Light the Tower! UT tennis teams celebrate Big 12 title


AUSTIN (KXAN) — Texas tennis made it a clean sweep for the Big 12 Regular Season title with both the men’s and women’s teams winning the Big 12 regular season title.

On Tuesday, the University Tower was lit orange to commemorate the accomplishments as each team prepares for the postseason.

The men’s team, which won the Big 12 outright for the first time since 2010, is the No. 2 overall seed entering the NCAA Tournament. The Longhorns host the first and second rounds at the UT Tennis Center Friday and Saturday, May 3-4.

Back-to-back conference champions, the UT women’s team is the No. 9 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament, hosting first and second round matches Saturday and Sunday, May 4-5.

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