No. 32 Men's Tennis Falls to No. 8 Texas A&M 6-1 on Friday
Feb. 21, 2014
TULSA, Okla. - Junior Alejandro Espejo defeated No. 25 Jeremy Efferding of Texas A&M 7-6 (4), 6-3 to capture the only match for the University of Tulsa as No. 8 Texas A&M defeated No. 32 TU 6-1 on Friday night at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.
Texas A&M increased its lead to 3-0 after wins at the No. 4 and No. 2 singles positions and clinched the match after a win at the No. 6 singles position.
TU got on the board with Espejo's win at the No. 3 singles position, but the Aggies won the final match at the No. 1 singles position. Espejo's win was his eighth consecutive win and has posted an 11-2 record this season, including a perfect 7-0 record at the No. 3 singles position.
The Golden Hurricane concludes its four-match homestand against No. 25 Oklahoma State on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.
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No. 8 Texas A&M 6, No. 32 Tulsa 1
1. #43 Shane Vinsant (TAMU) d. #106 Japie De Klerk (TLS) 7-5, 6-3
2. #22 Harrison Adams (TAMU) d. #74 Clifford Marsland (TLS) 6-4, 6-4
3. Alejandro Espejo (TLS) d. #25 Jeremy Efferding (TAMU) 7-6 (4), 6-3
4. Junior Ore (TAMU) d. Carlos Bautista (TLS) 6-2, 6-2
5. Jackson Withrow (TAMU) d. Dylan McCloskey (TLS) 6-3, 6-4
6. Max Lunkin (TAMU) d. Daniel Santos (TLS) 6-4, 6-4
Order of Finish: 4, 2, 5, 6, 3, 1
1. #3 Junior Ore/Jackson Withrow (TAMU) d. #20 Clifford Marsland/Dylan McCloskey (TLS) 8-5
2. #47 Japie De Klerk/Alejandro Espejo (TLS) d. Harrison Adams/Shane Vinsant (TAMU) 8-3
3. #29 Jeremy Efferding/Jordan Szabo (TAMU) d. Matthew Kirby/Daniel Santos (TLS) 8-2
Order of Finish: 3, 2, 1
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