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Golden Eagles Finish 1-1 Friday

Golden Eagles Finish 1-1 Friday

The Basics 

Match 1: Oral Roberts 0 – Texas-Arlington 7
Location: Arlington, Texas – UTA Tennis Center 

Match 2: Oral Roberts 4 – Prairie View A&M 0
Location: Arlington, Texas – Arlington Tennis Center  


ARLINGTON, Texas - The Oral Roberts women's tennis team fell to Texas-Arlington 7-0 Friday morning, but rallied back to defeat Prairie View A&M 4-0 later that evening in Arlington, Texas.


The Golden Eagles claimed the doubles point and grabbed three singles wins against Prairie View A&M. Jovana Antonijevic and Petya Simeonova won at the No. 1 doubles spot 6-4, while Ceijenia Cornelius and Andrea Vasiljevic won 6-3 at the No. 2 doubles position.


Jovana Antonijevic claimed a 6-4, 6-1 victory at the No. 2 singles position against Prairie View A&M. Brenda Mercado and Ximenia Puentes grabbed wins at the No. 5 and No. 6 singles positions. Mercado won her match 6-4, 6-3 and Puentes won 6-1, 6-2.


Up Next: ORU will play Prairie View A&M on Saturday, February 18 at 10 a.m. at the Arlington Tennis Center in Arlington, Texas.


The Results 

Oral Roberts 0, Texas-Arlington 7

Doubles competition


1. Antonijevic, Simeonova (ORU) lost to De los Rios, Birowski (UTA) 1-6

2.  Cornelius, Vasiljevic (ORU) lost to Gehre, Wichert (UTA) 0-6

3. Puentes, Mercado (ORU) vs. Lopez, Serio (UTA) unfinished



Singles competition


1. Simeonova (ORU) lost to De los Rios (UTA) 3-6, 2-6

2. Cornelius (ORU) lost to Gehre (UTA) 0-6, 2-6

3. Antonijevic (ORU) lost to Serio (UTA) 5-7, 0-6

4. Mercado (ORU) lost to Birowski (UTA) 2-6, 1-6

5. Vasiljevic (ORU) lost to Wichert (UTA) 3-6, 3-6

6. Puentes (ORU) lost to Cerdan (UTA) 2-6, 2-6

Oral Roberts 4, Prairie View A&M 0

Doubles competition


1. Antonijevic, Simeonova (ORU) def. Slattery, O'Loughlin (PVA&M) 6-4

2.  Cornelius, Vasiljevic (ORU) def. Mok, Barnhill (PVA&M) 6-3

3.  Mercado, Puentes (ORU) vs. Radosevic, Mboko (PVA&M) 4-5


Singles competition


1. Vasiljevic (ORU) vs. Rama (PVA&M) 3-6, 6-3 unfinished

2. Antonijevic (ORU) def. Lackey  (PVA&M) 6-4, 6-1

3. Cornelius (ORU) vs. Thomas (PVA&M) 6-3, 3-6, 1-0 unfinished

4. Simeonova (ORU) vs. Findley (PVA&M) 7-6 (7-5), 3-3 unfinished

5. Mercado (ORU) def. Maxwell (PVA&M) 6-4, 6-3

6. Puentes (ORU) def. Calmet (PVA&M) 6-1, 6-2


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