Match 1: Oral Roberts 0 – South Dakota 7
Records: Oral Roberts (11-12, 2-3 SL); South Dakota (11-10, 4-1 SL)
Location: Sanford Sports Complex – Sioux Falls, S.D.
The Short Story: The Oral Roberts women's tennis team were unable to rally Wednesday falling, 7-0, to South Dakota at the Sanford Sports Complex.
The Golden Eagles dropped their second straight match despite strong play from the middle of the lineup.
Petya Simeonova fell at No. 3 singles, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5) dropping the tie breaker to Milica Pavlovic. Simeonova is now 9-9 on the season in singles action.
Both Valentina Gisbert and Brenda Mercado were stopped as well from extending their singles win total. Gisbert and Mercado each sit at a team high 10 wins.
Up Next: The Golden Eagles close the regular season Saturday at the Case Tennis Center in Tulsa against IUPUI. Action is scheduled to start at 10 a.m.
South Dakota 7, Oral Roberts 0
1. Burns,Ellie (USD) def. Jovana Antonijevic (ORU) 6-2, 6-4
2. Sidenko,Yuliya (USD) def. Ceijenia Cornelius (ORU) 1-6, 6-2, 6-1
3. Pavlovic,Milica (USD) def. Petya Simeonova (ORU) 6-4, 7-6 (7-5)
4. Kranendonk,Emma (USD) def. Brenda Mercado Jove (ORU) 6-3, 6-2
5. Bondarenko,Anastasia (USD) def. Ximena Puentes (ORU) 5-7, 6-0, 6-3
6. Pandya,Maria (USD) def. Valentina Gisbert (ORU) 6-2, 6-2
1. Kranendonk,Emma/Burns,Ellie (USD) vs. Jovana Antonijevic/Petya Simeonova (ORU) unfinished
2. Sidenko,Yuliya/Bondarenko,Anastasia (USD) def. Ceijenia Cornelius/Ximena Puentes (ORU) 6-2
3. van Zijst,Elise/Pavlovic,Milica (USD) def. Brenda Mercado Jove/Valentina Gisbert (ORU) 6-4
Oral Roberts 11-12, 2-3 SL
South Dakota 11-10, 4-1 SL
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