Arkansas University men’s tennis team will face Tulsa at 6:00 pm today at the Billingsley Tennis Center. The Razorbacks and the Golden Hurricane go head-to-head on Wednesday, February 15 at 6:00 p.m. CT. Entry is free and live stats and video are available on the men’s tennis calendar page.
Golden Hurricane comes to Fayetteville after a 7-0 over Oral Roberts, who the Razorbacks also swept earlier this season. Tulsa had wins over Texas Tech, Bryant and beat UCF in the ITA Kickoff Weekend to start their spring.
Senior Kody Pearson leads the team with a 4-1 singles record in first place and is currently tied for 58th in the latest ITA standings. As reprted by the Arkansas University website, Friday’s men’s team defeated Washington 4-2.
Razorbacks have now taken double points in all ten of their wins. In doubles, youngsters Adrien Burdet and Melvin Manuel are undefeated as a pairing with a 3-0 record in court one. Freshman Gerard Planelles Ripoll leads the team in singles, with a 9-1 record this double season.
Planelles Ripoll won the game for the third time in a row and has won his last four games.
About the University of Arkansas
The University of Arkansas is a public university in the United States of America. It is the flagship of the Arkansas State University system.
The campus, located in the city of Fayetteville, covers approximately 140 acres and consists of more than 130 buildings. It was founded in 1871 under the name of Arkansas Industrial University, and the first courses began in January 1872.
It assumed its current name in 1899. In September 2022, it exceeded 30,000 students enrolled, reaching 30,936. The University of Arkansas campus sweeps across hilltops on the western side of Fayetteville, Arkansas. Among the 378 buildings on the campus, 11 buildings have been added to the National Register of Historic Places individually, with most buildings in the historic core being named as contributing properties to the University of Arkansas Campus Historic District.
UA’s athletic teams, the Arkansas Razorbacks, compete in NCAA Division I as members of the Southeastern Conference with eight men’s teams and eleven women’s teams in thirteen sports. The university is known for its traditions, including Calling the Hogs at sports events, and the Senior Walk, more than 4 miles of campus sidewalk etched with the names of all UA graduates since 1871. Photo Credits: University of Arkansas website