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ORU Falls 6-1 in League Opener to Valparaiso

ORU Falls 6-1 in League Opener to Valparaiso

The Basics

ORU 2019 Record: 1-4, 0-1
Match: Oral Roberts 1 – Valparaiso 6
Location: Tulsa, Okla. (Philcrest Tennis Center)

TULSA, Okla. - The Oral Roberts men's tennis team fell to Valparaiso 6-1 Friday evening in the Summit League opener at the Philcrest Tennis Center.

ORU won the doubles point in Friday's match winning at the No. 1 and No. 3 positions. Barnabas Koncz and Nikola Boskov were paired together at the No. 1 spot and won 7-6. Kenneth Boykin and Eddy Leardini won at the No. 3 position 6-3.

Up Next: The Golden Eagles will take on Lamar Sunday, February 24 at 12 p.m. at the Bernis Duke Tennis Center. 

The Results 

Match: Oral Roberts 1, Valparaiso 6

Doubles competition

1. Koncz, Boskov (ORU) def. Kissell, Pecyna (Valpo) 7-6
2. Russo, Moreira (ORU) vs. Kenyatte, Ancona (Valpo) 6-6, unfinished
3. Boykin, Leardini (ORU) def. Langston, Brozovich (Valpo) 6-3

Singles competition

1. Koncz (ORU) lost to Kissell (Valpo) 2-6, 2-6
2. Boykin (ORU) lost to Ancona (Valpo) 1-6, 7-5, 1-6
3. Russo (ORU) lost to Kenyatte (Valpo) 2-6, 2-6
4. Moreira (ORU) lost to Pecyna (Valpo) 3-6, 3-6
5. Boskov (ORU) lost to Langston (Valpo) 3-6, 2-6
6. Leardini (ORU) lost to Carvajal (Valpo) 0-6, 3-6

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