ORU Tennis Announces Fall Schedules

ORU Tennis Announces Fall Schedules

TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's and women's tennis teams announced their 2017 fall tennis schedules.

 

The ORU Men's Tennis team is coming off a 9-12 overall record and a 3-1 Summit League record during the spring season. The Golden Eagles competed for a regular season title at home against Denver on April 7. ORU fell in the Summit League Tournament semifinal round 4-3 to Omaha on April 28 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The men's tennis team's highlight win of the season was on March 31 when the Golden Eagles defeated Omaha 4-3 on the road.

 

The ORU Women's Tennis team finished with a 14-11 record overall and 3-3 Summit League record during the 2017 spring season. The Golden Eagles earned a berth in the Summit League tournament, but fell in the semifinal round to South Dakota 4-1 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The women's season was highlighted with a 6-1 win at South Dakota State on April 1 and a 4-3 victory at home against Western Illinois.

 

The Golden Eagle tennis teams anxiously await the opening of the brand new ONEOK Sports Complex on the campus of Oral Roberts University. The ONEOK Sports Complex will be the new home to Golden Eagle tennis and track and field. The new home will house six outdoor tennis courts with seating for fans to be able to watch all home tennis matches. There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony on October 3 to officially open the new ONEOK Sports Complex.

 

Both the ORU men's and women's tennis teams will host the ORU Invite at the ONEOK Sports Complex October 6-7. The Golden Eagle Tennis teams will also host the inaugural Alumni Match October 14-15 at the new ONEOK Sports Complex.

The men's tennis fall schedule began with competition in the UAFS Invite in Ft. Smith, Arkansas, September 8-9. The Golden Eagles will continue their fall stint with the ITA All-American at the University of Tulsa September 30 through October 3 before the ORU Invite October 6-7. The ORU men will conclude the fall season at the ITA Regionals in Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 19-23.

 

The women's tennis fall schedule will begin September 15-16 in the ORU women's tournament followed by the ORU Invite October 6-7. The Golden Eagles will then compete in ITA action at the University of Kansas October 19-22. The women's team will conclude the fall season November 10-12 at Cal State Northridge in Northridge, California.

 

 

ORU Men's Tennis Fall Schedule
Sept. 8-9 – UAFS Invite – Ft. Smith, Arkansas
Sept. 30 – Oct. 3 – ITA All-American – Univ. of Tulsa
Oct. 6-7 – ORU Invite – Oral Roberts Univ.
Oct. 14-15 – ORU Alumni Match – Oral Roberts Univ.
Oct. 19-23 – ITA Regionals – Minneapolis, Minn.

ORU Women's Tennis Fall Schedule
Sept. 15-16 – ORU Women's Tournament
Oct. 6-7 – ORU Invite – Oral Roberts Univ.
Oct. 14-15 – ORU Alumni Match – Oral Roberts Univ.
Oct. 19-22 – ITA – University of Kansas
Nov. 10-12 – Cal State Northridge – Northridge, Calif.

 

 

For the latest information on ORU men's and women's tennis, follow @ORUAthletics on Twitter or go towww.ORUAthletics.com. Fans can also receive updates on the team by downloading the Golden Eagles Front Row App at ORUAthletics.com/frontrow or in the App Store.

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