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Arkansas Stops ORU in 5-2 Loss

Arkansas Stops ORU in 5-2 Loss

The Basics
Match 1:
Oral Roberts 2 – Arkansas 5
Records: Oral Roberts (3-3); Arkansas (3-1)
Location: Fayetteville, Ark. – Dills Indoor Courts 

The Short Story: The Oral Roberts men's tennis team fell at 64th-ranked Arkansas 5-2 Sunday evening at the Dills Indoor Courts in Fayetteville.

Michael Sosnowski pushed his singles winning streak to two straight and is 3-2 on the year with a win at No. 5 singles. Barnabas Koncz also won his third match of the year picking up a win at No. 3 singles in a tight, 7-5, 7-5 match.

Up Next: The Golden Eagles head south for a pair of matches in Texas over the weekend starting Saturday against Prairie View in Beaumont, Texas. ORU will play former Southland Conference foe Lamar on Sunday as both matches are scheduled to start at 10 a.m.

The Results 

#64 Arkansas 5, Oral Roberts 2
Singles competition
1. Giammarco Micolani (AR) def. Amar Saletovic (ORU) 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)
2. Jose Salazar (AR) def. Jan Pehnec (ORU) 6-4, 6-2
3. Barnabas Koncz (ORU) def. Juan Marino (AR) 7-5, 7-5
4. David Herrerias (AR) def. Kenneth Boykin (ORU) 6-3, 6-2
5. Michael Sosnowski (ORU) def. Austin Robles (AR) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2
6. Jacob Herndon (AR) def. Alvaro Santamaria (ORU) 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 

Doubles competition
1. William Albanese/Giammarco Micolani (AR) def. Jan Pehnec/Amar Saletovic (ORU) 6-4
2. Jacob Herndon/Austin Robles (AR) def. Kenneth Boykin/Barnabas Koncz (ORU) 6-3
3. David Herrerias/Juan Marino (AR) def. Alvaro Santamaria/Michael Sosnowski (ORU) 7-6 (7-4) 

Match Notes
Oral Roberts 3-3
Arkansas 3-1; National ranking #64
Order of finish: Doubles (2,1,3); Singles (4,2,3,1,5,6)

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