Liberty Sweeps Oral Roberts, 7-0
The Golden Eagles were competitive at both completed doubles matches before suffering two losses. Alvaro Gutierrez and Nathaniel Avery lost on the top court to Siim Tuus and Giancarlo Lemmi, 9-7, while Parker Allen and Oscar Witzand were dropped by Tristan Stayt and Shea Thomas, 8-4.
In singles play, ORU had chances to win the top two flights before Liberty (4-3) prevailed. Gutierrez was edged by Tuus, 7-6 (7-1), 6-2 on the opening court, and Allen won the first set before falling at the second court to Thomas, 4-6, 6-1, 10-7.
The final three completed courts were easy wins for the Flames. Lemmi won at No. 3 over Witzand, 6-0, 6-0, Wayne Harrell beat Avery on the fourth court, 6-1, 6-0, and Matt Slamencka beat Matthew Prevost in the fifth flight, 6-1, 6-0.
Liberty won the sixth court by default after ORU failed to produce a sixth player.
The Golden Eagles are back in action on Friday afternoon, when they open Summit League action at IUPUI. First serve in Indianapolis is scheduled for 11 am.