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Golden Eagles Drop 4-0 Match to UMKC

Golden Eagles Drop 4-0 Match to UMKC

The Basics

ORU 2019 Record: 1-3

Match: Oral Roberts 0 – UMKC 4
Location: Tulsa, Okla. (Philcrest Tennis Center)

TULSA, Okla. - The Oral Roberts men's tennis team fell to UMKC 4-0 Saturday evening at Philcrest Tennis Center.

Kenneth Boykin and Marcello Moreira won 6-4 at the No. 2 doubles spot, but the Golden Eagles fell at the No. 1 and No.3 positions and did not claim the point. 

Up Next: The Golden Eagles play their first Summit League match against Valparaiso Friday, February 22 at 4 p.m. at the Bernis Duke Tennis Center.

The Results 

Match: Oral Roberts 0, UMKC 4

Doubles competition

1. Koncz, Russo (ORU) lost to Giraldo, Stride (UMKC) 3-6
2. Boykin, Moreira (ORU) def. Clark, Patel (UMKC) 6-4
3. Leardini, Sprouse (ORU) lost to Kruse, Izadipar (UMKC) 3-6

Singles competition

1. Koncz (ORU) vs. Kruse (UMKC) 7-6, unfinished
2. Boykin (ORU) vs. Giraldo (UMKC) 6-3, 2-6, unfinished
3. Moreira (ORU) lost to Stride (UMKC) 1-6, 2-6
4. Russo (ORU) lost to O'Connor (UMKC) 3-6, 2-6
5. Leardini (ORU) lost to Clark (UMKC) 2-6, 1-6
6. Sprouse (ORU) vs. Patel (UMKC) unfinished

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