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ORU Drops Regular Season Finale; Will Compete in Summit League Tournament

ORU Drops Regular Season Finale; Will Compete in Summit League Tournament

The Basics

ORU 2019 Record: 6-11, 2-4
Match: Oral Roberts 3 – Illinois State 4
Location: Normal, Illinois

Tulsa, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's tennis team fell 4-3 at Illinois State Saturday afternoon in regular season finale.

Marcello Moreira extended his singles match winning streak to five with a 6-3, 6-1 win at the No. 4 position. Moreira is now seven for his last eight in singles competition. Barnabas Koncz was victorious 6-2, 6-4 at the No. 2 spot and Eddy Leardini won 7-6, 6-2 at the No. 6 position.

Up Next: The Golden Eagles will compete in the 2019 Summit League Championship as the No. 4 seed Friday, April 26. ORU will host the championship and all matches will be played at the Bernis Duke Tennis Center.  

The Results 

Match: Oral Roberts 3, Illinois State 4

Doubles competition

1. Egehan Sertkaya/Aleksa Lazarevic def. Barnabas Koncz/Nikola Boskov, 6‐3

2. Marcello Moreira/Andre Russo def. Igor Kolaric/Diego Le Gal Perez, 6‐4

3. Jorge Adair Bartra Quispe/Pol Botifoll Rius def. Kenneth Boykin/Eddy Leardini, 7‐6


Singles competition

1. Igor Kolaric def. Kenneth Boykin, 6‐3, 6‐1

2. Barnabas Koncz def. Pol Botifoll Rius, 6‐2, 6‐4

3. Jorge Adair Bartra Quispe def. Andre Russo, 6‐2, 6‐1

4. Marcello Moreira def. Diego Le Gal Perez, 6‐3, 6-1

5. Aleksa Lazarevic def. Nikola Boshou, 6‐2, 6-1

6. Eddy Leardini def. Egehan Sertkaya, 7‐6, 6-2

For the latest information on ORU men's tennis, follow @ORUAthletics on Twitter or go towww.ORUAthletics.com. Fans can also receive updates on the team by downloading the Golden Eagles Front Row App at ORUAthletics.com/frontrow or in the App Store.

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