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ORU Men’s Tennis Sweeps UAPB Monday

ORU Men’s Tennis Sweeps UAPB Monday

The Basics
Match 1: Oral Roberts 7 – Arkansas-Pine Bluff 0
March 2: Oral Roberts 5 – Arkansas-Pine Bluff 0
Records: Oral Roberts (8-7); Arkansas-Pine Bluff (0-16)
Location: Pine Bluff, Ark. 

The Short Story: The Oral Roberts men's tennis team swept a double-header Monday at Arkansas-Pine Bluff in non-conference action.

The Golden Eagles took the first match 7-0 before a 5-0 win in the nightcap. ORU has also won three of their last four matches heading into Friday's Summit League match with South Dakota State.

The bottom of the singles lineup dominated UAPB as Michael Sosnowski won at No. 4 and No. 3 singles, 6-0, 6-0. Sosnowski moved his singles record to 8-6 while Barnabas Koncz won his team-high seventh and eighth match of the season.

Jason Ly also was a 6-0, 6-0 winner for ORU in the second match at No. 6 singles.

Up Next: The Golden Eagles return to Tulsa to host Summit League foe South Dakota State Friday night. Weekend action continues Sunday as ORU welcome Illinois-Chicago at 1 p.m.

The Results 

Oral Roberts 7, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 0
Singles competition
1. Barnabas Koncz (ORU) def. Sjid Rahman (UAPB) 6-2, 6-1
2. Jan Pehnec (ORU) def. Jualon Greig (UAPB) 6-2, 6-3
3. Amar Saletovic (ORU) def. Hanif Fudaell (UAPB) 6-0, 6-1
4. Michael Sosnowski (ORU) def. Khusto Ledwaba (UAPB) 6-0, 6-0
5. Alvaro Santamaria (ORU) def. Myles Adams (UAPB) 6-1, 6-0
6. Braxton Bates (ORU) def. Edward Butler (UAPB) 6-0, 6-0 

Doubles competition
1. Jan Pehnec/Kenneth Boykin (ORU) def. Jualon Greig/Sjid Rahman (UAPB) 6-4
2. Amar Saletovic/Barnabas Koncz (ORU) def. Hanif Fudaell/Khusto Ledwaba (UAPB) 6-0
3. Michael Sosnowski/Braxton Bates (ORU) def. Edward Butler/Myles Adams (UAPB) 6-0 

Match Notes
Oral Roberts 7-7
Arkansas-Pine Bluff 0-15
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (4,5,3,1,2,6)

 

Oral Roberts 5, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 0
Singles competition
1. Sjid Rahman (UAPB) vs. Jan Pehnec (ORU) unfinished
2. Barnabas Koncz (ORU) def. Jualon Greig (UAPB) 6-3, 6-3
3. Michael Sosnowski (ORU) def. Hanif Fudaell (UAPB) 6-0, 6-0
4. Alvaro Santamaria (ORU) def. Jhusto Ledwaba (UAPB) 6-3, 6-1
5. Braxton Bates (ORU) def. Myles Adams (UAPB) 6-0, 6-0
6. Jason Ly (ORU) def. Edward Butler (UAPB) 6-0, 6-0 

Doubles competition
Did not play 

Match Notes
Oral Roberts 8-7
Arkansas-Pine Bluff 0-16
Order of finish: Doubles (); Singles (6,5,3,4,2) 

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