OU to Host Thursday Doubleheader
NORMAN – The Oklahoma women’s tennis team is set to host a doubleheader with Oral Roberts on Thursday at 1 and 4 p.m. CT at the Headington Family Tennis Center.
The Sooners enter Thursday’s matchup with a 10-9 overall record. The Sooners were tabbed No. 48 in the ITA rankings In its last weekend of competition, OU was defeated by then-No. 13 Oklahoma State (4-0) and No. 35 Wichita State (5-2), both at home.
Lily Miyazaki continues to lead OU in the top spot with a record of 9-5. The senior checks in at No. 43 in the latest ITA release, and leads the team in singles wins.
Jasmine Asghar is 8-6 on the year from the No. 2 line, and Christie Brigante is 7-6 between courts two and three.
In doubles, Brigante and Asghar have put together a 6-6 record on court one.
Oral Roberts boasts a 9-12 overall record. In their last contest, the Golden Eagles were swept by Denver, 7-0, in a neutral site match at Tulsa.
Jovana Antonijeciv leads ORU from the No. 1 line and owns a 7-7 overall record. Brenda Mercado leads the team in wins with an 8-6 mark on courts three, four and five.
Antonijevic and Gorana Kadijevic own Oral Roberts’ best doubles record, with a 4-7 overall record.
The Last Time They Met…
The Sooners clashed with Oral Roberts earlier in the season, also in a doubleheader. OU swept both of those matches, 4-0, and 5-0, at the Headington Family Tennis Center.
Match times are 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. CT. Live stats will be available.
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