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Northern Colorado Edges ORU 4-3 Thursday

Northern Colorado Edges ORU 4-3 Thursday

The Basics

ORU 2018 Record: 7-10

Match: Oral Roberts 3 – Northern Colorado 4
Location: Greely, Colorado


GREELY, Colo. - The Oral Roberts men's tennis team fell short, 4-3, to Northern Colorado Thursday afternoon in Greely, Colorado. 

The Golden Eagles claimed three singles points in Thursday's match. Kenneth Boykin won in the No. 1 singles spot 6-7, 7-5, 6-3. Alvaro Santamaria finished at the No. 3 singles position with a 6-4, 6-4 win and Scott Hjelm was victorious at the No. 6 singles spot with a 6-4, 6-7(8), 6-3 win.

Up Next: The Golden Eagles will face the Denver Pioneers Friday, April 6 at 12 p.m. in Denver, Colorado.

The Results 

Match: Oral Roberts 3, Northern Colorado 4

Doubles competition

1. Jan Pehnec, Kenneth Boykin (ORU) lost to Finerty, King (UNC) 4-6
2. Marcello Moreira, Andrew Guymon (ORU) lost to Pease, Smalley (UNC) 3-6
3. Eddy Leardini, Alvaro Santamaria (ORU) vs. Wade, Kritzinger (UNC) 4-4, unfinished

Singles competition

1. Kenneth Boykin (ORU) def. Finerty (UNC) 6-7, 7-5, 6-3
2. Jan Pehnec (ORU) lost to Pease (UNC) 0-6, 3-6
3. Alvaro Santamaria (ORU) def. Kritzinger (UNC) 6-4, 6-4
4. Marcello Moreira (ORU) lost to Wade (UNC) 3-6, 4-6
5. Eddy Leardini (ORU) lost to Exsted (UNC) 6-7(3), 6-3, 6-7 (5)
6. Scott Hjelm (ORU) def. King (UNC) 6-4, 6-7(8), 6-3


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