Men’s Tennis Secures outright Big 12 Championship

first_imgWhat to watch during quarantine printThe No. 9 Horned Frogs defeated the No. 7 Texas Longhorns 4-1 for the team’s fifth win over a top-ranked team this season and their 12th consecutive victory to claim the outright Big 12 Championship and push their record to 17-4 overall and 5-0 in conference play this season.The Frogs battled through the tightly contested doubles match, winning both matches 6-4 for their 10th straight doubles point. The No. 34 pair of Jerry Lopez and Reese Stalder won their first match. Cameron Norrie and Trevor Johnson claimed the doubles point for the Frogs with their sixth consecutive win.“It’s exciting to win the conference and everyone knows what we have gone through this year and to have the resilience to hang in there and win such a tough conference is amazing,” Coach Roditi said. “I am happy for the guys, we just have to keep getting better.”The Frogs took the first set on five of the six courts during singles matches and quickly earned a 3-0 lead with quick wins on courts one and six. Trevor Johnson continued his undefeated season with a 6-3, 6-3 victory, while No. 2 Norrie (now No. 1)  defeated his 14th ranked opponent of the season 6-2, 7-5. No. 27 Alex Rybakov won his 17th straight match with a straight set win to clinch the match.“It was a fell fought match and deserving of the Big 12 title,” Roditi said.This match wraps up the regular season for the Horned Frogs as they claim the outright Big 12 title. TCU earned the No. 1 seed and a bye in the first round of the Big 12 Championship. The tournament runs from April 27-30 in Norman, Okla. Robbie Vagliohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/robbie-vaglio/ Facebook Twitter + posts Twitter Frogs win back to back conference titles with win over Longhorns. TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history TCU wants ex-professor’s discrimination suit dismissed World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Two students joined harassment and discrimination lawsuit against TCU ReddIt ReddIt Robbie Vagliohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/robbie-vaglio/ Robbie Vaglio Facebook Robbie Vagliohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/robbie-vaglio/ Snow temporarily stepping down as honors dean Linkedin Linkedin Welcome TCU Class of 2025 Robbie Vagliohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/robbie-vaglio/ I am the executive editor of TCU 360 from Raleigh, North Carolina. If you walk by my desk in the newsroom you’ll immediately know I’m Post Malone’s biggest fan. I’m always looking for a good story to tell! If you have any story ideas, feel free to reach out! Go Panthers! Previous articleTCU Baseball falters 6-2 to Stephen F. AustinNext articleSociety of Women Engineers help build Fort Worth home Robbie Vaglio RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more