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ORU Drops Match to Western Illinois 6-1 Saturday

ORU Drops Match to Western Illinois 6-1 Saturday

The Basics

ORU 2018 Record: 9-11

Match: Oral Roberts 1 – Western Illinois 6
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma (ONEOK Sports Complex)


TULSA, Okla. - The Oral Roberts women's tennis team dropped Saturday afternoon's match against Western Illinois 6-1 at the ONEOK Sports Complex.

ORU grabbed the doubles point to start Saturday's match. Brenda Mercado and Ceijenia Cornelius finished first with a 6-2 win at the No. 3 position. Jovana Antonijevic and Gorana Kadijevic clinched the doubles victory with a 6-2 win at the No. 2 spot.

Up Next: The Golden Eagles will face the Denver Pioneers Sunday, April 1 at 9 a.m. at the Case Tennis Complex indoor courts on the campus of the University of Tulsa


The Results 

Match: Oral Roberts 1, Western Illinois 6

Doubles competition

1. Mariia Kuzminskaya, Andrea Vasiljevic (ORU) vs. Lubbers, Bravo (WIU) 2-5, unfinished
2. Jovana Antonijevic, Gorana Kadijevic (ORU) def. Milanes, Ballesteros (WIU) 6-2
3. Brenda Mercado, Ceijenia Cornelius (ORU) def. Bjelica, Bessmertnaya (WIU) 6-2

Singles competition

1.  Gorana Kadijevic (ORU) lost to Bravo (WIU) 2-6, 4-6
2. Andrea Vasiljevic (ORU) lost to Lubbers (WIU) 0-6, 4-6
3. Jovana Antonijevic (ORU) lost to Ballesteros (WIU) 4-6, 2-6
4. Ceijenia Cornelius (ORU) lost to Milanes (WIU) 6-4, 2-6, 7-10
5. Brenda Mercado (ORU) def. A. Bjelica (WIU) 6-4, 2-6, 4-10
6. Valentina Gisbert (ORU) lost to M. Bjelica (WIU) 2-6, 3-6


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