Oklahoma to Host Missouri Tigers

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
MARCH 14, 2007

NORMAN, Okla. - The Oklahoma women’s tennis team will return to the courts on Friday, March 16 at 2 p.m.  at the Headington Family Tennis Center.  The Sooners will host the University of Missouri Tigers in their third Big 12 match of the season. 

OU is currently 4-5 on the season and 1-1 in Big 12 play.  The Sooners are coming off a 7-0 loss to No. 25 Baylor last Friday.  The Sooners were led against Baylor by juniors Chelsea Orr and Rachael Cox at No. 3 doubles.  The duo captured the team’s lone victory, defeating Baylor’s Jana Bielikova and Iva Mihaylova, 8-4.

The Tigers enter Friday’s match 5-5 on the season and 1-2 in the Big 12.  Missouri is coming off a 4-3 loss Monday to Louisville at home. 

This will be the 24th meeting of the two teams with Oklahoma leading 22-1 in the overall series.  The last time the teams faced off was April 17, 2005 in Norman, where the Sooners won 4-3.



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