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Arkansas Blanks ORU, 7-0

Arkansas Blanks ORU, 7-0

The Basics
Score:  Arkansas 7 – ORU 0
Records: Arkansas (15-12) – ORU (6-11)
Location: Bixby High School – Bixby, Okla.


BIXBY, Okla. – The Oral Roberts University women's tennis was shutout, 7-0, Tuesday night against the University of Arkansas at Bixby High School in non-conference action.

The Golden Eagles dropped the season series to the Razorbacks after falling earlier this season in Fayetteville, Ark. ORU lost its third straight match and fell to 6-11 on the year while Arkansas improved to 15-12.

ORU pushed Arkansas at the No. 2 singles before a late rally from the Razorbacks. The Golden Eagles also dropped a heartbreaker at No. 1 doubles as Arkansas was able to hold on for the shutout.


Match Recap
- Andrada Gordan dropped a heartbreaker after taking the first set, Mia Jurasic rallied for the win, 4-6, 6-4, 13-11. Gordan fell to 4-9 on the season and 0-2 at No. 2 singles.
- Ximena Puentes fell at No. 5 singles in another close match for the Golden Eagles falling, 7-5, 6-4. Puentes is 8-7 on the season and fell to .500 at the No. 5 position this season.
- Marizanne Bouwer and Petya Simeonova battled at No. 1 singles but fell in a tiebreaker 6-6 (10-8) against Yuliya Lysa and Mia Jurasic. 

Up Next
ORU quickly returns to the court to face Oklahoma Baptist at La Fortune Park in Tulsa. The originally scheduled match for the Golden Eagles was moved to a 1 p.m. start due to forecasted rain. 

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