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UT’s Lloyd Glasspool/Soren Hess-Olesen make NCAA doubles championship

Posted May 24th, 2015

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The Texas team of Lloyd Glasspool and Soren Hess-Olesen knocked off a Baylor duo Sunday to reach the finals of the NCAA doubles championship.

On Monday, they’ll take on Texas Tech’s Hugo Dojas and Felipe Soares.

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Baylor is playing host to the NCAA championships.

The UT duo beat Diego Galeano and Julian Lenz, 2-6, 6-3, 7-6(3).

It’s the second time in three seasons that a Longhorns doubles team has reached the NCAA finals.

“To beat Baylor at Baylor in the semifinals takes a great effort, and that’s what they gave today,” said Texas coach Michael Center. “The quality of tennis was very high on both sides. We did a great job on our service games, and just played a great third-set tiebreaker when we needed it. Great win. Those guys very are excited to continue playing.”

 

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