Tennis

 

Cowgirls Beat Sul Ross State, Fall To UTPB

ABILENE, Texas  — Hardin-Simmons' women's tennis team picked up its first American Southwest Conference win of the season with a 7-2 win over Sul Ross State in Alpine on Saturday morning and the Cowgirls fell 8-1 to UT-Permian Basin in the afternoon.

The Cowgirls won all three doubles matches including a 9-8 win by Tram Le and Amelia Jackson at No. 2.

Genene Haddad defeated Laurenn Lettunich 6-1, 7-5 at No. 1 singles and Angie Nhan won 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 singles. Amelia Chaney and Shelby Saul earned wins at No. 5 and 6 singles respectively. Saul won a three setter.

In the match against UTPB, Haddad and Nhan won 8-3 at No. 1 doubles for the only win of the match.

HSU is now 2-9 overall and 1-2 in ASC play. Sul Ross State is now 1-9 on the year and 0-4 in league play. UTPB improved to 9-9 overall.  

The Cowgirls will close the regular season with matches at Howard Payne, Texas-Dallas and Mary Hardin-Baylor next weekend.

 

Hardin-Simmons 7, Sul Ross State 2

Singles

1. Genene Haddad (HSU) def. Lauren Lettunich, 6-1, 7-5

2. Angie Nhan (HSU) def. Lessli Ruiz, 6-1, 6-0

3. Reba Smith (SRSU) def. Kelci Jackson, 4-6, 6-4, 10-5

4. Monica Traylor (SRSU) def. Tram Le, 6-2, 6-0

5. Amelia Cheney (HSU) def. Melanie Blanquiz, 6-4, 6-1

6. Shelby Saul (HSU) def. Tatiana Gonzales, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3

Doubles

1. Haddad/Nhan (HSU) def. Lettunich/Ruiz, 8-3

2. Le/Jackson (HSU) def. Smith/Traylor, 9-8

3. Cheney/Saul (HSU) def. Gonzales/Blanquiz, 8-2

 
 

UT-Permian Basin 8, Hardin-Simmons 1

Singles

1. Alehanna Kehr-Gomez (UTPB) def. Haddad, 6-2, 6-3

2. Casey Acosta (UTPB) def. Nhan, 3-6, 6-2, 11-9

3. Rafaela Chavez (UTPB) def. Jackson, 6-0, 6-1

4. Olivia Baltazar (UTPB) def. Le, 6-1, 6-2

5. Shelby Greene (UTPB) def. Cheney, 6-1, 6-1

6. Ynez Sanchez (UTPB) def. Saul, 6-1, 6-0

 

Doubles

1. Haddad/Nhan (HSU) def. Baltazar/Chavez, 8-3

2. Acosta/Sanchez (UTPB) def. Jackson/Le, 8-1

3. Kehr-Gomez/ Greene (UTPB) def. Saul/Cheney, 8-2

 
 

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