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D-I Oral Roberts takes down Big Red

Denison women's tennis lineup

LAKE NONA, Fla.--  Denison's match with Oral Roberts was suspended on Tuesday night due to rain.  The match, which was delayed numerous times throughout the day was stopped shortly after 9 p.m. with Denison holding a 1-0 lead after doubles play. Division I scoring rules apply.  The match will resume at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday (March 20).

Denison's point came from victories at first and third doubles.  Lauren Hawley and Emma Alsup posted a 6-4 win out of the first flight to improve to 12-3 on the season. At third doubles, Ashley Hammons and Megan Hickey recorded a 7-5 win to move to 3-3 on the year.

In singles play, Hawley took ORU's Ceijenia Cornelius to three sets before falling 6-2, 3-6, 6-1.  At No. 6 singles, Madeline Hart took Valentina Gisbert to three sets before falling 6-4, 4-6, 10-8.

The Big Red (5-3) will play Wisconsin-Superior on Thursday (March 21) at 8:30 a.m. at the Lake Cane Tennis Center in Orlando, Florida.