Tigers Unable to Upset No. 4 Ole Miss
Feb. 27, 2008
OXFORD, Miss. - - The University of Memphis men's tennis team (5-5) battled, but could not pull the upset over No. 4 Ole Miss (7-2), Wednesday, in non-conference action.
With four nationally-ranked singles players and two ranked doubles teams, Ole Miss went immediately to their strengths. No. 23 Erling Tveit moved up to the No. 1 hole in the line-up, putting Ole Miss up 2-0 after the Rebels won No. 1 and 2 doubles matches, while No. 19 Matthias Wellermann moved to the No. 2 spot and faced Memphis freshman Leon Nasemann. Bram ten Berge, who is the No. 90 ranked singles player, put Ole Miss up 3-0 with a 6-3, 6-0 win over Michael Gaerthoeffner at No. 4 singles. Senior Robby Poole, the No. 19th ranked player in the country closed out the match with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Jimmy Khougassian at No. 3 singles to close out the match.
Memphis will continue its five-match road swing at No. 15 Oklahoma State, Thur., Mar. 6th.
No. 4 Ole Miss 5, Memphis 0