Event: UCA Fall Tournament Invitational
Location: Conway, Ark.
CONWAY, Ark. – The Oral Roberts women's tennis team competed hard and grabbed big wins this weekend as the Golden Eagles traveled to Central Arkansas to compete in the UCA Fall Tournament Invitational.
CeCe Cornelius and Petya Simeonova claimed a huge win in Flight 1 Doubles over Arkansas State. Ximena Puentes grabbed another huge win for the Golden Eagles by claiming the Flight 5 Singles championship. Valentina Maya Gisbert fell in the Flight 6 Singles consolation finals. Ceijenia Cornelius lost in a close match in the Flight 2 Singles finals.
The Golden Eagles will compete again on January 14 against Arkansas-Pine Bluff at 1 p.m. ORU will then face the University of Tulsa later that day at 5 p.m. Both matches will be played at the Case Tennis Center in Tulsa, Okla.
Arkansas State University
Murray State University
Oral Roberts University
Northeastern State University
University of Central Arkansas
Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Missouri State University
Ceijenia Cornelius – Flight 2 Singles
Def. Amina Hadzic (MU) 6-1 (6), 6-1 (3)
Lost 6-1, 6-3 in the finals
Petya Simeonova – Flight 3 Singles
Lost to Caitlin McCullough (NSU) 1-6, 4-1 ret.
Ximena Puentes – Flight 5 Singles
Def. Victoria Pisani (ASU) 7-5, 7-6
Def. Anais Emelie (SEMO)
Ximena Puentes Flight 5 Champion
Valentina Maya Gisbert – Flight 6 Singles
Lost to Annisa Warasanti (SEMO) 6-7 (6), 6-2, (10-4)
Lost to Betka Gombarova (NES) 6-4, 6-1
Def. Anissa Warasanti (SEMO) 8-6
Lost to Krupa/ Doroshenko (SEMO) 6-0
Def. Gaugery/Roberts (ASU)
Cornelius/Simeonova - Flight 1 Doubles Consolation winners
Ximena Puentes/Valentina Gisbert – Flight 1 Doubles
Lost to Donetskova/Khamissi (MSU) 6-2
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