TU Men's Tennis Defeats Oral Roberts 7-0 Friday
Jan. 17, 2014
TULSA, Okla. - The University of Tulsa men's tennis team defeated Oral Roberts 7-0 on Friday afternoon at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center to start the 2014 spring schedule.
The Golden Hurricane won the doubles point as TU doubles team of Clifford Marlsand and Dylan McCloskey defeated Jason Mechali and Fabian Zierleyn of Oral Roberts 6-1 and TU doubles team of Carlos Bautista and Matthew Kirby defeated Braxton Bates and Michael Sosnowski of Oral Roberts 6-3.
The doubles match of TU doubles team Alejandro Espejo and Japie De Klerk and ORU doubles team of Amar Saletovic and Parker Allen went unfinished as TU had already clinched the doubles point, but Espejo and De Klerk was up 5-2.
Kirby won the first singles match for Tulsa defeating Sosnowski 6-0, 6-2. No. 71 Bautista won the second singles match of the day with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Saletovic.
Juan Carvajal finished the match with a 6-4, 6-3 win, his first collegiate win, over Zierleyn for a 7-0 TU win.
The Golden Hurricane finishes the day with a match against No. 61 Wichita State at 6 p.m. at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center.
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#71 Carlos Bautista (TLS) d. Amar Saletovic (ORU) 6-0, 6-0
Juan Carvajal (TLS) d. Fabian Zierleyn (ORU) 6-4, 6-3
Dylan McCloskey (TLS) d. Jason Mechali (ORU) 6-1, 6-3
Daniel Santos (TLS) d. Parker Allen (ORU) 6-1 6-3
Matthew Kirby (TLS) d. Michael Sosnowski (ORU) 6-0, 6-2
Chase Gordon (TLS) d. Cole Guy (ORU) 6-4 6-2
Clifford Marsland/Dylan McCloskey (TLS) d. Jason Mechali/Fabian Zierleyn (ORU) 6-1
Carlos Bautista/Matthew Kirby (TLS) d. Braxton Bates/Michael Sosnowski (ORU) 6-3
Alejandro Espejo/Japie De Klerk (TLS) vs. Amar Saletovic/Parker Allen (ORU) 5-2 unfinished
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