Tennis

 

Cowgirls Split ASC Tennis Matches

TYLER, Texas  — Hardin-Simmons' women's tennis team split a pair of American Southwest Conference matches falling 9-0 to Texas-Tyler and sweeping Louisiana College 9-0 on Saturday in Tyler.

In the match against UT-Tyler, Genene Haddad was the only Cowgirl to win a set. She lost in three sets at No. 1 singles. HSU lost the other five matches in straight sets.

HSU received three defaults at No. 5 and No. 6 singles and No. 2 doubles.

The Cowgirls cruised in the other matches. Haddad defeated Alex Marlin in three sets, Hannah Smith won 6-1, 6-2 at No. 2 and Jenna Smith and Jasmine Briant each won 6-0. 6-0.

HSU is now 3-7 overall and 3-2 in league play. Louisiana College fell to 0-8 overall and 0-5 in ASC play. UT-Tyler improved to 7-6 overall and to 4-0 in league play. HSU will play Mississippi College on Sunday at 2 p.m. in Tyler.

 
 

Hardin-Simmons 9, Louisiana College 0

Singles

1. Genene Haddad (HSU) def. Alex Marlin, 5-7, 6-2, 1-0 (10-7)

2. Hannah Smith (HSU) def. Pam Usry, 6-1, 6-2

3. Jenna Smith (HSU) def. Corey Dixon, 6-0, 6-0

4. Jasmine Briant (HSU) def. Angelica Rios, 6-0, 6-0

5. Alynna Phouthakhio (HSU) won by default

6. Kacie Berutti (HSU) won by default

Doubles

1. Haddad/Briant (HSU) def. Dixon/Marlin, 8-4

2. Hannah Smith/Jenna Smith (HSU) def. Rios/Usry, 8-0

3. Phouthakhio/Berutti (HSU) won by default

 
 

Texas-Tyler 9, Hardin-Simmons 0

Singles

1. Jessica Blundell (UTT) def. Haddad, 2-6, 6-4, 10-8

2. Amy Friesenhahn (UTT) def. H. Smith, 6-1, 6-0

3. Jennifer Payne (UTT) def. J. Smith, 6-1, 6-3

4. Tori Musngi (UTT) def. Briant, 6-2, 6-0

5. Nicole Musngi (UTT) def. Phouthakhio, 6-0, 6-0

6. Alexandra Dial (UTT) def. Berutti, 6-0, 6-1

 

Doubles

1. Friesenhahn/Musngi (UTT) def. Haddad/Briant, 8-1

2. Blundell/Payne (UTT) def. H. Smith/J. Smith, 8-3

3. Dial/Musngi (UTT) def. Phouthakhio/Berutti, 8-0

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