Sunday, February 17, 2008

TCU Tennis Set For Showdown With Texas Tech

FORT WORTH, TEXAS (February 17, 2008) The No. 63 TCU men’s tennis team will look to remain unbeaten on Sunday when they play host to No. 31 Texas Tech at 2 p.m. The Horned Frogs are currently 7-0 overall, while the Red Raiders are also undefeated with a 5-0 record.

Kriegler Brink, Cosmin Cotet and Zach Nichols are all still unbeaten in singles play, while the doubles duos of Brink and Cotet and Nichols and Jack Seider are also undefeated this season. In singles play, Cotet leads the way with a No. 27 ranking, followed by Adrian Simon at No. 54 and Nichols at No. 94. The doubles tandem of Brink and Cotet is also ranked No. 44 nationally.

Texas Tech is coming off a 5-2 victory over last year’s Mountain West Conference champion, UNLV. The Red Raiders are led by senior Bojan Szumanski, who is ranked 50th in singles play. The duos of Szumanski and Christian Rojmar and Michael Breler and Sinisa Markovic are ranked 10th and 11th, respectively.

The two teams have met 31 times in the series dating back to 1974, with the Frogs holding a commanding 29-2 advantage. TCU and Texas Tech last met during the 2006 season in Fort Worth, where the Frogs took a 6-1 decision.

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