Cowboys Picked Second In ASC West

Cowboys Picked Second In ASC West

 

RICHARDSON, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' men's tennis has been picked to finish second in the American Southwest Conference West Division by the league's head coaches.

The Cowboys went 4-2 a year ago in the conference and finished third. HSU returns most of its lineup from last season.

UT-Dallas received 10 of the 12 first-place votes and outdistanced HSU in the poll 83-76. Mary Hardin-Baylor and McMurry tied for third, Concordia was fifth followed by Sul Ross State and Howard Payne.

UT-Tyler was the pick to win the ASC West.

Juniors Alex Hunt and Griffin Weinkam were named to the league's preseason players to watch list.

 

2018 ASC Men's Tennis Preseason Poll

East Division

Rank

Team (1st place votes)

Pts.

2017 Record (ASC)

1.

UT Tyler (12)

77

19-7 (4-0)

2.

East Texas Baptist (1)

57

7-11 (3-1)

3.

LeTourneau

50

6-12 (2-2)

4.

Belhaven #

43

12-8

5.

Ozarks

31

6-13 (1-3)

6.

Louisiana College

14

1-9 (0-4)

# Ineligible for 2018 ASC Championship/NCAA Tournament (Div. III Provisional)

 

West Division

Rank

Team (1st place votes)

Pts.

2017 Record (ASC)

1.

UT Dallas (10)

83

13-4 (6-0)

2.

Hardin-Simmons (2)

76

10-12 (4-2)

3.

Mary Hardin-Baylor

53

10-5 (5-1)

 

McMurry  %

53

6-14 (3-3)

5.

Concordia Texas

45

4-13 (2-4)

6.

Sul Ross State

31

1-13 (1-5)

7.

Howard Payne (1)

23

0-15 (0-6)

% Ineligible for 2018 ASC Championship/NCAA Tournament (Div. III Reclassifying)

 

 

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