Men's Tennis Falls to No. 46 Oklahoma, 6-1
Go Tigers! James Spence and Sam Withell won their second straight match at No. 1 doubles with an 8-6 win over the OU team of Alexei Ivanov and Marek Velicka, Sunday.
Go Tigers!
James Spence and Sam Withell won their second straight match at No. 1 doubles with an 8-6 win over the OU team of Alexei Ivanov and Marek Velicka, Sunday.
Go Tigers!

Feb. 5, 2006

The University of Memphis men's tennis team (2-3, 0-1 C-USA) dropped its third straight match against its third straight to a ranked opponent, 6-1, against No. 46 Oklahoma, Sunday.

Memphis started the match by winning the doubles point for the first time in three matches, claiming a pair of 8-6 wins at No. 1 and 3 doubles to go up early in the contest. But in the singles, Oklahoma claimed six straight set wins to take the match.

Memphis will have a tough road ahead to snap its three-game skid, as the Tigers play at No. 16 Tennessee, Friday and at No. 39 Vanderbilt, Sunday.

No. 46 Oklahoma 6, No. 75 Memphis 1
Singles
No. 1 - No. 23 Marek Velicka def. Michael Jetter (UM), 6-3, 6-2
No. 2 - Alexei Ivanov def. Matt Brewer (UM), 7-6, 6-2
No. 3 - Tommy Garrison def. James Spence (UM), 6-3, 6-1
No. 4 - Sergey Avdeyev def. Sam Withell (UM), 6-3, 6-4
No. 5 - Lee Gregg def. Bryan Bankester (UM), 6-1, 6-1
No. 6 - Ryan Thomas def. Garrison Pilant (UM), 6-2, 7-6
Doubles
No. 1 - Spence/Withell (UM) def. Ivanov/Velicka, 8-6
No. 2 - Garrison/Long def. Brewer/Bankester (UM), 8-5
No. 3 - Pilant/Jetter (UM) def. Avdeyev/Gregg, 8-6

 

 

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