Men's Tennis preview: SMU
WHAT: The 12th-ranked Longhorns kick off the 2007 dual-match season at No. 39 SMU
WHERE: Dallas Country Club - Dallas, Texas
WHEN: Sunday Jan. 21 - 1 p.m. Central
LAST UT-SMU MEETING: Texas scored a 7-0 victory over SMU on March 26, 2006 at the Penick-Allison Tennis Center in Austin; UT owns a 67-22-2 advantage in the overall series between the former Southwest Conference rivals.
Junior Bernhard Deussner (Vienna, Austria) has played sparingly during his first two seasons in Austin but likely will see more time on the courts in 2007. Senior Hubert Chodkiewicz (Corpus Christi, Texas) will red-shirt during the 2007 season.
Freshman Dimitar Kutrovsky (Sofia, Bulgaria) will make his way toward the top of the singles lineup after turning in a solid fall season, which included his first collegiate singles title at the Texas Invitational.