Tennis

 

HSU Wins At Texas Lutheran

SEGUIN, Texas  — Hardin-Simmons' women's tennis team defeated Texas Lutheran 6-3 in non-conference action on Friday in Seguin.

The Cowgirls received big efforts from the bottom of the lineup to pull out the win. HSU won at No. 2 and 3 doubles and No. 3-6 singles.

Jenna Smith and Jasmine Briant each lost in the first set but both backed to win the second and third sets easily. Briant 0-6, 6-0, 6-0 and Smith 2-6, 6-1, 6-3. Alynna Phouthakhio and Kacie Berutti won in straight sets in singles and also teamed for an 8-4 win at No. 3 doubles.

HSU is now 4-8 on the year and Texas Lutheran is 5-4. HSU will play at Trinity and Schreiner on Saturday.

Hardin-Simmons 6, Texas Lutheran 3

Singles

1. Sofia Vega (TLU-WOM) def. Genene Haddad, 6-2, 6-3

2. Caitlin Zarr (TLU-WOM) def. Hannah Smith, 6-2, 6-3

3. Jenna Smith (HSUW) def. Brooke Taylor, 2-6, 6-1, 6-3

4. Jasmine Briant (HSUW) def. Leah Howell, 0-6, 6-0, 6-0

5. Alynna Phouthakhio (HSUW) def. Preslie Pavlich, 6-3, 6-4

6. Kacie Berutti (HSUW) def. Courtney Dees, 6-3, 7-5

Doubles

1. Vega/Zarr (TLU) def. Haddad/Briant, 8-2

2. Jenna Smith/Hannah Smith (HSU) def. Taylor/Howell, 8-3

3. Phouthakhio/Berutti (HSU) def. Dees/Preslie Pavlich, 8-4

 

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