Men's Tennis Starts 2006 Fall Season at Rice Invitational
Sept. 6, 2006
Tulsa, Oklahoma - The University of Tulsa men's tennis team will kick off the 2006 fall season September 8-10, when it travels to, Houston, Texas to participate in the Courtyard by Marriott Rice Invitational at Jake Hess Tennis Stadium on the campus of Rice University.
The Rice Invitational will feature Tulsa, LSU, SMU, Texas Southern, Prairie View A&M and the host Rice.
The defending Conference USA champions will return nine-of-10 players from last season. The team, which finished as the 32nd-ranked team in the nation last spring, will be lead by junior Arnau Brugues from Barcelona, Spain, who finished last season with a 19-3 record and was ranked No. 10 in the country.
Tulsa will also return senior Frederico Soriano who finished the 2005-06 season as the No. 64 player with a record of 22-10.
The Golden Hurricane put together a combined singles record of 127-65 last season with five players posting more than 15 wins.
Opening Day Schedule
A Flight Singles
B Flight Singles
C Flight Singles
A Flight Doubles
9 am - Gray/Camacho vs. Bryant/Gaston (LSU)
B Flight Doubles
9 am - Maasdorp/Sjolund vs. Narido/Chiridza (Prairie View A&M)
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