Ohio State rallied from a 2-0 deficit to defeat Mississippi State 4-3 on Sunday to advance to the semifinals of the NCAA men's tennis tournament in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

The Buckeyes clinched their 21st consecutive victory when No. 6-ranked Mikael Torpegaard beat No. 2 Nuno Borges 6-4, 3-6, 6-1.

Ohio State (33-2) will play UCLA on Monday in the semifinals.

Mississippi State (23-3) won two of the three doubles matches to take the doubles point. The Bulldogs' Trevor Foshey beat Ohio State's Hunter Tubert 6-2, 6-3 in singles for a 2-0 lead.

The Buckeyes pulled even at 2-2 when Martin Joyce used a dominating serve to roll past Florian Broska 7-5, 6-1 and John McNally defeated Strahinja Rakic 6-4, 6-3.

The Bulldogs regained the lead when Giovanni Oradini beat JJ Wolf 6-4, 6-3, but the Buckeyes drew even again when Kyle Seelig pulled out a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Niclas Braun.

Women's golf

Ohio State's Jaclyn Lee fired a 6-under-par 66 to move into a tie for third place after the third round of the NCAA women's championships in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Lee is tied with Bianca Pagdanganan of Arizona at 6-under 210. Cheyenne Knight of Alabama and Jennifer Kupcho of Wake Forest are tied for first at 209.

Alabama has an eight-stroke lead in the team competition. The top 15 teams advanced to Monday's fourth round. Ohio State finished 23rd.


Aleshia Ocasio fired a no-hitter and Florida beat Ohio State 4-0 in Gainesville, Florida, in an NCAA regional game that was delayed 7 hours by rain. Florida (53-8) moves on to a super regional. Ohio State ended its season at 36-16.