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By Ray Fink
Director of Athletics Communications 

Men's Tennis Wears GAC Tournament Crown


April 23, 2017

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Oklahoma Baptist battled from behind and won its first Great American Conference Tournament championship Saturday with a 5-3 win over Ouachita Baptist.

The Bison trailed 2-1 heading into singles with only Thomas Ackerknecht and Luis Romero scoring a victory at No. 2 doubles.

"It was an incredible match," said OBU Coach Peter McCorkle. "Ouachita was a completely different team this time around. They have an indoor court and they played fast well. Our guys just stepped it up. We were down after doubles so it was a little more challenging, but just like all season long th...

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