ABILENE, Texas — Hardin-Simmons' women's tennis team dropped its American Southwest Conference West Division opener to Texas Lutheran, 6-3, on Saturday afternoon at the Streich Tennis Center.
It was the final meeting between the two teams as conference foes with TLU leaving the ASC after this season. It also marks the first time in the ASC era that TLU has defeated the Cowgirls.
TLU won five of six singles with Angie Nhan at No. 2 singles the only Cowgirl to post a win.
HSU is now 1-5 on the year and 0-1 in ASC West action. Texas Lutheran improved to 5-2 overall and 1-0 in league play. HSU is off until March 18 when it heads to California for four matches.
Texas Lutheran 6, Hardin-Simmons 3
1. Sofia Vega (TLU) def. Genene Haddad, 6-0, 6-2
2. Angie Nhan (HSU) def. Caitlin Zarr, 6-0, 6-2
3. Ashlyn Cook (TLU) def. Kelci Jackson, 7-5, 6-1
4. Yvonne Castillo (TLU) def. Tram Le, 6-3, 6-3
5. Rica Moellering (TLU) def. Amelia Cheney, 6-2, 6-4
6. Katherine Herrmann (TLU) def. Shelby Saul, 6-3, 6-4
1. Vega/Zarr (TLU) def. Haddad/Nhan, 8-6
2. Le/Jackson (HSU) def. Cook/Moellering, 8-5
3. Cheney/Saul (HSU) def. Herrmann/Alicia Abell, 8-2