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IUPUI Slides Past ORU, 5-2

IUPUI Slides Past ORU, 5-2

The Basics 
Score:  IUPUI 5 – ORU 2
Records: IUPUI (7-8, 3-2) – ORU (6-10, 2-4)
Location: West Indy Racquet Club -- Indianapolis, Ind.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Oral Roberts University women's tennis team was unable to rally Sunday morning as they fell to IUPUI, 5-2, in Summit League action from the West Indy Racquet Club.

ORU dropped its second straight Summit League match and felt o 6-10 on the season.

The Golden Eagles took the match at No.1 doubles, but the Jaguars held off ORU in No. 2 and No. 3 doubles for the first point of the match. In singles, the Golden Eagles earned late points at the top of the lineup, however IUPUI controlled the match at the bottom of the lineups for the win. 

Match Recap
Petya Simeonova picked up the biggest win of the morning as she held off Valeriia Lavernchuk, 6-11, 4-6, 10-8. Simeonova improved to 7-7 on the season and earned her first win at the No. 1 singles position.
Marizanne Bouwer topped Abbey Neff at No. 2 singles 6-2, 6-2 to win her seventh match of the year. Bouwer has now won five of her last six singles matches and is 5-1 in Summit League singles.
Ximena Puentes had her three match winning streak snapped falling 6-3, 6-1 at the No. 3 position. Puentes is now 8-6 on the season and 4-2 in Summit League play.
- Bouwer and Simeonova cruised to an 8-1 win at No. 1 doubles over Lavernchuk and Mayer. It was the second win for the duo who improved to 2-5 on the season.

Up Next
ORU will take a week off as they return home before hosting Oklahoma Baptist on Wednesday, April 8. Action is schedule to start at 4 p.m. 

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