Cowboys Advance To ASC Semifinals With 5-1 Win Over ETBU

Cowboys Advance To ASC Semifinals With 5-1 Win Over ETBU
TYLER, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' men's tennis team advanced to the American Southwest Conference semifinals with a 5-1 win over East Texas Baptist on Thursday at UT-Tyler.

The Cowboys took control of the match with a sweep of doubles. Andrew Eurek and Alex Hunt rolled 8-0 at No. 1 and Jordan Davis and Chandler Livingston teamed for a 9-7 win at No. 2 doubles. B.J. Farmakis and Michael Boyd completed the sweep with an 8-6 win at No. 3 doubles.

It didn't take the Cowboys long to put the match away needing just two singles victories to clinch the match. Hunt rolled 6-2, 6-0 at No. 1 singles over Connor Mason and Griffin Weinkam won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 3 singles.

The Cowboys improved to 10-11 on the year and ETBU closed its season with a record of 7-11-1. HSU will take on UT-Dallas in the semifinals on Friday at 10:30 a.m.
 

Singles

1. Alex Hunt (HSU) def. Connor Mason, 6-2, 6-0

2. Cody Highsmith (ETBU) vs. Michael Boyd (HSU) 5-7, 2-1, unfinished

3. Griffin Weinkam (HSU) def. Andrew Deutsch, 6-0, 6-1

4. John Herr (ETBU) def. Andrew Eurek, 6-1, 6-1

5. Joseph Salinas (ETBU) vs. B.J. Farmakis (HSU) 5-7, 1-1, unfinished

6. Ty Tarver (ETBU) vs. Ben Gutierrez (HSU) 6-2, 1-4, unfinished

Doubles

1. Eurek/Hunt (HSU) def. Deutsch/Mason, 8-0

2. Davis/Chandler Livingston (HSU) def. Highsmith/Herr, 9-7

3. Farmakis/Boyd (HSU) def. Salinas/Tarver, 8-6

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