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ORU Earns 5-2 Win over Missouri State on Senior Day

ORU Earns 5-2 Win over Missouri State on Senior Day

The Basics

ORU 2019 Record: 6-16, 1-4

Match: Oral Roberts 5 – Missouri State 2
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma (Bernis Duke Tennis Center)

TULSA, Okla. - The Oral Roberts women's tennis team defeated Missouri State, 4-2, Wednesday afternoon on Senior Day at the Bernis Duke Tennis Center. The Golden Eagles honored seniors Jovana Antonijevic, Ceijenia Cornelius and Valentina Gisbert.

ORU claimed the doubles point in Wednesday's match with Valentina Gisbert and Flavia Gutierrez winning 6-3 at the No. 3 spot and Ceijenia Cornelius and Gorana Kadijevic winning 6-1 at the No. 1 spot.

Kadijevic recorded the first singles point for the Golden Eagles at the No. 2 spot winning 6-4, 6-1. Cornelius scored the third team point for ORU winning 7-6, 6-2 at the No. 1 singles position. Rai Sengupta clinched the match for ORU with a 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 victory. Gisbert wrapped things up for the Golden Eagles and clinched the fifth point with a 2-6, 7-5, 7-6 (10-7) win at the No. 6 position.

Up Next: The Golden Eagles finish out the regular season in Kansas City, Missouri, with their first match of the weekend against UMKC Saturday, April 20 at 10 a.m. ORU will close out the season at 1 p.m. against Saint Louis.

The Results 

Match: Oral Roberts 5, Missouri State 2

Doubles competition

1. Ceijenia Cornelius/Gorana Kadijevic (ORUW) def. Alye Darter/Ellie Burger (MSU) 6-1

2. Andrea Vasiljevic/Rai Sengupta (ORUW) vs. Fati Khamissi/Phoebe Boeschen (MSU) 3-4, unfinished

3. Valentina Gisbert/Flavia Gutierrez (ORUW) def. Anna Alons/Alexia Meyer (MSU) 6-3


Singles competition

1. Ceijenia Cornelius (ORUW) def. Alye Darter (MSU) 7-6, 6-2

2. Gorana Kadijevic (ORUW) def. Fati Khamissi (MSU) 6-4, 6-1

3. Rai Sengupta (ORUW) def. Clara Gand-Gonzalez (MSU) 6-4, 2-6, 6-4

4. Phoebe Boeschen (MSU) def. Flavia Gutierrez (ORUW) 6-0, 7-5

5. Ellie Burger (MSU) def. Andrea Vasiljevic (ORUW) 6-2, 6-2

6. Valentina Gisbert (ORUW) def. Alexia Meyer (MSU) 2-6, 7-5, 7-6 (10-7).

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