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ORU Falls to Red-Hot Iowa State 7-0

ORU Falls to Red-Hot Iowa State 7-0

The Basics
Match 1: Oral Roberts 0 – Iowa State 7
Records: Oral Roberts (8-9); Iowa State (12-2)
Location: Tulsa, Okla. – Case Tennis Center 

The Short Story: The Oral Roberts women's tennis team fell Thursday to a red-hot Iowa State squad, 7-0 in non-conference action at the Case Tennis Center.

The Golden Eagles fell to the Big 12 Cyclones who have now won three straight and10 of their last 12 matches.

Ximena Puentes battled at the No. 5 singles position and the closest match for ORU on Thursday falling 6-1, 7-6.

Jovana Antonijevic lost just her third match of the season at No. 1 singles. She now stands at 6-3 at the No. 1 position and 8-5 overall.

Up Next: The Golden Eagles are quickly back in action Friday as they return to Summit League play against South Dakota State at 10 a.m.

The Results 

Iowa State 7, Oral Roberts 0
Singles competition
1. Budai, Samantha (ISU) def. Jovana Antonijevic (ORU) 6-3, 6-1
2. Buss, Liza (ISU) def. Ceijenia Cornelius (ORU) 6-3, 6-1
3. Espindola, Regina (ISU) def. Petya Simeonova (ORU) 6-0, 6-1
4. Bonadonna, Annabella (ISU) def. Brenda Mercado Jove (ORU) 6-4, 6-0
5. Toledo, Claudia (ISU) def. Ximena Puentes (ORU) 6-1, 7-6
6. Gasparovic, Ana (ISU) def. Valentina Gisbert (ORU) 6-2, 6-0 

Doubles competition
1. Budai, Samantha/Buss, Liza (ISU) def. Jovana Antonijevic/Petya Simeonova (ORU) 6-4
2. Galvis, Alejandra/Bonadonna, Annabella (ISU) def. Ceijenia Cornelius/Ximena Puentes (ORU) 6-3
3. Espindola, Regina/Toledo, Claudia (ISU) def. Brenda Mercado Jove/Valentina Gisbert (ORU) 6-2 

Match Notes
Iowa State 12-2
Oral Roberts 8-9 

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