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ORU Blanks UAPB in Double-Header

ORU Blanks UAPB in Double-Header

The Basics
Match 1: Oral Roberts 6 – Arkansas-Pine Bluff 0
Match 2: Oral Roberts 7 – Arkansas-Pine Bluff 0
Records: Oral Roberts (8-8); UAPB (0-16)
Location: Pine Bluff, Arkansas 

The Short Story: The Oral Roberts women's tennis team dominated a pair of matches with the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff Tuesday winning 6-0 and 7-0.

The Golden Eagles even their overall record at 8-8 and have won three of their last four matches.

Petya Simeonova won her fifth straight singles match to improve to 7-4 while Jovana Antonijevic won at No. 1 singles to improve to a team best 8-4.

Brenda Mercado also swept both matches as she won her seventh and eighth matches of the season.

Up Next: The Golden Eagles head back to Tulsa as they host Iowa State Thursday afternoon at the Case Tennis Center.

The Results 

Oral Roberts 7, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 0
Singles competition
1. Jovana Antonijevic (ORU) def. Tia Thomas (UAPB) 6-0, 6-0
2. Ceijenia Cornelius (ORU) def. Jaelyn Reed (UAPB) 6-0, 6-0
3. Petya Simeonova (ORU) def. Lauren Corby (UAPB) 6-0, 6-0
4. Brenda Mercado Jove (ORU) def. Courtney Brand (UAPB) 6-0, 6-0
5. Ximena Puentes (ORU) def. Mariah Johnson (UAPB) 6-0, 6-0
6. Valentina Gisbert (ORU) def. Cierra Fenwick (UAPB) 6-0, 6-0 

Doubles competition
1. Jovana Antonijevic/Petya Simeonova (ORU) def. Tia Thomas/Lauren Corby (UAPB) 8-0
2. Ceijenia Cornelius/Ximena Puentes (ORU) def. Jaelyn Reed/Courtney Brand (UAPB) 8-0
3. Brenda Mercado Jove/Valentina Gisbert (ORU) def. Cierra Fenwick/Mariah Johnson (UAPB) 8-0 

Match Notes
Oral Roberts 7-8
Arkansas-Pine Bluff 0-15 

Oral Roberts 6, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 0
Singles competition
1. Jovana Antonijevic (ORU) def. Courtney Brand (UAPB) 6-0, 6-0
2. Ceijenia Cornelius (ORU) def. Tia Thomas (UAPB) 6-0, 6-0
3. Petya Simeonova (ORU) def. Mariah Johnson (UAPB) 6-0, 6-0
4. Brenda Mercado Jove (ORU) def. Lauren Corby (UAPB) 6-0, 6-0
5. Ximena Puentes (ORU) def. Cierra Fenwick (UAPB) 6-0, 6-0
6. Valentina Gisbert (ORU) def. Karissa Fenwick (UAPB) 6-0, 6-0 

Doubles competition 
No doubles. 

Match Notes
Oral Roberts 8-8
Arkansas-Pine Bluff 0-16 

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