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ORU Claims 4-3 Win Against Chicago State Wednesday

ORU Claims 4-3 Win Against Chicago State Wednesday

The Basics

ORU 2018 Record: 6-6

Match: Oral Roberts 4 – Chicago State 3
Location: McAllen, Texas


McAllen, Texas - The Oral Roberts men's tennis team defeated Chicago State 4-3 Wednesday afternoon in the team's first of four spring break matches in McAllen, Texas.

The Golden Eagles claimed the doubles points Wednesday winning at the No. 1 and 2 spots. Jan Pehnec and Kenneth Boykin secured the point with a 6-4 win, while Marcello Moreira and Alvaro Santamaria finished first with a 6-2 victory. Eddy Leardini and Scott Hjelm claimed a win at the No. 3 spot by default.

Moreira also won at the No. 4 singles position with a 6-4, 6-2 victory. Leardini and Hjelm both won by defaut at the No. 5 and 6 singles spots.

Up Next: ORU will take on Prairie View A&M Thursday, March 22 at 9 a.m. in Brownsville, Texas.


The Results 

Match: Oral Roberts 4, Chicago State 3

Doubles competition

1. Jan Pehnec, Kenneth Boykin (ORU) def. Savard, Gonzalez (CSU) 6-4
2. Marcello Moreira, Alvaro Santamaria (ORU) def. Whatley, Botha (CSU) 6-2
3. Eddy Leardini, Scott Hjelm (ORU) vs. No Opponent (CSU) Won by default

Singles competition

1. Kenneth Boykin (ORU) lost to Grigorescu (CSU) 2-6, 4-6
2. Jan Pehnec (ORU) lost to Ouattara (CSU) 6-2, 3-6, 3-10
3. Alvaro Santamaria (ORU) lost to Reekie (CSU) 3-6, 3-6
4. Marcello Moreira (ORU) def. Dunn (CSU) 6-4, 6-2
5. Eddy Leardini (ORU) vs. No Opponent (CSU) Won by default
6. Scott Hjelm (ORU) vs. No Opponent (CSU) Won by default


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