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No. 31 Men's Tennis Travels to California to face No. 20 California on Sunday at 2 p.m.

No. 31 Golden Hurricane (10-6) faces No. 20 California (8-2) on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Oracle Collegiate Tennis Challenge
No. 31 Golden Hurricane (10-6) faces No. 20 California (8-2) on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Oracle Collegiate Tennis Challenge
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March 14, 2014

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TULSA, Okla. - The University of Tulsa men's tennis team travels to Indian Wells, Calif., to face California on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Oracle Collegiate Tennis Challenge.

No. 31 Golden Hurricane (10-6) dropped a spot in the International Tennis Association poll, released on Tuesday, after taking the week off, while No. 20 California (8-2) dropped six spots.

Senior Japie De Klerk moved up 34 spots from No. 97 to No. 63, while senior Clifford Marsland moved up 21 spots from No. 89 to No. 68 in the ITA poll released on Tuesday.

No. 20 California (8-2) has four singles athletes ranked with No. 81 Campbell Johnson, No. 84 Ben McLachlan, No. 113 Andre Goransson and No. 117 Filip Bergevi and a doubles team ranked at No. 76 of McLachlan and Goransson.

Marsland is looking for his 82nd career singles win, which will be the eighth most in school history. This season, the senior has posted a 13-3 record, including a 11-2 record in dual matches.

Junior Alejandro Espejo, who is ranked No. 108, has won its last 10 matches and has posted a 17-6 record this season, including a 13-2 record in dual matches with a perfect 9-0 record at the No. 3 singles position.

The Golden Hurricane has posted a 34-11 (.756) at the top three singles position.

Tulsa has faced 14 ranked opponents this season, including the last 12 matches and has posted an 8-6 record against those ranked opponents. The Golden Hurricane's final six regular season opponents are also ranked with five of those opponents ranked in the top-20, including No. 1 Ohio State and No. 2 Oklahoma.

The Golden Hurricane returns to action next weekend as it faces host Baylor on Friday, March 21 at 7 p.m. and host Texas on Sunday, March 23 at 1 p.m.

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