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Jason Mechali and ORU earned their first win of the season on Sunday

ORU Tops Prairie View, 5-2, for First Win

Courtesy: ORU Media Relations
          Release: 02/02/2014
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EDINBURG, Texas - Oral Roberts University wrapped up the weekend with their first victory of the season, a 5-2 win over Prairie View A&M on Sunday afternoon. Mark Milner’s team is now 1-4 for the year.

The Golden Eagles got the day started right by winning the doubles point. Fabian Zierleyn and Jason Mechali defeated Prairie View’s Jackson Varney and Daniel Vasquez on the top court, while Amar Saletovic and Parker Allen defeated Bruno Snyder and Rasaki Gbadamosi in the second flight. Both scores were 6-3 in ORU’s favor.

Prairie View earned their two points by winning two of the first three singles points. Varney knocked off Saletovic in the featured match, 6-3, 6-2, while Vasquez was a 6-4, 6-0 winner over Mechali on court three. Zierleyn stabilized the upper half of the draw with a 6-2, 6-1 win over Snyder on court two.

The Golden Eagles clinched the match by winning the final three singles flights. Allen dominated Gbadamosi in the fourth flight, 6-1, 6-3, and Michael Sosnowski hammered David Aldaz on court five, 6-0, 6-0. The final court went to Cole Guy, 6-2, 6-2, over Carlos McIntyre.

ORU returns to Tulsa on Saturday, February 8, when they host Seminole State. Match time at The Club at Indian Springs is scheduled for 3 pm CT.
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