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IUPUI Outguns ORU 6-1 in Summit Bout

Courtesy: ORU Media Relations
          Release: 03/25/2011
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Tulsa, Okla.-The IUPUI Jaguars handed the Oral Roberts men's tennis team their first conference loss of the season and second setback in a row, out-dueling ORU 6-1 Friday afternoon at the University of Tulsa.

The Golden Eagles got the afternoon started on the right foot, when Mikhail Trukshanin and Igor Sobolta teamed up to post an 8-4 victory over Bren Vasalakis and Joe Hammond in #1 doubles.

IUPUI bounced right back however, earning the point with doubles wins in the #2 and #3 spots.

Igor Sobolta picked up ORU's lone singles win, hammering out a 6-1, 6-4 decision over Nick Volz in the #2 slot.

It was all Jaguars from that point however, as Ivan Mojsejey downed Trukshanin 6-3, 6-3 in #1 singles, and Dan Klingenberg and Joell Modesitt each won by default over ORU's Dario Beslic and Dmitry Suslov.

Matthew Tansil stumbled 3-6, 3-6 in #5 singles and IUPUI's Taylor Tunis wrapped up the victory in #6 singles with a clean 6-0, 6-0 win over Matthew Prevost.

With the loss, ORU drops to 2-7 overall and an even 1-1 in Summit League play.

The men are back in action on April 8, as they take on Centenary in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Game time is set for 10:00 a.m.

Singles Competition

1. Ivan Mojsejey (IUPUI) def. Mikhail Trukshanin (ORU) 6-3, 6-3
2. Igor Sobolta (ORU) def. Nick Volz (IUPUI) 6-1, 6-4
3. Dan Klingenberg (IUPUI) def. Dario Beslic (ORU), by default
4. Joell Modesitt (IUPUI) def. Dmitry Suslov (ORU), by default
5. Chase Emerson (IUPUI) def. Matthew Tansil (ORU) 6-3, 6-3
6. Taylor Tunis (IUPUI) def. Matthew Prevost (ORU) 6-0, 6-0
 
Doubles competition

1. Mikhail Trukshanin/Igor Sobolta (ORU) def. Bren Vasalakis / Joe Hammond (IUPUI) 8-4
2. Nick Volz/Joel Modesitt (IUPUI) def. Dmitry Suslov/Dario Beslic (ORU) 8-6
3. Dan Klingenberg/Ivan Mojsejev (IUPUI) def. Matthew Tansil/Matthew Prevost (ORU) 8-6

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