Big 12 Sending 16 Singles, 6 Doubles Pairs To NCAA Tennis Tournament


Sixteen singles players and six doubles teams from the Big 12 will be competing at the 2014 NCAA Doubles and Singles Tennis Championships May 21-26 at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga.YYQJRYSHZECXYFC_20140430194511

Oklahoma’s Guillermo Alcorta earned the Big 12′s automatic-qualifier bid in singles. He will be joined by nine other men’s singles players, including three of his teammates (Axel Alvarez, Andrew Harris and Dane Webb) in the singles competition. Other Big 12 men’s singles participants headed to the NCAA Championships are Diego Galeano, Julian Lenz and Patrick Pradella of Big 12 champion Baylor, two players from Texas, Soren Hess-Olesen and Lloyd Glasspool, TCU’s Nick Chappell and Felipe Soares of Texas Tech.

Breaunna Addison, a sophomore at Texas, is the automatic qualifier in women’s singles from the Big 12. Other women’s singles players from the conference who are headed to Georgia to compete in the NCAA Singles Championship are Kiah Generette and Jordaan Sanford from the Big 12 women’s-champion Baylor squad,

Petra Niedermayerova od Kansas State will be making her fourth NCAA appearance in women’s singles. Viktoryia Lushkova of Big 12 runner-up Oklahoma State and /Stefanie Tan of TCU also qualified for the NCAA Championship in singles.

Five men’s doubles teams will be participating in the NCAAs later this month: doubles duos from TCU, Oklahoma, Baylor, Oklahoma State and Texas.

On the women’s side in doubles, Baylor’s No. 1 team of Victoria Kisialeva and Blair Shankle is the only doubles team that will be competing in the national championship tournament.

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