Bein, Gutierrez Still Alive In ITA Main Draws

Bein, Gutierrez Still Alive In ITA Main Draws

TYLER, Texas -- Hardin-Simmons' men's tennis team finished the first day of competition at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Southwest Regional on Saturday at various courts in Tyler.

Senior Erich Bein, the No. 9 seed, won a pair of matches to advance to the round of 16 in the A Singles. He will face Jordan Mayer of Trinity on Sunday at 9 a.m.

Josh McKinney was the only other Cowboy to earn a win in the A Singles as he split a pair of matches to be eliminated. Nathan Chavez, Sam May and BJ Farmakis all lost their first match but won their first consolation match to stay alive in the consolation bracket.

In the B singles Ben Gutierrez won a pair of matches and is into the round of 16. Colby Milner and Jordan Wilson each won their first match and lost their second to be eliminated. Walker Barrett, Andrew Eurek and Chandler Livingston all lost their first match then won their first consolation match to remain in the bracket.

All of HSU doubles teams have been eliminated. Bein and McKinney and Chavez and Eurek each teamed for wins before falling in the second round. Wilson and Gutierrez picked up a default win and then lost in the second round.

The tournament continues on Sunday.

A Draw Singles

Erich Bein

def. Cameron McCarthy (UTT), 6-1, 4-6, 10-7

def. Eliot Guin (Trinity), 6-4, 6-4


Nathan Chavez

lost to Justin Randell (UTT), 6-2, 6-0


def. Ty Grove (LETU), 6-3, 6-1


BJ Farmakis

lost to Todd Turner (Ozarks), 6-0, 6-1


def. Karthik Garmella (Hendrix), 6-1, 6-0


Sam May

lost to Jack Puckey (UTT), 6-3, 7-6


def. Pablo Diaz-Boom (Trinity), 6-4, 6-3


Josh McKinney

def. Corey Dillard (Ozarks), 6-3, 7-6

lost to Clayton Neiss (Trinity), 6-3, 6-2


B Draw Singles

Walker Barrett

lost to Hayden Smith (ETBU), 6-3, 6-1


def. Austin Upchurch (HPU), 6-3, 6-2


Chase Ballard

lost to Nick Pena (Schreiner), 6-0, 6-1


lost to John Smith (LeTourneau), 6-0, 6-0


Andrew Eurek

lost to Josh Martin (UMHB), 6-2, 6-3


def. Bryant Ford (Ozarks), 6-1, 6-1


Ben Gutierrez

def. Aaron Callaway (Howard Payne), 6-0, 6-0

def. Christian Casillas (Schreiner), 6-3, 6-2


Chandler Livingston

lost to Spencer Turner (Ozarks), 6-4, 6-3


def. Bright Ihezue (UMHB), 6-1, 7-5


Colby Milner

def. Jacon Morgan (Austin College), 6-1, 6-3

lost to Clayton Pope (McMurry), 6-2, 6-1


Cameron Vose

lost to Connor Mason (ETBU), 6-1, 6-4


lost to Zach Bomar (Austin College), 6-3, 6-0


Jordan Wilson

def. Jose Otero (Schreiner), 6-1, 6-2

lost to Kalee Kuhn (UTD), 6-1, 6-3


A Doubles


def. Johnsgaard/Bundy (LeTourneau), 8-5

lost to Curtis/Neiss (Trinity), 8-1



def. Ward/Perez (McMurry), 8-5

lost to Snovely/Gideon (Southwestern), 9-8 (5)


B Doubles


won by default over Van der Schans/Puckey (UTT)

lost to Rightmer/Strong (Southwestern), 8-6



lost to Bomar/Glasscock (AC), 8-5



lost to Dillard/Turner (Ozarks), 8-2



lost to Stamps/Adkins (UMHB), 8-5


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