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Cowboys Split Tennis Doubleheader

Published On: Feb 02 2013 08:15:25 PM CST
Updated On: Feb 02 2013 08:15:47 PM CST
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ABILENE, Texas -

Hardin-Simmons’ men’s tennis team split a tennis doubleheader on Saturday at the Streich Tennis Center, falling 8-1 to LeTourneau and beating Dallas Baptist 6-3 in the nightcap.

In the morning match, Jesse Rawlings and Frankie Sanchez teamed to win the only match of the dual for HSU at No. 2 doubles. They won 8-5 over Kendall Beggs and Sindre Johnsgaard.

Michael McCullough, Nathan Chavez and Dylan Price at No. 1, 2 and 6 singles all lost tough three setters.

In the nightcap, HSU won at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles to take the lead.

Then Sanchez, Rawlings, Jordan Wilson and Price all won at No. 3, 4, 5 and 6 singles to secure the win.

HSU is now 1-2 on the year and will return to action Feb. 16 at Abilene Christian.

 

LeTourneau 8, Hardin-Simmons 1

Singles

1. Carlos Cantu (LETU) def. Michael McCullough, 6-4, 1-6, 6-4

2. Laird Beaty (LETU) def. Nathan Chavez, 2-6, 6-4, 6-0

3. Kendall Beggs (LETU) def. Frankie Sanchez, 6-3, 6-4

4. Sindre Johnsgaard (LETU) def. Jesse Rawlings, 6-2, 6-3

5. Josh Bailey (LETU) def. Jordan Wilson, 6-2, 6-1

6. Michael McLaughlin (LETU) def. Dylan Price, 6-7, 6-3, 10-8

Doubles

1. Cantu/ Beaty (LETU) def. McCullough/Chavez, 8-6

2. Rawlings/ Sanchez (HSU), def. Beggs/Johnsgaard, 8-5

3. Bailey/McLaughlin (LETU) def. Wilson/Fry, 8-1

 

Hardin-Simmons 6, Dallas Baptist 3

Singles

1. Phillip Allen (DBU) def. McCullough, 6-1, 6-4

2. Bradley Hilliard (DBU) def. Chavez, 7-5, 6-3

3. Sanchez (HSU) def. Anthony Burch, 6-1, 6-4

4. Rawlings (HSU) def. Nathan Wilson, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4

5. Wilson (HSU) def. Austin Servett, 6-2, 6-1

6. Price (HSU) def. Ty McAllister, 6-2, 7-5

 

Doubles

1. Allen/Hilliard (DBU) def. McCullough/Chavez, 8-3

2. Sanchez/Rawlings (HSU) def. Burch/McAllister, 8-5

3. Price/Fry (HSU) def. Servett/Wilson, 8-4

Information provided by HSU athletics department.