ORU Falls to LIU Brooklyn 7-0 Tuesday; Defeats Fairleigh Dickinson 4-1 Wednesday

ORU Falls to LIU Brooklyn 7-0 Tuesday; Defeats Fairleigh Dickinson 4-1 Wednesday

The Basics  

ORU 2017 Record: 8-7 

  

Match 1: Oral Roberts 0 – LIU Brooklyn 7

Match 2: Oral Roberts 4 – Fairleigh Dickinson 1
Location: Orlando, Fla. – USTA National Tennis Center 

 

ORLANDO, Fla. - The Oral Roberts women's tennis team fell to Long Island University at Brooklyn 7-0 Tuesday, March 14, but defeated Fairleigh Dickinson 4-1 on Wednesday, March 15.

 

The Golden Eagles claimed the doubles point against Fairleigh Dickinson. Andrea Vasiljevic and Jovana Antonijevic won 6-4 at the No. 2 double position. Brenda Mercado Jove and Ximena Puentes grabbed a 6-1 win at the No. 3 position.

 

Jovana Antonijevic claimed a 6-4, 6-3 victory at the No. 3 singles spot. Petya Simeonova won at the No. 4 position 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 and Ximena Puentes grabbed a victory with a sweep at the No. 6 spot with a 6-0, 6-0 score against Fairleigh Dickinson.

 

Up Next: ORU will play at Bethune-Cookman on Thursday, March 16 at 11 a.m. in Daytona Beach, Florida

 

The Results 

Oral Roberts 0, LIU Brooklyn 7

Doubles competition

 

1. Cornelius, Vasiljevic (ORU) lost to Leysen, Gogova (LIU) 1-6

2.  Antonijevic, Simeonova (ORU) lost to Bollweg, Wagener (LIU) 4-6

3. Puentes, Mercado Jove (ORU) lost to Grigoryan, Leonte (LIU) 1-6

 

 

Singles competition

 

1. Vasiljevic (ORU) lost to Grigoryan (LIU) 3-6, 1-6

2. Cornelius (ORU) lost to Bollweg (LIU) 3-6, 4-6

3. Antonijevic (ORU) lost to Gogova (LIU) 3-6, 1-6

4. Simeonova (ORU) lost to Leysen (LIU) 5-7, 4-6

5. Mercado Jove (ORU) lost to Leonte (LIU) 2-6, 1-6

6. Puentes (ORU) lost to Wagener (LIU) 2-6, 6-2, 0-1 (10-12)



Oral Roberts 4, Fairleigh Dickinson 1

Doubles competition

 

1. Cornelius, Simeonova (ORU) lost to Pasricha, Ruszczynska (FD) 2-6

2.  Antonijevic, Vasiljevic (ORU) def. T. Eftenoia, P. Eftenoia (FD) 6-4

3.  Mercado Jove, Puentes (ORU) def. Helm, Rachenko (FD) 6-1

 

Singles competition

 

1. Vasiljevic (ORU) lost to Pasricha (FD) 2-6, 4-6

2. Cornelius (ORU) vs. T. Eftenoia (FD) 0-6, 6-3, 4-3 unfinished

3. Antonijevic (ORU) def. Ruszczynska (FD) 6-4, 6-3

4. Simeonova (ORU) def. P. Eftenoia (FD) 6-3, 1-6, 6-3

5. Mercado Jove (ORU) vs. Rachenko (FD) 7-6 (7-5), 2-4 unfinished

6. Puentes (ORU) def. Helm (FD) 6-0, 6-0

 
 

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