.m. in Tulsa. The women will host their first home matches against No. 14 Texas on Friday, March 29, and No. 21 Texas A&M on Saturday, March 30. Match time is set for 1 p.m. both days at the OU Headington Family Tennis Center.
The Sooner men are 8-6 on the year after dropping their first home match to Wichita State on Wednesday, March 27. Junior Chris Mitchell will help lead Oklahoma this weekend, sporting a 9-5 record in singles play.
The Oklahoma women are 11-3 and ranked No. 47 in the Omni Hotels Collegiate Tennis rankings. The women face a tough challenge in two top 25 teams this weekend. Texas is 6-0 in the Big 12, 11-4 overall. Texas A&M is 14-2 on the year.