ORU Men’s Tennis Defeats Omaha 4-3

ORU Men’s Tennis Defeats Omaha 4-3

The Basics 


2017 Record: 8-9

Match 1: Oral Roberts 4 – Omaha 3
Location: Omaha, Nebraska 


OMAHA, Neb. – The Oral Roberts men's tennis team grabbed its second Summit League win of the season against Omaha by winning 4-3 Friday evening in Omaha, Nebraska.


ORU claimed the doubles point in today's match by grabbing wins at positions two and three. Barnabas Koncz and Amar Saletovic won at the No. 2 position 6-2, while Michael Sosnowski and Alvaro Santamaria clinched the doubles point at the No. 3 position 7-6.


The Golden Eagles' claimed victories in singles action at the No. 3, 4 and 6 positions. Kenneth Boykin won the first singles point for the Golden Eagles by winning his match 6-1, 6-2 at the No. 4 position. Amar Saletovic clinched the third match point for ORU by winning at the No. 3 spot 2-6, 6-1, 7-5. Alvaro Santamaria claimed the final singles points and clinching the victory for ORU at the No. 6 position 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (7-4).


Up Next: ORU will play against South Dakota State Saturday April 1, at 11 a.m. in Omaha, Nebraska.


The Results 

Oral Roberts 4, Omaha 3

Doubles competition


1. Pehnec, Boykin (ORU) lost to Grigorescu, Buckley (Omaha) 6-7 (4-7)

2. Koncz, Saletovic (ORU) def. Reekie, Woodward (Omaha) 6-2

3. Sosnowski, Santamaria (ORU) vs. Ellis, Dunn (Omaha) 7-6 (7-3)




Singles competition


1. Koncz (ORU) lost to Grigorescu (Omaha) 2-6, 5-7

2. Pehnec (ORU) lost to Reekie (Omaha) 6-4, 5-7, 2-6

3. Saletovic (ORU) def. Dunn (Omaha) 2-6, 6-1, 7-5

4. Boykin (ORU) def. Buckley (Omaha) 6-1, 6-2

5. Sosnowski (ORU) lost to Heizlsperger (Omaha) 6-0, 4-6, 6-7 (4-7)

6. Santamaria (ORU) def. Woodward (Omaha) 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (7-4)


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