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No. 8 Texas A&M Defeats No. 32 Tulsa

February 21, 2014
Courtesy: Texas A&M Athletics
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TULSA, Okla. – The eighth-ranked Texas A&M men’s tennis team continued its winning ways with a 6-1 victory over No. 32 Tulsa at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center Friday evening.

The Aggies (9-3) captured the doubles point with wins from No. 3 Junior Ore and Jackson Withrow and No. 29 Jeremy Efferding and Jordan Szabo. The Tulsa (8-6) doubles tandem of No. 47 Japie De Klerk and Alejandro Espejo outlasted Harrison Adams and Shane Vinsant 8-3 on doubles court number two. The Ore and Withrow duo bested No. 20 Clifford Marsland and Dylan McCoskey 8-5 on court one to clinch the point.

The Aggies held on to the momentum capturing the first set on all but one court. Ore raced through a 6-2, 6-2 win on court four over Carlos Bautista and No. 22 Adams defeated No. 74 Marsland 6-4, 6-4 not too long afterwards to put the Aggies ahead 3-0.

Withrow clinched the maroon and white victory on court five ousting McCloskey 6-3, 6-4. Freshman Max Lunkin was victorious on court six over Daniel Santos 6-4, 6-4 followed by A&M’s only defeat on court three of Espejo over No. 25 Efferding.

Rounding out the scoring on the first court was No. 43 Vinsant over No. 106 De Klerk 7-5, 6-3.

The Aggies will remain the Sooner State for a Sunday afternoon showdown with No. 7 Oklahoma.  Stay tuned to and follow @AggieMTEN on Twitter for coverage of Texas A&M men’s tennis.


No. 8 Texas A&M def. No. 32 Tulsa

Texas A&M (9-3); Tulsa (8-6)


No 1 - #43 Shane Vinsant (TAMU) def. #106 Japie De Klerk (Tulsa) 7-5, 6-3

No 2 - #22 Harrison Adams (TAMU) def. #74 Clifford Marsland (Tulsa) 6-4, 6-4

No 3 – Alejandro Espejo (Tulsa) def. #25 Jeremy Efferding (TAMU) 7-6 (7-4), 6-3

No 4 - Junior Ore (TAMU) def. Carlos Bautista (Tulsa) 6-2, 6-2

*No 5 - Jackson Withrow (TAMU) def. Dylan McCloskey (Tulsa) 6-3, 6-4

No 6 – Max Lunkin (TAMU) def. Daniel Santos (Tulsa) 6-4, 6-4



No 1 – No. 3 Junior Ore/Jackson Withrow (TAMU) def. No. 20 Clifford Marsland/Dylan McCloskey (Tulsa) 8-5

No 2 – No. 47 Japie De Klerk/Alejandro Espejo (Tulsa) def. Harrison Adams/Shane Vinsant (TAMU) 8-3

No 3 – No. 29 Jeremy Efferding/Jordan Szabo (TAMU) def. Matthew Kirby/Daniel Santos (Tulsa) 8-2


Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (4,2,5,6,3,1)

*clinched the match

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