TYLER, Texas — Hardin-Simmons’ women’s tennis team had a solid showing at the Southwest Regional Intercollegiate Tennis Association tournament held this weekend in Tyler.
Senior Genene Haddad advanced to the quarterfinals with a pair of three-set wins on Saturday before bowing out 7-5, 7-5 in the quarterfinals.
All of the Cowgirls singles and doubles teams played in the A flight.
Hannah Smith, Jasmin Briant and Jenna Smith all won their first round match and lost in the second round. Kacie Berutti and Alynna Phouthakio both dropped into the consolation bracket with first round losses.
In doubles action the only Cowgirls to win a match were the Smith sisters. They won in a tiebreaker over a team from Schreiner, before falling in the second round.
A Flight, First Round
Hannah Smith (HSU) def. Camila Anguiano (Schreiner), 6-3, 6-2
Jasmin Briant (HSU) def. Janae Warren (UT-Tyler), 3-6, 7-6 (10-8), 10-6
Genene Haddad (HSU) def. Julia Lefler (Hendrix), 6-2, 6-2
Angelie Juaneza (UMHB) def. Kacie Berutti (HSU), 6-4, 6-2
Megan White (AC) def. Alynna Phouthakio (HSU), 6-2, 6-2
Jenna Smith (HSU) def. Kali Kipp (ETBU), 6-3, 2-6, 10-5
Round of 32
Sofia Vega (TLU) def. H. Smith, 6-2, 6-2
Gabrielle Roe (Trinity) def. Briant, 6-3, 6-3
Haddad def. Tori Musngi (UT-Tyler), 7-5, 4-6, 10-6
Haley Albro (UT-Tyler) def. J. Smith, 6-4, 6-4
Round of 16
Haddad def. Lav Dendandi (Trinity), 7-5, 4-6, 10-7
Caroline White (Trinity) def. Haddad, 7-5, 7-5
A Draw, First Round
McDonald/White (AC) def. Briant/Haddad (HSU), 9-8 (7)
Dial/Evans (UTT) def. Berutti/Phouthakio (HSU), 8-2
Smith/Smith (HSU) def. Aguiano/Hayes (Schreiner), 9-8 (2)
Albro/Musngi (UT-Tyler) def. Smith/Smith, 8-2