Hunt, Weinkam Still In A Singles Draw At ITA

Hunt, Weinkam Still In A Singles Draw At ITA
TYLER, Texas  – Hardin-Simmons' men's tennis team has completed the first day of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Southwest Regional presented by Oracle that is being hosted by UT Tyler.

Sophomore Alex Hunt is still alive in the round of 16 in the "A" Singles Bracket  after defeating Alex Holt Fields from Concordia, 6-4, 6-0. In the round of 32, Hunt defeated Mario Jelev from UTD, 6-1 6-2.

Sophomore Griffin Weinkam is also still in the main draw after defeating Josh Granberry of Austin College, 6-3, 6-3 in the round of 64. In the round of 32 he defeated Hruday Ravula from UTD, 6-3 7-6 (8).

In the singles "Orange" bracket, freshmen Matthew Eurek had himself a solid day winning the first round over Dylan Layne of TLU 6-0, 6-1. In the second round Eurek continued his strong performance by defeating Bryan Blair from McMurry, 6-0, 6-2.

In the singles "Blue" bracket Hayden Keller won the opening round against  Eric Wendt from TLU, 6-0, 6-1 he then would fall in the second round to Alex Bouchard from UTT 6-0, 7-6(3).

Jordan Davis moved on in the "C" bracket after defeating Cole Lankford (Ozarks), 6-2 6-3. Cameron Vose fell in the first round.
B. J. Farmakis and Michael Boyd remain alive after defeating Preston Glasscock and Josh Granberry of Austin College, 9-7 in the opening round of the Doubles championship draw. The Cowboys only other doubles partnership in that bracket was Andrew Eurek and Alex Hunt who were knocked out in the opening round by Cameron Bilsbarrow and Liam Crawley from Trinity.

Action will resume on Sunday. 



Singles Qualifying

Cameron Bilsbarrow (Trinity) def. B. J. Famakis (HSU), 6-2, 6-7, 10-7

Ryan Elwood (UTT) def. Ben Gutierrez (HSU), 6-2,6-4

Josh Newman (Schreiner) def. Chandler Livingston (HSU), 6-0, 6-1


Main Singles Draw

Round of 64

Alex Hunt (HSU) def. Holt Fields (CTX), 6-4, 6-0

Griffin Weinkam (HSU) def. Josh Granberry  (AC), 6-3, 6-3

Round of 32

Alex Hunt (HSU) def. Mario Jelev  (UTD), 6-1 6-2

Griffin Weinkam (HSU) def. Hruday Ravula (UTD), 6-3 7-6(8)


ITA Championships Doubles Draw

Cameron Bilsbarrow/Liam Crawley (TU) def. Andrew Eurek/Alex Hunt (HSU), 8-6

B. J. Farmakis/Micheal Boyd (HSU) def. Preston Glasscock/Josh Granberry (AC), 9-7


ITA "B" Singles
Nick Roccaforte (TLU) def. Michael Boyd (HSU), 1-6, 6-4, 10-8
Ford Cunningham (UTT) def. Chandler Livingston (HSU), 6-4, 6-1
Austin Crist (TU) def. Keenan Nash (HSU), 6-4, 6-4 

BJ Farmakis (HSU) def. Rollin Houk (ETBU), 6-0, 6-0

Dillon Deatherage (ETBU) def. Ben Gutierrez (HSU), 6-2, 7-5

Qualifying Doubles

Fujitani/Oliver (TU) def. Livingston/Weinkam (HSU), 8-6

Farmakis/Boyd (HSU) def. Newman/Vasquez (Schreiner), 8-6


Singles "White"

Travis Reid (HSU) def. Alec Feazel  (TLU), 3-6, 7-6(6), 10-8

Single "Orange"

Matthew Eurek  (HSU) def. Dylan Layne (TLU), 6-0, 6-1

Jeff Kubena (AC) def. Nathan Talburt (HSU), 6-2, 6-0

Second Round

Matthew Eurek  (HSU) def. Bryan Blair (McM), 6-0, 6-2



ITA "C" Singles

Jordan Davis (HSU) def. Cole Lankford (Ozarks), 6-2 6-3

Robby Bundy (LETU) def. Cameron Vose (HSU), 6-1 4-6 10-4

Singles "Blue"

Hayden Keller (HSU) def. Eric Wendt (TLU), 6-0, 6-1

Alex Bouchard (UTT) def. Hayden Keller (HSU), 6-0, 7-6(3)