ORU 2019 Record: 4-8, 1-2
Match: Oral Roberts 4 – Omaha 3
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
OMAHA, Neb. – After trailing 3-1, the Oral Roberts men's tennis team rallied back to win a key Summit League match at Omaha Friday evening, 4-3.
The Golden Eagles won the doubles point with wins at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions. Eddy Leardini and Kenneth Boykin won the first doubles match at the No. 3 spot, 6-3. Marcello Moreira and Andre Russo clinched the doubles point with a 6-3 win at the No. 2 spot.
Moreira claimed another point for ORU with a 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 victory at the No. 4 spot. Leardini earned the third point for ORU with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 win at the No. 6 spot. Kenneth Boykin clinched the match for the Golden Eagles with a 3-6, 7-6 (7-5), 7-5 win at the No. 2 spot.
Up Next: The Golden Eagles face John Brown Monday, April 1 at 2 p.m. at home at the Bernis Duke Tennis Center.
Match: Oral Roberts 4, Omaha 3
1. Abdoul Ouattara (OMAHA) def. Barnabas Koncz (ORUM) 6-4, 6-3
2. Kenneth Boykin (ORUM) def. Nathan Reekie (OMAHA) 3-6, 7-6 (7-5), 7-5
3. Hugo Piles Ballester (OMAHA) def. Andre Russo (ORUM) 6-3, 6-0
4. Marcello Moreira (ORUM) def. Davis Lawley (OMAHA) 4-6, 7-5, 6-2
5. Matt Dunn (OMAHA) def. Nikola Boskov (ORUM) 6-0, 7-6 (7-1)
6. Eddy Leardini (ORUM) def. Ethan Henry (OMAHA) 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
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