Cowgirls Fall In ASC Semifinal

Cowgirls Fall In ASC Semifinal

RICHARDSON, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' women's tennis team fell 5-1 to East Texas Baptist in the American Southwest Conference semifinal on Friday at UT Dallas in Richardson.

The Tigers took a 2-1 advantage after doubles. Seniors Kelsey Doege and Elizabeth Lopez, playing in their final match as Cowgirls, took a tiebreaker to win at No. 2 doubles. Abigail Kendall and Kyra Mobley lost a tiebreaker at No. 1 doubles and Emily Shaffer and Sabra Zullo fell 8-3 at No. 3 doubles.

ETBU sealed the match with a 6-4. 6-4 win at No. 1 singles by Elisa Kendall over Maddie Hammond. Tiffany Stankiewicz won 6-4, 6-0 at No. 3 singles over Kyra Mobley and Mullika Seekhieo won 6-1, 6-0 at No. 6 singles over Jordan Shepley.

The Cowgirls close the year at 8-12 and ETBU will face UT Dallas for the ASC title on Saturday.

It was the final matches for the three Cowgirl seniors – Zullo, Lopez and Doege.



East Texas Baptist 5, Hardin-Simmons 1


1. Elisa Kendall (ETBU) def. Maddie Hammond (HSU) 6-4, 6-4

2. Tess Willis (ETBU) vs. Abigail Kendall (HSU) 6-2, 3-2, unfinished

3. Tiffany Stankiewicz (ETBU) def. Kyra Mobley (HSU) 6-4, 6-0

4. Kaleigh Smith (ETBU) vs. Sabra Zullo (HSU) 6-3, 5-1, unfinished

5. Olivia Parmelly (ETBU) vs. Emily Shaffer (HSU) 3-6, 2-4, unfinished

6. Mullika Seekhieo (ETBU) def. Jordan Shepley (HSU) 6-1, 6-0


1. Olivia Parmelly/Kaleigh Smith (ETBU) def. Abigail Kendall/Kyra Mobley (HSU) 9-8 (7-4)

2. Kelsey Doege/Elizabeth Lopez (HSU) def. Ashley Schenck/Tiffany Stankiewicz (ETBU) 9-8 (7-1)

3. Elisa Kendall/Mullika Seekhieo (ETBU) def. Emily Shaffer/Sabra Zullo (HSU) 8-3


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