Cowgirls Advance To ASC Semifinals

Cowgirls Advance To ASC Semifinals

TYLER, Texas - Hardin-Simmons' women's tennis team advanced to the American Southwest Conference semifinals with a 5-3 win over LeTourneau on Thursday afternoon at the Summers Tennis Center in Tyler.

The Cowgirls took a 2-1 lead after doubles play. Michaela Ellison and Abigail Kendall won 8-5 at No. 1 doubles and Elizabeth Lopez and Kelsey Doege won 8-2 at No. 3 doubles. LeTourneau picked up an 8-6 win at No. 2 doubles.

In singles play, LeTourneau won 6-2, 6-1 at No. 2 singles to tie the match at 2-2. The Cowgirls then picked up a 6-2, 6-0 win by Abigail Kendall at No. 4 singles and LeTourneau won 6-2, 6-2 at No. 1 singles to again square the match at 3-3.

HSU then capped off the match with a 6-0, 6-4 win by Maddie Hammond at No. 4 and a 6-2, 6-2 win by Grace Masonheimer at No. 6 singles. Kelsey Doege led her match 6-2, 3-0 when the dual ended.

HSU is now 5-15 on the year and will play UT Tyler on Friday at 2 p.m. LeTourneau ended its season with a record of 8-10.

Hardin-Simmons 5, LeTourneau 3


1. Maddison Brackenreg (LETU) def. Michaela Ellison, 6-2, 6-2

2. Terin Murray (LETU) def. Kyra Mobley, 6-2, 6-1

3. Maddie Hammond (HSU) def. Gracie Favela, 6-0, 6-4

4. Abigail Kendall (HSU) def. Katy Hall, 6-2, 6-0

5. Kelsey Doege (HSU) led Lauren Rockwell, 6-2, 3-0, unfinished

6. Grace Masonheimer (HSUW) def. Samantha Trevino, 6-2, 6-2


1. Michaela Ellison/Abigail Kendall (HSU) def. Maddison Brackenreg/Terin Murray,  8-5

2. Gracie Favela/Katy Hall (LETU) def. Kyra Mobley/Maddie Hammond, 8-6

3. Elizabeth Lopez/Kelsey Doege (HSU) def. Lauren Rockwell/Samantha Trevino, 8-2