Cowboys Drop ASC West Title Tilt With UTD

Cowboys Drop ASC West Title Tilt With UTD

 

RICHARDSON, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' men's tennis team fell 8-1 to UT Dallas in a showdown for the American Southwest Conference West Division title on Sunday afternoon in Richardson.

HSU picked up its lone win at No. 2 doubles when Alex Hunt and Chandler Livingston won a tiebreaker 7-5 to take a 9-8 decision.

Hunt and Jordan Davis each took their singles matches to three sets before falling.

The Cowboys finished second in the ASC West and are now 6-12 overall and 5-1 in league play. UTD improved to 9-1 overall and 6-0 in ASC play. HSU will play the University of the Ozarks in the first round of the ASC Tournament on May 3 in Richardson.

 

Texas Dallas 8, Hardin-Simmons 1

Singles

1. Mario Jelev (UTD) def. Alex Hunt, 6-1, 3-6, 6-4

2. Alberto Hernandez (UTD) def. Griffin Weinkam, 6-1, 6-1

3. Giovanni Zamboni (UTD) def. Holt Fields, 6-4, 6-4

4. Ashwin Vaithianathan (UTD) def. Keenan Nash, 6-0, 6-0

5. Eric Chen (UTD) def. Jordan Davis, 2-6, 6-4, 10-1

6. Ryan Morton (UTD) def. Kwade Boyd, 6-3, 6-3

Doubles

1. Ashwin Vaithianathan/Eric Chen (UTD) def. Holt Fields/Jordan Davis, 8-3

2. Alex Hunt/Chandler Livingston (HSU), def. Giovanni Zamboni/Mario Jelev, 9-8 (7-5)

3. Alberto Hernandez/Ryan Morton (UTD) def. Griffin Weinkam/Ben Gutierrez, 8-6

 

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