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Nathaniel Avery and the Golden Eagles fell to Wichita State on Saturday

Golden Eagles Swept by Wichita State

Courtesy: ORU Media Relations
          Release: 03/02/2013
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WICHITA, Kan. – Oral Roberts University was bested by 74th-ranked Wichita State University, 7-0, on Saturday afternoon at the Genesis Health Club. The loss drops the Golden Eagles to 0-7 on the season.

The Shockers (8-3) opened the day by winning all three doubles matches. Matheus Pereira and Tin Ostojic won the top flight contest over Jason Mechali and Pedro Moreno, 8-2, to give Wichita their first win. On the second court, Guillermo Nicol and Erick Reyes bested Fabian Zierleyn and Nathaniel Avery, 8-2, while Ilija Cuic and Alvaro Gutierrez won the third court match over Parker Allen and Braxton Bates, 8-2.

In singles play, the Shockers took all six points. Pereira bested Zierleyn in the top flight, 6-1, 6-0, and Cuic knocked off Mechali on the second court, 6-1, 6-0. Tomislav Gregurovic won at No. 3 singles over Moreno, 6-0, 6-0, and Nicol won the fourth court over Allen, 6-2, 6-1.

On the final two courts, Wichita State earned two more wins. Ostojic swept Avery on court five, 6-0, 6-0, and Gutierrez defeated Bates on the final court, 6-2, 6-0.

ORU gets back to action on Saturday, March 9 at Omaha. First serve is set for 2 pm CT.
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