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Tennis - Sun, Sep. 22, 2013

Oklahoma Baptist made it a clean sweep of USTA/ITA Regional titles in Omaha Sunday, taking all four championship matches.

 

Marco Carvajal got it started Sunday with a 6-0, 6-1, win in men's singles over McPherson's Rafael Bulnes to finish the weekend at 5-0.

 

 

Moments later, Kateryna Shkot, seeded second, topped top-seeded teammate Anastasiia Baranova, 6-3, 6-2, for the women's singles title. It was the first match between the teammates, including practice and challenge matches.

 

Carvajal and Dario Macanovic found themselves down a set and behind 5-2 in the second set before rallying for a 3-6, 7-5, 15-13 doubles championship victory over McPherson's Bulnes and Fajula Rodriguez.

 

Shkot and Baranova were dominating as doubles partners, claiming a quick, 6-1, 6-3 championship win.

 

The four OBU champions advance to the Small College Championships Oct. 10-13 in Fort Myers, Fla.