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UCF Lances ORU, 7-0

Courtesy: ORU Media Relations
          Release: 04/06/2012
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Alvaro gutierrez and the Golden Eagles fell to UCF, 7-0

TULSA, Okla. - Oral Roberts University was swept by UCF on Friday afternoon, 7-0, at the Case Tennis Complex.

The loss runs ORU’s record to 1-13, while the Knights are now 9-10.

UCF opened the afternoon with two doubles victories. Mitch Thams and Joe Delinks took an 8-3 decision over ORU’s Nathaniel Avery and Alvaro Gutierrez at the top flight. Jorge Blasco and Matthew Gladstone barely edged out Pedro Moreno and Parker Allen, 8-6.

In singles, UCF took straight sets wins on all five completed courts. Erik Brunskrog opened the sweep with a 6-0, 6-2 win over Gutierrez at the top spot, and Juan Bolona downed Allen on the second court, 6-3, 6-3.

On the third court, Mario Samson scored a 6-1, 6-2 win over Moreno, and Delinks took the fourth flight from Avery, 6-1, 6-0. On court five, Gladstone knocked off Matthew Prevost, 6-0, 6-0.

The Knights also took a point by default on the sixth court.

ORU returns to action on Friday, April 20 for a Summit League match against UMKC.

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