First Round: TCU (L, 1-4)
SCHOOL/RECORD: Tulsa (23-6) - #36
CONFERENCE: Conference USA
HEAD COACH/RECORD: Dean Orford (80-29)
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES: 4
BEST NCAA FINISH: Advanced to the NCAA second round in 2000 and 2008
2009 TEAM HIGHLIGHTS: Achieved most wins in a single season in school history (23) … compiled an 8-4 record against nationally-ranked opponents … advanced to Conference USA Championship title match, losing to 23rd-ranked SMU 4-1 … defeated then 27th-ranked Texas, 5-2, on the road (March 25) … ranked as high as No. 32 in the nation by the Campbell/ITA National Team poll from Feb. 19 – March 3.
PLAYER/COACH HIGHLIGHTS: Boast three 20-match winners … sophomore Alexandra Kichoutkin has compiled a 25-10 singles record, including a 19-6 mark in the No. 1 position … Kichoutkin defeated 68th-ranked Kellie Schmitt of Marshall in the C-USA Championship semifinals … senior Thalia Diaz-Barriga has a 23-12 singles record, including a 17-3 record in the No. 3 position … freshman Anastasia Erofeeva has as 31-5 singles record, the third-most single-season singles victories in school history.