Texas wraps up tournament one win shy of main draw

Lauren Jette

The Longhorns’ winning streak came to a close just one win short of one their top players making the main draw of the ITA All-American tournament in Tulsa on Wednesday.

Needing just one more win to earn a spot in the main singles draw of the national championship event, junior Daniel Whitehead was unable to hold off Oklahoma’s Peerakit Siributwong, falling in straight sets.

Sophomore David Holiner and freshman Soren Hess-Olesen also competed in the hopes of making the main doubles draw. The duo needed two wins yesterday to net a spot in the draw but lost a close set to Colin Hoover and Alexis Klegou from in-state rival Texas A&M, 5-8.

Texas finished the tournament with six wins to four losses in singles and broke even in doubles with two wins and two losses total.

The Longhorns will hit the courts again on Oct. 22 at the ITA Texas Regional Championships in College Station.

Printed on October 6, 2011 as: Texas falls just short in tourney