The duo of senior Grant Fleming and junior Tomas Patino went undefeated on the day, winning their doubles match 8-4, before each battled to grab wins in singles action. Patino played at No. 1, grabbing a third set tiebreak 10-7 over Mike Ward. Fleming won in straight sets, including a first set tiebreak over Santiago Munoz. Arkansas (8-3) won each of the first five points in the match before UMKC claimed the final two.
The 'Roos (1-7) host a non-conference matchup against Oral Roberts next Saturday at 2:00 p.m.
#51 ARKANSAS 5, Kansas City 2
Feb 17, 2013 at FAYETTEVILLE (Dills Indoor Tennis Facility)
|1. Tomas Patino (UMKC) def. Mike Ward (ARK) 1-6, 6-4, 10-7|
|2. Grant Fleming (UMKC) def. Santiago Munoz (ARK) 7-6 (7-5), 6-4|
|3. Victor Hoang (ARK) def. Daniil Ivanov (UMKC) 6-1, 7-5|
|4. Hall Fess (ARK) def. Tim Akhmedov (UMKC) 6-0, 6-3|
|5. Christian Lee (ARK) def. Conner Edwards (UMKC) 6-1, 6-3|
|6. Pete Thomason (ARK) def. David Heckler (UMKC) 6-1, 6-2|
|1. Grant Fleming/Tomas Patino (UMKC) def. Hall Fess/Santiago Munoz (ARK) 8-4|
|2. Mike Nott/Victor Hoang (ARK) def. Conner Edwards/Tim Akhmedov (UMKC) 8-4|
|3. Christian Lee/Pete Thomason (ARK) def. Daniil Ivanov/David Heckler (UMKC) 8-0|
|Kansas City 1-6|
|ARKANSAS 8-3; National ranking #51|
|Order of finish: Doubles (3,2); Singles (6,4,5,3,1,2)|