FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.- The No. 69 Wichita State men's tennis fell to No. 43 Arkansas, 5-2, on Friday afternoon at the Billingsley Tennis Center.
The Shockers went down a point early, dropping the doubles point to the Razorbacks. The two teams would split the first two matches, but then Hall Fess and Matt Walters were able to take down No. 72 David Cavalcanti and Matheus Pereira, 9-8 (9-7).
Arkansas would take the first two matches in the singles competition to go up 3-0, before Matheus Pereira was able to give the Shockers a point by defeating Gregoire Lehmann, 6-4, 6-3. The only other the point Wichita State would get in the match was when Guillermo Nicol defeated Manfred Jeske in a highly contested match, 7-6 (10-8), 7-6 (10-8).
The Shockers will look to bounce back on Saturday when they take on No. 65 Southern Mississippi at the Billingsley Tennis Center. The match is set to start at 1 p.m.