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ORU Drops Heartbreaker, 4-3, at IUPUI

ORU Drops Heartbreaker, 4-3, at IUPUI

The Basics
Match 1: Oral Roberts 3 – IUPUI 4
Records: Oral Roberts (10-9, 2-1); IUPUI (7-17, 2-0)
Location: Indianapolis, Ind. – West Indy Racquet Club 

The Short Story: The Oral Roberts men's tennis team dropped a heartbreaker Saturday falling 4-3 at IUPUI in Summit League action.

The Golden Eagles fell for the first time in Summit League play as the Jaguars improved to 2-0.

IUPUI pulled out close wins at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles to take the first point of the match. ORU rallied to earn wins at No. 2 and No. 3 singles as Jan Pehnec tallied his team best 11th win of the season.

Up Next: The Golden Eagles return to Tulsa on Tuesday as they host Oklahoma Baptist. Action from the Philcrest Hills Tennis Clubs is scheduled to start at 4 p.m.

The Results

IUPUI 4, Oral Roberts 3
Singles competition
1. Jac Newis (IUPUI) def. Barnabas Koncz (ORU) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
2. Jan Pehnec (ORU) def. David Beasley (IUPUI) 6-4, 6-4
3. Amar Saletovic (ORU) def. Marcus Nalley (IUPUI) 6-0, 6-4
4. Akshay Verma (IUPUI) def. Kenneth Boykin (ORU) 6-7, 6-4, 6-4
5. Michael Sosnowski (ORU) def. Kyle Whittaker (IUPUI) 6-2, 6-1
6. Bradley Luetschwager (IUPUI) def. Braxton Bates (ORU) 6-2, 6-0 

Doubles competition
1. Kyle Whittaker/Bradley Luetschwager (IUPUI) def. Jan Pehnec/Kenneth Boykin (ORU) 6-1
2. David Beasley/Akshay Verma (IUPUI) def. Amar Saletovic/Barnabas Koncz (ORU) 6-3
3. Michael Sosnowski/Braxton Bates (ORU) def. Patrick McAuley/Matt Moe (IUPUI) 6-4 

Match Notes
Oral Roberts 10-9, 2-1
IUPUI 7-17, 2-0 

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