RIce downs ODU for C-USA tennis title
Face MTSU at 2 p.m. Saturday
C-USA Championship Starts Friday
Senior Day set for Friday
Rice fell to LSU in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tennis Championship in Ft. Worth
Rice captured the C-USA title on April 24.
Rice advanced to the C-USA Championship match with a 4-1 win over UAB on April 23.
Rice defeated UTSA 4-0 in the opener of the 2016 Conference USA Championship
Rice upset ninth-ranked Texas Tech on March 27
HONORS AT RICE
C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll: 2016. 2017
C-USA Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week (3/29/16)
Spring: Matched his career high with 14 singles wins (14-4) and closed strongly, winning six of his last eight matches… Won twice at the C-USA Championship, delivering the clinch point vs. UTSA with a 7-6 (7-2), 7-5 win over Gabriel Borunda and then scoring the Owls second point in the title match vs. ODU. Is 5-0 in his career at the conference championship with a pair of clinch points.
Spring: Tied with fellow freshman Jake Hansen for second on the team with 14 wins in singles, finishing with a 14-8 record… Led the team with seven clinch points, including a third set tiebreaker to down No. 28 Tulane 4-3… Was 6-0 vs. C-USA opponents… Combined with fellow freshman Jake Hansen to go 20-8 in doubles, including a 5-0 mark vs. C-USA schools. Fall: Closed the fall with a 6-3 mark in singles and a 6-1 mark in doubles with fellow freshman Jake Hansen... Opened his college career by teaming with Hansen to win the B Flight Doubles title at the Rice Invite... Dropped his opening singles match at the same event, but stormed back to win the consolation round in the D Flight singles.
Won the Southwest Sectional in 2014... Ranked as a top five recruit in the Southwest region.
Full Name: Huberto Emanuel Llamas.. Born: 1/22/97, at El Paso, Texas... Parents: Alejandro and Poraliz Llamas, El Paso... one brother, two sisters... Brother, Alejandro, plays tennis at SMU and older sister, Doris, played at Baylor.
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