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UMKC Gives Men’s Tennis 6-1 Setback Friday

UMKC Gives Men’s Tennis 6-1 Setback Friday

The Basics

ORU 2018 Record: 3-4

Match: Oral Roberts 1 – UMKC 6
Location: Kansas City, Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Oral Roberts men's tennis team fell to UMKC 6-1 Friday afternoon in Kansas City, Missouri.

Marcello Moreira claimed the lone point in singles action for the Golden Eagles winning 6-4, 6-4 at the No. 4 position.

Up Next: The Golden Eagles will travel to Stillwater, Oklahoma, to take on Oklahoma State Sunday, February 25 at 6 p.m. at the Michael and Anne Greenwood Tennis Center.


The Results 

Match: Oral Roberts 1, UMKC 6

Doubles competition

1. Koncz, Pehnec (ORU) lost to Castellano, Pozo (UMKC) 2-6
2. Moreira, Leardini (ORU) lost to Kruse, Giraldo (UMKC) 3-6
3. Santamaria, Boykin (ORU) def. Patel, Clark (UMKC) 6-1

Singles competition

1. Boykin (ORU) lost to Castellano (UMKC) 6-7, 5-7
2. Pehnec (ORU) lost to Pozo (UMKC) 4-6, 1-6
3. Santamaria (ORU) lost to Kruse (UMKC) 5-7, 3-6
4. Moreira (ORU) def. Giraldo (UMKC) 6-1, 3-6, 7-5
5. Leardini (ORU) lost to Izadifar (UMKC) 4-6, 4-6
6. Hjelm (ORU) lost to Clark (UMKC) 1-6, 3-6


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