Ohio State Ousted in Round of Eight By No. 3 Texas

May 21, 2006

SAN FRANCISCO--Ohio State fell to No. 3 Texas 4-3 in the quarterfinals of the 2006 NCAA Men's Tennis Team Championships Sunday in San Francisco. The match started on the campus of Stanford University but was moved indoors in San Francisco because of rain.

The No. 6-ranked Buckeyes tied a school record with the elite appearance, accomplished for the second time in the last three years. Ohio State (28-2) set records for wins in a season and consecutive victories (19) this year.

Texas won the doubles point outdoors with wins at Nos. 1 and 3 doubles. The teams began singles play before rain forced the match indoors about 45 minutes away in San Francisco.