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Golden Eagles Grab Big Wins at UCA Invitational

Golden Eagles Grab Big Wins at UCA Invitational

Event: UCA Fall Tournament Invitational
Location: Conway, Ark.


CONWAY, Ark. – The Oral Roberts women's tennis team competed hard and grabbed big wins this weekend as the Golden Eagles traveled to Central Arkansas to compete in the UCA Fall Tournament Invitational. 


CeCe Cornelius and Petya Simeonova claimed a huge win in Flight 1 Doubles over Arkansas State.Ximena Puentes grabbed another huge win for the Golden Eagles by claiming the Flight 5 Singles championship. Valentina Maya Gisbert fell in the Flight 6 Singles consolation finals. Ceijenia Cornelius lost in a close match in the Flight 2 Singles finals.


Up Next

The Golden Eagles will compete again on January 14 against Arkansas-Pine Bluff at 1 p.m. ORU will then face the University of Tulsa later that day at 5 p.m. Both matches will be played at the Case Tennis Center in Tulsa, Okla.

Teams in attendance:

Arkansas State University      

Murray State University

Oral Roberts University

Northeastern State University

University of Central Arkansas

Southeastern Oklahoma State University

Missouri State University


The Results

Ceijenia Cornelius – Flight 2 Singles 

 First Round - BYE

Def. Amina Hadzic (MU) 6-1 (6), 6-1 (3)

Lost 6-1, 6-3 in the finals


Petya Simeonova – Flight 3 Singles

 Lost to Tori Roberts (ASU) 1-6, 6-4, 10-5

Lost to Caitlin McCullough (NSU) 1-6, 4-1 ret.


Ximena Puentes – Flight 5 Singles

 Def. Jeanne Masson (MU) 6-0, 6-1

Def. Victoria Pisani (ASU) 7-5, 7-6

Def. Anais Emelie (SEMO) 

Ximena Puentes Flight 5 Champion


Valentina Maya Gisbert – Flight 6 Singles

Lost to Annisa Warasanti (SEMO) 6-7 (6), 6-2, (10-4)

Lost to Betka Gombarova (NES) 6-4, 6-1

Def. Anissa Warasanti (SEMO) 8-6


Doubles Matches:

Ceijenia Cornelius/Petya Simeonova – Flight 1 Doubles

Lost to Krupa/ Doroshenko (SEMO) 6-0

Def. Gaugery/Roberts (ASU)

Cornelius/Simeonova - Flight 1 Doubles Consolation winners


Ximena Puentes/Valentina Gisbert – Flight 1 Doubles

Lost to Donetskova/Khamissi (MSU) 6-2


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