Cowboys Drop Three In Oregon

Cowboys Drop Three In Oregon

 

FOREST GROVE, Ore. – Hardin-Simmons' men's tennis team dropped all three matches on its trip to Oregon this weekend - falling 7-2 to Pacific University, 5-4 to Linfield College and 9-0 to George Fox University.

In the first match played Saturday afternoon, Alex Hunt won a 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 match against Oscar Wight of Pacific at No. 1 single and Griffin Weinkam also won a three-setter 6-7, 6-3, 7-5 at No. 2 singles to give the Cowboys their two wins.

Holt Fields and Chandler Livingston lost 9-7 at No. 3 doubles and Colin Hollingsworth lost in a third-set at No. 5 singles.

The closest match of the weekend was a 5-4 loss to Linfield in a match that finished around 12:30 CST. Hunt won 6-4, 7-6 at No. 1 singles. Fields won 6-4, 6-4 at No. 4 singles and B.J. Farmakis won in three sets.

Hunt and Jordan Davis won 8-4 at No. 1 doubles.

The Cowboys closed the trip with a match at George Fox on Sunday afternoon and fell 9-0. GFU won all six singles matches in straight sets and rolled in doubles as well.

HSU is now 1-5 on the year. The Cowboys are off until March 2 when they host Midwestern State.

 

Pacific University 7, Hardin-Simmons 2

Singles

1. Alex Hunt (HSU) def. Oscar Wight, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4

2. Griffin Weinkam (HSU) def. Sage Katayama, 6-7, 6-3, 7-5

3. Jonathan Chung (PU) def. Levi Cook, 6-1, 6-0

4. Sean Murphy (PU) def. Holt Fields, 6-3, 6-2

5. Rayden Murata (PU) def. Colin Hollingsworth, 6-4, 2-6, 1-0 (10-4)

6. Ford Nakagawa (PU) def. B.J. Farmakis, 6-1, 6-0

Doubles

1. Katayama/Wight (PU) def. Hunt/Weinkam, 8-1

2. Murphy/Chung (PU) def. Cook/Colin Hollingsworth, 8-3

3. Nakagawa/Murata (PU) def. Fields/Chandler Livingston, 9-7

 

Linfield College 5, Hardin-Simmons 4

Singles

1. Hunt (HSU) def. Nathan Saragoza, 6-4, 7-6

2. Luis Rojas (LC) def. Weinkam, 6-0, 6-3

3. Ben McNair (LC) def. Cook, 6-1, 6-4

4. Fields (HSU) def. J.T. Barcellos, 6-4, 6-4

5. Trent Prussing (LC) def. Hollingsworth, 6-1, 6-2

6. Farmakis (HSU) def. Jacob Mangan, 2-6, 6-3, 1-0 (11-9)

Doubles

1. Hunt/Jordan Davis (HSU) def. McNair/Saragoza,  8-4

2. Eric Rutherford/Rojas (LC) def. Hollingsworth/Cook, 9-7

3. Mangan/John Lutaaya (LC) def. Livingston/Fields, 8-4

 

George Fox 9, Hardin-Simmons 0

Singles

1. Spencer Watanabe (GFU) def. Weinkam, 6-2, 6-1

2. Will Leach (GFU) def. Fields, 6-2, 6-2

3. Alex Namba (GFU) def. Cook,  6-3, 6-3

4. Payton Namba (GFU) def. Farmakis, 6-0, 6-0

5. Nick Ekern (GFU) def. Livingston, 6-2, 6-2

6. Jonah Wafula (GFU) def. Kwade Boyd, 6-0, 7-5

Doubles

1. Watanabe/Leach (GFU) def. Hunt/Davis, 8-2

2. Alex Namba/Payton Namba (GFU) def. Fields/Livingston, 8-2

3. Wafula/Justin Barton (GFU) def. Weinkam/Hollingsworth, 8-3

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