Freshman Maxim Tybar had a perfect singles record over the weekend with his final win coming over Dartmouth's Charlie Broom 7-6, 7-5. Eleftherios Theodorou and Artur Dubinski gained early momentum with their victory over Csonka/Moreno of LSU, 6-2.The Cowboys finished the tournament with a 3-3 record in doubles. However, in their next match against Kapshuck/Curry of Texas Tech, the OSU duo was forced to retire at 5-4 after Dubinski sustained an injury.Also returning this season will be Jurence Mendoza, Tristan Meraut, Artur Dubinski, and Mathieu Scaglia.All four figure to play a key role in the OSU lineup this season, including Mendoza, whose 51 career doubles victories puts him in 10th place on OSU's all-time wins list.This year, Udwadia enters his sixth season in charge of the Cowboys and is likely to earn his 100th win as OSU's head coach in the spring season. PREVIOUS ENCOUTERS Both of this weekend's foes are familiar for the Cowboys, who have not lost to either squad in program history.OSU and the Bulldogs previously met in 2016 with Oklahoma State besting Bryant, 4-0, while the Cowboys have knocked off Lamar on six straight occasions dating back to 1965. The Cowboys have been ranked in the top-25 of the ITA Rankings for 32 consecutive weeks.With his senior campaign set to begin, Cash looks to join Oleksandr Nedovyesov and Jakob Sude as the only three-time All-Americans this year. Coach Udwadia currently sits at 92 wins in his coaching career at Oklahoma State.
OKLAHOMA STATE FROM A DISTANCE Oklahoma State returns three seniors from a season that saw the Cowboys host an NCAA Regional for the second year in a row.The Cowboys are slated to play 17 matches on their home courts this upcoming season.Fans will get the opportunity to see them in action quickly, with the eight out of nine dual matches scheduled to take part in Stillwater.The last time OSU was outside of the top-25 was the preseason of 2016. The Cowboys have won at least 15 matches in each of the last four seasons under head coach .Three times during that stretch OSU has hit the 20-win mark, winning 21 in 2014, 20 in 2016 and 22 in 2017. Oklahoma State has had a doubles tandem earn All-America honors in each of the past four seasons.ITA pre-season rankings were released and the team captured two impressive spots. The Cowboys then competed in the ITA All-American tournament where Scaglia fought his way through pre-qualifying play to compete in the qualifying round alongside Mendoza, Meraut and Tybar.Scaglia was the lone Cowboy to advance to the second round qualifying but fell to Texas' Leo Telles.All three returning seniors have seen the Cowboys earn a bid NCAA Tournament every year since they arrived on campus.The Cowboys racked up at least 20 duals wins for the third time under head coach , with 10 of those victories coming against ranked competition.The team boasts an impressive group of newcomers including Brady Draehim, Luke Hammond, Lefty Theodorou and Maxim Tybar.MATCH UPDATES For updates during matches, follow @Cowboy Tennis on Twitter and then check for post-match results and a recap from the day's action.