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The teams played only singles due to weather concerns and after a bit of slow start in a number of the matches, the Longhorns responded in each case, including two wins that came after dropping the opening set.
It marked his first conference weekly honor of the season.
Sigsgaard, who had been No. Sigsgaard then moved up to No. At the time, it was Sigsgaard's fifth win over a ranked opponent in dual match play, all at first singles, and his 15th including tournament play. In order to attempt to beat incoming rain, the teams began with singles on the outdoor courts.
However, after all but one of the matches had reached the second set, the rains came and led to a brief delay before play began inside. Texas picked up a sweep over the Cardinals, , in the match.
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Goodwin is majoring in humanities and government. Texas topped a pair of ranked teams in host No. In order to qualify for the tournament, the Longhorns had previously swept Washington and Miami Fla. He is now in dual matches this season.
He was the only player chosen for singles or doubles from a team other than champion Ohio State or finalist Wake Forest. Markes played fifth singles and second doubles in all three matches in helping Texas reach the semifinals for the second time in school history.
He posted a singles record that included straight-set wins over No.
His third singles match was left unfinished on triple match point against No. It had the potential to be just the fourth loss in dual match singles play for Ohio State all season at the time. During that match, Markes won a first-set tiebreaker in which he was down , but rallied for the win.
It passed the start the team posted in The Longhorns also had back-to-back starts in They had been scheduled for another pair of road matches following the ITA Indoors, but the first of those, against Tulane Feb.
Texas will still travel to Georgia on March 3. Huang clinched the team's win over No.
Huang also partnered with Ito for a doubles win over UTSA to help the team earn that point en route to four wins for the week, including two in singles and two in doubles. Overall, Huang helped the team to a record with a combined score of The Longhorns took a thrilling victory for their third straight win over the Tar Heels after claiming victories in in Chapel Hill and in at Weller.
In a match that came down to the wire, the top five singles matches all went to a third set with Texas winning four of them. The last time Texas had defeated a top team, it was also a No.
During its inaugural season, Texas posted a record, including winning the Big 12 Tournament. The Longhorns dropped their first match there this season to No.
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In singles, the Longhorns finished with a mark against Wisconsin, against Miami, and against Ole Miss, while in doubles they swept both Miami and Wisconsin in four matches and were against Ole Miss. It marked the second straight season the Longhorns have opened in that spot and they moved back into the Top 10 after finishing last season at No.
Texas was the top-rated Big 12 team in the poll, which featured five of the six conference members. Texas held that spot in each of the rankings released Jan. Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own team, so the Longhorns took all five first-place votes available to them and 25 points overall.
Baylor and Oklahoma tied for second with 18 points.