Jayhawks to Resume Conference Play at No. 41 Oklahoma State

Feb. 21, 2007

LAWRENCE, Kan. — The University of Kansas tennis team will look to ride its momentum from last weekends 4-3 win over Utah when it travels to Stillwater, Okla., to take on No. 41 Oklahoma State. The dual is set to begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday morning.

The Jayhawks (2-7, 0-1) are coming of a thrilling victory over Utah last Saturday. With the dual tied at three, junior Stephanie Smith, playing in just her third match of the season, defeated the Utes’ Jessica Carter in three sets to send Kansas to victory. Saturday’s contests against Oklahoma State is the first of three straight road contests for KU, with matchups at Iowa and Iowa State scheduled next weekend.

The Cowgirls enter the dual with a record of 3-0, boasting wins over Arkansas-Little Rock, Rice and Indiana State. OSU’s date with the Jayhawks will be their first Big 12 dual of the season.

Last season, Oklahoma State clipped Kansas, 4-3, on March 12 in Lawrence. The Jayhawks got singles victories from Smith and Elizaveta Avdeeva, and also won two of the three doubles matches.

Visit www.kuathletics.com for complete results following Saturday’s action.