Tulsa Tennis Teams To Host Doubleheader This Saturday

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April 6, 2001

Tulsa, Oklahoma - The Tulsa men's and women's tennis teams will host a doubleheader this Saturday at the Harwell Tennis Courts on the TU campus. The 45th-ranked TU women's team will host Arkansas-Little Rock at 10:00 a.m. with the 43rd-ranked Hurricane men's squad following at 1:00 p.m. against Boise State.

The Tulsa women's team (10-6) returns to the friendly confines of the Harwell Tennis Courts to face the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Trojans (10-8). TU is 4-2 at home this season and boasts a regular season home mark of 16-4 over the last three years. UALR enters the match on a two-match win streak, while Tulsa has dropped its last two matches.

The TU men's team winds up its four-match homestand against future Western Athletic Conference member Boise State. The Broncos will begin their first season as a WAC member in July 2001. Both teams enter Saturday's match riding a two-match win streak. TU's last two wins came against North Carolina State (6-1) and Oral Roberts (6-1), while Boise State topped Portland (5-2) and Weber State (7-0).

The last time Tulsa and Boise State met was at the 1996 H.E.B. Classic in Corpus Christi, Texas. In that match, the Broncos topped the Hurricane, 5-1.

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