Cowboys Open Season With 6-3 Win Over ETBU

Cowboys Open Season With 6-3 Win Over ETBU
ABILENE, Texas -- Hardin-Simmons' men's tennis team opened the season with a 6-3 win over East Texas Baptist on Saturday morning at a chilly Streich Tennis Center.

The Cowboys won all three doubles to take an early advantage. Alex Hunt and Andrew Eurek won 9-7 over Connor Mason and Rollin Houk at No. 1 doubles. Chandler Livingston and Griffin Weinkam won 8-3 at No.2. Keenan Nash and Jordan Davis won 8-1 at No. 3.

In singles play Hunt rolled over Mason 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 singles and Weinkam won 6-3, 6-1 at No. 2. B.J. Farmakis started his season off with a 7-5, 6-0 win at No. 3 singles.

ETBU won the final three singles matches but the Cowboys had secured the match.

HSU will host Trinity next Saturday at 3 p.m.  
 

Hardin-Simmons 6, East Texas Baptist 3

Singles

1. Alex Hunt (HSU) def. Connor Mason, 6-1, 6-0

2. Griffin Weinkam (HSU) def. Cody Highsmith, 6-3, 6-1

3. B.J. Farmakis (HSU) def. Ryan Pearce, 7-5, 6-0                        

4. Andrew Deutsch (ETBU) def. Chandler Livingston, 6-4, 1-6, 1-0 (10-7)

5. Joseph Salinas (ETBU) def. Ben Gutierrez, 6-2, 7-5

6. Ty Tarver (ETBU) def. Michael Boyd, 6-2, 7-5

Doubles

1. Hunt/Eurek (HSU) def. Rollin Houk/Mason, 9-7

2. Livingston/Weinkam (HSU) def. Deutsch/Pearce, 8-3

3. Keenan Nash/Jordan Davis (HSU) def. Highsmith/John Herr, 8-1

 

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