Sooners Sweep West Virginia In Morgantown
April 07, 2013

April 7, 2013

NORMAN, Okla. – The University of Oklahoma women’s tennis team swept West Virginia, 7-0, in the first meeting between the schools in team history, Sunday, April 7, in Morgantown, W. Va.

“It was good to see everyone compete and contribute to a good performance today.” OU head coach David Mullins said. “It was a long weekend but it was nice to see us finish strong and we seemed to play our best at the end of each match.”

Oklahoma (12-6, 4-2 Big 12) swept doubles to seal the first team point for the Sooners.

In singles play, Oklahoma only lost two sets, one at the No. 1 spot and the other at the No. 5 spot. Hermon Brhane, at the No. 1 position, went on to win, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 and Abbi Melrose claimed a 6-2, 4-6, 13-11 victory on court five.

Mia Lancaster clinched the match for Oklahoma after a 6-3, 6-4 win over Hailey Barrett at the No. 3 position.

The Sooners return home to face two ranked conference opponents. Oklahoma plays No. 42 Baylor Saturday, April 13, and No. 35 TCU Sunday, April 14.

No. 34 Oklahoma 7, West Virginia 0

No. 1: No. 79 Hermon Brhane (OU) def. Audrey Wooland (WVU), 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
No. 2: Whitney Ritchie (OU) def. Hailey Barrett (WVU), 6-0, 6-1
No. 3: Mia Lancaster (OU) def. Ikttesh Chahal (WVU), 6-3, 6-4
No. 4: Whitney Wofford (OU) def. Emily Mathis (WVU), 7-5, 6-1
No. 5: Abbi Melrose (OU) def. Vivian Tsui (WVU), 6-2, 4-6, 13-11
No. 6: Emma Devine (OU) def. Irinka Toidze (WVU), 7-6 (4), 6-0
Order of Finish: 2, 4, 3, 1, 5, 6

No. 1: No. 15 Brhane/Ritchie (OU) def. Barrett/Chahal (WVU), 8-1
No. 2: Engbroks/Wofford (OU) def. Wooland/Mathis (WVU), 8-5
No. 3: Devine/Lancaster (OU) def. Tsui/Toidze (WVU), 8-6
Order of Finish: 1, 2, 3

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