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ORU Falls 6-1 to Drake Sunday

ORU Falls 6-1 to Drake Sunday

The Basics

ORU 2018 Record: 4-6, 1-1

Match: Oral Roberts 1 – Drake 6
Location: Tulsa, Okla. (ONEOK Sports Complex)


TULSA, Okla. - The Oral Roberts men's tennis team fell to Drake 6-1 Sunday afternoon at the ONEOK Sports Complex to move to 1-1 in Summit League competition.

The Golden Eagles claimed the doubles points Sunday winning at the No. 1 and No. 3 positions. Kenneth Boykin and Jan Pehnec won 7-5 at the No. 1 spot along with Alvaro Santamaria and Eddy Leardini winning 7-5 at the No. 3 spot.

Up Next: ORU will host the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith Tuesday, March 13 at 3 p.m. at the ONEOK Sports Complex.


The Results 

Match: Oral Roberts 1, Drake 6

Doubles competition

1. Pehnec, Boykin (ORU) def. Gillespie, Thorold (Drake) 7-5
2. Moreira, Hjelm (ORU) lost to Wood, Hall (Drake) 2-6
3. Leardini, Santamaria (ORU) def. Hands, Clark (Drake) 7-5

Singles competition

1. Boykin (ORU) lost to Gillespie (Drake) 4-6, 6-7
2. Pehnec (ORU) lost to Hands (Drake) 3-6, 2-6
3. Santamaria (ORU) lost to Thorold (Drake) 3-6, 3-6
4. Moreira (ORU) lost to Clark (Drake) 3-6, 5-7
5. Leardini (ORU) lost to Wood (Drake) 3-6, 3-6
6. Hjelm (ORU) lost to Powell (Drake) 1-6, 3-6


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