Men’s Tennis Grabs Key Win at North Dakota, 4-3

Men’s Tennis Grabs Key Win at North Dakota, 4-3

The Basics

ORU 2019 Record: 6-10, 2-3
Match: Oral Roberts 4 – North Dakota 3
Location: Grand Forks, North Dakota

Tulsa, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's tennis team grabbed a key Summit League win with a 4-3 victory at North Dakota Saturday afternoon.

After dropping the doubles point the Golden Eagles rallied to claim four victories in singles play. Kenneth Boykin claimed a three set victory at the No. 1 spot, 7-6, 4-6, 6-2. Barnabas Koncz claimed a 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 win at the No. 2 singles spot. Marcello Moreira won 6-1, 7-5 at the No. 4 position. Eddy Leardini finished strong at the No. 6 spot and won 6-4, 7-5.

Up Next: ORU competes in its final regular season match Saturday, April 20 at Illinois State at 9 a.m.

The Results 

Match: Oral Roberts 4 – North Dakota 3

Doubles competition

  1. Nejc Sitar/Lukas Buth (UNDM) def. Nikola Boskov/Barnabas Koncz (ORUM) 6-4
  2. Johnnie Carmichael/Davide Callegari (UNDM) def. Marcello Moreira/Andre Russo (ORUM) 7-5
  3. Kenneth Boykin/Eddy Leardini (ORUM) def. Jake Kuhlman/Chuck Tang (UNDM) 6-4


Singles competition

  1. Kenneth Boykin (ORUM) def. Nejc Sitar (UNDM) 7-6, 4-6, 6-2
  2. Barnabas Koncz (ORUM) def. Lukas Buth (UNDM) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3
  3. Johnnie Carmichael (UNDM) def. Andre Russo (ORUM) 4-6, 6-3, 6-1
  4. Marcello Moreira (ORUM) def. Davide Callegari (UNDM) 6-1, 7-5
  5. Jake Kuhlman (UNDM) def. Nikola Boskov (ORUM) 6-7, 6-4, 6-3
  6. Eddy Leardini (ORUM) def. Alex Reinke (UNDM) 6-4, 7-5

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