If you haven’t been out to the Greenwood Tennis Center to watch a match, you’re missing out. Both the Cowboy and Cowgirl Tennis teams are having a seasons to remember.
A season after finishing runner-up in the National Championship the Cowgirls continue to impress on the court. They opened up Big 12 play with a 4-1 win against No.10 Baylor on Thursday. This puts them at 11-3 on the season. Currently the Cowgirls are No. 7 in the nation.
The Cowgirls ascend four spots to No. 7 in this week's #OracleITARankings! #okstate pic.twitter.com/ty2u7K2THH— OSU Women's Tennis (@CowgirlTennis) March 7, 2017
The Cowgirls also have a 4-2 win against No. 12 California, who was No. 8 at the time, and a 4-0 win against No. 23 Ole Miss, who was No.19 at the time. The Cowgirls are winning matches and doing it in dominate fashion with six shutout victories.
The team is led by Senior Viktoriya Lushkova who went 8-3 in singles matches in the fall. With 81 career victories so far, she comes into the spring as the team leader in singles wins. She is currently ranked No.10 in the nation in singles play.
The next match for the Cowgirls is against UNLV in Las Vegas today at 12 p.m.
The Cowboy Tennis team is also having themselves an impressive season. The Cowboys beat No. 26 Memphis 4-3 on Friday to move to 12-3 on the season. They are also enjoying a No. 4 ranking, the highest in program history.
Oklahoma State's historic week continues as the Cowboys reach the program's highest-ever ranking, coming in at No. 4! #okstate pic.twitter.com/C0wcWgVAAk— OSU Cowboy Tennis (@CowboyTennis) March 7, 2017
The Cowboys have multiple wins over ranked opponents, including : a 4-0 win over No. 18 Kentucky, two wins over No. 19 Northwestern, and a 4-1 win over No. 10 Michigan. The Cowboys are finding a way to dominate their competition. With four shutout victories so far this season.
With 93 doubles wins Arjun Kadhe is the leader of all-time doubles wins:
Ladies and gentlemen, Oklahoma State has a new all-time doubles wins leader and his name is @ArjunKadhe! #okstate #KadheCounter pic.twitter.com/UMU98GlAQ1— OSU Cowboy Tennis (@CowboyTennis) March 5, 2017
Teamed up with Julian Cash, they are currently the No.3 doubles team in the country.
The Cowboys next match will be today at 12 p.m. in the Greenwood Tennis Center against San Diego State.
There are two special teams playing at the Greenwood Tennis Center as both teams look to leave a fantastic legacy. It’s not every day that you have both a men’s team and a women’s team ranked in the top ten in the same sport.