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Golden Eagles Shutout William Jewell Twice Wednesday

Golden Eagles Shutout William Jewell Twice Wednesday

The Basics

ORU 2018 Record: 8-6

Match 1: Oral Roberts 4 – William Jewell 0
Match 2: Oral Roberts 6 – William Jewell 0
Location: Tulsa, Okla. (ONEOK Sports Complex)


TULSA, Okla. - The Oral Roberts women's tennis team shutout William Jewell in Wednesday's doubleheader at the ONEOK Sports Complex.

ORU won every match played on Wednesday including all double sets to claim the point in both matches. In match one, Brenda Mercado defeated her opponent at the No. 4 position 6-2, 6-2. Jovana Antonijevic also won at the No. 2 spot 6-0, 6-4.

Mercado shutout her opponent 6-0, 6-0 in match two at the No. 4 spot. Ceijenia Cornelius and Valentina Gisbert allowed their opponents only one point in the two sets played each at the No. 3 and 5 positions. 

Up Next: The Golden Eagles will take on South Dakota in their first Summit League match of the season Saturday March 17 at 11 a.m. in Omaha, Nebraska.


The Results 

Match 1: Oral Roberts 4, William Jewell 0

Doubles competition

1. Antonijevic, Kadijevic (ORU) vs. Mackey, Richison (WJ) 5-4 unfinished
2. Vasiljevic, Cornelius (ORU) def. Yamate, Holopinek (WJ) 6-3
3. Mercado, Gisbert (ORU) def. Holloman, Waine (WJ) 6-3

Singles competition

1. Kadijevic (ORU) def. Mackey (WJ) 3-6, 3-1 unfinished
2. Antonijevic (ORU) def. Richison (WJ) 6-0, 6-4
3. Cornelius (ORU) def. Waine (WJ) 6-2, 2-3 unfinished
4. Mercado (ORU) def. Holloman (WJ) 6-2, 6-2
5. Gisbert (ORU) def. Yamate (WJ) 6-1, 6-4
6. Kuzminskaya (ORU) vs. Holopinek (WJ)


Match 2: Oral Roberts 6, William Jewell 0

Doubles competition

1. Cornelius, Vasiljevic (ORU) vs. Claire, Becca (WJ) 3-1 unfinished
2. Kadijevic, Antonijevic (ORU) def. Whitney, Hannah (WJ) 6-1
3. Mercado, Gisbert (ORU) def. Caroline, Meredith (WJ) 6-0

Singles competition

1. Kadijevic (ORU) def. Becca(WJ) 6-3, 6-1
2. Antonijevic (ORU) def. Claire (WJ) 6-2, 6-3
3. Cornelius (ORU) def. Whitney (WJ) 6-1, 6-0
4. Mercado (ORU) def. Jess (WJ) 6-0, 6-0
5. Gisbert (ORU) def. Felicia (WJ) 6-0, 6-1
6. No Match


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