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.
Oral Roberts 4, Omaha 3
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)
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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