Sooners at ITA Central Region Championships
NORMAN, Okla. -- Nine members of the University of Oklahoma men’s tennis team are competing in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Central Region Championships in Minnaepolis, Minn., this weekend.
Lawrence Formentera, Nick Papac, Leonard Stakhovsky and John Warden compete Thursday, Oct. 18. Guillermo Alcorta, Axel Alvarez Llamas, Costin Paval, Peerakit Siributwong and Dane Webb begin tournament play Friday, Oct. 19.
Four pairs will be competing in doubles as well.
The Sooners enter the championships with four players ranked in the ITA preaseason singles rankings. Paval is ranked sixth nationally. He is followed by Alcorta at 28th, Webb at 57th an Siributwong at 97th.
OU’s two freshmen also grabbed spots in the 10-member preseason freshman/newcomer rankings. Stakhovsky made the list at No. 3 and Alvarz Llamas claimed the No. 7 spot.