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Sooners Topped By Red Raiders
March 17, 2013

March 17, 2013

NORMAN, Okla. – The No. 28 University of Oklahoma women’s tennis team fell to No. 21 Texas Tech, 6-1, Sunday, March 17, in Lubbock Texas.

Junior Mia Lancaster captured the Sooners only point of the match with a 6-4, 7-6, upset over No. 118 Kenna Kilgo at the No. 3 position.

“We competed a lot better today and had a lot of game points and even match points that we didn’t convert on,” OU head coach David Mullins said. “We didn’t play well but I was happy that we worked through it for the most part and gave ourselves a chance.”

Oklahoma (8-5, 2-2) lost all three doubles matches for the first time since the Jan. 25 loss to Arizona State early in the season. The Sooners are 0-5 on the year when they lose the doubles point.

“We got a good reality check this weekend and we need to continue to apply these lessons going forward.”

Oklahoma travels to Moraga, Calif. to face Saint Mary’s College on Friday, March 22.

No. 21 Texas Tech 6, No. 28 Oklahoma 1

Doubles
1. No. 34 Samantha Adams/Kenna Kilgo (TT) def. No. 14 Herman Brhane/Whitney Ritchie (OU) 8-7 (7-3)
2. No. 61 Nikki Sanders/Rashmi Teltumbde (TT) def. Emma Devine/Whitney Wofford (OU) 8-5
3. Elizabeth Ullathorne/Caroline Starck (TT) def. Mia Lancaster/Abbi Melrose (OU) 8-2


Singles
1. Samantha Adams (TT) def. No. 106 Herman Brhane (OU) 6-7 (2-7), 6-3, 7-6 (7-4)
2. Rashmi Teltumbde (TT) def. Whitney Ritchie (OU) 6-3, 6-4
3. Mia Lancaster (OU) def. No. 118 Kenna Kilgo (TT) 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)
4. Elizabeth Ullathorne (TT) def. Abbi Melrose (OU) 6-4, 6-2
5. Caroline Starck (TT) def. Whitney Wofford (OU) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
6. Nikki Sanders (TT) def. Emma Devine (OU) 6-2, 7-6 (8-6)

Order of Finish:

Doubles: 3, 2, 1
Singles: 4, 6, 3, 2, 5, 1

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