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Men’s Tennis Falls 4-1 to UTRGV Friday

Men’s Tennis Falls 4-1 to UTRGV Friday

The Basics

ORU 2018 Record: 7-7

Match: Oral Roberts 1 – UTRGV 4
Location: McAllen, Texas


McAllen, Texas - The Oral Roberts men's tennis team fell 4-1 to UTRGV Friday afternoon in McAllen, Texas. 

The Golden Eagles scored the doubles point in Friday's contest. Kenneth Boykin and Jan Pehnec won the first doubles match 6-3 at the No. 1 position and Eddy Leardini and Alvaro Santamaria claimed the doubles point at the No. 3 spot with a 6-4 win.

Up Next: ORU challenges Southern Utah Saturday, March 24 at 9 a.m. in McAllen, Texas.


The Results 

Match: Oral Roberts 1, UTRGV 4

Doubles competition

1. Jan Pehnec, Kenneth Boykin (ORU) def. Jansen, Kaufman (UTRGV) 6-3
2. Marcello Moreira, Andrew Guymon (ORU) vs. Kohrs, Sarradin (UTRGV) 4-3, unifinished
3. Eddy Leardini, Alvaro Santamaria (ORU) def. Schmit, Johnstone (UTRGV) 6-4

Singles competition

1. Kenneth Boykin (ORU) lost to Jansen (UTRGV) 4-6, 2-6
2. Jan Pehnec (ORU) lost to Boisseau (UTRGV) 6-4, 3-6, 3-6
3. Alvaro Santamaria (ORU) lost to Kaufman (UTRGV) 1-6, 3-6
4. Marcello Moreira (ORU) vs. Johnstone (UTRGV) 1-6, 7-5, 5-4, unfinished
5. Eddy Leardini (ORU) lost to Sarradin (UTRGV) 3-6, 1-6
6. Scott Hjelm (ORU) vs. Kohrs (UTRGV) 6-7 (3-7), 2-4, unfinished


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