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Wichita State Hands ORU 6-1 Setback

Wichita State Hands ORU 6-1 Setback

The Basics
Match 1: Oral Roberts 1 – Wichita State 6
Records: Oral Roberts (6-7); Wichita State (10-8)
Location: Wichita, Kan. – Sheldon Coleman Tennis Complex 

The Short Story: The Oral Roberts men's tennis team fell on the road Saturday, 6-1, to Wichita State.

The Golden Eagles picked up a late win at No. 3 doubles, but the Shockers had already gained the first point of the match clinching doubles with a 7-5 win over Barnabas Koncz and Amar Saletovic.

Saletovic picked up a win at No. 3 singles to give ORU its only point of the match. It was the second straight win for Saletovic as he improved to 5-8 on the season.

Knocz fell at the No. 1 singles position, 6-3, 6-1 to 78th-ranked Tin Ostojic for WSU.

Up Next: The Golden Eagles head to Arkansas to take on Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Monday afternoon before returning to Summit League play Friday, March 18.

The Results 

Wichita State 6, Oral Roberts 1
Singles competition
1. #78 Tin Ostojic (WSU) def. Barnabas Koncz (ORU) 6-3, 6-1
2. Miroslav Herzan (WSU) def. Jan Pehnec (ORU) 6-2, 6-1
3. Amar Saletovic (ORU) def. Jocelyn Devilliers (WSU) 7-5, 6-1
4. Haru Inoue (WSU) def. Kenneth Boykin (ORU) 6-2, 6-1
5. Sergio de Vilchez (WSU) def. Michael Sosnowski (ORU) 6-0, 6-4
6. Austin Williams (WSU) def. Alvaro Santamaria (ORU) 6-1, 6-4 

Doubles competition
1. #52 Jocelyn Devilliers/Tin Ostojic (WSU) def. Kenneth Boykin/Jan Pehnec (ORU) 6-2
2. #36 Miroslav Herzan/Haru Inoue (WSU) def. Barnabas Koncz/Amar Saletovic (ORU) 7-5
3. Braxton Bates/Michael Sosnowski (ORU) def. Sergio de Vilchez/Eddie Stoica (WSU) 6-2 

Match Notes
Oral Roberts 6-7
Wichita State 10-8
Order of finish: Doubles (1,2,3); Singles (1,4,2,6,5,3)
T-1:49 

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