ABILENE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' women's tennis team beat McMurry 5-4 in American Southwest Conference action at the Streich Tennis Center on Tuesday afternoon.
HSU won all three doubles matches and it turned out to be the difference in the match. Kyra Mobley and Abigail Kendall won 9-7 at No. 1 and Kelsey Doege and Liz Lopez and Emily Shaffer and Sabra Zullo won 8-5 at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles respectively.
McMurry won four of the six singles matches but the Cowgirls clinched the dual with wins by Sabra Zullo and Kyra Mobley. Zullo won 6-4, 6-3 at No. 4 and Mobley rallied from a set down to win 2-6, 6-2, 6-0 at No. 3 singles.
HSU is now 7-11 overall and finished 5-1 in ASC West play. McMurry fell to 9-8 overall and 4-2 in league play. HSU will next be in action at the conference tournament.
Hardin-Simmons 5, McMurry 4
1. Samantha Ritz (MCM) def. Maddie Hammond (HSU) 7-5, 7-6
2. Claire Huffine (MCM) def. Abigail Kendall (HSU) 6-0, 6-0
3. Kyra Mobley (HSU) def. Gabrielle Ellwanger (MCM) 2-6, 6-2, 6-0
4. Sabra Zullo (HSU) def. Neah Garza (MCM) 6-4, 6-3
5. Zayra Gomez (MCM) def. Emily Shaffer (HSU) 6-2, 6-0
6. Briana Perez (MCM) def. Jordan Shepley (HSU) 6-3, 0-6, 1-0 (10-4)
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