RICHARDSON, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' women's tennis team moved to the American Southwest Conference semifinal with a 5-0 win over the University of the Ozarks on Thursday in a match that was played at both UT Dallas and Southern Methodist University.
The Cowgirls won the first two doubles matches at No. 1 and No. 3 at UTD in the morning. The match then was moved indoors at SMU.
Maddie Hammond and Kyra Mobley won 8-1 at No. 1 and Emily Shaffer and Sabra Zullo won 8-0 at No. 3 doubles. HSU finished off the sweep of doubles when Kelsey Doege and Elizabeth Lopez won 8-6 at No. 2 doubles.
It didn't take long for the Cowgirls to wrap up the match as Hammond won 6-1, 6-2 at No. 1 singles over Karlee Hart and Zullo won 6-3, 6-1 at No. 3 singles.
HSU is now 8-11 on the year and will play East Texas Baptist in the semifinals on Friday at 10:30 at UTD.
Hardin-Simmons 5, Ozarks 0
1. Maddie Hammond (HSU) def. Karlee Hart (UO) 6-1, 6-2
2. Kyra Mobley (HSU) vs. Alexis Rogers (UO) 6-3, 3-0, unfinished
3. Sabra Zullo (HSU) def. Lexy Corona (UO) 6-3, 6-1
4. Emily Shaffer (HSU) vs. Kaitlin Gutierrez (UO) 3-0, unfinished
5. Kelsey Doege (HSU) vs. Anna Ryan (UO) unfinished
6. Elizabeth Lopez (HSU) vs. Abrian Johnson (UO) unfinished
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