Oklahoma Baptist dropped its spring tennis openers at
Oral Roberts University Wednesday night, losing the men's match 4-3 and the
Kolt Byerly recorded a 6-3, 4-6, 6-1 singles win at the
fifth slot and won at No. 3 doubles with Jacob Albritton by default. Albritton
also was credited with a default win at No. 6 singles.
Francisco Da Silva and Dario Macanovic slapped an 8-3 loss on Oscar
Witzand and Nathaniel Avery in No. 2 doubles for OBU's only other win.
Dario Macanovic and Augustin Jenssen lost their singles
matches in three sets each. Jenssen and Marco Carvajal came up just short in
No. 1 doubles, 9-7.
On the women's side, Paola Costa and Lili Ferreira were
the lone Lady Bison to win more than one game in their matches. Costa lost at
No. 1 singles, 6-3, 6-2, to Iryna Khatsko and Ferreira fell 6-3, 6-1, to Hailey
Martin in No. 2.
OBU returns to action March 2 at John Brown.