Oklahoma State's men’s tennis team will look to bounce back after falling to No. 17 North Carolina and No. 21 Columbia at ITA Kickoff Weekend. The Cowboys return home with a 5-2 mark, which ranks fourth in the Big 12. OSU has been dominant at the Greenwood Tennis Center this year, not allowing a single team point at home. The Pokes look to get back in the win column, when they face a 4-1 Washington team.
Following the Action
For the matches, live stats can be viewed at: http://www.statbroadcast.com/events/statmonitr.php?gid=okst. Live video can be viewed at: https://okstate.com/sports/2016/2/22/TENNIS_VIDEO. For season-long coverage of the Oklahoma State Men’s tennis, visit okstate.com and follow @CowboyTennis on Twitter and Instagram.
In the Rankings
Cowboy senior Tyler Zink finished last season ranked No. 122 in singles by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. OSU appeared in the ITA rankings eight times a season ago, with its highest ranking at No. 49 on March 23. Zink and Alex Garcia also appeared in the doubles top 100 rankings with their respective partners to end the 2022 season.
Oklahoma State is 1-1 all time against Washington, with the last meeting, a 4-1 OSU victory in 2018. The Cowboys look to tilt the series in their favor as they take on the Huskies at 11 AM on February 12.
Streak and Trends
- OSU has won five straight matches at home, without allowing a team point to an opponent.
- Four out of five OSU wins were 7-0.
- The Cowboys are 102-29 at home all time.
An Oklahoma State Win Would...
- Improve OSU's record to 6-2.
- Make Oklahoma State undefeated at home in 2023.
- Give OSU a 2-1 all-time advantage over Washington.