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ORU Takes 7-0 Setback at Valparaiso Friday

ORU Takes 7-0 Setback at Valparaiso Friday

The Basics

ORU 2018 Record: 7-9

Match: Oral Roberts 0 – Valparaiso 7
Location: Griffith, Indiana


GRIFFITH, Ind. - The Oral Roberts men's tennis team fell 7-0 to league opponent Valparaiso Friday morning in Griffith, Indiana.

Alvaro Santamaria fell short in his No. 3 singles match in the first set 6-4 and lost in the second set of singles 6-3.

Up Next: The Golden Eagles will take on Northern Colorado Thursday, April 5 at 2 p.m. in Greely, Colorado.

The Results 

Match: Oral Roberts 0, Valparaiso 7

Doubles competition

1. Jan Pehnec, Kenneth Boykin (ORU) lost to Kenyatte, Gardner (Valpo) 4-6
2. Marcello Moreira, Andrew Guymon (ORU) lost to Kissell Ancona (Valpo) 2-6
3. Eddy Leardini, Alvaro Santamaria (ORU) vs. Carvajal, Langston (Valpo) 4-5, unfinished

Singles competition

1. Kenneth Boykin (ORU) lost to Kissell (Valpo) 0-6, 5-7
2. Jan Pehnec (ORU) lost to Kenyatte (Valpo) 4-6, 6-3, 3-6
3. Alvaro Santamaria (ORU) lost to Ancona (Valpo) 4-6, 3-6
4. Marcello Moreira (ORU) lost to Caravajal (Valpo) 1-6, 5-7
5. Eddy Leardini (ORU) lost to Gardner (Valpo) 3-6, 2-6
6. Scott Hjelm (ORU) lost to Langston (Valpo) 0-6, 1-6


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