Tennis Teams Fall To Whittier, 6-3

Tennis Teams Fall To Whittier, 6-3

WHITTIER, Calif. – Hardin-Simmons' tennis teams opened their spring break trip to California with 6-3 losses to Whittier College on Saturday afternoon. 

Sabra Zullo and Emily Shaffer won 8-2 at No. 2 doubles for the Cowgirls.

Abigail Kendall won in three sets 4-6, 6-2, 10-7, at No. 4 singles and Jordan Shepley won 6-2, 6-1 at No. 6 singles.  

Hunt and Nathaniel Schoendorf won 8-4 at No. 1 doubles and Joshua Lopez and Christopher Beavers won 8-7 in a tiebreak at No. 3 doubles to give HSU a 2-1 lead heading to singles.

Whittier won five of the six singles matches. Schoendorf was the only Cowboy to win as he won 6-4, 6-4 at No. 2 singles. Alex Hunt won 6-1 in the first set at No. 1 singles, but Pim Van Der Veer rallied with 6-3, 7-5 wins in the final two sets.  

The Cowboys (2-4) will play Swarthmore at noon on Monday at Cal Tech. The Cowgirls (2-3) will play Claremont Mudd Scripps on Sunday.

 

Whittier College 6, Hardin-Simmons 3

Singles

1. Kindall Yeung (WC) def. Sabra Zullo (HSUW) 6-1, 6-2

2. Amanda Rodriguez (WC) def. Maddie Hammond (HSUW) 6-0, 6-1

3. Madeline Schmidt (WC) def. Emily Shaffer (HSUW) 6-4, 6-4

4. Abigail Kendall (HSUW) def. Avery Turner (WC) 4-6, 6-2, 10-7

5. Kallysta Lopez (WC) def. Kyra Mobley (HSUW) 6-3, 6-3

6. Jordan Shepley (HSUW) def. Kiara Embrey (WC) 6-2, 6-1

Doubles

1. Amanda Rodriguez/Kindall Yeung (WC) def. Kyra Mobley/Abigail Kendall (HSUW) 8-1

2. Sabra Zullo/Emily Shaffer (HSUW) def. Avery Turner/Madeline Schmidt (WC) 8-2

3. Kallysta Lopez/Kiara Embrey (WC) def. Kelsey Doege/Elizabeth Lopez (HSUW) 8-1

 

Whittier College 6, Hardin-Simmons 3

Singles

1. Pim Van Der Veer (WC) def. Alex Hunt (HSU) 1-6, 6-3, 7-5

2. Nathaniel Schoendorf (HSU) def. Thomas Davies (WC) 6-4, 6-4

3. Matt Yanuck (WC) def. Griffin Weinkam (HSU) 6-2, 6-1

4. Derek Okuhama (WC) def. Holt Fields (HSU) 6-2, 6-3

5. Jesse Eccles (WC) def. Joshua Lopez (HSU) 7-6 (7-3), 7-5

6. Chris Palacios (WC) def. Christopher Beavers (HSU) 7-6, 7-4

Doubles

1. Alex Hunt/Nathaniel Schoendorf (HSU) def. Pim Van Der Veer/Thomas Davies (WC) 8-4

2. Jesse Eccles/Chris Palacios (WC) def. Griffin Weinkam/Holt Fields (HSU) 8-7 (7-3)

3. Joshua Lopez/Christopher Beavers (HSU) def. Zachary Ambrosio/Sam Whitehill (WC) 8-7 (7-2)

 

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