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Women’s Tennis Falls to SDSU, 5-2

Women’s Tennis Falls to SDSU, 5-2

The Basics
Match 1: Oral Roberts 2 – South Dakota State 5
Records: Oral Roberts (8-10, 1-1 SL); South Dakota State (11-5, 1-0 SL)
Location: Tulsa, Okla. – Case Tennis Center 

The Short Story: The Oral Roberts women's tennis team was unable to hold off South Dakota State Friday falling 5-2 in Summit League action.

The Golden Eagles jumped out to an early lead after winning at No.1 and No. 2 doubles to take the first point of the match. However, the bottom of the Jackrabbit lineup held off the Golden Eagles to seal their first conference victory.

Ceijenia Cornelius picked up the singles point for ORU with a win at No. 2 singles. The win improves her record to 7-4 at the No. 2 position and ties her for the team lead in wins at eight.

Up Next: The Golden Eagles return to the road next Saturday as they head to north to take on South Dakota. Action is scheduled for a 10 a.m. start in Sioux Falls, S.D.

The Results 

South Dakota State 5, Oral Roberts 2
Singles competition
1. Iasmin Rosa (SDSU) def. Jovana Antonijevic (ORU) 6-1, 6-4
2. Ceijenia Cornelius (ORU) def. Ffion Davies (SDSU) 6-3, 6-2
3. Florencia Magni (SDSU) def. Petya Simeonova (ORU) 6-2, 6-1
4. Tacy Haws-Lay (SDSU) def. Brenda Mercado Jove (ORU) 7-5, 6-1, 6-2
5. Beatriz Souza (SDSU) def. Ximena Puentes (ORU) 6-4, 6-4
6. Morgan Brower (SDSU) def. Valentina Gisbert (ORU) 6-1, 6-2 

Doubles competition
1. Jovana Antonijevic/Petya Simeonova (ORU) def. Iasmin Rosa/Ffion Davies (SDSU) 6-4
2. Ceijenia Cornelius/Ximena Puentes (ORU) def. Florencia Magni/Beatriz Souza (SDSU) 7-6, 10-8
3. Tacy Haws-Lay/Morgan Brower (SDSU) def. Valentina Gisbert/Brenda Mercado Jove (ORU) 6-3 

Match Notes
South Dakota State 11-5, 1-0
Oral Roberts 8-10, 1-1 

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