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Golden Eagles Open Season at ORU Invite

Golden Eagles Open Season at ORU Invite

Event: ORU Fall Invitational
Location: Bixby, Okla. – Bixby High School
Results:  Final Match Scores (PDF) 


The Short Story: Nika Munoz claimed the Flight D Championship over the weekend while Petya Simeonova finished third in Flight A. All four players for the Golden Eagles won at least one singles match during the tournament comprised of three regional teams including East Central and Central Arkansas.

ORU also saw three freshmen see their first collegiate action, Ceijenia Cornelius and Valentina Maya Gisbert in singles and Naomi Munitic in doubles. The Invitational was the first action of the season for the Golden Eagles who will take a weekend off before participating in the Northeastern State Invitational.


The Results

Petya Simenova 

Lost to Xilia Xiang (UCA) 6-0, 6-1

Lost to Qili Ma (UCA) 6-3, 6-3

Def. Ann Garcia (ECU) 6-1, 6-4


Ceijenia Cornelius

Def. Gloria Myorga (ECU) 6-1, 3-0 (retired)

Lost to Marli Van Heerden (UCA) 7-5, 6-4

Lost to Alex Makashova (ECU) 4-6, 6,3, 10-4 (tiebreaker)


Valentina Gisbert

Lost to Rada Manatuwenat (UCA) 6-3, 6-0

Lost to Srijita Ghosh (ECU) 6-2, 6-3

Def. Becca Richison (ECU) 7-5, 7-6 (14-12 tiebreaker)

 Nika Munoz

Def. Andrea Sosa (ECU) 7-6 (7-3 tiebreaker), 6-2

Def. Veronica Mijares (ECU) 6-4, 6-3

Def. Krizia Buck (UCA) (default)

Def. Naomi Munitic (ORU) 6-1, 6-0


Doubles Matches:

ORU- Puentes/Gisbert (winner) vs. ECU- Ghosh/ Mijares 9-7

UCA- Manatuwenat/Ma (winner) vs. ORU- Munoz/Muritic 8-0

ORU- Simeonova/Cornelious (winner) vs. ECU- Makashova/ Myorga 8-3

UCA- Heerden/Xiang (winner) vs. ORU- Puentes/Gisbert 8-1

UCA- Manatuwenat/Ma (winner) vs. ORU- Simeonova/Cornelious 8-2

UCA- Manatuwenat/Ma (winner) vs. ORU- Puentes/Gisbert 8-0

UCA- Heerden/Xiang (winner) vs. ORU- Simeonova/Cornelious 9-8 (7-5 tiebreaker)

ECU- Makashova/ Garcia (winner) vs. ORU- Munoz/Muritic 8-1


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