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ORU Handles South Dakota State 6-1 Saturday

ORU Handles South Dakota State 6-1 Saturday

The Basics 

ORU 2017 Record: 11-8 

Summit League Record: 2-1


Match 1: Oral Roberts 6 – South Dakota State 1
Location: Omaha. Neb. – Miracle Hills 


OMAHA, Neb. - The Oral Roberts women's tennis team dropped South Dakota State 6-1 Saturday evening in Omaha, Nebraska.


The Golden Eagles claimed the doubles point in the match by grabbing wins at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions. Petya Simeonova and Jovana Antonijevic won at the No. 2 position 6-0, while Brenda Mercado Jove and Ximena Puentes won 6-2 at the No. 3 doubles spot.

ORU won five singles matches in tonight's contest. Jovana Antonijevic won a 6-3, 6-1 match at the No. 3 position. Petya Simeonova defeated her opponent at the No. 4 spot 6-0, 6-1. Ximena Puentes recorded a 6-4, 6-3 win at the No. 6 spot. Brenda Mercado Jove defeated her opponent at the No. 5 position 6-1, 6-7, 10-8. CeCe Cornelius grabbed a win at the No. 2 position 6-2, 6-3.


Up Next: ORU will face Omaha on Sunday April 2, at 9 a.m. in Omaha, Nebraska.


The Results 

Oral Roberts 6, South Dakota State 1


Doubles competition


1. Vasiljevic, Cornelius (ORU) lost to Rosa, Brower (SDSU) 6-7 (5-7)

2. Antonijevic, Simeonova (ORU) def. Velazco, Van Dijk (SDSU) 6-0

3.  Mercado Jove, Puentes (ORU) def. Crum, Gabb (SDSU) 6-2

Singles competition


1. Vasiljevic (ORU) lost to Rosa (SDSU) 1-6, 1-6

2. Cornelius (ORU) def. Brower (SDSU) 6-2, 6-3

3. Antonijevic (ORU) def. Velazco (SDSU) 6-3, 6-1

4. Simeonova (ORU) def. Crum (SDSU) 6-1, 6-0

5. Mercado Jove (ORU) def. Romero (SDSU) 6-1, 6-7,10-8

6. Puentes (ORU) def. Gabb (SDSU) 6-4, 6-3


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