Sooners begin final fall tournament

Friday, November 3rd 2006, 3:36 am
By: News On 6

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma men's tennis team will wrap up its fall season this weekend at the Rebel Classic hosted by the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.

Representing Oklahoma will be juniors Federico Chavarria and Ryan Thomas.

Chavarria is 3-3 in singles play for the Sooners and went undefeated in Oklahomas fall season opener, the Navy Invitational.

Thomas, 4-4, advanced to the quarterfinals of the ITA/Central Regional, only to be defeated by the tournament champion. The two teamed up in doubles for the Navy Invitational and finished 3-0.

Chavarria and Thomas will face players from Illinois, Arkansas, UNLV, Fresno State, BYU and Fresno Pacific, an NAIA program.