Eurek Clinches Win Over Texas Lutheran

Eurek Clinches Win Over Texas Lutheran

ABILENE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' men's tennis team won four of six singles matches to rally for a 5-4 win over Texas Lutheran on Friday evening at the Streich Tennis Center.

Texas Lutheran won at No. 1 and No. 2 doubles to take an early 2-0 lead, but the Cowboys received a huge win from Chandler Livingston and Frankie Sanchez in a tiebreaker at No. 3 doubles.

It forced the Cowboys to win four singles matches to take the victory. Nathan Chavez, Ben Gutierrez and B.J. Farmakis each won in straight sets at No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3. Texas Lutheran won at No. 4 and No. 6 singles to tie the match at 4-4.

Andrew Eurek was the last Cowboy on the court and he won in a first set tiebreaker before falling 3-6 in the second set. He then won 7-5 over Greg Nelson in the third set to clinch the match for the Cowboys.

HSU is now 1-2 on the season and TLU fell to 2-4. HSU will play a pair of matches on Saturday, hosting Texas-Tyler at 9:30 a.m. and Schreiner at 2 p.m.

 

Hardin-Simmons 5, Texas Lutheran 4

Singles

1. Nathan Chavez (HSU) def. Gunner Robison, 6-2, 7-5

2. Ben Gutierrez (HSU) def. Sanio Dizdarevic, 7-5, 6-2

3. B.J. Farmakis (HSU) def. Cliff Pack, 6-2, 6-4

4. Ryan Beene (TLU) def. Jordan Wilson, 7-5, 6-2

5. Andrew Eurek (HSU) def. Greg Nelson, 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 7-5

6. Eric Beckenbach (TLU) def. Chandler Livingston, 3-6, 6-2, 6-4

 

Doubles

1. Dizdarevic/Pack (TLU) def. Chavez/Eurek, 8-6

2. Beckenbach/Dillenbeck (TLU) def. Farmakis/Wilson, 8-3

3. Frankie Sanchez/Livingston (HSU) def. Nelson/Gunner Robison, 9-8 (7-4)