Cowboys Fall To UTD

Cowboys Fall To UTD
ABILENE, Texas -- Hardin-Simmons' men's tennis team fell 7-2 to UT-Dallas in American Southwest Conference West Division action at the Streich Tennis Center on Saturday.

The doubles matches were closely contested but the Cowboys lost 8-6 at No. 1 and No. 2. Griffin Weinkam and Ben Gutierrez won in a tiebreaker at No. 3.

In singles action, Alex Hunt was the only Cowboy to pick up a win as he beat Christian Duarte 6-2, 6-3 at No. 1 singles. UTD won the rest of the matches in straight sets.

HSU is now 7-9 overall and 2-1 in ASC West action. UTD improved to 7-3 overall and 2-0 in league play. The Cowboys play at Sul Ross State on Friday.

Texas Dallas 7, Hardin-Simmons 2

Singles

1. Alex Hunt (HSU) def. Christian Duarte, 6-2, 6-3

2. Mario Jelev (UTD) def. Griffin Weinkam, 6-4, 6-1

3. Alberto Hernandez (UTD) def. Michael Boyd, 6-2, 6-2

4. Ryan Morton (UTD) def. B.J. Farmakis, 6-1, 7-6

5. Eric Chen (UTD) def. Andrew Eurek, 6-2, 7-6

6. Giovanni Zamboni (UTD) def. Ben Gutierrez, 6-1, 6-2

Doubles

1. Hernandez/Jelev (UTD) def. Hunt/Eurek, 8-6

2. Chen/Duarte (UTD) def. Chandler Livingston/Jordan Davis, 8-6

3. Weinkam/Gutierrez (HSU) def. Morton/Ashwin Vaithianathan, 9-8 (8-6)