Cowgirls Pick Up First Win In ASC Opener

Cowgirls Pick Up First Win In ASC Opener

BROWNWOOD, Texas - Hardin-Simmons' women's tennis team picked up its first win of the season with a 7-2 win over Howard Payne in the American Southwest Conference opener late Saturday evening. HSU also lost 9-0 to Southwestern earlier in the day. 

HSU dropped a 9-0 match at Southwestern in the morning, losing all of the singles in straight sets.

In the nightcap at Howard Payne, Michaela Ellison and Abigail Kendall won 9-7 at No. 1 doubles and Elizabeth Lopez and Kelsey Doege gave the Cowgirls a 2-1 lead after doubles with an 8-5 win at No. 3 doubles.

Ellison won 6-3, 6-2 at No. 1 singles and Kyra Mobley won a pair of tiebreakers to win at No. 2 singles. Maddie Hammond won in straight sets at No. 3. Kelsey Doege and Elizabeth Lopez each won three-setters at No. 4 and No. 6 singles to give the Cowgirls the win.

The Cowgirls will play at McMurry at 2 p.m. on Tuesday.

Southwestern 9, Hardin-Simmons 0


1. Mary Cardone (SU) def. Michaela Ellison (HSU) 6-2, 6-2

2. Taite Drews-Jones (SU) def. Kyra Mobley (HSU) 6-2, 6-2

3. Anna Schneemann (SU) def. Maddie Hammond (HSU) 6-2, 6-1

4. Esther Bowers (SU) def. Abigail Kendall (HSU) 6-0, 2-1, retired

5. Mariana Quetzeri (SU) def. Kelsey Doege (HSU) 6-1, 6-1

6. Cecile Wilde (SU) def. Grace Masonheimer (HSU) 6-4, 6-3


1. Mary Cardone/Anna Schneemann (SU) def. Michaela Ellison/Abigail Kendall (HSU) 8-3

2. Esther Bowers/Julie Swets (SU) def. Kyra Mobley/Maddie Hammond (HSU) 8-5

3. Nicole Wilson/Maranda Kahl (SU) def. Kelsey Doege/Elizabeth Lopez (HSU) 8-6


Hardin-Simmons 7, Howard Payne 2


1. Michaela Ellison (HSU) def. Chesney Goza (HPU) 6-3, 6-2

2. Kyra Mobley (HSU) def. Erin Mccleer (HPU) 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (8-6)

3. Maddie Hammond (HSU) def. Erin Blanchard (HPU) 6-3, 7-6 (7-2)

4. Kelsey Doege (HSU) def. Breanna Hunt (HPU) 3-6, 6-0, 10-4

5. Rosie Cadena (HPU) def. Grace Masonheimer (HSU) 6-2, 0-6, 10-8

6. Elizabeth Lopez (HSU) def. Cheyanne Lovelady (HPU) 6-4, 3-6, 10-7


1. Michaela Ellison/Abigail Kendall (HSU) def. Erin Blanchard/Chesney Goza (HPU) 9-7

2. Breanna Hunt/Erin Mccleer (HPU) def. Kyra Mobley/Maddie Hammond (HSU) 8-6

3. Elizabeth Lopez/Kelsey Doege (HSU) def. Rosie Cadena/Cheyanne Lovelady (HPU) 8-5